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Messages from the Desk of our CEO, Gary Jones

Federation Statement on Terrorist Shootings in Jerusalem

We mourn with our sisters and brothers in Israel and Jewish communities throughout the world over the loss of seven lives and injuries to many others in two separate shooting terror attacks in Jerusalem that occurred yesterday and today. We extend our condolences to the bereaved families and…

Surviving Hostage Situations

The Secure Community Network (SCN) is the nonprofit organization charged with safeguarding the security of the Jewish community in North America. To safeguard the security of the Jewish community and its institutions in Western and Northwestern Connecticut, the Federation has contracted with…

ENP Space: Scholastic Assistance Program in Afula

Ethiopian National Project (ENP) was created as Jewish Federations’ arm to advance the integration of Ethiopian- Israelis in all realms of Israeli society together with the Government of Israel and the Ethiopian- Israeli community itself. The fruits of our shared labors are clearly evident…

End of the Year Campaign

The Jewish Federation is the home office and lead voice of the Jewish community in Western and Northwestern Connecticut. 2023 is rapidly approaching and we would like to end this year with your contribution or pledge for our 2022-2023 Annual Campaign.

There are some activities that the Fede…

Keep Shining the Light on Antisemitism

Chanukah will soon be over, but your Federation will continue to shine a light on Antisemitism on an ongoing basis. To evidence that ongoing commitment, we will keep the lights to our building on throughout the evening of Tuesday, December 27. We invite all of you to do the same. Please cons…