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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 »

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 »

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