Jewish Community Events


Schoke JFS Life Transitions
Stamford Schoke JFS office, 733 Summer Street, 6th Floor
Support group, meeting weekly, for unemployed facing the emotional challenges of finding employment. Contact Anne Birchenough at 203.921.4161 or


Let’s Talk

Thursdays • 11  a.m.
At the Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue
Free, Seniors talk about common interests and concerns, facilitated by a Schoke Jewish Family Service counselor. Contact Anne Birchenough at 203-921-4161 or

Schoke JFS Financial Fitness

Thursdays, March 9 • 7 p.m.
At the Jewish Senior Services Campus, 4200 Park Avenue, Bridgeport.
In partnership with FJP and Schoke Jewish Family Service, a financial educator from LifeBridge will teach three seminars about Budgeting, Understanding Your Credit and Identity Theft. The seminars are free. To reserve a spot, contact Rebekah Kanefsky at 203-921-4161 or

Let’s Talk – Fairfield

Starting in February 2017 • 12:45 p.m.
At the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield.
Seniors talk about common interests and concerns, facilitated by a Schoke Jewish Family Service counselor. Contact Rebekah Kanefsky at 203-921-4161 or

Jewish Senior Services needs MINYAN MENSCHEN!! 

We are in great need of men to attend and help make our daily minyan (prayer quorum of ten) in order to help residents say the Kaddish 365 days of the year. Our minyan hours will not overlap with most synagogue’s minyans. Please feel free to contact Rabbi Stephen Shulman, Director, Pastoral Services at (203) 396-1001 or email for exact service times. 

SNAP Enrollment Workshops for adults and seniors

Second Wednesday of every month at 2:30 pm 
In the Stamford office (733 Summer Street,6th Floor)
Second Tuesday of every month at 11 a.m.
In the Westport office (431 Post Road East)
Schoke JFS will be providing information and eligibility assistance for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-formerly food stamps)., SNAP Enrollment Workshops will be presented monthly. For additional information or to register, please contact Rebekah Kanefsky, Schoke JFS Case Manager at 203-921-4161 or email

Call for submissions: Jewish Community Events Webpage.

Stamford Jewish communal organizations are invited to submit information to be listed on our website on a web page dedicated to community events. Please send a press release or complete information on the event to Events will be published solely at the discretion of the Stamford JCC. We reserve the right to edit all submissions for content and length.

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Millennial Brass Concert

To benefit Senior Adult Programs at the JCC Join us for an extraordinary musical experience from classical symphony and vivacious fanfares to klezmer folksongs and the music of Leonard Bernstein, with a world premiere performance of Thomas