JFEC Blog

Bella Fiore Raises Funds for Israel

On November 14, at the Bella Fiore Italian restaurant in Norwich, the Federation had a successful fundraiser for emergency relief efforts for Israel. We raised approximately $7,500.   

The fundraiser was the idea of Bella Fiore’s owner, Harvey Balidemaj. He contacted Federation repres…

March for Israel - We Have Each Other for Support and Strength

Written By Keri Doherty

Our day began in the early hours of the morning, we gathered at Temple Emanu-El at 3 am and boarded Joshua Limousine’s coach bus. We were joined by members of the community of Eastern Connecticut including representatives from Connecticut College Hillel. We then dr…

Encountering Programs Annual Dinner

The Strochlitz Holocaust Resource Center will host its annual Encountering Programs dinner on December 18 at the Weller Center at Mitchell College in New London. This event is sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Eastern CT and is funded by a grant from Shine A Light.

Following greetings b…

Fischers Remember Loved One Killed by Hamas

Other Eastern CT relatives also captured and killed.

Jerry and Chris Fischer were grateful Wednesday evening (Nov. 29) for his cousin’s release from Hamas. They are now mourning after learning that her husband was killed.

Liat Beinin, who holds dual Israeli American citizenship, and her …

Campaign Closer to Goal - Double Your Impact!

This past Sunday, Dec. 3, volunteers were in the JFEC offices making phone calls to potential donors to the Annual Campaign from whom we had not yet heard. We followed up on December 5 and were able to reach some of those donors we missed on Sunday.

There is still time to make your donation…