From the mid-1800s onward, the greater Hartford region has been blessed with talented rabbis and cantors who have led our communities. This exhibit introduces some of the early leaders of the area’s synagogues, who played such an important role in building and shaping Jewish life in central Connecticut. The biographiesRead More →

Map of Hartford 1896, detail

The Jewish Historical Society has transformed its popular bus tour of Hartford, using an online “story map.” Click here to go to the map; you can scroll through the left-hand column to explore the city’s Jewish history, or click on a point on the map to learn more. The onlineRead More →

While gathering around the holiday table or just getting together, use this perfect opportunity to collect and document family history. Everyone can contribute by compiling questions and the younger generation can assist with the interview process. A few tips – Always prepare and test audio equipment Use words such asRead More →