Press Releases

Teva Tuesday: A Weekly Outdoor Classroom Experience

By Marcy Thomaswick
Ezra Academy Faculty

This is the first year of a new program called “Teva Tuesday” in our multi-age fourth and fifth grade classroom at Ezra Academy. The program integrates secular studies, Judaic studies, science, holidays, writing and social/emotional development, …

Tax-Smart Charitable Giving Opportunities for those 70 1/2 & over

The IRA Charitable Rollover is an opportunity for donors to establish an endowment or make an outright charitable gift with a tax-free distribution from your IRA. Consider taking advantage by making a non-taxable distribution from your IRA to the Jewish Foundation, Jewish Federation Annual C…

Barry Vine Send a Kid to Camp Scholarship Fund

By David S. Fischer, M.D.
“Jews of New Haven” Editor

For the past 65 years or more, the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater New Haven or its predecessors have operated a summer camp for children of its members, but accepts children of non-members for a higher tuition fee. In 1953, …

PJ Library National Children's Book Week

PJ Library books and other picture books are a great way to celebrate this week and engage your children in discussing the great lessons inherent in all of these books!

SUNDAY, APRIL 30 As Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldier…

Emissaries at JCC Day Camps

Four Israeli teen emissaries will join JCC Day Camps for an Israel Week program this summer. These emissaries are high school graduates from Afula-Gilboa, selected and trained by the Jewish Agency for Israel. They will be volunteering for one week with Camp prior to beginning their army serv…