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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 »

Ridgefield rabbi takes the helm at Yale’s Slifka Center

Ridgefield rabbi takes the helm at Yale’s Slifka Center

By Cindy Mindell NEW HAVEN – Rabbi Leah Cohen, who for the past 13 years served as spiritual leader of Temple B’nai Chaim in Georgetown, is the new executive director… Read more »

Malloy signs CT law barring state contracts benefiting Iran

Malloy signs CT law barring state contracts benefiting Iran

Special to the Ledger HARTFORD – Flanked by legislators and leaders of Connecticut’s pro-Israel community, Governor Dannel P. Malloy formally signed legislation Friday authored by State Rep. Matt Lesser of… Read more »

National group funding cancer research in Israel expands into CT

National group funding cancer research in Israel expands into CT

By Cindy Mindell STAMFORD – It’s easy to get inspired by Israel, the young and little country that could, when the media focuses on its “start-up nation” status. But what… Read more »

Shalom, Chaverim!  Introducing Connecticut’s New Spiritual Leaders

Shalom, Chaverim! Introducing Connecticut’s New Spiritual Leaders

By Cindy Mindell Every summer, several Connecticut synagogues welcome new rabbis and cantors to the bimah. This year, eight new rabbis and two new cantors join our Jewish community. The… Read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON  LAZER LLOYD

SPOTLIGHT ON LAZER LLOYD

A leading blues musician comes home to Connecticut  By Mara Dresner Musician Lazer Lloyd is coming home to Connecticut to play at the Shoreline Jewish Festival on August 11. Lloyd,… Read more »

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