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,Read More →

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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.Read More →

Color image showing workers at the counter of Manny's Delicatessen, Chicago in 2010

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 ofRead More →

Join us for an illustrated Zoom talk with Frank Himmelstein, whose family has been farming in Lebanon for 110 years. Established in 1913, the Himmelstein Homestead Farm is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, Jewish family farm in the state. It was a dairy farm until 2004, and now sellsRead More →