JFGH Press Room + Archive

Statement on the Arrest of a Person Suspected of Bomb Threats to JCCs

Dear Friends,
 
Yesterday the Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT) issued a statement on the arrest of a suspect in the recent bomb threats against Jewish institutions. The statement was issued in collaboration with our Federation and several others across Connecticut. The…

Annual Interfaith Seder Draws Over 100 People from 25 Faith Communities

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (March 21, 2017) – Over one hundred people from 25 different faith communities participated in the Cathrine Fischer Schwartz Annual Interfaith Seder on Sunday, March 19, at Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford.

Each year this unique program, which is free and o…

How to Protect Holocaust Survivors’ Reparation Assets and Income: April 5

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (March 14, 2017) – Holocaust survivors, their family members, and legal and other professionals who work with Holocaust survivors are invited to a free program with Attorneys Robert Epstein and Michael Lissner of Lissner & Lissner, LLP, about protecting Holocaust survi…

March Madness Drive Collects Food, Baby Supplies for Families in Need

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (March 10, 2017) – For many Connecticut sports fans, March is all about basketball. But struggling families are often preoccupied by the difficulty of putting food on the table and caring for little ones. The 2017 March Madness Community Needs Drive is an opportunity …

All Are Welcome at Cathrine Fischer Schwartz Annual Interfaith Seder

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (March 10, 2017) – The entire community is invited to the Cathrine Fischer Schwartz Annual Interfaith Seder, to be held Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford.

This unique, free program brings …