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Jewish CT events honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

Following are the events the Ledger was informed about by press time:

Hamden
Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Service  Congregation Mishkan Israel, 785 Ridge Road, Hamden; Friday, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m.; Featuring guest speaker Georgette Norman, director of the Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University in Montgomery, Ala., presenting “The Montgomery Bus Boycott: A New Chapter in the Quest for Social Justice.” Co-sponsored by Interfaith Cooperative Ministries and including the participation of clergy of various faiths. Musical guests include the CMI Chorale and Pratt & Whitney Choir. Info: (203) 288-3877

Bloomfield
Bloomfield Interfaith Association Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Remembrance Service, Monday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m., Beth Hillel Synagogue, 160 Wintonbury Ave., (860) 242-5561.

Ridgefield
Service of Black and Jewish Spirituals;  Temple Shearith Israel, 46 Peaceable St., Ridgefield; Friday, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m.; Featuring the TSI Adult Choir and the Serendipity Chorale of Norwalk. Info: (203) 438-6589 / cantorkatchkogray@yahoo.com

Stamford
Shabbat MLK Service;  Temple Sinai, 458 Lakeshore Dr., Stamford; Friday, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m.; Featuring Kolot Sinai and the Union Baptist Choir of Stamford and Torah-reading. Info: Shelly Sodaro, assistant@templesinaistamford.org / (203) 322-1649

Westport
Kabbalat Shabbat Services Honoring Marting Luther King, Jr.;  Temple Israel, 14 Coleytown Road, Westport; Friday, Jan. 13, 6:30 p.m.; Featuring Rev. Anthony Bennett and the Mount Aery Baptist Church Choir from Bridgeport. Info: (203) 227-1293

West Hartford
Congregation Beth Israel will hold joint services with Bethel A.M.E. Church to commemorate MLK Jr.; Friday, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m.: Beth Israel, led by Rabbi Michael Pincus, 701 Farmington Ave.; Saturday, Jan. 14, 9 a.m.: Bethel A.M.E, 1154 Blue Hills Ave., (860) 233-8215.

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