Projects and Events

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Food Stories!

delicious memories

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“All in the Family”:

A History of Local Jewish Generational Businesses

People standing outside of Shoor Brothers' store in 1908
January 23, 2018
7:00 PM

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Growing up in the 1970s and 1980s: Speak Up Storytelling Workshop

Black and white photograph of teens in 1980.
March 4, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Discover Your Jewish Heritage:

Explore the Richness of Jewish Life in Vilnus, Prague, Warsaw & Krakow

JHSGH Trip to Eastern Europe 2018
July 15-27, 2018

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Connecticut Jewish Resorts Exhibt

Exhibit now on display!

JHSGH Offices

Community Services Building

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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



Images of America:

Jewish Community of Hartford

new book
Avaliable now!

In collaboration with Arcadia Press, the Society has published a pictorial history of Hartford's Jewish Community.

Revisiting Our Neighborhoods: Stories from Hartford Past

new book revisiting our neighborhoods

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 perseverance of CT Jewish farmers and how they impacted their local communities.