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- JFACT, The Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut, is a statewide advocacy organization, representing the 7 Jewish Federations, 4 Jewish Community Centers, 8 Jewish Family Services, and 2 Jewish nursing homes in Connecticut. JFACT is the government and community relations arm of the Jewish community and lobbies for legislation that is of interest to Connecticut's Jewish community.
Author Archives: Ayelet
By Sydney Perry Tuesday, May 2, 2017 One hundred and twenty years ago, Theodore Herzl wrote in his diary after the First Zionist Congress, “At Basel, I founded the Jewish State.” He readily acknowledged that this statement would be met … Continue reading
Michael Bloom named executive director of JFACT By Stacey Dresner from the Jewish Ledger posted on March 15, 2017 HARTFORD – On Monday, March 13, Michael Bloom wrapped things up at his office at the State Capitol in Hartford, where … Continue reading
January 31, 2017 We, the undersigned Jewish Federations throughout the State of Connecticut, along with JFACT (Jewish Federations Association of Connecticut) and the Anti-Defamation League of Connecticut, oppose President Trump’s Executive Order barring many refugees and immigrants from entering the … Continue reading
In last week’s parasha, Vayechi Yaakov (And Jacob lived..) we learn about the death of Jacob, and his dying wish to be buried in the land of his foremothers and fathers. For centuries Jews lived and died in Eastern Europe, … Continue reading