Press Releases

Delivering for the Jewish Community at the Capitol 

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven impacts state-level legislation through our membership in the Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT). Comprised of all Connecticut Jewish Federations, FACT is our government and community relations arm, and it lobbies for legislat…

With Anti-Semitism on the Rise in CT, ‘We Now Always Lock Our Doors’

Jessica Simms, a senior journalism student at Quinnipiac University and Managing Editor of The Quinnipiac Chronicle, completed her final capstone project with an in-depth article focusing on anti-Semitism in the Greater New Haven community. Read the full article at hqnn.org/2021/03/26/ with-…

Soviet Jews and American Jews Were Together

by Yelena Gerovich

New American Acculturation Program Coordinator

In May 1945, the last stronghold of the Nazi regime surrendered unconditionally to the Allied powers, ending World War II (WWII) in Europe. The heroism of the Jews displayed during the Second World War remains practically un…

Taking Local Security to Heart with New Resources

For the past several years, the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven has monitored our community’s security concerns through strong relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. We witnessed the deadly mass shootings in Pittsburgh and Poway. We endured the telepho…

Administrative Team Unveiled at Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy

Rabbi Tzvi Bernstein, who currently serves as Dean of Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy of Connecticut (BCHA), has been appointed BCHA Interim Head of School. Rachel Haron, currently the school’s Lower School Principal, has been named Interim Associate Head of School, announced David Pitkoff, Pre…