Annual Membership Meeting

Posted on June 14, 2022

Programs of Interest

The latest updates from our organization.


Half page Vertical PJ Shalom Baby Family Fun Day ad 2022

Article by CFGNH

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.

An Ethnic History of New Haven

A publication of The Ethnic Heritage Center of New Haven
Click to read or download the PDF document.

Member Get a Member

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 Beba Epstein
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 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

Photographic History of Jewish New Haven

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.

Membership Meeting

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.

Grand Avenue “Grand” Opening

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.

JHSGNH Members at Walk New Haven Grand Avenue Event

Harold Miller, Marjorie Drucker, Michael Dimenstein, Rabbi Brockman attending the event.

EHC Committee Walk New Haven Event

Ribbon Cutting by the EHC Walk New Haven Committee.