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Israeli tech curriculum comes to Connecticut

Israeli tech curriculum comes to Connecticut

By Cindy Mindell WOODBRIDGE – The Jewish High School of Connecticut (JHSC) in Woodbridge is the first school in the state to offer the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education’s… Read more »

Where were you when…

Where were you when…

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Connecticut remembers moment frozen in time By Judie Jacobson On Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, I was sitting in Mrs. Crystal’s… Read more »

Israeli Field Hospital in Philippines Treating Hundreds of Patients a Day

Israeli Field Hospital in Philippines Treating Hundreds of Patients a Day

By Linda Gradstein/The Media Line The Israeli team of 125 doctors, nurses, and logistics officers arrived on the Philippine island of Cebu on Thursday night, Nov. 14 and started treating… Read more »

Conversation with Lee Shai Weissbach

Conversation with Lee Shai Weissbach

Louisville professor examines Jewish life in small-town America By Cindy Mindell Lee Shai Weissbach is professor of history at the University of Louisville, where he has also served as chair… Read more »

Three generations of helping the bereaved

Three generations of helping the bereaved

Jonathan Green joins the family business By Cindy Mindell FAIRFIELD – Sixty-five years after Abraham L. Green opened Fairfield County’s first funeral home to serve the Jewish community, his grandson… Read more »

Doom and gloom or rich opportunity?

Doom and gloom or rich opportunity?

Jewish Connecticut Responds to the Pew Survey of American Jews By Cindy Mindell Now that the dust has settled a bit on the Pew Research Center’s “A Portrait of Jewish… Read more »

A Torah of Their Own

A Torah of Their Own

Hebrew high school’s new Torah completes a family’s personal story By Cindy Mindell WEST HARTFORD – This story begins with tefillin and ends, 75 years later, with a Torah scroll. … Read more »

Painting with a camera

Painting with a camera

New Britain museum highlights Jewish photographer By Cindy Mindell NEW BRITAIN – Photographer Fern Berman still remembers the feel of the manuscript smuggled out of Terezin, the collection of cherished recipes… Read more »

Anatomy of a mitzvah

Anatomy of a mitzvah

New Haven rabbi returns “hidden” $98,000 By Judie Jacobson NEW HAVEN – It was early September, just a few days before Rosh Hashanah, when Rabbi Noach Muroff made the discovery… Read more »

Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

On November 9-10, 1938, the Nazis unleashed a series of violent pogroms – state-sanctioned anti-Jewish riots – against the Jews in Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland. In the space of… Read more »

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