The Federation requires proof of vaccination for all in-person events.

The Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut is the home office and the lead voice of the Jewish community in Western and Northwestern Connecticut. 

 

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Love & Knishes

Every month the Jewish Federation of Western CT continues to provide musical performances whether in person or virtual. This program provides an opportunity for our Seniors to come out and enjoy an hour or two with a group of their contemporaries while enjoying music. Each event comes with a delicious Kosher lunch.

 

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Chailights

The purpose of Chailights is to showcase the variety of ways your Federation impacts the various institutions and communities in Western and Northwestern Connecticut. Your support of the Federation enables us to build partnerships and support so many important endeavors. In this section, we hope to give you a greater understanding of the value of your support.

 

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Jewish Young Leadership

The purpose of the Young Leadership group is to provide a forum for future leaders of the Jewish community to get to know one another, to enjoy each other’s company and to learn about the work of the Jewish Federation in Western and Northwestern Connecticut. This group is geared towards ages 22-39

 

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Israelights

The purpose of Israelights is to showcase the variety of ways your Federation impacts various institutions and communities in Israel generally, and particularly in Afula-Gilboa, the Federation’s sister region. Your support of the Federation enables us to enhance the work of so many important social service and community building agencies in Israel. In this section, we hope to give you a greater understanding of the value of your support.

 

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Virtual Women's Seder - Moving Forward in Harmony

 

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, The Jewish Federation of Western CT celebrated its Annual Women’s Seder virtually, with old friends and new friends from all parts of Western and Northwestern Connecticut. Women’s Seder chairs, Pauline Zimmerman and Lisa Miller, greeted the attendees and set the tone for the welcoming event. 

 

 

 

 

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Yom Hashoah Remembrance Day

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022, 6:30pm

Check out our pre-recorded virtual Yom HaShoah remembrance service from Wednesday, April 27th, 2022. Our deep appreciation to the Fay & Max Katz Yom HaShoah Memorial Fund for making this possible.

 

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Annual Campaign

We look forward to more opportunities to build our Federation so that together we can create a more cohesive and vibrant Jewish community in Western and Northwestern CT. Your continued support enables us to provide aid both locally and internationally, educational scholarships, camperships to our youth, and support to those in need.

 

 

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Shine a Light on Anti Semitism

The Shine a Light on Antisemitism campaign, a joint program of all of our State’s Jewish Federations with the support of other Jewish and non-Jewish friends in Connecticut, was a big success. Taking place during Chanukah, the Shine a Light program included a major press conference AT WHICH the Governor endorsed the fight against Antisemitism and issued a strong statement in support of the Jewish Community.