Press Releases

Israeli emissaries visit camp, demonstrate meaningful connection to Israel

The JCC Day Camps of Greater New Haven is excited to welcome our new Emissaries in Training (EITs) to this summer camp session. The three EITs, Paz, Nitzan and Tal, are chaperoned by Nir Lustig, a veteran to the program, who came to Connecticut in 2014 and spent his year as an emissary in th…

Voices of Jewish Camp

Two weeks ago, I was honored to represent Foundation for Jewish Camp at the United Nations General Assembly special plenary session entitled “Combating Antisemitism and Other Forms of Racism and Hate: The Challenges of Teaching Tolerance and Respect in the Digital Age.” 
 
Opening the …

JFNA Applauds Senator Blumenthal and Others for Holocaust Education Bill

JFNA Applauds Senators Rosen, Cramer, Rubio, Blumenthal for Supporting Holocaust Education Nationwide

 

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) applauds Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) for introducing the bipartisa…

Community Rallies Against BDS

Jewish communities and college campuses are often on the front lines of the fight against the discriminatory Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. BDS is an effort to use economic leverage in order to create a world without a Jewish state. The movement, which distorts Zionism an…

Art’s Corner

In the presence of loving JCC members, family, and friends, the JCC unveiled a plaque honoring Arthur Greenberg, who warmly greeted members as family for 18 years.

Art Greenberg passed away in January at the age of 96. He was a constant and inspiring presence at the JCC as a member, father …