Press Releases

Chabad of Westville Presents: Meditation from Sinai

New Haven, CT- This winter, Rabbi Chanoch Wineberg of Chabad of Westville will offer Meditation from Sinai, a fascinating new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), exploring the nature of Jewish meditation and the profound benefits it can bring to one’s …

LESSON LEARNED: Not every Jew’s ‘bubbe’ made kugel

I’m eight years old, riding in the car with my friend Sam and his mom. They’re both Jewish, too. It must have been December, since I remember Christmas lights on all the houses going through the hills in Los Angeles. Sam’s mother asks me inquisitively, “Eric, is your family going to …

Year Three Security Grants Now Available

Year three of the Jewish Foundation’s security grants cycle begins January 15, 2022 (and deadline is August 13, 2022). This security grants initiative, for synagogues, day schools, JCC, and Camp Laurelwood (from the Arthur Eder Family Fund, in memory of Arthur & Yvette Eder) awarded $277,0…

Straight to the Core

The core has become a buzz word in the exercise world, but what actually is your core and how best do we exercise it for safety and function?

Arguably the most impacted part of one's body, your core is made up of a number of muscles that support the spine and pelvis. Think of your core as a…

Governor Ned Lamont helps “Shine A Light on Antisemitism”

Governor Ned Lamont helped kick off “Shine A Light Week” in Connecticut, at a press conference held Nov. 29 in the JCC of Greater New Haven’s Vine Family Auditorium, and attended by a slew of community leaders—including state senators, leaders of the NAACP and Urban League, as well e…