Projects and Events

Jewish American Heritage Month Celebration at State Capitol

Beth Israel, Hartford
May 3, 2018
11:00 AM

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Monuments Men:

A Daughter's Discovery of her Father's Role in the Search for Nazi Plunder

Lt. Commander Joel Fisher
May 9, 2018
7:00 PM

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"An Israel Art Journey"

Trip Information Meeting

Israel Arts Journey JHSGH Trip
May 14, 2018
7:00 PM

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Back to the Old Country: The Jewish Food Renaissance

Cover of the cookbook The Gefilte Manifesto
May 22, 2018
6:00 PM

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Delicious Memories

Coming soon!
A Food Blog by the Jewish Historical Society

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Connecticut Jewish Resorts Exhibt

Exhibit now on display!

JHSGH Offices

Community Services Building

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Historic Hartford Synagogues, An Online Exhibit

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Please enjoy our latest online exhibit by clicking the link above


Images of America:

Jewish Community of Hartford

new book
Avaliable now!

In collaboration with Arcadia Press, the Society has published a pictorial history of Hartford's Jewish Community.

Revisiting Our Neighborhoods: Stories from Hartford Past

new book revisiting our neighborhoods

An anthology of stories set in Hartford's North End as well as in downtown, the South End, and the West End. The 135 contributors to this collection fondly recall unforgettable memories of friendship, family, and community.

To read some poems and excerpts from this new publication click here.


A Life of the Land: Connecticut's Jewish Farmers

The story of the resilience and perseverance of CT Jewish farmers and how they impacted their local communities.