Upcoming Programs at JHSGH

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Bus Trip to Touro Synagogue and Jewish Newport Walking Tour

Meet at JHSGH office

333 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford

Sunday, April 30, 2017

9:00 am - (approximately) 6:00 pm

Join us on a professionally guided tour of the historic Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island and an optional walking tour of Jewish Newport. The bus will leave from the JHSGH office promptly at 9:00 am (please arrive by 8:45 AM) and will return approximately 6:00 pm. This bus trip is co-sponsored by JHSGH and the Emanuel Synagogue Adult Education Committee.

Synagogue tour will be approximately 12-1 pm, with the walking tour at approximately 2:45-3:45pm with lunch on your own. Registration covers transportation, museum, and tour fees and does not include lunch.

Members (of either organization): $40, Non-Members: $45

Sold out!

Call 860-727-6170 or email lnewman@jewishhartford.org for more information.


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Bal Ej: The Hidden Jews of Ethiopia Film and Talk

Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

1:00 pm

Co-sponsored by JHSGH and the Mandell JCC Senior Adult Department for Israel Festival Week

Join us for a screening of Bal Ej: The Hidden Jews of Ethiopia, a film by Israeli filmmaker Irene Orleansky. An introduction to the topic and historical overview will be provided by Len Lyons, author of the book The Ethiopian Jews of Israel.

This program is open to everyone and is free of charge.

Call 860-727-6170 or email lnewman@jewishhartford.org for more information.


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JHSGH Annual Meeting - From Hoops to Home Runs: Jews that Influenced American Sports

Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford

Monday, June 12, 2017

7:00 pm

Join us for our annual meeting and a presentation by Bennet Muraskin, as well as a look back at Hartford's Jewish athletes.

Call 860-727-6170 or email lnewman@jewishhartford.org for more information.


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