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AJC Programs

  1. Leaders For Tomorrow (LFT) Program – Applications are now being accepted for the third year of LFT in this region. This is a AJC’s advocacy training program to prepare students for college. The idea is to empower them and to offer them strategies in the AJC style. It is not about talking points. It takes place once a month for seven months. The second cohort of 38 students is now completing the program. They are from public schools, private schools and day schools and have all levels of knowledge and background. If you know any rising juniors or seniors in high school for whom this might be appropriate, please apply at sure to select Westchester/Fairfield as your region)


  1. What to Expect on Campus – This Monday, March 25th at 5:30 p.m., we will hold a special annual program for high schoolers, entitled, “What Jewish Students Might Confront on Campus and What to Do About It.” Please pass the attached flyer along to this age group. We only do this program once a year. They will also hear about LFT as above. It is a great program to attend if there is any interest in doing the LFT program. The teacher is Seffi Kogen, AJC’s Global Director for Youth Programs.

Become a Regional Hospice Volunteer!

 For more information, contact: Laura Shulman Cordeira at 203-702-9558 /

Are you a good listener who enjoys being with other people? Have you been looking for a way to have an impact on someone else’s life? If so, please consider becoming a volunteer for Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. Whether playing cards, looking at family photos, running errands, providing caregivers with a break or listening to a patient tell his or her stories, it is meaningful time together for both the patient and the volunteer. Family support volunteers provide companionship for patients and much-needed respite for caregivers, typically 2 to 4 hours per week. They do NOT provide hands-on care. We are hosting a training session for new Family Support Volunteers in Greenwich, CT: April 10th, 17th and 24th from 9:30am-3:30pm (ALL 3 days)

Participation Requirements: • Fill out an application online at • Schedule an interview • Submit three (3) references • Complete a background check ***Class sizes are limited***

Jewish Senior Services events

Jewish Senior Services presents a film showing of the critically acclaimed documentary


Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm in Bennett Hall at Jewish Senior Services, 4200 Park Avenue, Bridgeport. This program is part of Common Threads, a community-wide series exploring our diverse ancestry and heritage.



Join the Men’s Club of Jewish Senior Services


Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm. $25.00 per person (ages 12-18 are free).

Location: Automotive Restorations Inc., 100 Lupes Drive, Stratford, CT. Please make reservations by March 22. Contact Susan Freed at 203-365-6407 or at

2019 Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy Celebration Dinner 

Celebrating the merger of Bi-Cultural Day School and the Jewish High School of Connecticut

Sunday, March 31, 2019 • 24 Adar II, 5779 5:30 p.m.

• Hilton Stamford Hotel For more information or to purchase tickets: • 203.588.9190 HONORING Rachel and Jay Jubas Guests of Honor Jill and Mitchell Kaplan Community Service Award The Class of 2004 Alumni Award Elana Trombka Jane Shoztic Memorial Award Dinner Chairs Amanda and Jasper Lewitton Drs. Lisa and Ilya Loeffler-Kaplan Journal Co-Chairs Elise and Steven Cohen Stacey and Dr. Todd Palker David Pitkoff President, Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy

Time to visit Israel

Beit Chaverim is planning our first community trip to Israel.

Time to make plans to revisit your favorite places, or explore Israel for the first time.  You are going to fall in love- all over again!  This is a great opportunity to feed our minds, souls and bellies (food tastes best in Israel!)

I would like to gauge interest and find out what dates work best for everyone.

Let the office  know what week between 10/22 and 11/20 would work best for you.


 Welcome to our new sponsor of Lunch and Learn!  

Thu, March 21 2019 14 Adar II 5779