Events Calendar

Social Activities

Teen Mitzvah Day

A national community service day, run in conjunction with America's global Youth Service Day where millions of young people from all over the globe serve their communities. Make a difference in greater Hartford by participating in this amazing event.

Teen Connection

Fun, affordable and meaningful teen programs in a safe and supervised setting.

HaZamir Hartford Jewish Teen Choir

HaZamir Hartford, a community-wide greater Hartford Jewish high school chorale, in cooperation with area cantors, congregations, and the Zamir Choral Foundation, is sponsored by the JCC and the Divine Family Fund for Jewish Education of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford.  For more information, contact Jill Ziplow, 860-231-6339,

BBYO at the JCC

BBYO, the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, with 17 chapters throughout the Connecticut Valley region, is the largest pluralistic Jewish teen movement.  It's a place where teens can build lasting friendships while gaining identity enrichment and leadership development experiences to take into adulthood.  Members take part in teen-led programming that includes community service, social action, athletic, Judaic programming.  From Israel travel to college admission assistance, BBYO makes anything possible for Jewish teens.  Each chapter joins others from across the region for weekend conventions, celebrity speakers, dances, and more.  For more information, contact Regional Director Josh Cohen, Upcoming Activities>>

Teen Leadership and Philanthropy Institute

We'll give you $3,000 and teach you how to give it away to worthy community causes!  Open to Jewish high school students, the Institute will meet weekly at Yachad, Greater Hartford Jewish Community High School, beginning in September 2011.  Be a Jewish activist and build your college resume.  The Institute is sponsored by the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford.  For information and registration, contact Cyral Sheldon, 860-559-8165,,

Go Green

Help the Mandell JCC be a greener organization by reviewing all of our current practices and making recommendations on how the JCC can be more environmentally conscious.

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