Press Releases

JFS to offer new groups and classes

 The Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven has been a landmark in the Jewish community of Greater New Haven since the early 1940s. Now, JFS is offering a new service: Family Life Enrichment groups and classes.

The groups are to be led by licensed social workers and will focus on impro…

Documentary Screening at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek

CBSRZ and TBT Come Together for a Film Event Highlighting a Little Known Holocaust Story

On Sunday, November 3rd, at 2:00 pm, Temple Beth Tikvah and Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, join together to show the documentary film, The Good Nazi.  Taking place at Congregation Beth Shalom Ro…

Security Measures Saved Lives in Anti-Semitic Germany Attack

Dear Friends, 


We are appalled at the shocking terrorist attack that occurred in Germany on Yom Kippur. A gunman, after publishing a hate-filled manifesto online, attempted to enter a synagogue in Halle, Germany, hoping to kill as many Jews as possible. When he was unable to enter the pla…

Supporting Israel: There’s Something for Everyone

Supporting Israel: There’s Something for Everyone

This speech was delivered by the Green family at their Temple's Yom Kippur

Dena: In Israel, there is something for everyone. In fact, there are many somethings for each of us. I’ve been to Israel 8 times. In high school for a teen tour …

Anti-Semitism on the Rise

On October 8th, during the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, anti-Semitic graffiti was found on the steps of the side entrance to Yale Law School. A white, spray-painted swastika written above the word “Trump” was soon covered with black paint and a doormat. Two days later, Yale…