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Chester shul offers live streaming of High Holiday services

Chester shul offers live streaming of High Holiday services

Last year, as the High Holidays approached, a man who was very ill with cancer was unable to gather the strength to attend services at his Chester synagogue, Congregation Beth… Read more »

Ushering in the New Year at the beach

Ushering in the New Year at the beach

Congregation Beth El in Old Lyme will be open for High Holy Days services for 5775/2014.  The little shul that holds fond memories for so many Connecticut Jews opens July… Read more »

Hartford literacy program seeks volunteers

Hartford literacy program seeks volunteers

 Since its inception in1998, Hartford Jewish Coalition for Literacy (HJCL) has sent reading volunteers into public schools in the Greater Hartford area for weekly one-on-one reading tutoring sessions with students… Read more »

Cindy Papish Gerber Named JFS New Haven President

Cindy Papish Gerber Named JFS New Haven President

Cindy Papish Gerber of Woodbridge has been named the president of the Board of Directors of Jewish Family Service of New Haven, Inc. (JFS). An active member of the agency’s… Read more »

BEKI in New Haven completes renovation

BEKI in New Haven completes renovation

Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel (BEKI) has just completed a renovation project to its infrastructure. The project included renovations to the BEKI’s chapel/library, classrooms and offices, the replacement of windows and… Read more »

The View from Israel – An Israeli in Connecticut Visits Home

The View from Israel – An Israeli in Connecticut Visits Home

By Raz Newman “Oh, you’re here?! Come, come, look what happened to Moses’s Shack,” my long time friend yelled at me with excite over the phone. “Now we have to… Read more »

Rosh Hashanah? It’s all in the Bag

Rosh Hashanah? It’s all in the Bag

WEST HARTFORD – Everything a family needs for a festive Jewish new year celebration is in the bag – the “Rosh Hashanah Bag,” that is. Filled with candles, candlesticks, wine,… Read more »

Rep. Fleischmann scores high on environmental issues

Rep. Fleischmann scores high on environmental issues

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has awarded State Representative Andrew Fleischmann (D – West Hartford) a perfect score on his voting record for environmental issues during the 2014 legislative… Read more »

KOLOT – For Three Slain Teens

KOLOT – For Three Slain Teens

By Joseph Fleischman   Before Bibi mourned before three slain teens, our sunken hearts already melted in unmatched achdus* and immersed in grief, a moment almost lost in one eyelash… Read more »

Solinsky EyeCare voted “Best of 2013/2014” by Hartford Advocate

Solinsky EyeCare voted “Best of 2013/2014” by Hartford Advocate

Solinsky EyeCare has been voted “Best of 2013/14” by the Hartford Advocate Readers Poll. “We are excited to be honored by the people of Greater Hartford with this award,” said… Read more »

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