An Invitation: A New Approach to Repairing the World

An Invitation: A New Approach to Repairing the World

Foundation Trustee Bob Yass and his wife, Mary-Jane Eisen, have channeled their ongoing commitment to human rights and social justice into a new endowment fund specifically designed for this interest area. “We hope our new fund will be a meaningful example and inspire...

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Marla Perlstein – Legacy Story

Marla Perlstein – Legacy Story

I came from the small town of Lorain, Ohio.  We had one synagogue, so it was the center of Jewish life in Lorain. Young people spent a lot of time there and felt a part of the community. When I first married, I was looking for that feeling in a synagogue.  I...

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Harriet Cutler – Legacy Story

Harriet Cutler – Legacy Story

The Jewish Community of Greater Hartford and Congregation Kol Haverim are special to me for many reasons.  I joined Kehilat Chaverim in the late 1970s, helping “write” High Holiday services in the homes in the West End of Hartford.  During those early years,...

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Janice and Rich Hoff – Legacy Story

Janice and Rich Hoff – Legacy Story

Rich and I have been members of Congregation Kol Haverim (CKH) since 1986. At the time, our sons were 7 and 5 years old and we wanted them to have a Jewish education.  During those 36 years, CKH has been the foundation for many friendships and for my connection...

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Howie Breinan – Legacy Story

Howie Breinan – Legacy Story

I grew up in Glastonbury. My fondest memories are being a member of NUTSY (Temple Sinai, Newington) and one particularly fun sleepover down in the southwest corner of the state. Temple youth was so important to my son as well. Over the years, this Jewish community...

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