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Temple Sholom celebrates its centennial

Temple Sholom celebrates its centennial

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

GREENWICH — This year marks the 100th anniversary of Temple Sholom — the first Jewish congregation established in Greenwich. In 1916, a group of 10 families, mostly local shopkeepers and merchants, rented Abrams Hall on Greenwich ... Read More


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Hartford Seminary announces scholarship for Jewish student

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

HARTFORD — The Hartford Seminary has announced that its International Peacemaking Program (IPP) will expand for 2016-17 to include a scholarship designated for a Jewish student. “The IPP program is a unique educational framework that combines interfaith engagement in ... Read More


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Jewish educators conference in July

Jewish educators conference in July

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

NewCAJE, an international Jewish educational organization dedicated to excellence in Jewish education and supporting Jewish educators, will hold its seventh annual conference on July 31 –August 3, at North Central College in Naperville, Ill, outside of Chicago. ... Read More


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Preventing Falls, One Step at a Time

Keeping seniors safe

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

“Preventing Falls, One Step at a Time,” the first in a six-part series that teaches senior adults how to prevent falls and avoid the risks associated with falls, will be held on Thursday, May 5, 11 ... Read More


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Support for the bereaved

Support for the bereaved

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

Hebrew HealthCare in West Hartford is sponsoring a Partner Bereavement Support Group for those who have experienced the loss of a life partner. The group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month (excluding Jewish ... Read More


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Children’s Reading Partners celebrates 18 years

Children’s Reading Partners celebrates 18 years

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

  WEST HARTFORD – Children’s Reading Partners is celebrating its 18th anniversary with a celebratory adult spelling bee and dessert reception from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 at the University of St. Joseph in ... Read More


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Madison teen completes study of the entire Talmud

Madison teen completes study of the entire Talmud

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

MADISON — Yehoshua Yaffe   celebrated his completion of studying the entire Babylonian Talmud on Monday, April 11 at Yeshivas Beis Dovid Shlomo in New Haven. Yehoshua is the eldest son of Rabbi Yossi and Rochel Baila ... Read More


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KOLOT – The evil eye should not look upon you!

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Charlotte “Blu” Berman When I was a new bride, many moons ago, the only superstitions I had involved avoiding walking under ladders, sidestepping black cats, and knocking on pieces of wood. I felt that those ... Read More


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Yiddish Book Center Open House May 1

Yiddish Book Center Open House May 1

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass. will host its spring Community Open House on Sunday, May 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free daylong celebration features a talk by literary critic and poet Adam Kirsch ... Read More


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