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KOLOT – Desperately Seeking Singer

KOLOT – Desperately Seeking Singer

By Charlotte “Blu” Berman   Others may have a “crush” on movie and TV stars. I’ve always been enamored by authors. Way back in 1975, when I would visit relatives… Read more »

Connecticut couple receive leadership award

Connecticut couple receive leadership award

  SOUTHBURY— Ted and Arlene Kreinik are recipients of the Eugene H. Kaplan Foundation Leadership Award of the Jewish Federation of Western CT in Southbury. The Kreiniks were presented with… Read more »

Bringing families together…via Skype

Bringing families together…via Skype

SOUTHBURY – The Jewish holidays are famous for bringing families and friends together around the dining room table, to be nourished in both body and soul. That is, of course,… Read more »

Elbert Weinberg’s artwork at Hartford Public Library

Elbert Weinberg’s artwork at Hartford Public Library

HARTFORD – Hartford Public Library’s Hartford History Center is the recent recipient of a treasure trove of documents, sketches, and sculptures created by the late artist and Hartford native Elbert Weinberg…. Read more »

Breaking ground in Bridgeport

Breaking ground in Bridgeport

Governor Dannel Malloy and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch were among the dignitaries and community leaders on hand in Bridgeport on May 21 to join in the groundbreaking for the Jewish… Read more »

Talking trees in West Hartford

Talking trees in West Hartford

Ariel Kotler (left), operations and development officer for JNF Israel, gave a fascinating interactive presentation highlighting the important work of JNF in Israel at the Negev Nights Reception, held recently at… Read more »

Rabbi Stanley Kessler receives honorary doctorate from U of Hartford

Rabbi Stanley Kessler receives honorary doctorate from U of Hartford

WEST HARTFORD – Rabbi Stanley M. Kessler, the founding rabbi of Beth El Temple in West Hartford, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Hartford at the school’s… Read more »

West Hartford rabbi wins Day School award

West Hartford rabbi wins Day School award

WEST HARTFORD – Rabbi Ilana Garber, an associate rabbi at Beth El Temple in West Hartford, has been selected as the first alumni award presented by the Solomon Schechter Day… Read more »

Giving thanks to good friends

Giving thanks to good friends

…in Stamford Almost 1,000 people attended the Friendship Circle’s Evening of Appreciation at the Stamford Hilton Hotel on June 1 to thank the group’s teen volunteers and families for all they… Read more »

Remembering the Hartford circus fire 70 years later

Remembering the Hartford circus fire 70 years later

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford will host a panel discussion to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Hartford circus fire at the Society’s annual meeting, on Tuesday, June… Read more »

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