Events

  • Family Drive-In Movie: An American Tail

    Wednesday, August 21 | 7 - 9:30 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Revel in the nostalgia of the American drive-in with our Beckerman Film Series Family Drive-In Movie Night featuring An American Tail. Originally released in 1986, An American Tail tells the story of Fievel Mousekewitz and his family as they emigrate to the United States for freedom. An American Tail was the highest-grossing non-Disney animated film of its time and remains a classic children's movie today.

  • Family Fun Day at the J: Lazy Days of Summer

    Sunday, August 25 | 11 AM-2 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Join family and friends for one more outdoor event before school starts! Activities include crafting in our very own MakerSpace, rock climbing, lawn games, a water balloon toss, and so much more! Kosher hot dogs and snacks will be served.

  • Grill n' Chill Concert Series

    Thursdays, August 29 | 5-8 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Don't miss the Grill n' Chill series finale! Enjoy live music on the JCC Terrace. The tunes begin at 5 PM and are sure to have you dancing to the beats! Kosher BBQ will be available for purchase. This event is BYOB.

  • Murray Lender 5K Bagel Run

    Sunday, September 15 | 8-11:30 AM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Join us for the Ninth Annual Murray Lender 5K Bagel Run sponsored by Titan Energy. Run our 5K race, walk our 2-Mile Family Fit Walk, or inspire your children to participate in the Kids Fun Run. Our post-race block party will feature live music, Pygmy goats, and of course bagels!

  • 2019 Community-Wide Mega Event

    Sunday, October 27 | 7 PM | Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building

    Join us for our star-studded Annual Campaign kickoff event. World-famous impersonators, the Edward twins, take to the stage and perform as your favorite legendary superstars. Come watch Sonny & Cher, Billy Joel, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, and Barbara Streisand sing their top hits.

Past Events

  • 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.

  • Family Fun Day

    Sunday, May 5 | 12 - 3 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Experience all the J has to offer for a FREE family fun day! Tackle the Rothberg Family Climbing Wall or get your bounce on in one of our inflatables.


  • Mangal & Mingle

    Thursday, May 9 | 5:30-7:30 PM | Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building

    Help us celebrate Israeli Independence Day with this Israeli-style BBQ. Food, family fun, and singalongs for all who join in on the festivities. This festive event will also feature a PJ Library story walk, arts and crafts project, and a discussion.

  • 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 over 20 vehicles, dance to the DJ, make crafts, enjoy a pony ride, and so much more! Free admission for Touch-A-Truck and free and fee-based activities available for the whole family.

  • 2019 Annual Meeting

    Wednesday, July 10 | 7-9 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Please save the date for our annual celebration. Join us as we elect our new Board members, reflect on the past year's accomplishments, and honor award recipients. More to be announced.