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New youth directors at Hartford Chabad

New youth directors at Hartford Chabad

Special to the Ledger   WEST HARTFORD – Rabbi Yehuda and Chaya Matusof have been appointed youth directors of Chabad House of Greater Hartford located in West Hartford, it was… Read more »

CPTV to broadcast Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert

CPTV to broadcast Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert

HARTFORD – Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) is set to air a new music special featuring 12-year-old composer, pianist, and entertainer Ethan Bortnick, who will be accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra… Read more »

Saying thanks to friends helping friends

Saying thanks to friends helping friends

Two Connecticut organizations that offer programs and support to children and young adults with special needs are honoring this spring, the many teen volunteers who offer their members friendship…and so… Read more »

Fairfield’s Jewish Home begins construction of new campus

Fairfield’s Jewish Home begins construction of new campus

Special to the Ledger   FAIRFIELD – Jewish Senior Services, also known as The Jewish Home, has started construction on a new intergenerational campus on Park Avenue that will allow… Read more »

Stamford’s Temple Beth El named a ‘Cool Congregation’

Stamford’s Temple Beth El named a ‘Cool Congregation’

Temple Beth El (TBE) in Stamford has been named a winner in the Cool Congregation Challenge, an annual contest held nationally by Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) to recognize and… Read more »

ADL’s Abe Foxman to speak on civility in public life

ADL’s Abe Foxman to speak on civility in public life

STAMFORD – Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and a world-renowned leader in the fight against anti-Semitism, bigotry and discrimination, will deliver a talk titled “Civility… Read more »

Meriden congregation celebrates 125 years

Meriden congregation celebrates 125 years

Celebrate the 125th anniversary of Temple B’nai Abraham and the festive holiday of Lag BaOmer featuring the music of Klezmenschen in concert. Refreshments will be served. Sunday, May 18, 3… Read more »

KOLOT – I’m Not Polish

KOLOT – I’m Not Polish

By Leora Tec   “I’m not Polish,” I tell the African man in my French class at L’Institut de Francais.  Of course he thought I was. I had just told… Read more »

Announcing The N. Richard Greenfield Jewish Ledger Lecture Series Fund

Announcing The N. Richard Greenfield Jewish Ledger Lecture Series Fund

JHL Ledger Publications LLC, Publisher of the Connecticut Jewish Ledger and the Massachusetts Jewish Ledger, in cooperation with the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford, announces the… Read more »

Conn College receives $600,000 for Hillel directorship

Conn College receives $600,000 for Hillel directorship

Special to the Ledger   NEW LONDON – Connecticut College has received two gifts totaling $600,000 to support a director position for the newly constructed Zachs Hillel House, the College’s… Read more »

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