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Corporate Matching Gifts

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 … Continue reading

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Conversation with Sam Gejdenson: A former U.S. congressman talks about growing up Jewish on a Connecticut farm

Published on September 7th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline By Cindy Mindell WEST HARTFORD – More than 100 years ago, German-Jewish philanthropist Baron Maurice de Hirsch set up a charitable enterprise that would save thousands of co-religionists from the scourge of … Continue reading

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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

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JFACT Executive Director Bob Fishman Awarded 2015 Movers & Shakers

 In his role as head of JFACT, Bob Fishman is not just an advocate for Connecticut’s Jewish community; he is also, say his many admirers, an “unsung Jewish hero.” “For 25 years Bob has been the face of the Jewish … Continue reading

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Former Glastonbury Principal Killed in Jerusalem Terrorist Attack Left Legacy in Connecticut

POSTED 5:19 AM, NOVEMBER 2, 2015, BY MIKE KRAFCIK, UPDATED AT 05:30AM, NOVEMBER 2, 2015 WEST HARTFORD– Richard Lakin is being remembered for living his life “for the quest of peace and justice” less than a week after dying from … Continue reading

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Attention College Students:

JFACT is seeking an Intern. If interested, please contact Bob Fishman at 860-727-5701 or at jfact@mcmgmt.com.

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An Evening with Ambassador Dennis Ross

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 … Continue reading

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