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Rabbi Stanley Kessler receives honorary doctorate from U of Hartford

Rabbi Stanley Kessler receives honorary doctorate from U of Hartford

WEST HARTFORD – Rabbi Stanley M. Kessler, the founding rabbi of Beth El Temple in West Hartford, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Hartford at the school’s… Read more »

West Hartford rabbi wins Day School award

West Hartford rabbi wins Day School award

WEST HARTFORD – Rabbi Ilana Garber, an associate rabbi at Beth El Temple in West Hartford, has been selected as the first alumni award presented by the Solomon Schechter Day… Read more »

Giving thanks to good friends

Giving thanks to good friends

…in Stamford Almost 1,000 people attended the Friendship Circle’s Evening of Appreciation at the Stamford Hilton Hotel on June 1 to thank the group’s teen volunteers and families for all they… Read more »

Remembering the Hartford circus fire 70 years later

Remembering the Hartford circus fire 70 years later

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford will host a panel discussion to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Hartford circus fire at the Society’s annual meeting, on Tuesday, June… Read more »

ADL Launches I-Pitch for Israel, Pro-Israel Week at UConn

ADL Launches I-Pitch for Israel, Pro-Israel Week at UConn

This past semester at the University of Connecticut, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Connecticut office launched the I-Pitch for Israel Fellowship, a program for students interested in Israel advocacy. The fellowship… Read more »

Woodbridge students participate in Young Engineers Conference

Woodbridge students participate in Young Engineers Conference

LAWRENCE, N.Y. – Connecticut young engineers displayed their new devices, sensors and robotic innovations at the largest CIJE Young Engineers Conference held at the Hebrew Academy of Five Towns and… Read more »

West Hartford day school raises $375,000

West Hartford day school raises $375,000

WEST HARTFORD – More than 550 people attended the annual Ner Tamid “Eternal Light” Gala hosted by Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford, held at Hartford’s Bushnell Theater in… Read more »

Stamford teen named Bronfman Youth Fellow

Stamford teen named Bronfman Youth Fellow

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sally Klapper of Stamford is among 26 high school students from across North America selected for the prestigious Bronfman Fellowship program. The new class of Bronfman… Read more »

Singing for a cure for Crohn’s disease

Singing for a cure for Crohn’s disease

ORANGE – Dasi Sessel, a tenth-grader from Orange, never considered age as a barrier to changing the world. So, as soon as she began pursuing her passion for singing in… Read more »

Hebrew High School welcomes a new Torah

Hebrew High School welcomes a new Torah

The community came out in force on Sunday, May 18, as the Hebrew High School of New England (HHNE) welcomed their first sefer Torah. For HHNE, it was the culmination… Read more »

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