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Good News from Our Recent Mission to Israel

Last week, I took part in a Jewish Federations of North America Leadership Solidarity Mission to Israel along with Carolyn Gitlin, our Federation’s Chair of the Board and the National Women’s Philanthropy Chair, and Jill Dulitsky, our incoming Women’s Philanthropy Chair. Our first orde…

5 Tips for a Long & Happy Marriage from Hoffman SummerWood Couples

Hoffman SummerWood in West Hartford plays a vital role in our community – offering safe, comfortable, enriching independent and assisted living for Jewish seniors. This locally owned and operated nonprofit facility is an affiliate service of Hebrew Senior Care, which is supported by your c…

Fighting Israeli Poverty in a Pandemic

When you give to Federation’s Annual Campaign, you help Israeli children and their parents escape the vicious cycle of poverty. Afikim, one of our Israel & Overseas partners, provides Israeli families with the tools to help end poverty though a unique, comprehensive, education-centered app…

Bringing Dignity to Scale: Dignity Grows Convenes Distribution Partners

“Embracing the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and tzedakah (charity and social justice) — along with an increased understanding of others’ needs — has brought diverse groups together. Together we have opened a dialogue and highlighted how the Jewish community values all …

The Secret of BBYO’s Pandemic Year Success

Local Federation partner BBYO Connecticut Valley Region is the West Hartford-based chapter of the leading pluralistic teen movement that aspires to involve more Jewish teens in meaningful Jewish experiences. Our colleagues at BBYO recently shared the secret of their success over the past 14 …