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Smokin’ in Fairfield

Smokin’ in Fairfield

The first annual Southern New England Kosher BBQ Championship and Festival fired up on Sunday, Sept. 7, hosted by Congregation Beth El in Fairfield. Sanctioned by World Kosher BBQ Championship… Read more »

A new generation takes over at Hartford mikvah

A new generation takes over at Hartford mikvah

Special to the Ledger WEST HARTFORD – Hannah Braune Friedman has been appointed shomeret at Mikveh Bess Israel, the Jewish ritual bath in West Hartford. A shomeret is responsible for… Read more »

KOLOT – Finding Meaning in Family

KOLOT – Finding Meaning in Family

By Raz Newman Meaning. We all try to find it. It’s tricky, because meaning tends to hide itself in the most bizarre places sometimes. Especially during the holidays. Wake up… Read more »

New Haven Federation honors Dr. Milton Wallack

New Haven Federation honors Dr. Milton Wallack

WOODBRIDGE – Dr. Milton Wallack of Branford received the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s annual campaign kickoff event, held on Wednesday, Sept. 17…. Read more »

Rabbi Michael S. Friedman installed at Temple Israel

Rabbi Michael S. Friedman installed at Temple Israel

WESTPORT – Rabbi Michael S. Friedman was installed as senior rabbi of Temple Israel in Westport on Sept. 12 Friday evening services. Rabbi Friedman has been serving the 64-year-old Reform… Read more »

Guest cantor in Bloomfield

Guest cantor in Bloomfield

Cantor Ben-Zion Lanxner has returned to Beth Hillel Synagogue in Bloomfield to serve as guest cantor for the High Holidays. Born in Tel Aviv, Lanxner moved with his family to… Read more »

Support for Alzheimer’s families

Support for Alzheimer’s families

Hebrew Health Care in West Hartford and Goodwin College in East Hartford have announced a new collaboration to offer Aging Care Academy courses during the next several months. Open to… Read more »

End of the line for two local Jewish schools

End of the line for two local Jewish schools

Kulanu closes in Stamford After a 10-year run, Greater Stamford’s after-school Jewish-education program for students in grades 8 through 12 is winding down. A program of the Bureau of Jewish… Read more »

ADL to honor Max Javit 

ADL to honor Max Javit 

HARTFORD — The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will honor Max Javit and Dr. Cato Laurencin at the 2014 Greater Hartford Torch of Liberty Award Reception and Centennial Gala on Tuesday, Oct…. Read more »

Guest cantor in Meriden

Guest cantor in Meriden

Cantor Gladys Gruenwald will return to Temple B’nai Abraham in Meriden as guest cantor for the High Holidays.  Gruenwald, a graduate of the Academy for Jewish Religion, where she now… Read more »

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