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Jewish Leadership Academy Launches with December 6 Evening of Learning

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (November 21, 2017) –  Rabbi Shira Stutman, Senior Rabbi of Sixth and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C., a noted expert on civil discourse and inclusion, will headline a community celebration and evening of learning with the brand new Greater Hartford Jewish Leadership …

Children’s Reading Partners Welcomes New Co-Chairs

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (November 9, 2017) – Children's Reading Partners welcomed new Co-Chairs Rona Gollob and Robin Landau and bid a fond farewell to Founding Chair Naomi Cohen at its annual Fall Kickoff event on November 1 at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford. The program featured guest sp…

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…