As you decide which contributions you will make this Jewish New Year, we hope that you will consider supporting JFACT and the work that we do on behalf of the 125,000 Jewish people living in Connecticut, as well as the seven Jewish Federations and their member agencies.
Ambassador Dennis Ross spoke at the Carmel Academy in Greenwich, CT, about the Iran nuclear agreement at a special event presented by UJA Greenwich, JCC Greenwich and the United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien. Ross also presented his latest book, “Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.– Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama”, a history of the sometimes-fraught, occasionally tense, but essential relationship between the U.S. and Israel.
Photo (from left to right): James Cohen, CEO UJF of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, Ambassador Dennis Ross, Pam Ehrenkranz, UJA Greenwich and Bob Fishman, JFACT Executive Director.
(Statement from the Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford on August 11, 2015, West Hartford, CT) The Mandell JCC is set to receive $500,000 in the form of a Bonding Cash Grant from the State of Connecticut as funding for the rebuilding of Jonathan’s Dream Reimagined. The original Jonathan’s Dream was built in 1996 as the first Boundless Playground and accessible to children of all abilities.
The Mandell JCC would like to thank Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Connecticut Senators Beth Bye and Carlo Leone, State Representatives David Baram, Brian Becker, and Andrew Fleischmann for their continued support and efforts in helping to ensure funding for the rebuilding of Jonathan’s Dream. In addition, The Mandell JCC would like to thank Robert Fishman, Executive Director, Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT) and registered lobbyist for the 7 Connecticut Jewish Federations and their agencies for his instrumental role in bringing together local leaders in support of Jonathan’s Dream. The Mandell JCC is also grateful for the continued efforts and passion of Volunteer Coordinator, Ronit Shoham. Continue reading “Mandell JCC Receives $500,000 from State to Rebuild Jonathon’s Dream”
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Left to Right: Bob Yaas, Allan Hillman, Rob Lesser, Bob Fishman, Michael Price
Mazel Tov to our Executive Director
on receiving the Beryl Weinstein Award for his vision, leadership, and commitment to JFACT, the Jewish Community and the State of Connecticut for the past 20 years!
Thank you to our generous donors! Click here for our Scroll of Honor