Annual Award Celebration Update

Posted on August 31, 2022

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Annual Award Celebration 2022

In Memoriam: Judith Schiff

Judith Schiff

We are saddened by the passing of Judith Schiff, a beloved and founding member of the Jewish Historical Society. Most recently Judith was the Director of the Archives, and was a Past President. May her memory be for a blessing.

Please read about her accomplishments and contributions in this New Haven Independent article.

Printable RSVP

For your convenience, we are providing a printable copy of the RSVP for the Annual Award Celebration. If you would prefer to register by this method, please fill out the form, deliver it to us, and contact the office before Wednesday, September 7 if you plan to join, and you may bring a check on the day of the event.

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.