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Gentlemen, start your crock pots

February 22nd, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

  Chulent is a traditional Jewish stew made of meat, potatoes, barley, onions and beans, prepared before the Sabbath and left to simmer overnight. In doing so, observant Jews avoid violating the Biblical prohibitions of cooking on ... Read More


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Share the love

February 15th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

Sammy Smolinsky and Emma Friedman enjoy the warmth of Shabbat at B’nai Torah Nursery School in Trumbull. Email this page... Read More


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Time for toddlers in New London!

February 15th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

“Learning how to form healthy relationships will guide young children toward independence, motivation, and self-reliance,” says Karen Navarre, a teacher at Solomon Schechter Academy (SSA) in New London, who is leading a new SSA program for ... Read More


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They’re with her!

February 15th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

Hadassah women expressed their political sentiments at the group’s Coffee Klatch held on Friday, Jan. 27 at Ahavath Achim Synagogue in Colchester. Pictured at the meeting are: (seated, front, l to r) Lesly Ginsburg, Henny Simon; ... Read More


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Israel at the fair

February 1st, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

The State of Israel was well represented at the Pine Grove Elementary School multicultural fair in Avon on Friday, Jan. 20. The annual fair highlighted the various cultures and countries of origin of the school’s students. Kids who ... Read More


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Rock on!

February 1st, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

The children of Nitzan Nursery School of Beth El Synagogue in Norwalk — and their families and friends — had a blast rocking out and enjoying the music of Tom Weber at the school’s recent “Cookies, ... Read More


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Honoring Martin Luther King

February 1st, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

On Monday, Jan. 16, The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford marked Martin Luther King Day with a discussion led by Prof. Cheryl Greenberg of Trinity College on the topic “A History of Black-Jewish Relations and Why ... Read More


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USY teens convene

January 25th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

Close to 1,000 teens from all across the U.S. and abroad gathered at the United Synagogue Youth (USY) 66th International Convention held in Dallas last month, for four days of Chanukah celebrations, Jewish learning, leadership training ... Read More


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Bringing Jewish heritage to life

January 25th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

Thomas Coco (left), a native of Easton and a student at George Washington University, and Nathan Benjamin (right) of Woodbridge, a senior at Brandeis University, pictured here at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, spent an intense winter ... Read More


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