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House Votes Overwhelmingly for Anti-BDS Legislation

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted on Tuesday to condemn the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel.

 

The bi-partisan House vote on the non-binding resolution was 398-17. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who represents Greater New Haven, voted for the resolution. Click he…

A Member of JCARR Organizes a Fundraiser to Support Cause

Jewish Community for Refugee Resettlement (JCARR) was established in 2015 by five area synagogues (Congregation Beth-El-Keser Israel (BEKI), Congregation B'nai Jacob, Congregation Mishkan Israel, Congregation Or Shalom, and Temple Emanuel of Greater New Haven) and the Jewish Federation of G…

Israeli emissaries visit camp, demonstrate meaningful connection to Israel

The JCC Day Camps of Greater New Haven is excited to welcome our new Emissaries in Training (EITs) to this summer camp session. The three EITs, Paz, Nitzan and Tal, are chaperoned by Nir Lustig, a veteran to the program, who came to Connecticut in 2014 and spent his year as an emissary in th…

Voices of Jewish Camp

Two weeks ago, I was honored to represent Foundation for Jewish Camp at the United Nations General Assembly special plenary session entitled “Combating Antisemitism and Other Forms of Racism and Hate: The Challenges of Teaching Tolerance and Respect in the Digital Age.” 
 
Opening the …

JFNA Applauds Senator Blumenthal and Others for Holocaust Education Bill

JFNA Applauds Senators Rosen, Cramer, Rubio, Blumenthal for Supporting Holocaust Education Nationwide

 

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) applauds Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) for introducing the bipartisa…