Press Releases

Anti-Semitism on the Rise

On October 8th, during the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, anti-Semitic graffiti was found on the steps of the side entrance to Yale Law School. A white, spray-painted swastika written above the word “Trump” was soon covered with black paint and a doormat. Two days later, Yale…

Over 18 Jewish Camps will be at the Camp Fair

by Michael Saxton

School has just begun, but it is never too early to think about your child’s summer plans. The East Coast Jewish Camp Fair will provide an eye-opening experience to help you plan for your child’s perfect summer. Over 18 Jewish overnight and day camps from across the no…

Artist-In-Residence Weekend with Sheldon Low Nov 1-3, 2019

Sheldon Low is one of the brightest young stars in Jewish rock music today, performing over 100 rock concerts, “Light up Shabbat” services and AIR weekends throughout North America each year.  He continues to establish himself as a prominent voice in contemporary Jewish music, with 5 al…

The First Orthodox Jewish Male Olympian Meets SCHA Students

By Sarah Lessing

 

Adam (AJ) Edelman, the first Orthodox Jew to compete in the Winter Olympics, came to

visit Southern Connecticut Hebrew Academy on Friday, September 27. Edelman, who represented Israel at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, met with fascinated students while answer…

CT Becomes Home Away From Home for Past Emissary

by MiriYam Judd, Shalom New Haven Intern

Five years ago, Nir Lustig came to America for his very first time to serve as a Young Israeli Emissary for the Jewish community of greater New Haven. Unlike others in the program, he’d never visited before; he had no idea what exactly to expect.

M…