April 5, 2021 – “Sharing Credit: Jewish Loan Societies, Past and Present”

February 9, 2021 – “Jews, Civil Rights, and Lessons Learned”

January 12, 2021 – “Poland, the Jews, and My  Family”

December 8, 2020 – “Red Hot Mama: The Life of Sophie Tucker”

October 13, 2020 – “Responding to COVID-19: A Community Panel”

September 15, 2020 – “High Holiday Memories”

August 25, 2020 – Pamela Nadell, “America’s Jewish Women”


July 22, 2020 – Leonard Holtz and Lisa Vaeth, “Hartford’s Historic Jewish Cemeteries”


June 3, 2020 – Dr. Tracey Wilson, “Beatrice Fox Auerbach, Auerfarm, and Human Rights”


May 27, 2020 – Steve Thornton, “Jewish Labor Organizing in Hartford”

May 13, 2020 – Panel on “The Plot  Against America”
Co-sponsored with the UCONN Center for Judaic Studies

Watch the Zoom recording here. 

Professors Susan Herbst and Stuart Miller from UCONN; Victoria Aarons from Trinity University and Aimee Pozorski from CCSU talk about the HBO series based on Philip Roth’s novel, which imagines an alternate history in which Charles Lindbergh is elected president of the U.S. in 1940, and tells it through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in Newark.

March 31, 2020 – Panel presentation: How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish

Watch the Zoom recording here.

This presentation by contributors to the How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish was made possible by ALEPH: The Institute of Jewish Ideas, The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford , The Jewish Hartford European Roots Project, The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford, Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford , the UConn Center for Judaic Studies, and the Yiddish Book Center.