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Kosher food pantry receives matching grant

Kosher food pantry receives matching grant

Stamford – Jewish Family Service of Stamford, New Canaan, Darien, Westport, Weston, Wilton and Norwalk (JFS) is among several non-profit hunger fighting agencies that will benefit from a matching grant… Read more »

Three “Women of Valor” to be honored in Norwalk

Three “Women of Valor” to be honored in Norwalk

NORWALK – Hilary Shaefitz of Weston, Nancy Oberst of Norwalk, and Susan Olshansky Singer of New Canaan will be honored by Congregation Beth El as “Women of Valor” at a… Read more »

A day at the zoo

A day at the zoo

Students at K’tanim, the preschool of Temple Beth Sholom in Hamden, put the finishing touches on their six-week unit on animals one recent afternoon when they took a trip to… Read more »

A winning season for West Hartford day school

A winning season for West Hartford day school

The Solomon Schechter Day School Scorpions stung their opponents this season with the performance of both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. The Scorpion boys finished the year with a… Read more »

A “Sonny” day in West Hartford

A “Sonny” day in West Hartford

On Feb. 14, Hebrew Health Care (HHC) held its first annual SonnyGram Day. The event – named after the late Sonya “Sonny” Rodin who was a resident at HHC for three… Read more »

The sound of music

The sound of music

A sell-out crowd enjoyed the sounds of Pizmon, the coed Jewish a cappella group of Columbia University, Barnard College, and The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, when the group performed… Read more »

Learning about Passover

Learning about Passover

Rabbi Colin Brodie of Congregation B’nai Torah in Trumbull – aka Moses – holds up half of the middle matza to set aside as the afikomen, as he leads four-year… Read more »

TORAHPortion: Shabbat Chol Hamoed

TORAHPortion: Shabbat Chol Hamoed

By Shlomo Riskin The Lord said to Moses, ‘Why do you cry out to me? Speak to the Children of Israel and let them travel’ (Exodus 14:15) The climax of… Read more »

KOLOT: From Holyn To Hollywood: The Ziering Family Reunion

KOLOT: From Holyn To Hollywood: The Ziering Family Reunion

By Bob Liftig Kalush is a city set in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, in the  Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (province) of what is now western Ukraine, formerly Poland, then Austria,… Read more »

AIPAC and the Secret Worlds of Peoplehood

AIPAC and the Secret Worlds of Peoplehood

By Alex Joffe Washington was unseasonably cold last week when 13,000 pro-Israel delegates assembled here for the annual AIPAC Policy Conference. Normally this assemblage is a scene of high drama,… Read more »

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