Press Releases

24,000 Granted to JCC by CT Humanities for 2016-2017 Arts & Cultural Events

A $24,000 grant to the JCC of Greater New Haven awarded by CT Humanities will enable residents across the region to engage with issues related to history, politics, current events, race/racism, ethnicity, family structure, and parenting through artistic and cultural mediums.

The politically…

From the Desk of Judy Diamondstein - Summer Update

While some may plant their umbrella on the beach and put their feet up to rest during the summer months, here at Federation we have been hard at work building integrations within our campus. For the first time in our history, our three boards of directors – Federation, Foundation, and JCC …

JCC Disappointed with the Woodbridge Zoning Committee’s Decision

The JCC of Greater New Haven is disappointed with the decision of the Woodbridge Zoning Committee to partially grant its petition for extended use of its outdoor pool area. The committee approved extension of the hours on weekdays only. Stipulations to the permit include building a fence tha…

Bringing Light

From the desk of Jerry Silverman, President & CEO of The Jewish Federations of North America

Dear Friends,

Events of the past few weeks have been heart-wrenching and it is hard to put into words what we are feeling. Again last night we mourned the tragic loss of lives, this time in France…

Responding to Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas

We are devastated and sickened by the gun violence atrocities we have seen across America this week. Our collective hearts go out to the families of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, as well as the families of the victims in Dallas last night. Gun violence is abhorrent and must be stopped…