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Jewish Federation Action Alert - Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

Please join JFACT in reaching out to our United States Senators and urging them to support the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA) of 2022. We have all seen the rise in hate that is spreading across our country. The DTPA will help combat that hate by authorizing domestic terrorism com…

Jewish Federation Statement on Shooting in Buffalo Supermarket

Dear Friends, 

The Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut stands in solidarity with the Black community in the wake of the horrible racially motivated shooting in Buffalo. We mourn the lives of the 10 people who were killed and pray for the quick healing of those who were injured. We und…

Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day)

In celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day), the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut presented cupcakes and candles to religious and day school students throughout Western and Northwestern Connecticut. We also asked the students to make a wish for Israel. Our gift was m…

Yom HaShoah Commemoration ​

 

The Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut would like to thank the hundreds of community members who joined us on Wednesday, April 27 for our virtual Yom HaShoah Commemoration. We were all deeply honored to learn from Dr. Leon Chameides, who survived the Holocaust as a hidden child in …