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Anthony Weiner under fire for donation from Al Jazeera lobbyist

Anthony Weiner under fire for donation from Al Jazeera lobbyist

(JNS.org) Former congressman Anthony Weiner, who is facing growing pressure to quit the race for mayor of New York City after the revelation that he continued “sexting” on social media long after… Read more »

Conversation with Wendy Grinberg

Conversation with Wendy Grinberg

Jewish educational consultant revamps Greenwich Hebrew school By Cindy Mindell GREENWICH – This has been a time of revamping for Greenwich Reform Synagogue (GRS). Along with selling off its property,… Read more »

LET THE SUN SHINE IN — Connecticut synagogues go solar

LET THE SUN SHINE IN — Connecticut synagogues go solar

By Cindy Mindell STAMFORD – Just before Erev Rosh HaShanah this September, a light switch will be flipped in the sanctuary of Temple Beth El (TBE) in Stamford. The ner… Read more »

Conversation with … Jeremy Jacobson

Conversation with … Jeremy Jacobson

  An intelligence analyst on the ground in the Mideast discusses the turmoil in Egypt – and what it means for Israel   In 2011, popular protests in Egypt ousted Hosni Mubarak… Read more »

National world affairs discussion group comes to Sherman 


National world affairs discussion group comes to Sherman 


By Cindy Mindell   SHERMAN – With the incessant flow of information that defines the 21st century, it is difficult to imagine an oasis where one can process and discuss… Read more »

Greenwich  congregation  celebrates 10 years  of inclusiveness

Greenwich congregation celebrates 10 years of inclusiveness

  By Alex Putterman   GREENWICH – It was fall 2003, the first High Holidays for fledgling Congregation Shir Ami, and everyone was called on to participate. Congregants volunteered for… Read more »

Play Ball!  The Jewish Boys of Summer take the field

Play Ball! The Jewish Boys of Summer take the field

By Suzy Iarusso With the 2013 baseball season hitting the mid-way point, the Ledger takes its annual look at how the Jewish boys of summer are faring on the field… Read more »

Conversation with…  Rabbi Daniel Cohen

Conversation with… Rabbi Daniel Cohen

Stamford spiritual leader wonders “What Will They Say About You When You Are Gone?” By Alex Putterman STAMFORD — Rabbi Daniel Cohen has a lot of ideas and a great… Read more »

Ridgefield athlete beats the odds…and heads for the World Maccabiah

Ridgefield athlete beats the odds…and heads for the World Maccabiah

By Alex Putterman At age four, Robert Scherl’s athletic career was apparently over. Scherl had been diagnosed with Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease (LCPD), a childhood condition that interrupts the flow of blood… Read more »

Protestors pressure Norwalk man to grant his ex-wife a Jewish divorce

Protestors pressure Norwalk man to grant his ex-wife a Jewish divorce

By Cindy Mindell NORWALK – Last week, Norwalk Hospital was the site of an unusual gathering, when the Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA) led a protest against employee… Read more »

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