Welcome to the JHSFC

The Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County provides historical and educational materials and information about the Jewish community of Fairfield County and serves the community through its membership and its archival resources.


Please visit us and come an participate in the Society!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming JHSFC Booktalk

with presenter,
Presenter: Sondra Melzer


Wednesday, May 21, 2014,
** NOTE: This program will take place at the Harry Bennett Branch of the Ferguson Library, Vine Road, Stamford at 2:00 PM

Programs and Exhibits

JHSFC Monthly Programs

Edmund Levin

Edmund Levin, a Writers Guild and Emmy award winning writer and producer for Good Morning America, will discuss his book,
A CHILD OF CHRISTIAN BLOOD: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel.

Sunday, June 1, 2014
@ 5:00 P.M.
Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, CT

Archives Showcase

Please visit our exhibit case with an outstanding collection from the Society's Archives.

On display at the Stamford JCC through June 2014



The Jewish Communities of Greater Stamford

This publication presents a broad historical view of the Jewish people of Stamford, Darien, and New Canaan, Connecticut and Pound Ridge, New York from the era just prior to the American Revolution to the 1900s.


An American Jewish Community 50 Years, 1889-1939: The Sociology of the Jewish Community in Stamford, CT.

This book, authored by Samuel Koenig, Ph.D., offers a unique study documenting the Jewish community of Stamford from 1889 to 1939.