Founded in 1983, the JHSFC serves communities in Fairfield County which share a common Jewish heritage, making us part of an extended family.
The JHSFC is the largest secular Jewish organization in the area reaching out to all Jewish organizations and partners to provide engaging educational programming on a wide range of topics of Jewish interest.
The JHSFC maintains the only Jewish Archives in Fairfield County and is an unparalleled resource for students, researchers, organizations and residents.
The Oral History and Veterans Project record personal histories. The "Intergenerational" project in which we teach children how to conduct oral histories by interviewing their grandparents.
JHSFC also maintains the Harry Rosenbaum JHS Judaica Library with over 3,000 volumes, reference materials and an extensive Holocaust collection.
The Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County is a recipient agency of
United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien
and The Federation of Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County.
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