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Jewish community responds to arrests of cemetery vandals

Jewish community responds to arrests of cemetery vandals

By Cindy Mindell HARTFORD – On Monday, the Hartford Police Department announced the arrests of three teenagers suspected of knocking over or destroying more than 90 monuments in the Tower… Read more »

Trading Places

Trading Places

West Hartford rabbis swap pulpits to bridge the denominational divide By Cindy Mindell WEST HARTFORD – Less than a mile apart, two synagogues bearing different denominational affiliations observe distinct “brands”… Read more »

The art of the eruv

The art of the eruv

Yale mounts three exhibits exploring a little known Jewish ritual    By Cindy Mindell NEW HAVEN – Photographer and professor Margaret Olin has been interested in the eruv for more… Read more »

Beyond Our Borders

Beyond Our Borders

Historic medical training partnership launched between Hartford & Israel By Cindy Mindell HARTFORD – Last month, Hartford Hospital and Magen David Adom (MDA) in Israel announced a five-year partnership to… Read more »

A Jew Tours for Romney


A Jew Tours for Romney


By Dennis Prager I  spent the last week of October speaking to thousands of Mitt Romney supporters in four “battleground” states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida and Virginia. I travelled with my… Read more »

“When Christians Were Jews”

“When Christians Were Jews”

Dr. Paula Fredriksen in Fairfield Nov. 5     By Cindy Mindell Award-winning author and prominent religious scholar Paula Fredriksen is the Aurelio Professor of Scripture emerita at Boston University… Read more »

Q&A with… Dr. Michael Dobkowski

Q&A with… Dr. Michael Dobkowski

Polish-Jewish relationship is a complex, multi-layered subject, says Holocaust scholar By Cindy Mindell The history of the Polish-Jewish relationship is, in a word, complex, colored by the country’s strict brand… Read more »

“Funny, You Do Look Jewish”

“Funny, You Do Look Jewish”

Renowned art journalist explains what it means to look at art “Jewishly” in Chester, Nov. 4 By Cindy Mindell What does it mean to look “Jewishly” at art? Robin Cembalest,… Read more »

Vandals hit Jewish cemeteries

Vandals hit Jewish cemeteries

By Cindy Mindell HARTFORD – Police and local Jewish community leaders are responding to a recent wave of vandalism in several Jewish sections of the Tower Avenue and Zion Hill… Read more »

Setting up home

Setting up home

Jewish Association for Community Living celebrates 30 years By Cindy Mindell WEST HARTFORD – Three decades ago, there were two residential options for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities: an… Read more »

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