Farming Communities Bus Tour


A Life of the Land - A Trip to the Synagogues of Connecticut's Farming Communities

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2014 @ 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Partially funded by CT at Work, a Connecticut Humanities initiative

Historic Hartford Bus Tour

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Jewish Journey Through Spain

Please join the Society on a community wide trip led by Professor Jonathan Ray

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Historic Hartford Synagogues, An Online Exhibit

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Please enjoy our latest online exhibit by clicking the link above

Tikkun Olam in Our Community

Tikkun Olam is a Hebrew phrase that translates to ôrepairing (or healing) the world". It connotes the shared responsibility of every individual to make the world a better place through acts of social action or social justice. This new exhibit highlights many of the people and organizations from our past that have translated these words into deeds creating the special Greater Hartford community that exists today.

Now on display at the JHSGH



A Brief Look Back; A Historical Overview of the Jewish Legal Community of Hartford, Connecticut

This newly published scholarly journal by the JHSGH documents more than 100 years of legal history in the greater Hartford area and acknowledges the noteworthy contributions of individuals and firms through these decades. It features a historical narrative, as well as oral history interviews and personal recollections from a number of lawyers and judges.

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Revisiting Our Neighborhoods: Stories from Hartford Past

An anthology of stories set in Hartford's North End as well as in downtown, the South End, and the West End. The 135 contributors to this collection fondly recall unforgettable memories of friendship, family, and community.

To read some poems and excerpts from this new publication click here.


A Life of the Land: Connecticut's Jewish Farmers

The story of the resilience and persverance of CT Jewish farmers and how they impacted their local communities.