Renee St. LouisMarketing Directorrstlouis@mandelljcc.org 860-231-6369 Mandell JCCZachs Campus335 Bloomfield AvenueWest Hartford, CT 06117
Generations of Greater Hartford Jewish women will prepare their hearts and souls for Passover at this special pre-Passover Women’s Seder event Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. and the Seder starts at 6:00 p.m. The 2012 event drew over 500 women so advance registration is required and spaces are limited.
The Mandell JCC gives a nod to Fashion Week with an Evening of Food, Fun and Fashion on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Chase Family Gallery at the Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT. Join co-host of WFSB’s Better CT Kara Sundlun as she emcees the runway show featuring designs from Jeri James and J.T. Ghamo. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Mandell JCC’s Adults with Special Needs program.
The 18th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival rolls out the red carpet for Hollywood legends, Oscar hopefuls, sleuths and spies, glitzy singers and a gutsy beauty queen March 20 – 30, 2014, with 23 features, thrillers, romantic comedies, shorts and documentaries from 13 countries, screening in 5 venues over 10 days, announced Dr. Benson Monastersky and Ronny Siegel, Festival co-chairs.
Knowledge. Power. Prevention. The Mandell JCC, in partnership with the Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium (JGDC), is presenting a program to increase awareness about Jewish genetic diseases and encourage timely and appropriate genetic screening for people of Jewish heritage on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT. The program is free and open to the community.
Kick those New Year’s Resolutions into high-gear at the Mandell JCC’s Family & Friends Triathlon on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 3:00pm at the Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT. This triathlon is open to both men and women.
Start the New Year off with a laugh – or two, or three, at Standing Up, the Mandell JCC’s Jewish Book Festival signature event featuring standup comedian, Marion Grodin on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 8:00pm in the Herbert Gilman Theater at the Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT. The evening concludes with a dessert reception, and author book signing.
The Mandell JCC will be hosting New York Times bestselling author and inspiration for the hit film, “Mean Girls,” Rosalind Wiseman, at its 6th Annual Parenting Conference – A Night with Rosalind Wiseman on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:00pm in the Herbert Gilman Theater at the Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT. The event is a discussion for parents of children of all ages, and teens grades 7 and up are welcome to attend.
There will be a kindergarten open house with Director Kate Bodmer on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mandell JCC’s Shirley Reaback Early Childhood Center (ECC), 1079 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, CT.
Mandell JCC Sharks Swim Team member and Torrington High School senior, Collin Dunn, signed his letter of intent with Seton Hall University at the Mandell JCC on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.
Celebrate Chanukah with the Mandell JCC, PJ Library and Big Tent Judaism at Fifth Night Chanukah on Sunday, December 1 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Connecticut, 950 Trout Brook Drive, West Hartford. In lieu of an entry fee, please bring one unwrapped children’s toy per child attending to be donated to a child in need for Jewish Family Services.