Posted on September 29, 2022


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Annual Award Celebration
Robyn Teplitzky

We will host our Annual Award Celebration on Sunday, October 15 honoring Robyn Teplitzky. Purchase tickets for brunch or make a donation in honor of Robyn here.

Featured in CFGNH Annual Report

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has featured JHSGNH in their Report to Our Community 2022-23. It includes an Atlas Club photograph from our collection and quotes from Past Presidents Marjorie Drucker and Burton Levine. Read it here.


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.

An Ethnic History of New Haven

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

Judaica Project

JHSGNH and the Peter C. Hereld House for Jewish Life at Quinnipiac University are thrilled to present the Judaica Project! Please join us for monthly dialogues on Zoom about Judaica, Jewish art, and what these mean to you. This series is made possible by a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven.

Follow these links to attend our Judaica Project programs or watch the recordings!

Wednesday 6/28 @ 2 pm: Rabbi Reena Judd’s Jewish Boxes

Thursday 7/13 @ 7 pm: Hannah Paperno on Thrifting Judaica

Thursday 8/24 @ 7 PM: Marci Pratt on Crafting Judaica

Thursday 9/14 @ 7 PM: Judaica Show & Tell with Jake

Thursday 10/19 @ 7 PM: Shtetl Baby on Material History

Thursday 11/16 @ 7 PM: Ruth Simon McRae on Textiles and Jewish Art

From Our Collections

New Haven Jewish women’ stories of World War II.

Click to hear more Oral Histories

Photographic History Presentation

JHSGNH’s 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 us if you would like the presentation for your synagogue or organization: call (203) 392-6125 or email us.