Join us to celebrate the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford’s golden anniversary! Sunday, June 4 at 4:30 PM at the Emanuel Synagogue The gala event will feature a performance by Cantor Gideon Zelermyer, followed by a seated dinner, Give for Good auction, and a chance to the Society’s founders,
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2023, 2 PM Join us at the New Haven Museum for a look at the lives of several remarkable Jewish women—Anni Albers, Ellen Ash Peters, Florence Wald—in this Women’s History Month talk by Elizabeth Rose, executive director of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford (JHSGH). Organized
Live screening and discussion on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 5:00 PM. Available for streaming March 27-April 3. Join the Jewish Historical Society and the Hartford Jewish Film Festival to see this rediscovered documentary which explores the life of Hartford’s Jews during an era of peak immigration and urban growth.
Join us for a virtual exhibition tour with the New York Historical Society! Through a presentation from their current exhibition, “I’ll Have What She’s Having: The Jewish Deli,” learn how Jewish immigrants imported and adapted traditions to create a uniquely American restaurant. Learn how Jewish delicatessens became a cornerstone of
Born 12/2/1920 Sanz, Poland (Galicia), d. 11/24/2010 (age 90), Brooklyn, NY Rabbi Isaac C. Avigdor was born on December 2, 1920, in Sanz, Poland (Galicia) into an unbroken chain of Rabbis traceable to King David in antiquity. He studied at several of the famous yeshivas of Europe, becoming ordained at