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Dr. Jack Wertheimer to speak at The Emanuel Synagogue

October 8th, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

WEST HARTFORD – Dr. Jack Wertheimer will be keynote speaker at the 95th anniversary commemoration of The Emanuel Synagogue’s Community of Life-long Learning on Sunday, Oct. 26. One of the foremost scholars on North American synagogues ... Read More


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Smokin’ in Fairfield

October 1st, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

The first annual Southern New England Kosher BBQ Championship and Festival fired up on Sunday, Sept. 7, hosted by Congregation Beth El in Fairfield. Sanctioned by World Kosher BBQ Championship in Memphis, Tenn., about 30 teams ... Read More


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A new generation takes over at Hartford mikvah

October 1st, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

Special to the Ledger WEST HARTFORD – Hannah Braune Friedman has been appointed shomeret at Mikveh Bess Israel, the Jewish ritual bath in West Hartford. A shomeret is responsible for maintaining the mikvah and welcoming women ... Read More


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KOLOT – Finding Meaning in Family

October 1st, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

By Raz Newman Meaning. We all try to find it. It’s tricky, because meaning tends to hide itself in the most bizarre places sometimes. Especially during the holidays. Wake up in the morning. Go to services. ... Read More


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New Haven Federation honors Dr. Milton Wallack

September 24th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

WOODBRIDGE – Dr. Milton Wallack of Branford received the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s annual campaign kickoff event, held on Wednesday, Sept. 17. “Dr. Milton Wallack has served the ... Read More


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