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Greater Hartford, CT

Mothers Circle: The Course is available in the Greater Hartford area with the support of the Chai Center for Jewish Life through the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford. For more information, including class dates and times, contact Laura Kinyon at or (860) 677-1235.

Circle News :

NEXT EVENT: Mothers Circle Open House - Friday, May 4, 2012 @ 9:30 AM - Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT

Join us for coffee and learn what this successful program has in store for you and your family. The Mother's Circle is an award-winning nationwide program for moms of other religious backgrounds raising Jewish children, developed by the Jewish Outreach Institute. Meet Laura Kinyon, LCSW, facilitator, and Sara Milch, alumna of the program, and hear about their experiences with the Mother's Circle. A new class will be forming over the summer and will start in Fall 2012.

For more information and to RSVP please contact Elana MacGilpin at 860-677-1235 or

The Hartford Courant highlights local Mothers Circle participants, who were honored at JOI’s Annual Tribute Evening in early November. The article features The Mothers Circle journey of Libby Doyle, a Greater Hartford Mothers Circle alumna who spoke at the Tribute Evening on behalf of more than 1000 Mothers Circle participants nationwide.

Photos from our Hanukkah Party! December 2006.

Article about The Mothers Circle Shabbat (Sabbath) dinner
, June 2006.

Photo from our model seder!
April 2006.