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Chanukah Around Connecticut!

January 18th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

In New London… Students at Solomon Schechter Academy in New London had fun dressing up as an assortment of characters – singing latkes and more! – when they presented a musical Chanukah production for family and ... Read More


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Hillels in the House

January 18th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

Connecticut Hillels were well represented at the Hillel International Global Assembly, held in December in Orlando, Florida. Among those on hand for the professional conference: (front row, l to r) Emily Block, assistant director, UConn Hillel; ... Read More


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Mitzvah Music

January 18th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

For their bar/bat mitzvah projects, 11 Hartford area children joined forces to share the joy of music. The soon-to-be-teens, representing several different West Hartford synagogues formed a band and have been practicing together once a week ... Read More


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The Joy of Reading

January 18th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

At-risk preschool and elementary school students across Greater Hartford will have brand new books to call their very own thanks to the successful 2016 Greater Hartford Holiday Book Drive. This year’s drive collected more than 1,500 ... Read More


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Meeting & greeting in Bloomfield

January 11th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

In November, the Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy in Bloomfield hosted a meet-and-greet to showcase its middle school and introduce to the community its new head of school, Rabbi Zev Silver. Middle schoolers showcased their ... Read More


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“Hay” to the rescue

January 4th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

The young students at Yeshiva Ktana of Waterbury who are in the midst of learning the Hebrew alphabet got a hands-on (and good fun!) lesson in the letter “hay.” The fifth letter of the Hebrew alphabet ... Read More


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Kids teaching kids

January 4th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

Turns out teachers aren’t the only ones with knowledge to impart! At Solomon Schechter Academy (SSA) in New London, Kids Teaching Kids is an innovative program that gives students who have studied a topic in depth ... Read More


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Singing in the new year

January 4th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

On Dec. 11, students of cantorial soloist Tami Cherdack Sherman of Congregation Kol Haverim in Glastonbury performed a rousing holiday concert for the residents of Mountain Laurel, an assisted living facility on Hebron Avenue. The student ... Read More


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PJ Day for Kids in West Hartford

January 4th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline

On Friday, Dec. 9, kids and teachers at the Mandell JCC’s Beatrice Fox Auerbach Early Childhood Center, Family Room Parenting Center and PJ Library in West Hartford wore pajamas to help raise money for patients at ... Read More


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