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ABOUT RED AND ORANGE LETTER EVENTS:

  • Both in-person and virtual events are now eligible for Red or Orange Letter status.
  • To request a Red or Orange Letter event, please submit your event as you would any other, but include “RED LETTER: Event Name” or “ORANGE LETTER: Event Name” as the title (for example: RED LETTER: JCC Annual Meeting).
  • All events will be added to the Community Calendar in the order they were submitted.

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Oct

1 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Oct

1 2021

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Oct

3 2021

L’chayim—To Life! Honor Yesterday, Live Today, Hope for Tomorrow

7:00PM - 1:00PM  

The Emanuel Synagogue
160 Mohegan Drive

West Hartford, CT 06117

Details to follow on The Emanuel Synagogue's and Voices of Hope's websites.

Oct

3 2021

 

You can register for the GA at: https://generalassembly.org/

Oct

3 2021

Little White Lie- A Discussion with Lacey Schwartz Delgado

10:00AM - 11:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

 

Join us for a virtual conversation about race and Judaism with award-winning producer, writer, director and outreach …

Oct

4 2021

JFGH Board Meeting

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

Zoom call

 

Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford-Monthly Board Meeting

Oct

4 2021

 

Dr. Leah Garrett, Director of the Jewish Studies Center at Hunter College, will speak about her new book, X-Troop: Th…

Oct

5 2021

Abraham: Out of One, Many

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

 

Presentation of artists work by Paul Gordon at 7:00 pm in the Herbert & Evelyn Gilman Theater, followed by a…

Oct

5 2021

JLA Advisory Board Meeting

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

 

JLA Advisory Board Meeting

Oct

6 2021

 

Marilyn Miller is the Sizeler Professor in Jewish Studies at Tulane University. Eduardo Halfon is the author of…

Oct

6 2021

Hebrew Senior Care will virtually hold its annual meeting on October 6, 2021 via Zoom. The meeting will begin at 6:30…

Oct

6 2021

Introduction to Judaism IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

 

"Introduction to Judaism" is the title and theme for an 18-session class offered by the Reform Rabbis of Greater Hart…

Oct

7 2021

 

Marilyn Miller is the Sizeler Professor in Jewish Studies at Tulane University. Eduardo Halfon is the author of…

Oct

7 2021

 

Annual Donor event

Oct

8 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Oct

10 2021

ADL Walk Against Hate

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

 

step up with your families, friends, colleagues, teammates and communities for ADL’s virtual Walk Against Hate. 

Oct

10 2021

“Faith Divided: The Jewish Encounter with Modern Life.”

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Emanuel Synagogue
160 Mohegan Drive

West Hartford, CT 06117

On October 10, Yale Professor of History Dr. David Sorkin will address our congregation and the community on the subj…

Oct

12 2021

Oct

13 2021

NCCJ's Annual Human Relations Awards Banquet

5:30PM - 8:00PM  

Marriott Downtown, Hartford, CT & Virtual

National Conference for Community and Justice's Annual Human Relations Awards Banquet
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
5…
Oct

13 2021

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

Oct

14 2021

Friendship Circle Chalalhgrams

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

 

Multi generational Challah bake- a loaf to keep and loaf of love to share with another

Oct

14 2021

JCRC Board Meeting

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

 

Monthly JCRC Board Meeting

Oct

14 2021

Schechter Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford

 

Schechter Board of Trustees Meeting

Oct

14 2021

Meet Author Ronald Balsam-Defending Britta Stein

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

 

Description:
Presented in partnership with Congregation Torat El, Oakhurst, NJ

Chicago, 2018: Ole Henryks, a popular…

Oct

15 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Oct

17 2021

times TBD Have a fun morning learning together!

Oct

17 2021

Poland in 1939 A Virtual Tour with Mike Hollander

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

 

In 1939, this country was the epicenter of Ashkenazi Jewry. So many of our Jewish ideas and so much of culture comes …

Oct

17 2021

Descendants of the Shoah Speak Up Showcase

 

Oct

17 2021

Friendship Circle Tennis Circle

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

 

Have a racquet at FC tennis!

Oct

17 2021

RED LETTER: Distinguished Service Award Banquet

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Beth El Temple Men's Club invites you to join us as we honor Barbara and David Klau.

Details to come.

Oct

18 2021

Lion of Judah Event

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zoom

This is an event for Lions of Judah, featuring Debra Raviv.

Oct

19 2021

Check Your Bias at the Door

6:30PM - 7:45PM  

 

The Jewish Leadership Academy and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Hartford  invite you to join us …

Oct

19 2021

CBI October Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

October, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting

Oct

19 2021

Emanuel Board of Trustees Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Lisa Lenkiewicz
160 Mohegan Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117

Emanuel Synagogue monthly Board of Trustees meeting

Oct

20 2021

Pomegranate Cook-Along Event

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Zoom

This is an event for those giving at the Pomegranate level, featuring Chef Adam Greenberg.

Oct

20 2021

 

Adriana Mariel Brodsky is a professor of history at Saint Mary's College of Maryland. Her first book, Sephardi, Jewis…

Oct

20 2021

JHSGH Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Oct

21 2021

RED LETTER: Charter Oak Cultural Center Vision Awards Gala

5:30PM - 10:30PM  

Marriott Hartford Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103-2807

Honoring three individuals in the areas of Jewish Heritage, Arts Education and Social Justice (award recipients TBA).…

Oct

22 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Oct

24 2021

Panelists:
• Uri Rosenberg is one of the co-founders of Tech2Peace and one of the leading dialogue trainers in the …

Oct

24 2021

Friendship Circle Tennis Circle

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

 

Have a racquet at FC tennis!

Oct

24 2021

FIDF Annual Westchester-CT Gala

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

TBD
TBD
TBD, TBD

Please join Friends of the IDF at the Annual Westchester/CT Gala on October 17, 2021.

Oct

25 2021

 
Jewish Leadership Academy and Jewish Federation Present
The Howard J. Siegal Leadership Institute 
Fundraising Is …
Oct

26 2021

Treasurers' Circle

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

 

Open to Treasurers of Greater Hartford synagogues and Jewish agencies.

For more information email jody@jlahartford.org

Oct

27 2021

 

Prof. Weiss is the President of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel. He holds a doctoral degree from …

Oct

27 2021

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

Oct

28 2021

RED LETTER: Chabad Gala

5:30PM - 9:00PM  


2352 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Chabad Gala fundraiser, Honoring Jeffrey Flaks and Hartford HealthCare
at Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West …

Oct

29 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Oct

30 2021

Saturday Movie Night

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

The Young Israel of West Hartford
2240 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Come enjoy movie theater snacks, hot apple cider and popcorn while laughing with friends! Bring your own chair or bla…