Annual Award Video, Program Book, Photos

Posted on September 29, 2022

Programs of Interest

The latest updates from our organization.


Annual Award Event Honoring
Barry & Hyla Vine

We hosted our Annual Award Event on Sunday, September 18 honoring Barry & Hyla Vine.

Click here to view more details about the event, including the program book and photos.

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 and this article from the Yale Alumni Magazine.

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.