Press Releases

Community Update - Bomb Threat January 18

Friends,

Today while disrupted by a telephonic bomb threat, we are not and will not be daunted. 

At 9:22 am a woman caller phoned our main number and stated that there was a bomb in the building and everyone should get out. Our receptionist handled the call in a calm manner and attempted…

All JCC of Greater New Haven Locations Safe After Bomb Threat Received

The JCC Fitness Center, administrative offices and Yeladim Early Learning Center were evacuated this morning after receiving a bomb threat over the phone. Local and state police responded to each location and a team of bomb-sniffing dogs searched the buildings, which have now been deemed saf…

Sharp-Joukowsky Award for Moral Courage

The Sharp-Joukowsky Award for Moral Courage has been established by Artemis Joukowsky, in association with the University of California, Irvine’s Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality, in honor of his grandparents, Waitsill and Martha Sharp, and their work rescuing Jews an…

JCRC of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven on U.N. Resolution 2334

The past week has once more brought the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the center of national and international news. On Dec. 23, the U.N. Security Council voted 14-0 in support of Resolution 2334, with the U.S. choosing to abstain rather than exercise its veto power. The text of Resolutio…

Community update - December 13

Today is Tuesday, December 13 and we are one full week since the fire that left our building closed to the public. Since that time, we have been overwhelmed with love and support that has come from near and far- from every corner of our Jewish community, from non-profits, government official…