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Support for the bereaved

Support for the bereaved

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

Hebrew HealthCare in West Hartford is sponsoring a Partner Bereavement Support Group for those who have experienced the loss of a life partner. The group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month (excluding Jewish ... Read More


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Children’s Reading Partners celebrates 18 years

Children’s Reading Partners celebrates 18 years

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

  WEST HARTFORD – Children’s Reading Partners is celebrating its 18th anniversary with a celebratory adult spelling bee and dessert reception from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 at the University of St. Joseph in ... Read More


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Madison teen completes study of the entire Talmud

Madison teen completes study of the entire Talmud

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

MADISON — Yehoshua Yaffe   celebrated his completion of studying the entire Babylonian Talmud on Monday, April 11 at Yeshivas Beis Dovid Shlomo in New Haven. Yehoshua is the eldest son of Rabbi Yossi and Rochel Baila ... Read More


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KOLOT – The evil eye should not look upon you!

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Charlotte “Blu” Berman When I was a new bride, many moons ago, the only superstitions I had involved avoiding walking under ladders, sidestepping black cats, and knocking on pieces of wood. I felt that those ... Read More


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Yiddish Book Center Open House May 1

Yiddish Book Center Open House May 1

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass. will host its spring Community Open House on Sunday, May 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free daylong celebration features a talk by literary critic and poet Adam Kirsch ... Read More


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Shabbaton for parents of LGBT kids

Shabbaton for parents of LGBT kids

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

Parents and adult relatives of LGBT children are invited to spend a Shabbaton at the Eshel Parents’ Retreat, Friday, May 13 — Sunday, May 15 at Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp in Copake, N.Y. Rabbi Chaim Rapoport will be ... Read More


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Spotlight on Nathan Edelstein

April 14th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

West Hartford teen & friends bring the personal touch back to letter-writing By Cindy Mindell WEST HARTFORD – With U.S. school curricula ditching courses in penmanship, the day may not be far off when young people have ... Read More


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On the road in Jewish Cuba

April 14th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

This past February, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford sponsored “Shalom Cuba,” an eight-day tour of Cuba’s Jewish sites, past and present. Twenty-four travelers enjoyed the beautiful, sunny landscape, friendly hospitality and fascinating history of ... Read More


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