• Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

    Tuesday, May 7 | 6:30 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Yom HaZikaron is the national remembrance day observed in Israel for all Israeli military personnel who lost their lives in the struggle for the establishment of the State of Israel and for those who have been subsequently killed while on active duty or from terrorist attacks. Join our young emissiaries Ziv Peleg and Noa Saitowitz on this Israeli Memorial Day for a Shirei Lochamim session to honor and remember the lives lost.

  • Chanie Apfelbaum, "Millennial Kosher"

    Thursday, May 16 | 5 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Chanie Apfelbaum, creator of world-renowned kosher food blog Busy In Brooklyn, makes her cookbook debut with a collection of modern, cultural, trendy, and bold dishes that reflect her passion for reinventing traditional foods with a Millennial vibe.

  • Family Fun Day at the J featuring Touch-a-Truck

    Sunday, June 2 | 11 AM - 2 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Join us for our Family Fun Day at the J featuring Touch-A-Truck! Climb and explore dozens of vehicles, play in the bounce house, dance to the DJ, make crafts, and more. Free admission for Touch-A-Truck and free and fee-based activities available.

Past Events

  • Family Day: Purimpalooza

    Sunday, March 24 | 1 PM - 4 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Join Author Martha Seif Simpson in reading her book, Esther’s Gragger: A Toyshop Tale of Purim. Costumes are encouraged, carnival games will be played, dancing will ensue, and of course there will be hamantaschen to eat!

  • 3rd Annual Mitzvah Day

    Sunday, April 7 | 9 AM - 3 PM | Multiple Locations

    Join together with hundreds of community members in acts of kindness. Make phone calls to raise money for the Federation Annual Campaign. Donate your time and your energy - you will be glad you did!

  • Marc Dollinger: Black Power, Jewish Politics

    Monday, April 8 | 7 PM | Temple Beth David of Cheshire

    Dr. Marc Dollinger holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University. He has served as research fellow at Princeton University’s Center for the Study of Religion as well as the Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow and Lecturer in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College, where he coordinated the program in Jewish Studies.

  • Beckerman Jewish Film Series Presents: "Who Will Write Our History?"

    Tuesday, April 9 | 7 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    In November 1940, a secret band of journalists, scholars, and community leaders decided to fight back against Nazi forces. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told as a feature documentary. Join us for rarely seen footage and stunning dramatizations.

  • Jamie Bernstein: Famous Father Girl

    Sunday, April 14 | 2 PM | JCC Vine Family Auditorium

    Daughter of composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father in an intimate and evocative memoir. Bernstein mines the emotional depths of her childhood and invites us into her family's private world. Fantastic characters populate the Bernsteins' lives, including: the Kennedys, John Lennon, Stephen Sondheim, and Lauren Bacall. Bernstein's beautiful memoir is a great American story about one of the greatest Americans.