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Celebrating 50 years in S. Windsor

Artist Mordechai Rosenstein presents the Temple Beth Hillel Jubilee Committee with an original work incorporating members' brush strokes. Standing, l to r, are Marty Seefer, Jessica Patterson, Ana Pearl, Stanley Goldberg, Ann Hughes, Charles Field; (seated, l to r) Shelley Haslett, Lisa Wolf, Mordechai Rosenstein, Becky McCann and Stell Seefer.

Temple Beth Hillel (TBH) in South Windsor, kicked off its year-long celebration of the shul’s jubilee anniversary on Nov. 5 with a pot luck dinner followed by Friday evening services, featuring guest speaker Rabbi Steven Chatinover, formerly of TBH and currently a teacher at Solomon Schechter Day School in West Hartford.

Congregant Marion Berman dedicated a Torah cover in memory of her husband, Steven Berman. On Saturday, artist-in-residence Mordechai Rosenstein of Philadelphia, discussed some of the commissioned art pieces he created for the Clintons and the Bushes. During his visit he created a special piece in which he incorporated members’ brushstrokes. On Sunday he helped religious school students create masterpieces of their own. A gala dinner on Saturday evening capped off the special weekend.

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