The Enduring Legacy of the Jews of New Britain

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:00 pm Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford As early as 1896, there was an established Jewish community in this neighboring city. A select panel moderated by Roz Rachlin will lead a discussion about the history, contributions, and stories of New Britain Jews. $10 Advance Registration, $12Read More →

Rachel Kadish Book Talk: The Weight of Ink

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 7:00 pm The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT Sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford, Brandeis National Committee Hartford chapter, and The Emanuel Synagogue Adult Education Join award winning author Rachel Kadish for a program about her new historical fiction novel,Read More →

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Join the JHSGH as we visit Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek in Chester, CT. This special day will include: Transportation by chartered coach (departing at 9:30am from the JHSGH office and returning at approximately 4:30pm) A special presentation by Ellen Nodelman, author of House of PeaceRead More →

Celebrating 175 Years of Religious Freedom in Connecticut

Celebrating 175 Years of Religious Freedom in Connecticut Wednesday, June 6th at 6:00pm Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford On June 6th, 1843, Connecticut granted Jews the freedom to worship openly and form congregations. This Special Act by the state’s General Assembly was a response to a petition fromRead More →