JFGH Press Room + Archive

Middle East Expert Avi Melamed to Speak in Hartford on November 8

HARTFORD, CONN. (October 23, 2017) – What is the most significant geostrategic development in the Middle East today, and what impact could it have in reshaping the region? Who are the major players and what are their interests? Who are the pawns and what is their role? Internationally reno…

Men Share Stories, Inspiration and Camaraderie at VISIONS

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (October 19, 2017) – Nearly 250 men attended VISIONS, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford's largest annual event for men, on the evening of October 17, 2017, at The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford. UConn Athletics Director David Benedict gave a personal look at hi…

Children’s Reading Partners to Hold Fall 2017 Kickoff Event on November 1

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (September 27, 2017) – If you like children, love reading, and want to make a difference in the lives of at-risk students, mark your calendar for Children's Reading Partners’ fall kickoff event, to be held Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Man…

Young Israel of West Hartford and Federation to Host Mitzvah Fair & Expo

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (September 19, 2017) – Get the new Jewish year off to a good start at Greater Hartford’s first Mitzvah Fair and Expo, to be held Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Young Israel of West Hartford, located at 2240 Albany Avenue. Whether you are just…

Federation Announces Cemetery Visiting Hours for High Holy Days

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (September 19, 2017) – High Holy Day visiting hours for the 28 cemeteries managed by the Association of Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Hartford, part of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. 

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