JHSFC Monthly Programs

Stimulating, enlightening, thought-provoking and entertaining, JHSFC programs cover the spectrum of important issues to our community and nation. The overall approach to each year’s well researched programming for the community is to ensure a balance of newsworthy, political and cultural topics for the series.

Throughout the year, we engage outstanding speakers from across the region and beyond. Programs are usually offered once a month on Sundays and held in synagogues, at the JCC, or other locations where we are invited guests and continue to be a popular and integral part of the outreach to the community. Programs are free and open to the whole community with light refreshments served.

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Although most of our programs are held in Stamford, each year we strive to also hold presentations in other towns. For example, in the last few years we have held programs in Greenwich at the Greenwich Historical Society — a first for the JHSFC —— and at the New Canaan Library and Temple Shalom, Norwalk. Our list of collaborations also continues to grow as we serve the communities in Lower Fairfield County: Harry Bennett Branch of Ferguson Library, JCC/Tzahal Shalom, UJF/Bureau of Jewish Education & Tapestry, Atria, Temple Sinai, Temple Beth El, Agudath Sholom, Chabad of Stamford, the Darien Public Library and the Polish Society.

Programs in the past have covered a wide range of topics illustrating our Jewish Heritage with music, both classical and rock n' roll, Jewish in comedy and America’s westward movement, and contemporary topics, such as, finance with a look at frugality, science about the latest research in Jewish genetics, and so much more. Each year, we make time to commemorate the Holocaust with special programming, last year partnering with the Child Holocaust Survivors. Additionally, successful partnering with the BJE brought the Albanian Ambassador to the United Nations to our community and the JCC. *

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Please click here to learn more about past monthly programs sponsored by the Society.

In Case You Missed This Program . . .

JHSFC Introduction


Sunday, March 26, 2017
Temple Sinai
Stamford, CT

JHSFC Past Programs

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Temple Beth El
Stamford, CT


Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Harry Bennett Branch, Ferguson Library
Stamford, CT


Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Israeli Poetry and Songs

Presenters: Richard Schwartz
and Yael Stolarsky, JCC Israeli Shlicha

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
A Poetry Dialogue

Presenters: Richard Schwartz
and Or Berger, JCC Israeli Shaliach

2017 - 2018 Programs Coming soon . . .

*** Calendar for upcoming Events***

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