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BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Netanyahu appoints new defense minister (JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has selected Likud MK (Member of Knesset) Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon as the next defense minister, amid the numerous growing… Read more »

Two Israel Air Force pilots killed in helicopter training crash

Two Israel Air Force pilots killed in helicopter training crash

(JNS.org) Two Israel Air Force pilots were killed Monday, March 11, when a Cobra helicopter crashed during a training exercise near the city of Gedera, in central Israel, Israel Hayom… Read more »

REINER

REINER

Lois (Katz) Reiner, 82, of West Hartford died March 16. She was the wife of Alvin B. Reiner. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Pinney and… Read more »

MEHLMAN

MEHLMAN

Helen (Sodafsky) Mehlman, 93, died March 17.  She was the wife of the late Bernard Mehlman. Born in Vernon and raised in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late… Read more »

LERER

LERER

Sally Lerer, 92, died Feb. 26. She was predeceased by her husband and fellow Holocaust survivor Sam Lerer. Born Szprinca Zytenfeld in Lodz, Poland, she was in the Auschwitz and… Read more »

KAGAN

KAGAN

Gertrude (Rabinowitz) Kagan, 86, of Roslyn, N.Y. and White Sand Beach, Old Lyme, died Feb. 21. She was the wife of Joseph Kagan. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter… Read more »

JACOBSON

JACOBSON

Bernard S. Jacobson, 86, died March 12. He was the husband of Muriel Jacobson and the late Miriam Stein Jacobson.  He was also predeceased by his siblings, Paul Jacobson, Gladys… Read more »

BRAZEN

BRAZEN

Ruth Brazen, of Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of Bridgeport and Fairfield, died March 16. She was the wife of the late Irving Brazen. She is survived by her children, Karen… Read more »

Learning to lead

Learning to lead

With the teachings of Stephen R. Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and the words of the Torah and sayings of our sages as their guide, educators at the… Read more »

“One of the best days of my life”

“One of the best days of my life”

Larry Little, a resident of the Jewish Association for Community Living group home in West Hartford, had his spirits sent soaring recently, when some very special friends stopped by to… Read more »

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