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BIRNBAUM

BIRNBAUM

Robert B. Birnbaum, z”l, 87, of West Hartford, died March 31. He was the husband of the late Burnette Birnbaum. Born in New Britain, he was the son of Nathan… Read more »

BERMAN

BERMAN

Steven M. Berman, 62, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., died March 25. He was the son of the late Hyman and Rose (Bakal) Berman. He is survived by his children, David Berman… Read more »

70th Anniversary of a Tragic Failure

70th Anniversary of a Tragic Failure

Rescuing Paintings, Not Jews By Rafael Medoff It’s not easy turning down a request from the president of the United States. But seventy years ago this week, President Franklin D…. Read more »

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Israel’s Tamar gas field begins production (JNS.org) Israeli officials are celebrating news that they hope will mean long-term energy independence for the Jewish state. The Tamar offshore gas field has… Read more »

Elbert Weinberg exhibit in Hartford

Elbert Weinberg exhibit in Hartford

“The Animals,” an exhibition and sale of the work of the renowned Hartford-born sculptor Elbert Weinberg, will open at Real Art Ways in Hartford on Thursday, April 25, at 6:30… Read more »

A seder for seniors

A seder for seniors

Rabbi Mitchell M. Hurvitz, spiritual leader of Temple Sholom in Greenwich, and his wife, Roseanne Hurvitz, who lead a Jewish worship service each Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Nathaniel… Read more »

BY THE NUMBERS: The Counting of the Omer

BY THE NUMBERS: The Counting of the Omer

April 5 25 Nissan Day 10 According to the Torah (Lev. 23:15), we are obligated to count the days from Passover to Shavuot – a period known as the “Counting… Read more »

BOOK Review: Choosing Life in Israel

BOOK Review: Choosing Life in Israel

By P. David Hornik Reviewed by Ruth King David Hornik moved to Israel in 1984. In the preface to Choosing Life In Israel he states: “This book is both about… Read more »

Richard Freund named book award finalist

Richard Freund named book award finalist

Digging Through History, written by Dr. Richard Freund of West Hartford, has been named a 2012 Book of the Year Award finalist by ForeWord Reviews, a quarterly print journal dedicated… Read more »

ADL to honor Woodbridge couple

ADL to honor Woodbridge couple

Dr. John and Beverly Levy of Woodbridge will be honored by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at the organization’s 2013 Greater New Haven Torch of Liberty and Centennial Gala on Tuesday… Read more »

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