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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.
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14 Mar 2016 The recent series of attacks against Israelis is the direct result of incitement by radical Islamist and terrorist elements, calling on Palestinian youth to murder Jews. Six months of terror Since 13 September 2015, 34 people have … Continue reading →
From the Times of Israel. BY CATHRYN J. PRINCE January 30, 2016, 1:56 am 5 UNITED NATIONS – As the Holocaust recedes further into history and as the era of the living witness closes, educators and researchers are grappling with … Continue reading →
On February 1, Bob Fishman attended a press conference for the Witnesses to Hunger CT exhibit. This is a project that uses photographs taken by Connecticut residents to bring visibility to their everyday struggles to make ends meet. These powerful … Continue reading →
From Shalom New Haven, Winter 2016 “Everyone in New Haven is bleeding right now,” said Betty Levy, a family friend, expressing how the New Haven Jewish community is still shocked and saddened over the death of 18-year-old Ezra Schwartz, who … Continue reading →
The below articles were featured in the Winter 2016 Shalom New Haven Newspaper New CEO Looks Forward to Joining Her Family with Our Jewish Community Family It’s not every day that you can look forward to fulfilling your life’s dream, … Continue reading →
JFACT, ADL, JFNA Israel Action Network in partnership with JCPA, and the Connecticut JCRC are researching these misleading ads. If you see this bus ad and want to contact us, please call Bob Fishman 860-727-5701.
Last week’s terror attack, at a bar in the heart of Tel Aviv, was a tragedy that struck close to home.
From the Jewish Agency for Israel: Photo: Netanel Tevel We received an email from our beloved Jewish Agency colleague, Danielle Mor. Danielle, among other responsibilities, works with the Fund for the Victims of Terror, which provides Israel’s terror victims with … Continue reading →