JFGH Press Room + Archive

Juanita & Yitz Moss Will Co-Lead Giant Community Trip to Israel in 2023

West Hartford, Conn. (April 21, 2022) — In celebration of Israel’s 75th birthday, the Jewish Federations of Greater Hartford and Greater New Haven are presenting a "Choose Your Own Adventure" community trip to Israel from March 9 – 16, 2023. At least 200 local community members are exp…

2021 Virtual Book Drive Raises $7,000 to Buy Books for At-Risk Students

West Hartford, Conn. (February 16, 2022) – Children’s Reading Partners, the West Hartford Rotary Club, and The Miale Team at Keller Williams are pleased to announce that the 2021 Greater Hartford Virtual Holiday Book Drive raised $7,000 to purchase new books for at-risk public preschool …

Dignity Grows Jumps In to Help During Bronx Fire Aftermath

West Hartford, Conn. (January 18, 2022)  – Dignity Grows’ Hartford Chapter, in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, delivered 200 personal and menstrual hygiene totes to help serve displaced tenants and neighbors affected by the January 9th deadly fire in the Tw…

Connecticut Joins “Shine A Light” Coalition to Spotlight Antisemitism

With the goal of drawing attention to the number of antisemitic incidents on a dangerous upward spiral all across the country, the Jewish Federations of Connecticut, together with their respective Jewish Community Relations Councils, the Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT) a…

Online Book Drive Benefits At-Risk Students in Hartford Area Public Schools

West Hartford, Conn. (November 17, 2021) - Children’s Reading Partners, the West Hartford Rotary Club, and The Miale Team at Keller Williams have joined forces for the eighth annual Greater Hartford Holiday Book Drive, which will run from November 29 through December 31. The drive, which i…