JTConnect engages teens from across the Greater Hartford community in fun, interactive and thought-provoking educational and social experiences grounded in Jewish learning and values. JTConnect gives teens the opportunity to continue their Jewish education in compelling and meaningful ways. Together, teens examine religion, history and traditions through innovative, hands-on programming that includes classroom study, volunteer projects and special events.
JTConnect, offers yearlong learning at accessible partner locations in our community, where teens explore all aspects of Judaism in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Through our core programs: Jewish learning, Social Action opportunities, Social Events, and Teen Philanthropy; we provide Jewish teen programming that evolves with our community, and we thrive through our partnerships with local synagogues, educators, clergy, and community based organizations.
Welcoming 8th–12th grade students from all levels of Jewish observance, affiliation and knowledge; JTConnect inspires teens to create their own Jewish identities and become passionate leaders and active participants in both their Jewish community and the world.