Jewish Life & Learning

The Mandell JCC is committed to providing programs, services and resources that help to enrich our members’ and the community’s Jewish journeys, at any stage.

Be part of our community that is a destination for Jewish engagement, learning and celebration - a place where individuals and families can encounter Jewish ideas, principles, practices and values.  We believe, practice and promote universal and Jewish values that bring meaning to our world.  We are committed to providing a warm, welcoming environment for the entire Greater Hartford community.



Programs and Classes

Aleph: The Institute of Jewish Ideas
Chase Family Gallery - features Jewish-themed art exhibits and lectures
Hartford Jewish Film Festival - features a week-long celebration of Jewish films
Interfaith Connection
Israel Connection
The Neshama Center for Lifelong Learning








Class Start Date End Date Time
Bible and Literature 9/10/2019 12/12/2019 3:30pm
Cafe Europa 9/24/2019 12/17/2019 12:00pm
Elementary Arabic I 9/10/2019 12/12/2019 4:50pm
Elementary Hebrew I 9/10/2019 12/12/2019 2:05pm
Elementary Hebrew II 9/10/2019 12/12/2019 5:00pm
Friends of Yiddish 9/15/2019 12/8/2019 10:30am
Grandparents Circle 9/13/2019 10/18/2019 10:00am
Great Powers in the Near East 9/12/2019 12/12/2019 7:30pm
Intermediate Hebrew I 9/10/2019 12/12/2019 10:50am
Kabbalah & Coffee with Rabbi Shaya Gopin Tuesdays ongoing 8:15am
Modern Jewish History 9/9/2019 12/9/2019 5:00pm
Pondering the Parasha Wednesdays ongoing 11:45am
Tangling with Talmud 9/11/2019 ongoing 10:30am
The Big Ten 9/24/2019 5/12/2019 1:00pm



Jewish Resources


Our knowledgeable staff is available to assist you in sifting through the plethora of Jewish resources in our community. We are happy to make suggestions, as we support you and your family on your journey to enhance Jewish life in any way possible.


Please feel free to reach out to our staff for assistance:

Susan Lentini, Family Room Coordinator

Danielle Moghadam, Director of Israel Programming and Jewish Engagement

Jane Pasternak, Director of Jewish and Family Life,



Jewish Holidays

Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford


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