PO Box 3251, New Haven, CT 06515-0351
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The latest updates from our organization.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has released an article about the JHSGNH. It features archival photographs from our collection, and extensive quotes from our Co-Presidents, Burton Levine and Marjorie Drucker.
It is accessible here.
A publication of The Ethnic Heritage Center of New Haven
Click to read or download the PDF document.
The Membership Committee is planning a full scale effort to sign new members. The “Member Get A Member” drive asks each member to think about another member to join us. New members bring new energy and new ideas.
YIVO Bruce and Francesca Cernia Slovin Online Museum —
Beba Epstein: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Girl
The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research launched its landmark YIVO Bruce and Francesca Cernia Slovin Online Museum, available free of charge to the global public at museum.yivo.org. The inaugural interactive exhibition explores East European Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries through the true story of one teenage girl. Read more
JHSGNH Photographic History of Jewish New Haven has been presented to many synagogues in Greater New Haven including: Temple Emmanuel, Temple Beth Sholom, Mishkan Israel and B’nai Jacob. Please contact the JHSGNH office if you would like the presentation for your synagogue or organization: (203) 392-6125 or E-mail Us.
The annual membership meeting was held June 8 remotely on Zoom. Co-Presidents Marjorie Drucker and Burton Levine updated the membership on the state of the organization.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday May 9 to celebrate the release of Walk New Haven’s latest walking tour booklet focusing on the history of Grand Avenue. Below is a video from NBC CT about the event, which features interviews with JHSGNH Treasurer Harold Miller and Rhoda Zahler Samuel of the Ethnic Heritage Center.
Additional news coverage from New Haven Independent, WTNH, and Fox 61.
Harold Miller, Marjorie Drucker, Michael Dimenstein, Rabbi Brockman attending the event.
Ribbon Cutting by the EHC Walk New Haven Committee.