Press Releases

New Development Director Begins at UConn Hillel

UConn Hillel is excited to welcome Danielle (Dani) Bergman as Development Director. She is a seasoned development professional with close to 10 years of Jewish communal fundraising experience.

Temple Beth Tikvah Member Shares Holocaust Story with Students

Helena Schanzer only started asking questions about her family’s Holocaust experience wandering through the world in order to find a new home as her mother lay dying in Chile. What she learned at that time is basically all she knows.

Local ADL Teen Leadership Summit Focused on Anti-Semitism

Ava Gross, an Amity Regional High School student, writes about her experience participating in the Greater New Haven Teen Leadership Summit on Antisemitism (cosponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, BBYO and ADL Connecticut).

JCRC Statement on Conviction of the Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater New Haven supports the Minnesota jury’s finding that  Derek Chauvin was guilty, on all counts, of the murder of George Floyd.

We stand with the Jewish community of Minnesota and the Dakotas in welcoming this verdict which we hope will p…

Antisemitism on Campus

Following The Antisemitism on Campus: Are We Ensuring a Safe Environment for the Jewish community? conference, Avital Sutin, Vice President of UConn Hillel, provides her perspective on what has been happening on her Storrs campus.