Press Releases

Your Campaign Dollars at Work in Eastern Ukraine

What started as a political crisis in November 2013 has evolved into armed conflict and near-humanitarian catastrophe in eastern Ukraine. As social and economic conditions in the country continue to deteriorate, every aspect of daily life is affected. The estimated 200,000 Jews of Ukraine …

Shark Tank

In light of the fire that has disrupted the Jewish community operations at the JCC campus on Amity Road, the Jewish Federation undertook an expedited planning process.  It is not often in the lifetime of a community that the “pause button” can be pressed to take a step back and …

More Jewish Learning at The Towers

Aristotle said it best, “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” Sydney Perry and Ira Wise, with much learning to share and wisdom to impart, have been leading classes on Jewish learning at Tower One/Tower East, and it has been an enriching experience for both teacher and stud…

Moses Hoskins Art Gallery Exhibit

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek’s Art Gallery opening in May will feature the work of visual fine artist Moses Hoskins. From Astoria, New York, Hoskins describes his work: “As a visual fine artist, it is customary for me to work abstractly or non-representationally in conventional m…

Connecticut Z’mirah Chorale

Since 2006, the Connecticut Z’mirah Chorale has attracted singers from throughout the state to perform music of interest to Jewish audiences. Their mission is to preserve and share all types of Jewish vocal music, which reflect the rich tapestry of our people’s experience. Repertory rang…