Press Releases

JCARR at a press conference: we need to address the Afghan refugee crisis

Remarks presented by Jean Silk, JCARR Coordinator at Press Conference of

Senator Blumenthal, October 12, 2012

 

Good afternoon.  It is an honor to join my colleagues Chris George, Susan Schnitzer, and Bob Fishman to  speak with you today.  I want to thank Senator Blumenthal for all th…

Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven Hits $75 Million in Community Assets

The Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven recently announced a significant community milestone: as of September 1, 2021, the community assets at the Foundation total $75 million. 

Dr. Craig Sklar served as Chair of the Jewish Foundation when this achievement was reached. He commented on…

JFACT Statement on Nazi References and Holocaust Imagery 

The Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut strongly condemns recent comments comparing Hitler and Nazis to Governor Lamont. Such linkage trivializes the extent of crimes against humanity, diminishes the suffering of survivors, and offends those who understand the profound evil Hitler a…

Women's Philanthropy Thanks Women of Vision for Supporting Women in Need

The Women’s Philanthropy Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, is so grateful to the Women of Vision Society of the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven for awarding us a grant for our newly launched Dignity Grows program.  Dignity Grows was started in 2019 in Greate…

JFACT Will Help Resettle Afghan Refugees

This week, Governor Lamont was informed by the White House that our state will soon be asked to accept as many as 310 Afghan refugees for resettlement in Connecticut. Leviticus commands. 

“When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not do them wrong. The stranger who resid…