Press Releases

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…

A New Chapter for JCC Director Shelley Gans

The JCC of Greater New Haven accepted the resignation of its Director, Shelley Gans.  Ms. Gans has worked at the JCC in various capacities for the past 18 years, including as Director of Member Services, Director of Programs and Cultural Arts, and is currently the Director of the JCC

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The World Lost a Hero - Elie Weisel z"l

Today, we mourn the death of author, Nobel laureate and treasured friend Elie Wiesel, z"l. His story and accomplishments are well known—a boy from a small town in Romania who survived one of the most horrific events in human history and went on to become a writer, activist and standard-bea…

We are Horrified by the Brutal Acts of Terror that Took Place in Israel

Woodbridge, CT - The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) are horrified by the brutal acts of terror that took place in Israel today and yesterday. In Kiryat Arba in the West Bank, 13 year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel was stabbed to death w…

The Jewish Federation of Greater NH Condemns the Act of Terror in Orlando

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) condemn in the strongest possible terms the despicable mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on Sunday. This senseless act of terror and hate took the lives of at least 49 people and wounde…