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Greater Hartford Jewish Community Comes Together for Israel@70 Celebration

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (May 16, 2018) – Greater Hartford’s Jewish community will come together for a free celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday on Sunday, June 3 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. All are welcome to attend.

The festival will…

Children’s Reading Partners Celebrates 20 Years of Literacy Volunteering

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (May 6, 2018) – New York Times bestselling children’s author and illustrator Judy Schachner will headline Children’s Reading Partners’ 20th Anniversary Celebration on May 24 at Real Art Ways in Hartford.  Best known as the creator of Skippyjon Jones – a Siames…

Living with Intention 2018 Focuses on Forgiveness and “Owning Your Story”

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (April 25, 2018) – Local women will be inspired by a personal story of forgiveness at Living with Intention 2018, presented by Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford’s Women of Impact on Wednesday evening, May 23, 2018, at the Mark Twain House, 385 Farmington Avenue, …

Israeli Choral Ensemble to Perform Free Concert on May 1

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (April 18, 2018) – Shir Ba’Emek, an internationally acclaimed Israeli choral ensemble, will present a free public concert in Hebrew and English on Tuesday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. at Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford, located at 26 Buena Vista Road in West …

CJEL Fellows Program Announces First Participants

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (April 2, 2018) – Four local Jewish educators have been selected to participate in Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford’s CJEL Fellows program, an intensive two-year professional development program designed to help synagogue school teachers build their classroom sk…