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Supporting our Jewish Future #GivingTuesday

Your Jewish Federation is the home office and lead voice of the Jewish community in Western and Northwestern Connecticut. As a result, we fight for the safety, security and well-being of the entire Jewish community and all of the Jewish institutions in our part of the Connecticut. We provide…

Jewish Federation Response to Recent Outbreak of Antisemitism

The Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut has determined that it would be beneficial to our entire community if the Federation were to issue a response to the recent mass dissemination of hateful information targeting the Jewish community.

 

The recent widespr…

Please Sign ADL's Amazon Petition

We have all been repulsed by the flood of antisemitic conspiracy theories being distributed on social media outlets by people with millions of followers. We all recognize that this kind of hateful rhetoric has real consequences and is a threat to the Jewish community. Amazon’s continued sa…

85th Anniversary of “When Southbury Said NO to the Nazis" CEO Talk

Gala Celebration of 85th Anniversary of “When Southbury Said NO to the Nazis” CEO Talk November 12, 2022


The Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut is proud to be a Presenting Sponsor of the weekend’s events honoring the 85th Anniversary of when Southbury Said No to the Nazis.

On…

Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut hosted the “Gathering” on 11/9/22

On Wednesday November 9, the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut hosted the “Gathering”.The Gathering commemorated Kristallnacht (the Night of the Broken Glass) when synagogues, Jewish homes and Jewish businesses were systematically destroyed in Germany and Austria. It also commemo…