Press Releases

Westville Synagogue Hosts Upcoming Events for January/February

Westville University is an educational initiative that offers dynamic high level programming to the community reflecting our commitment to Jewish learning, history, culture, law and the State of Israel.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3, 7:30 P.M.

Rabbi Mati Pawlak

Yale Slifka Hillel

Personal J…

Rally of Freedom Changed the Lives of Soviet Jews

By Yelena Gerovich, New American Acculturation Coordinator

Thirty years ago, on Dec. 6, 1987, 250,000 people marched on Washington to free the Soviet Jewry. The rally, organized by the National Coalition Supporting Soviet Jewry (NCSJ), saw Jews come from all across the country on the eve…

A Taste at Temple Inspires the Jewish Whisky Company

By Jeannette Brodeur, Shalom New Haven Editor

Joshua Hatton, of Guilford, first began his love affair with whiskey about 12 years ago at his synagogue, Temple Tikvah in Madison, when he tasted some from a bottle provided by one of his fellow congregants.

From that very first taste at …

Tributes & Remembrances: January/February

JEWISH FEDERATION

In honor of MADELINE BRAFFMAN’S BAT MITZVAH

Alan & Judy Cooper

In honor of SCOTT GELL’S BAR MITZVAH

Belle Greenberg

In memory of JAMIE LICHTMAN

Mark & Amy Holtz 

Judy Alperin

David & Stacey Trachten

In memory of BARBARA GREENBERG

Jeffrey …

Religious School Concert at Tower One/Tower East

Kol Shira: a celebration of Jewish music with the next generation. Greater New Haven area Hebrew schools will come together at 10 a.m. on Jan. 28 (snow date Feb. 4) to celebrate the power of Jewish music with a very special concert. Congregations Mishkan Israel, B’nai Jacob, Or Shalom, BEK…