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On the run in West Hartford

July 1st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Close to 200 people laced up their running shoes to join in the Hebrew High School of New England’s inaugural 5K Unity Color Run, which took off recently from the school’s Zachs Campus in West Hartford. ... Read More


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Beth El Relays for Life

July 1st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

On Saturday, June 13, dozens of members of Beth El Synagogue in Woodbury joined in the fight against cancer by walking several hundred laps around the Relay for Life track at Cheshire High School. Inspired by ... Read More


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Traveling the world – in Woodbridge

June 24th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

In May, three-year-olds at the JCC of Greater New Haven’s Yeladim Early Learning Center in Woodbridge took a trip around the world to learn about each child’s heritage. The month of activities celebrating American Jewish Heritage ... Read More


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A taste of Italy comes to West Hartford

June 24th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

West Hartford resident Barbara Gordon recently hosted her eighth annual party celebrating her seventh year as a cancer survivor. The event, which benefits the Comprehensive Women’s Health Center at Saint Francis Hospital, was held at the new ... Read More


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CT kids Chai-ku about the future

June 18th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Last fall the Aim Chai Endowment Campaign – a community-wide endowment campaign that is a collaboration of close to 30 Jewish agencies, organizations, schools and synagogues, partnering together to endow and sustain Jewish Hartford in perpetuity, ... Read More


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Greenwich teens take action

June 18th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

At the start of the year, Greenwich middle and high school students embarked on a philanthropy project at JCC Greenwich to help raise money to end childhood hunger. Through a partnership with Areyvut, a Jewish non-profit ... Read More


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Yes, they can

June 10th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Last month, in preparation for the holiday of Shavuot – the harvest festival – students at Ezra Academy in Woodbridge took part in “Can Construction: Living Torah.” Each grade collected cans of vegetables, which they then ... Read More


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