By Eli Freund ~ When entering the Club Room at Rentschler Field in East Hartford on June 6, one could feel a palpable buzz. Business cards changed hands faster than… Read more
Seventy-three years ago this week (June 4, 1939), the SS St. Louis, the infamous “Voyage of the Damned,” hovered off the coast of Florida, hoping to be granted permission to… Read more
With school doors getting ready to close for summer, we wondered how Connecticut’s Jewish day schools had fared this year.
So we asked. Here is what 10 day schools (elementary schools and high schools) all across the state had to say about the year that was.
By Cindy Mindell ~ Last week, the board of trustees of the Jewish High School of Connecticut (JHSC) in Bridgeport and the board of directors of Ezra Academy in Woodbridge… Read more
By Robert Gluck / JointMedia News Service ~ Most rock stars are retired by 71, but not Bob Dylan. He’s touring, performing…and receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest… Read more
Bob Dylan isn’t the only name on the list of 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients with ties to the Jewish community. Also among the 13 winners of the highest… Read more
Four local rabbi discuss the holiday of Shavuot…
By Eileen Goltz ~ What better time to try out a new dairy recipe or two than Shavuot and of course, when I use dairy and Shavuot in one sentence,… Read more