Press Releases

Best Place for Zumba, Three Years in a Row

Thank you JCC members for voting us #1 three years in a row as the best place to take Zumba in the Greater New Haven area! Your commitment and energy keep us going and inspire us to bring you the best moves and music. To celebrate, the JCC's Zumba teachers are offering a free 2.5-hour dan…

New Alliance Bank Foundation Grants $5,000

The Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL), serving approximately 350 children this year, is funded through annual campaign contributions made to the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven as well as a $5,000 grant by the New Alliance Bank Foundation. JCL’s reading partner volunteers share t…

Temple Beth David Merges the Past into the Present

By Cindy Papish Gerber, for Shalom New Haven

Photos by Marty Cobern 

 

Thanks in part to a major Community Grant from The Jewish Foundation, Temple Beth David in Cheshire has been able to restore and redesign their historic sanctuary.

 

Founded in 1968, Temple Beth David (TBD) is a …

Shimon Peres, Remembered by the New Haven-area Jewish Community

Written By Ed Stannard for the Register Citizen POSTED: 

JERUSALEM Israel and the world on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations f…

Goodbye to a Visionary Leader

From the desk of Jerry Silverman, president and CEO of The Jewish Federations of North America

It is with very heavy hearts that we say goodbye to such an iconic visionary. His life and all he accomplished should be celebrated. Federations have been privileged to have had a longstanding re…