Press Releases

Greater New Haven's Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven is partnering with Harold Grinspoon Foundation to create a Greater New Haven’s Harold Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. This opportunity gives our community the chance to recognize the outstanding educators among us. With special…

US Census 2020

Dear Jewish Federation,

What we declare when we answer the Census 2020 is that we are here, and we are part of  “we the people,”  and we refuse to be excluded. While we currently cannot gather together in community spaces we can each do something for the long term good of our entire c…

Cantor Jennifer Boyle Joins Temple Beth Tikvah

Temple Beth Tikvah is delighted to announce Cantor Jennifer Boyle as the new cantor-educator as of July 1. She was ordained in June 2020 from Hebrew College in Boston, has a master’s degree in Jewish education, and a certification in interfaith family Jewish engagement from Hebrew College.…

Interpreters Help Build Bridges between Cultures

by Jean Silk, JCARR Coordinator

JCARR’s interpreters often facilitate difficult, sensitive and challenging conversations. We spotlight our interpreters here as a token of our gratitude for their work with the Jewish Community Alliance for Refugee Resettlement (JCARR).

CLAIRE GASANA came …

New Funding for Jewish Elderly Initiatives

The Jewish Foundation recently launched their new grants for the Jewish Elderly Initiative, which awarded $130,000 in grants for the Jewish elderly

“This is the inaugural year of an annual grant program which was made possible and permanently endowed by funding from the Jewish Home Buildi…