Press Releases

The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia

The community is invited to Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel on Sunday, December 15 at 10 AM for a book talk and brunch to celebrate the publication of The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar’s and Everything in Between, written by the hosts of Tablet Magazine’s Unorthodox…

The Pawlak Family: From Poland to New Haven

It started with a thank you letter.    Rabbi Mati Pawlak and Hadassah Buchwald-Pawlak had sent a note of appreciation to the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven for having received a One Happy Camper grant-- available to all local families with first-time campers attending Jewish overn…

Beyond the Gelt Glitz, and Gifts

Created by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and PJ Library

 

Holidays are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Jewish values and to have meaningful conversations with our children.

The story of Chanukah retells how a small supply of oil miraculously lasted for eight days. It…

NEJA Students Lobby Members of Congress on Capitol Hill

West Hartford, CT – Standing in front of Congressman John Larson (D-CT), the four seniors from New England Jewish Academy recently showed off the skills that they had learned at the Schusterman Advocacy Institute High School Summit the previous day. With this rare opportunity, Aaron Snyder…

Shalom from P2G: Operation Moses

The Ethiopian Jewish community prayed for centuries to return to the Land of Israel. Exactly 35 years ago, on Nov. 21st, 1984 'Operation Moses' began- a clandestine mission to bring more than 8,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel within seven weeks.  Thousands of Ethiopian Jews embarked on an ardu…