Past Events

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Membership Meeting 2022

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.

Legend of the Deli

Legend of the Deli Event Flyer

View a recording of this event here.

Jewish Museum NYC Event

Virtual Program at the Jewish Museum New York City Thursday, February 10, 2022 7:00 pm

Free and Open to JHSGNH Members Only

“Afterlives: Recovering The Lost Stories of Looted Art”

This exhibition traces the fascinating timelines of individual objects as they passed through hands and sites before, during and after World War II, bringing forward their myriad stories. (as noted on

Matisse Painting

Henri Matisse, Girl in Yellow and Blue with Guitar, 1939, Oil on Canvas

Jewish Family Names

What You Need to Know About Jewish Family Names

Hanukkah Celebration

Hanukkah goodie bags were prepared by the Program Committee and given to Towers residents during their holiday celebration in early December 2021.

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Annual Meeting 2021

The 45th Annual Meeting was great success. Congratulations to our Hall of Fame Honorees Miriam (Mimi) Glenn and Harold Miller.

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You can access a recording of the event here and
an article that appeared in the New Haven Independent.

The Sweet History of Rugelach

April 25, 2021 4:00-5:00 pm
Free Admission

The Sweet History of Rugelach

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Lender’s Bagels History

Sunday, March 7, 2021 – 4pm EST
Presented by Taste of New Haven
With Professor & Food Guru, Historian, Author
Colin M. Caplan

History of Lender's Bagels

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Letter from the Lenders

Letter from Helaine and Marvin LenderRead the letter from Helaine and Marvin Lender.