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 →

Color photograph showing exterior of synagogue, taken from street level, showing three doors and black metal gate

November 17 at 7:30 PM Mandell Jewish Community Center Beginning in the 1870s, members of Hartford’s Jewish community became players in the city’s white-hot real estate market. Jewish real estate brokers, architects, builders and their clients all contributed to the rapid growth of Hartford and West Hartford.  Jewish owners builtRead More →