Press Releases

Your Campaign Dollars at Work at camp Laurelwood

In today’s secular world, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep our children connected to their Jewish heritage, culture and traditions. Without these strong ties to their religion and each other, youth and young adults are less likely to make Judaism an integral part of their own …

SCHA Students Tour Israel

Twenty-seven seventh and eighth grade students from Southern Connecticut Hebrew Academy spent 10 days in February on the Middle School Israel Experience Trip. They traveled throughout Israel, to sites both ancient and modern. In addition to traveling all through Jerusalem, including the Old …

JCARR’s Rays of Hope

By Jean Silk
Coordinator, Jewish Community Alliance for Refugee Resettlement

What is it like to be a refugee in America in 2017? Amidst all the political debate in Washington, D.C., about President Trump’s refugee bans, what often gets lost is the voice of the refugee. In celebration of W…

Check In and Check Out Women’s Philanthropy!

By Dr. Dena Schulman-Green
Women’s Philanthropy President

It is a special pleasure to share all that Women’s Philanthropy has been up to over the past several months. Our newly structured leadership cabinet has been meeting monthly to revisit all aspects of Women’s Philanthropy in ord…

Temple Beth David Welcomes New Rabbi

Temple Beth David of Cheshire is proud to announce that Rabbi Micah S. Ellenson will join the TBD community as rabbi beginning July 1. Rabbi Ellenson comes to Temple Beth David with a wealth of experience, warmth and enthusiasm. “I feel very blessed to come to a community that has so many …