JFGH Press Room + Archive

2021 Annual Meeting & Celebration to Take Place Online on September 13

West Hartford, Conn. (August 30, 2021) — On Monday, September 13, community members and friends of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford will gather – virtually – to celebrate community achievements, recognize outstanding service, and elect new leaders at the organization’s Annua…

JFGH Presents Virtual Panel Discussion on Black Americans’ Migration to CT

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (July 23, 2021) – The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Hartford and the Jewish Leadership Academy, both part of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, will conclude a summer series of community conversations on racism and its impact on Tuesday, August …

Federation of Greater Hartford Announces New Community Security Director

West Hartford, Conn. (July 19, 2021)  – The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford has hired law enforcement veteran John Colangelo to serve as the first Community Security Director for Jewish Greater Hartford. Colangelo will serve as a representative of the Secure Community Network (SCN),…

JFGH’s “HINENI” Celebration Launches Jewish Communal Security Initiative

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (June 2, 2021) – Generous guests raised more than $205,000 in one day for Jewish communal security at Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford’s “HINENI: Here for Each Other” virtual community celebration on Tuesday, May 25.

HINENI (Hebrew for “here I am”) cel…

Federation & JCRC Condemn Escalating Violence in Israel

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (May 11, 2021) – The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Hartford strongly condemn the recent escalation of violence targeting civilians in Israel.  Hundreds of rockets launched from Gaza have caused mounting dea…