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Conversation with…Prof. David Nirenberg on the history of ‘anti-Judaism’

Conversation with…Prof. David Nirenberg on the history of ‘anti-Judaism’

By Cindy Mindell David Nirenberg, PhD, is Jannotta Professor of Medieval History and Social Thought at the University of Chicago, where he is also director of the Neubauer Family Collegium… Read more »

Back to Day School

Back to Day School

By Cindy Mindell Connecticut is home to nine Jewish day schools and two (pre-college) yeshivot, all working to provide a high level of education in both secular and Judaic studies…. Read more »

Rosh Hashanah on the table

Rosh Hashanah on the table

Rosh Hashanah arrives on Wednesday evening, Sept. 4 – but the cooking is already in full swing.  We checked out what some of the most well-respected kosher cooks have on… Read more »

Hartford-area day school welcomes new headmaster

Hartford-area day school welcomes new headmaster

By Cindy Mindell BLOOMFIELD – There are five words Rabbi Eliot B. Feldman does not use: “Orthodox,” “Conservative,” “Reform,” “good,” and “bad.” “These are labels that create silos and I’m… Read more »

Conversation with…Jeff L. Lieberman

Conversation with…Jeff L. Lieberman

Filmmaker brings The Jews of Nigeria to Fairfield County By Cindy Mindell Jeff L. Lieberman is an award-winning journalist, producer, and documentary filmmaker who currently produces for CBS National News…. Read more »

An Eye in the Sky

An Eye in the Sky

A Connecticut couple helps Israel stay safe with the development of a unique space satellite By Judie Jacobson Rachel and Max Javit love Israel. It’s as simple as that. And… Read more »

Conversation with… Nani Tibi

Conversation with… Nani Tibi

Trumbull author, filmmaker introduces the Tunisian Rosh Hashanah seder By Cindy Mindell WESTPORT – Israel-born Nani Tibi, known as “Tibi,” came to the U.S. in 1981, where he was a professional… Read more »

New Haven Jewish Community Relations Council welcomes new director

New Haven Jewish Community Relations Council welcomes new director

By Cindy Mindell NEW HAVEN – After more than 10 years in the director’s chair of the Greater New Haven Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), Lauri Lowell is retiring to… Read more »

Remembering Mrs. A

Remembering Mrs. A

Beatrice Fox Auerbach exhibit brings back fond memories for Hartford area seniors By Alex Putterman WEST HARTFORD – Until recently, Laura Crow knew nothing about Beatrice Fox Auerbach. She soon realized she had… Read more »

Jewish Life on Campus

Jewish Life on Campus

                                  Landmark Holocaust program at Clark U of Hartford  launches Holocaust, genocide initiative By Mara Dresner WORCESTER… Read more »

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