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Federation Condemns Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue

The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford is shocked and saddened by the mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday. Words are insufficient to convey our community's heartbreak, horror and pain. This was the worst attack on members of the American Jewish community in t…

Sharpen Your Civil Discourse Skills at “How to Survive Thanksgiving Dinner”

HARTFORD, CONN. (October 25, 2018) – Greater Hartford residents will have a unique opportunity to practice their dinner-table civil discourse skills at “How to Survive Thanksgiving Dinner,” a free community workshop on Wednesday, November 14 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Infinity Music Hal…

Children’s Reading Partners Welcomes Dr. Seuss Writer Tish Rabe

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (October 18, 2018) – Dr. Seuss writer Tish Rabe will headline Children’s Reading Partners’ Fall 2018 Kickoff on November 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Elmwood Community Center in West Hartford. Attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at authoring children’s books and…

“HINENI” Raises $1.2 Million for Community Impact

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (October 11, 2018) – Generous attendees raised more than $1.2 million to benefit the Jewish community and its neighbors in need at an entirely new type of Jewish Federation program: HINENI: “Here I Am” – An Evening of Voices and Visions on Thursday, October 4.

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Gubernatorial Candidate Forum to Be Held on October 7 in West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (September 18, 2018) – The public is invited to a Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Sunday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. at The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford. Three Connecticut candidates for Governor – Oz Griebel (I), Ned Lamont (D) and Bob Stefanows…