Press Releases

Tips to Keep in Mind for End of Year Charitable Giving

WHAT TO DO IN ORDER TO ENSURE YOU CAN CLAIM A CHARITABLE DEDUCTION FOR 2019:

o For donations of cash (including checks), your donation must be either postmarked or personally delivered to the not-for-profit organization on or before December 31.

o For donations of stock, your stock must b…

Charitable Giving Opportunity Available to those 70 and Older

The IRA Charitable Rollover creates an opportunity for donors to establish an endowment or make an outright charitable gift to a charitable organization. Your rollover can be directed for a capital campaign gift, current needs or restricted for endowment purposes. Your gift can be earmarked …

The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia

The community is invited to Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel on Sunday, December 15 at 10 AM for a book talk and brunch to celebrate the publication of The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar’s and Everything in Between, written by the hosts of Tablet Magazine’s Unorthodox…

The Pawlak Family: From Poland to New Haven

It started with a thank you letter.    Rabbi Mati Pawlak and Hadassah Buchwald-Pawlak had sent a note of appreciation to the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven for having received a One Happy Camper grant-- available to all local families with first-time campers attending Jewish overn…

Beyond the Gelt Glitz, and Gifts

Created by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and PJ Library

 

Holidays are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Jewish values and to have meaningful conversations with our children.

The story of Chanukah retells how a small supply of oil miraculously lasted for eight days. It…