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IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE:

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.

QUESTIONS? Contact Samantha Schoenberg at schoenberg@jewishhartford.org.

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Nov 29 - Dec 6, 2021
Chanukah
Dec 24, 2021
Christmas Eve
Dec 25, 2021
Christmas Day
Dec 31, 2021
New Year's Eve
Dec

1 2021

JCRC Board Meeting

5:30AM - 7:00AM  

 

Monthly JCRC Board Meeting

Dec

1 2021

Join a Conversation with:

SHADA EDRESS MANSOUR
Deputy Director of the Community Department and Hand in Hand school p…

Dec

1 2021

Congregational Chanukah Celebration: Songs, Sufganiyot & (ESPN's) Schaap

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Celebrate the fourth night of Chanukah with Beth El! Join us for dinner at 5:30pm, or just come for candle-lighting, …

Dec

1 2021

Light Up The Night

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford
333 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Ignite a spark in yourself and your community on the Emerging Leadership Division's Hanukkah Hop! Join us for as many…

Dec

2 2021

Dec

4 2021

Light Up The Night

5:45PM - 7:30PM  

Ignite a spark in yourself and your community on the Emerging Leadership Division's Hanukkah Hop! Join us for as many…

Dec

4 2021

Chanukah On Ice

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

South Windsor Area/Hockey 1
585 Johnfitch Blvd
South Windsor,, CT 06074

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday night, December 4, 2021
Community Chanukah Celebration
FUN FOR ALL!! Drink Bar, Donuts, Candl…

Dec

4 2021

2021 Hanukkah Celebration

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Saturday, December 4th @ 7:ooPM
Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Ave, West Hartford

Open to all teens in 8th-12th grade!
B…

Dec

4 2021

6th Annual Manchester-CT Jazz Festival

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Little Theater of Manchester at Cheney Hall
177 Hartford Road
Manchester, CT 06040

Cost: $36 General Seating or Livestream 

$72 VIP Seating 

Contact: Judy Sawtelle  admin@myshul.org

Link…

Dec

4 2021

EMANUEL SYNAGOGUE SISTERHOOD COMEDY NIGHT

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

EMANUEL SYNAGOGUE SISTERHOOD
160 MOHEGAN DRIVE
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

COMEDY NIGHT FEATURING DAVE GOLDSTEIN, COMEDIAN FROM NEW YORK. BEVERAGES AND DESSERT WILL BE
SERVED. DOORS WILL OPEN …

Dec

5 2021

Latkes and RELISH

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford
26 Buena Vista Road
West Hartford, CT 06107

Join us at Schechter for singing, stories, latkes, and Chanukah fun for the family! Free and Open to the community. C…

Dec

5 2021

Superman is Jewish?!

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

This is a virtual event. Superman is Jewish? With Rabbi Elyse Wechterman
Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful…

Dec

5 2021

 

Light up the night with your Friendship Circle fam!

Dec

5 2021

Community Chanukah Celebration!

5:00PM - 7:30PM  

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation
Member's home
Bristol, CT 06010

Join Rabbi Alana Wasserman and the Gishrei Shalom congregation for a home-centered Chanukah celebration. Join us at a…

Dec

6 2021

 

Poison in the Soil: Unmasking and Dismantling Racism

November 22, December 6 & December 17

We begin with an exercis…

Dec

6 2021

Please save the date for a free, virtual, statewide program: "Shine a Light on Antisemitism." Keynote speaker and add…

Dec

7 2021

Children's Reading Partners - Volunteer Training

4:30PM - 6:00PM  

CRP
Zoom
CT

New volunteers will receive training for in-person mentoring.

Dec

7 2021

Momentum, in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, brings moms of kids under 18 on an unforgett…

Dec

7 2021

Presidents' Circle

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

 

Details TBD

Dec

7 2021

RED LETTER: Hot Buzz About Books

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

zoom

 

Hot Buzz About Books Virtual Book Festival Event with R. J. Julia

Dec

8 2021

UConn Hillel Board Meeting

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

UConn Hillel Board Meeting

Dec

8 2021

Voices of Hope Annual Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Voices of Hope Annual Meeting

Dec

9 2021

 

Details coming soon.

Dec

9 2021

Meet the Author & Comedy Writer Alan Zweibel-"Laugh Lines"

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

This is a virtual event. Alan Zweibel started his comedy career selling jokes for seven dollars apiece to the last of…

Dec

11 2021

Beth El Trivia Night

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117

Trivia night is back at Beth El. Trivia host Rob Guilmette will run a fun night. Teams should sign up ahead of time. …

Dec

12 2021

How do Israeli Jews Really Feel about the Religion and the State Clash?

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

This is a virtual event. Rabbi Uri Regev will present the results of Hiddush's recently released “2021 Israel Relig…

Dec

12 2021

An unforgettable night of music, community and celebration as we join together to fight hate for good and honor those…

Dec

13 2021

JFGH Board Meeting

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

Zoom call

 

Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford-Monthly Board Meeting

Dec

13 2021

Charter Oak Cultural Center invites one and all to its long-awaited 20th Annual Vision Awards Gala, a live virtual…

Dec

14 2021

JLA Advisory Board Meeting

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

 

Advisory Board Meeting

Dec

14 2021

Dec

15 2021

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

Dec

15 2021

JHSGH Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Dec

16 2021

Schechter Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

Schechter Board of Trustees Meeting

Dec

17 2021

 

Poison in the Soil: Unmasking and Dismantling Racism

November 22, December 6 & December 17

We begin with an exercis…

Dec

17 2021

Shabbat Service

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation
37 Main Street
Southington, CT 06789

Join Rabbi Alana Wasserman and the Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation for Friday night services. We meet in the small…

Dec

21 2021

CBI Board of Trustees meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

December, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting