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Kicking off a magical year

January 21st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

The year 2015 got off to a fun start for the residents of Hollander House, where residents of the Bridgeport senior adult facility ushered in the new year by dancing to the music of the Frank ... Read More


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Studying the great outdoors

January 14th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Sixth-graders from Ezra Academy in Woodbridge recently spent four days connecting Judaism with nature and ecology at the Isabella Freedman Center in Falls Village. Among their many activities they engaged in as part of Isabella Freedman’s ... Read More


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Chanukah made brighter

January 14th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Chanukah was a lot brighter for 37 local Jewish children from the Greater Hartford area thanks to gifts they received from the Jewish Children’s Service Organization (JCSO), an all-volunteer organization that helps local families in crisis. ... Read More


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We Share Because We Care

January 14th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Children at Gan Hayeled Early Childhood Center in Woodbridge collected non-perishable food items for the Jewish Family Service Food Pantry. Over a three-week period, the children brought in items to donate: During week one they brought ... Read More


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Holiday helper

January 14th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Kathleen Asnes (left) was among the 118 volunteers who turned out at Hebrew HealthCare on Dec. 25 to take part in the West Hartford home’s annual mitzvah program that makes it possible for staff to take ... Read More


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Drinks & Dreidels in SoNo

January 7th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

(l to r) Chanie Stone, Jamie Morvitz, Heather Sussman, Andrew Loeser, Jessica Ficcarra, Ariel Goldstein, Rochelle Hecht and Ben Rosenthal were among those enjoying the good food and good friends at the Young Jewish Professionals, CT ... Read More


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A Musical Chanukah in Greenwich

January 7th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

The Temple Sholom Teen Choir, led by Cantor Asa Fradkin, entertained the crowds out and about, enjoying the Greenwich Holiday Stroll. The choir performed a selection of traditional Jewish songs as well as a unique Hawaiian ... Read More


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