Black and white photograph showing Majestic Theater marquee and building from street

Beginning in the 1870s, members of Hartford’s Jewish community became players in the city’s white-hot real estate market. Jewish real estate brokers, architects, builders and their clients all contributed to the rapid growth of Hartford and West Hartford.  Jewish owners built landmark buildings like G. Fox Company, Temple Beth Israel,Read More →

These cards on different topics in local Jewish history can be displayed or printed out and used as a starting point for discussion and further exploration. For more information on “Jewish Stars” Beatrice Fox Auerbach and Annie Fisher, see our Trailblazer exhibition here.Read More →