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Israeli Stage Presents “Oh God” at Trinity College Hillel

Israeli Stage Presents “Oh God” at Trinity College Hillel

HARTFORD – Israeli Stage will present  Anat Gov’s touching comedy about faith in secular society, “Oh, God,” on March 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity College Hillel, Zachs Hillel House,… Read more »

Solomon Schechter announces new head of school

Solomon Schechter announces new head of school

By Cindy Mindell   WEST HARTFORD – The coming academic year will see a change in leadership at Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford. Andrea Kasper has been appointed… Read more »

The Crown Market to remain open

The Crown Market to remain open

WEST HARTFORD – A group of community leaders including Henry M. Zachs, Alan Lazowski, Brian Newman, Leonard Udolf and others has finalized a deal allowing The Crown Market in West Hartford… Read more »

Community leaders rally to save The Crown Market

Community leaders rally to save The Crown Market

By Judie Jacobson   WEST HARTFORD – A group of community leaders, led by three prominent businessmen, all active leaders in the Greater Hartford Jewish community, this week announced that… Read more »

Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz z”l was a champion of interfaith dialogue

Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz z”l was a champion of interfaith dialogue

By Cindy Mindell   STAMFORD — Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz, the former spiritual leader of Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford and co-founder of the Center for Christian Jewish Understanding at Sacred Heart… Read more »

KOLOT – Grandma Soochi and the Sochi Olympics

KOLOT – Grandma Soochi and the Sochi Olympics

A Study in Contrasts By Rabbi Yehoshua S. Hecht   The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, is the world’s major international multi-sport event recently… Read more »

Home is Crown

Home is Crown

By Salo Zelermyer “Where’s home for you?” Twelve years ago answering that simple question suddenly became more difficult as I packed my childhood into a series of boxes and said… Read more »

Rabbis Respond – Rein in Israel’s Rabbinate? An American rabbi takes his case to the Times

Rabbis Respond – Rein in Israel’s Rabbinate? An American rabbi takes his case to the Times

This past October, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel rejected a letter attesting to the Judaism of a couple who sought to wed in an Israeli ceremony written by Rabbi Avi Weiss,… Read more »

Kenneth Bonert Wins Greenberg Center’s Wallant Award

Kenneth Bonert Wins Greenberg Center’s Wallant Award

Special to the Ledger   WEST HARTFORD – Author Kenneth Bonert has been named winner of the 2013 Edward Lewis Wallant Award for his debut novel, The Lion Seeker (Houghton… Read more »

West Hartford’s Crown Supermarket plans to close after 70+ years

West Hartford’s Crown Supermarket plans to close after 70+ years

By Judie Jacobson WEST HARTFORD — For Hartford native Sherry Haller, going to the Crown Supermarket with her parents was like going to a kiddush after Shabbat services. “It was… Read more »

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