Tour – History of the Jews of Eastern Europe

Explore the history of the Jews of Eastern Europe on a journey to Poland and Lithuania July 15-26, 2019, led by Professor Samuel Kassow This Jewish Hartford European Roots trip will include visits to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, a tour of the former Warsaw and KovnoRead More →

Klezmer: Music, History and Memory

Jewish Hartford European Roots, the Emanuel Synagogue, & the Jewish Historical Society present: KLEZMER: MUSIC, HISTORY AND MEMORY PROFESSOR WALTER ZEV FELDMAN accompanied by master accordionist, Christina Crowder Lecture based on his book, Klezmer: Music, History and Memory (Oxford University Press, 2016) Since the 1990s, the so called “klezmer music”Read More →

“Remember Baghdad”

Mandell JCC Film Festival Film Screening and Iraqi Jewish Dinner with the JHSGH 6 PM, Monday, March 11, 2019 “REMEMBER BAGHDAD” Director: Fiona Murphy Documentary | Great Britain | 69 minutes | 2017 | English, Hebrew, Arabic | English subtitles On the hundredth anniversary of the British invasion in 1917,Read More →

Slow Roll Bike Tour

JHSGH and Mandell JCC Slow Roll Bike Tour  Sunday, September 15, 2019 Check-in/Orientation, 9:00 am Community Services Building, 333 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford Bike Tour 9:30 to 12:30 pm returns to the Community Services Building We will travel a similar route as our previous bus tour and visit three formerRead More →