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Bloomfield woman celebrates her bat mitzvah at age 80

Bloomfield woman celebrates her bat mitzvah at age 80

WEST HARTFORD – On Saturday, Nov. 30, Beth S. Goldberg of Bloomfield celebrated her bat mitzvah at age 80 at The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford. Goldberg, who grew up… Read more »

Calling all Jewish lawyers

Calling all Jewish lawyers

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford is currently working on a scholarly journal detailing the history of Jewish lawyers and law firms in the community. It will document the… Read more »

Strengthening Jewish Communities in Stamford

Strengthening Jewish Communities in Stamford

“Boundaries, Power & Interdependence: Building Functional Communities” was the topic of the Leadership Seminar at the Second Annual Saul Cohen-JFS Lecture, featuring guest speaker Esther Perel, author, psychotherapist, marriage counselor… Read more »

Backstage, CT

Backstage, CT

by Mara Dresner Mrs. Huxtable is in town! Phylicia Rashad, who played the beloved Clair on The Cosby Show, is in New Haven, directing Fences for Long Wharf Theatre. While… Read more »

Remembering the victims of Sandy Hook

Remembering the victims of Sandy Hook

NEWTOWN – Following Shabbat morning services on Dec. 7, Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown will mark the first anniversary of the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook School shooting with a traditional… Read more »

Safe Driving for Teens: A Parent’s Primer

Safe Driving for Teens: A Parent’s Primer

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, 7:30 – 9 p.m., Beth El Temple in West Hartford will present “NOT SO FAST: Parenting Your Teen through the Dangers of Driving” with guest speaker… Read more »

Xmas Day Mitzvah Program in Hartford

Xmas Day Mitzvah Program in Hartford

Hebrew Health Care is seeking volunteers to participate in the home’s 2013 Christmas Day Mitzvah Program, in which individuals in the community take over tasks at HHC for the day… Read more »

CT’s Congressional Delegation Weigh in on Iran

CT’s Congressional Delegation Weigh in on Iran

The Ledger asked members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation – our two senators and five congressmen – to comment on the interim agreement reached this past weekend between the P5+1 powers… Read more »

University of Hartford President Harrison recognized for enhancing campus

University of Hartford President Harrison recognized for enhancing campus

Special to the Ledger WEST HARTFORD – University of Hartford President Walter Harrison is the recipient of the 2013 President’s Award given annually by the New England regional chapter of… Read more »

West Hartford teen to direct Once Upon a Pandora’s Box

West Hartford teen to direct Once Upon a Pandora’s Box

Nathan Schachter’s love for theater has been nurtured over the years right in his hometown of West Hartford. After being a part of ten productions at the Mandell JCC youth… Read more »

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