Press Releases

How COVID-19 Response/Maimonides Fund Helps Community Members

A Higher Form of Tzedakah (Charity)

By Sarah Lessing, Shalom New Haven Staff Writer

When COVID-19 began to hit our communities, many faced increased financial troubles with medical bills, unemployment and the continuous need to put food on the table. The Jewish Federation along with the Je…

Jewish Cemetery Association Announces Price Increase

The Jewish Cemetery Association of Greater New Haven announces an increase to the purchase price for grave sites in its cemeteries. This is the result of the rising weekly maintenance costs and the increased costs to repair and improve our cemeteries. The price increase will take effect Augu…

The Community Foundation Awards Grant to Jewish Federation

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven is grateful to be awarded a 3-year grant to provide general operating support for community-wide programming that helps people in need in the Greater New Haven area.

Back to Programming at the JCC

The opening of the JCC day camps will be followed closely with phased re-openings of the Marcia & Stanley F. Reiter Swimming Pool and the Fitness Center.

Jewish Historical Society: Zunder and the Kinder

With June holidays including Father’s Day, we look back through the Jewish Historical Society’s archives at a fatherly figure in New Haven’s history who was an integral part of improving local children’s lives.