It’s simple: We identify our community’s most pressing challenges and greatest opportunities in order to help Jews in need and ensure our Jewish future. We educate our youth, connect our seniors and assist those most at risk. We unite our community and serve through Tikkun Olam. As a result, we have made a lasting impact in Eastern Connecticut, Israel and more than 70 countries around the world for decades. Take a look at what we do and how you can get involved—your Federation Family welcomes our heroes.

Encountering Programs

Our flagship series that educates youth about the events of the holocaust and the dangers or racism and discrimination.

Youth Services

Programming and services designed to bring Jewish youth together, enhance their Jewish community,, and create new and enduring friendships.

Community Outreach

Initiatives to support and strengthen our local and global Jewish community. We focus on community building, advocation, and volunteering.

Senior Connections

JFEC serves the needs of our communities patriarchs and matriarchs. We offer weekly community programs, volunteering initiatives, and assistance.

Jewish Filmfest

Every year JFEC hosts a film festival to highlight Jewish-created short films.

Israel & Overseas

We help strengthen our communities bond with Israel by organizing and managing partnership programs and youth travel.

Jewish Community Relations Council

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) builds bridges of understanding and communication within our Jewish community and beyond to the general community.

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