JFGH Press Room + Archive

JFGH & MetroHartford Alliance Offer CT-Israel Innovations Showcase

Four Israeli Medical Companies Presenting At UCONN Health in Farmington, CT

Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and MetroHartford Alliance, organizations that have worked collaboratively since 2011 to grow business opportunities between Connecticut and Israel, are pleased to announce thei…

JFGH Names Howard Sovronsky New President & CEO

The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford is pleased to announce that Howard Sovronsky has been named the next President & CEO by the board, effective January 1, 2015. In his new role, Sovronsky will oversee the strategic initiatives and day-to-day operation of the Federation’s six main di…

Celebrating the Work of Volunteers as 2014 Fiscal Year Comes to a Close

Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford is seeing its volunteer ranks grow at a time when national numbers are dropping, thanks to a new volunteer engagement program that aims to pair every volunteer with work that fits with their schedule and expertise. In six months, Federation connected mor…

Cathrine Fischer Schwartz Steps Down as CEO of JFGH

Cathrine Fischer Schwartz, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (JFGH) announced her resignation today. Schwartz will depart in July to direct the Jacobson Jewish Community Foundation located in Boca Raton, Florida.

Schwartz began at the Jewish Federation of Greate…

JFGH Stands with Kansas City Community Following Tragic Shooting

Following the tragic shootings in the Kansas City Jewish community, the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford expresses our sympathy and support. Robert K. Yass, Chair of the Board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford made the following statement:

“We stand in solidarity with the …