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Israelis-in-CT launches kids’ program

Israelis-in-CT launches kids’ program

WESTPORT – According to several recent studies, secular Israelis living abroad find it difficult to pass on “Israeliness” to their children. Prof. Lilach Lev Ari, head of the Oranim Academic… Read more »

Emanuel Synagogue Chosen For Leadership Program

Emanuel Synagogue Chosen For Leadership Program

WEST HARTFORD – The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford is one of seven Conservative congregations in North America selected to participate in United Synagogues of Conservative Judaism’s Sulam for Current… Read more »

Sample kosher food for holiday

Sample kosher food for holiday

Big Y at Bishops Corner in West Hartford will host a kosher food sampling on Thursday, Sept. 18, 4 – 7 p.m. The sampling will feature a variety of foods… Read more »

Simsbury shul to welcome High Holiday cantor

Simsbury shul to welcome High Holiday cantor

Cantor Samantha Natov of Brooklyn, N.Y. joins the Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation-Emek Shalom in Simsbury for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Currently in her fifth year of rabbinical school, Natov was ordained… Read more »

Three teachers join Beth El Temple Faculty

Three teachers join Beth El Temple Faculty

Beth El Temple of West Hartford has announced the addition of three new faculty members to its religious school. Adrian Durlester of Southington joins Beth El’s religious school as a… Read more »

Jewish Senior Services to honor Simon Etzel and Lydia Gerard

Jewish Senior Services to honor Simon Etzel and Lydia Gerard

FAIRFIELD – Simon F. Etzel, Jr. of Madison will receive the 2014 Arthur and Gladys Lunin Humanitarian Award, and Lydia Gerard will receive the 2014 Louis Lotstein Award for Distinguished… Read more »

Honoring the Crown

Honoring the Crown

WEST HARTFORD – In time for Rosh Hashanah, the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford will pay tribute to West Hartford’s popular Crown Market with… Read more »

Three generations of family artwork in Woodbridge 

Three generations of family artwork in Woodbridge 

WOODBRIDGE – The JCC of Greater New Haven’s Arts for the Center program will present an exhibit by the Rabinowitz family of Bethany – three generations of artists. The exhibit,… Read more »

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 »

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