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Messages from the Desk of our CEO, Gary Jones

Jewish Federation of Western CT's Holocaust Memorial Tree Planting Ceremony

On Tuesday morning, the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut held a Holocaust Memorial Tree Dedication service. The Memorial Tree, planted in the front yard leading to the entrance of the Federation building, is dedicated to those of blessed memory who perished in the Shoah.Members of…

Fiscal Year End Appeal

Dear Federation Members and Friends,

I would like to take this opportunity to remind you that the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut’s fiscal year ends on June 30, 2022. If you have not had the chance to support us this year or would like to increase your gift, please do so now by c…

Governor Lamont releases $5 million for Threatened Non-profits


JFACT applauds Governor Lamont and State Bond Commission members for releasing an additional $5 million in grants to help Houses of Worship and other threatened non-profits improve security infrastructure.

The rise in antisemitism and the subsequent need to secure our institutions is a …