JCC Updates

On December 5, 2016, a devastating fire happened at the JCC. While the building is expected to remain closed for 6-12 months, our vibrant community is getting stronger by the day. See the stories that unveil our recovery process and reflect the strength of our community.

Community Update

Dear Friends,
During the past few months since the fire we have been making significant progress.  Along the way, we’ve provided communications, largely by email and through Shalom New Haven to let you know what’s been going on.  We have tried to update you fairly often when there…

Heartfelt Support in Light of Bomb Threats

These postcards and others were pouring in from all over the country after bomb threats received at our JCC. We cannot be thankful enough for this support from complete strangers, our members, and our community. 




The JCC Moves Forward

Each day, the work continues at the JCC at 360 Amity Road, completing demolition, opening walls and cleaning extensively. The insurance adjusters are in the process of determining the scope of work to be done. The remediation process should be completed by mid-March.

In January, our commu…

Beckerman Jewish Film Series: April 2 – May 11

David Beckerman began going to the JCC of Greater New Haven when it was located on Chapel Street in New
Haven. It was in the neighborhood, and a place for kids to go after school or on the weekends. “[The JCC] was part of the social life,” Beckerman said, and a place that was comfortabl…

Murphy, DeLauro and Klarides Meet with Jewish Community Leaders

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven and its Jewish Community Relations Council, along with Jewish community leaders, met with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, state Rep. Themis Klarides and First Selectman Ellen Scalettar on Thursday, Feb. 23, at Congregation B'nai…