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  • What does it mean to be Jewish in Modern Russia?

    Tuesday, May 21 | 11:30 AM- 2:30 PM | Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building

    Join the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven Women's Philanthropy & Central Connecticut ORT partner as they present What does it mean to be Jewish in Modern Russia with guest speaker Mikhail (Misha) Libkin.

  • Handbag Bingo

    Thursday, May 30 | 7 - 8:30 PM | Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building

    Enjoy a delicious dessert reception as we play several rounds of BINGO. Prizes include unique handbags by MZ Wallace, Tory Burch, Ted Baker/London, Shiraleah/Chicago, Chanel, Michael Kors, Longchamp, Kate Spade, ZAC/Zac Posen & More!

Past Events

  • 2019 Legislative Breakfast

    Thursday, March 14 | 8:30 - 10 AM | Old Judiciary Room, 3rd Floor, Connecticut State Capitol

    The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) annual legislative breakfast affords the opportunity, for members of our community, to meet face to face with our Connecticut legislators.

  • Family Fun Day: Purimpalooza

    Sunday, March 24 | 1 PM - 4 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Join Author Martha Seif Simpson in reading her book, Esther’s Gragger: A Toyshop Tale of Purim. Costumes are encouraged, carnival games will be played, dancing will ensue, and of course there will be hamantaschen to eat!

  • Navigating the Israeli Election

    Thursday, March 28 | 7 - 9:00 PM | Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale

    Join the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven's Jewish Community Relations Council and the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale for a panel and Q&A about the upcoming Israeli election, featuring panelists Arbel Astrachan, Joseph David, and Tzippy Shmilovitz. Moderated by Paul Bass.

  • 3rd Annual Mitzvah Day

    Sunday, April 7 | 9 AM - 3 PM | Multiple Locations

    Join together with hundreds of community members in acts of kindness. Make phone calls to raise money for the Federation Annual Campaign. Donate your time and your energy - you will be glad you did!

  • Marc Dollinger: Black Power, Jewish Politics

    Monday, April 8 | 7 PM | Temple Beth David of Cheshire

    Dr. Marc Dollinger holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University. He has served as research fellow at Princeton University’s Center for the Study of Religion as well as the Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow and Lecturer in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College, where he coordinated the program in Jewish Studies.

  • Beckerman Jewish Film Series Presents: "Who Will Write Our History?"

    Tuesday, April 9 | 7 PM | Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building

    In November 1940, a secret band of journalists, scholars, and community leaders decided to fight back against Nazi forces. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. In this feature documentary, their story is finally told using rare footage and stunning dramatizations.

  • Jamie Bernstein: Famous Father Girl

    Sunday, April 14 | 2 PM | JCC Vine Family Auditorium

    Daughter of composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father in an intimate and evocative memoir. Bernstein mines the emotional depths of her childhood and invites us into her family's private world. Fantastic characters populate the Bernsteins' lives, including: the Kennedys, John Lennon, Stephen Sondheim, and Lauren Bacall. Bernstein's beautiful memoir is a great American story about one of the greatest Americans.

  • Yom HaShoa Community-Wide Commemoration

    Sunday, May 5 | 1-3 PM | The Towers

    Gather with the Jewish community of Greater New Haven to commemorate Yom HaShoa. Tagan Engel, Executive Producer of the radio show and podcast, “The Table Underground: Stories of food, radical love and creative social justice” will join us as a featured speaker.

  • Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

    Tuesday, May 7 | 6:30 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Yom HaZikaron is the national remembrance day observed in Israel for all Israeli military personnel who lost their lives in the struggle for the establishment of the State of Israel and for those who have been subsequently killed while on active duty or from terrorist attacks. Join our young emissiaries Ziv Peleg and Noa Saitowitz on this Israeli Memorial Day for a Shirei Lochamim session to honor and remember the lives lost.

  • Mangal & Mingle

    Thursday, May 9 | 5:30-7:30 PM | Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building

    Help us celebrate Israeli Independence Day with this Israeli-style BBQ. Food, family fun, and singalongs for all who join in on the festivities. This festive event will also feature a PJ Library story walk, arts and crafts project, and a discussion.