Press Releases

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…

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…