Press Releases

Tu B'Av

Sundown of July 23 to July 24 is the time for celebration, romance and dancing; also known as Tu B’Av. Tu B’Av is the Jewish holiday for love and dates back to ancient times.

The holiday was established during the Second Temple to mark the beginning of the grape harvest. It was also cus…

JLens: Investing Through A Jewish Lens

The Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven proudly announces that they will be partnering with JLens to invest a portion of the Jewish Foundation’s US equity portfolio. In doing so, the Jewish Foundation Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendation of the Foundation’s invest…

Hillel Club: Southern CT State University Recognized for Excellence

The Hillel Club at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) was named the Outstanding Student Organization of the Year during the SCSU awards celebration this spring. "This is a huge honor in the world of our student clubs and organizations," said Dr. Deborah Weiss, President of SCSU Fac…

PJ Library Helps JFGNH Connect Jewish Families and Celebrate Jewish Life

Grants will strengthen social connections and increase opportunities for Jewish experiences and learning across the United States and Canada

 

WOODBRIDGE, CT – New Haven-area families raising Jewish children will now have more opportunities to participate in Jewish life, thanks to a gra…

Farewell Rabbi Offner

On July 1, 2021, after nine years of inspired and inspirational leadership, Rabbi Stacy K. Offner will retire from her position as Rabbi of Temple Beth Tikvah in Madison.

Originally from Long Island, Rabbi Offner graduated as a religion major from Kenyon College, magna cum laude. After rece…