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JFNA Names Carolyn Gitlin as National Women’s Philanthropy Chair Designate

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (February 25, 2021) – Jewish Federation of North America’s National Women’s Philanthropy Division has named Carolyn Gitlin of West Hartford, Conn., as its chair designate. Gitlin was nominated and selected after a rigorous and competitive application process.

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Federation & JCRC of Greater Hartford Condemn Violence at U.S. Capitol

WEST HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (January 7, 2021) – The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Hartford condemn yesterday’s violent assault on the U.S. Capitol and extremist events that took place near several state capitols across the coun…

JFGH & Foundation Grant $600k to Address Pandemic-Related Community Needs

WEST HARTFORD, CT (December 14, 2020) – Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford have distributed more than $600,000 in grants to the people, agencies, and synagogues of Greater Hartford’s Jewish community experiencing financial hardship d…

Online Book Drive Benefits At-Risk Students in Hartford Area Public Schools

West Hartford, Conn. (November 30, 2020) - Children’s Reading Partners, the Rotary Club of West Hartford, and The Miale Team at Keller Williams have joined forces for the seventh annual Greater Hartford Holiday Book Drive, which runs from November 30 through December 31. The drive will pro…

Dignity Grows Volunteers Give Thanks and Give Back

Hartford, CT— November 19, 2020 Volunteers will gather on Sunday, November 29th for a safe, socially distanced, Dignity GrowsTM Giving Thanks Tote Packing volunteer event to assemble over 2,000 free Dignity Totes for our neighbors in need. Each Dignity Tote contains a full month's…