Please join us for an evening of inspiration and celebration, featuring JTConnect Teen Speakers who will share the impact JTConnect makes on the next generation of Jewish leaders.

Heather Fiedler

Vice President, Jewish Education and Leadership at the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford; Former JTConnect Executive Director

Heather Rubin Fiedler is the Vice President for Jewish Education and Leadership at the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford. She heads up the Jewish Leadership Academy where she is privileged to work with lay leaders and professionals on leadership development and training. At Federation, Heather additionally is working on several education and engagement projects. A 2nd generation, life-long, Jewish community professional, Heather has been the Education Director at synagogue religious schools, Executive Director of JTConnect, and a teacher and coordinator at Solomon Schechter Day School. Heather is grateful for the support of her family and feels lucky to call the Greater Hartford Jewish community her home

Ben Wexler

Current Chairperson and Treasurer of JTConnect’s Board of Directors and Former President of the Board

Ben Wexler is the current Chairperson and Treasurer of JTConnect. In addition to serving on the JTConnect Board of Directors, Ben has been an active part of the Greater Hartford Jewish Community for the past 12 years serving as an advisor for Nadav BBYO, the West Hartford BBYO chapter, and both the Allocation Committee and Camp Task Force for the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford. Ben works as Associate Tax Counsel for Timex Group USA, Inc. He lives in West Hartford with his wife Sarah, their two daughters Julia and Abby and their dog Teddy. The Wexlers are members of Congregation Beth Israel.