JFGH Press Room + Archive

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…

Jewish Leadership Academy to Host Community Board Member Orientation

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (September 17, 2018) – The Jewish Leadership Academy (JLA), a community resource for values-based leadership development in Greater Hartford, is hosting its annual Community Board Member Orientation on Monday, October 22nd from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Mandell JCC Inno…

Federation’s HINENI Program Focuses on Collective Impact in Times of Need

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (September 17, 2018) – Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford’s largest annual event, HINENI: “Here I Am” – An Evening of Voices and Visions, will focus on the amazing collective impact that is possible when communities work together in times of need. HINENI wil…

Cemetery Visiting Hours for High Holy Days

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (August 31, 2018) – High Holy Day visiting hours for cemeteries managed by the Association of Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Hartford, part of Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, will be held on Sunday, September 16, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. A complete list of Federati…

Leigh Newman to Receive 2019 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (August 27, 2018) – Leigh Newman has been selected to receive Jewish Federations of North America’s 2019 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award. Newman is the Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford and a member and past Chair of …