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IDF Finds Bodies of Kidnapped Teens near Hebron

IDF Finds Bodies of Kidnapped Teens near Hebron

(JNS.org) The Israel Defense Forces said it found the bodies of the three kidnapped Jewish teens near Hebron. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an emergency cabinet meeting in the… Read more »

Birth of a 21st century phenomenon: Becoming a mother in midlife

Birth of a 21st century phenomenon: Becoming a mother in midlife

By Cindy Mindell   WEST HARTFORD – Cyma Shapiro was 46 when she decided to adopt a child. She had helped raise her husband’s two children from a previous marriage,… Read more »

Building a strong financial future

Building a strong financial future

New community endowment campaign sets an unconventional course By Cindy Mindell   WEST HARTFORD – It may take a village to raise a child, but who sustains the village? This… Read more »

Reflections on The Rebbe – The 20th Yahrzeit of Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Reflections on The Rebbe – The 20th Yahrzeit of Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Rabbis write up the Rebbe By Jacob Kamaras/JNS.org   Two well-known contemporary rabbis. Two prolific authors. Two personal journeys. One Rebbe. Rabbis Joseph Telushkin and Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz have come… Read more »

Coach David Blatt’s NBA hiring hailed as ‘incredible’ for Jewish community

Coach David Blatt’s NBA hiring hailed as ‘incredible’ for Jewish community

By Bob Jacob/Cleveland Jewish News/JNS.org   The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Cleveland Cavaliers looked near and far during a five-week stretch for a head coach, and they finally found their… Read more »

Summer…time to relax with a good read

Summer…time to relax with a good read

Summertime is the perfect time to dive into a good book. What to read? We asked around for some suggestions – and the responses poured in, some in the form… Read more »

Families of abducted Israeli teens hopeful, as search continues

Families of abducted Israeli teens hopeful, as search continues

By Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org   As the days pass following the abduction of three Jewish teenagers near Hebron, the boys’ families are refusing to succumb to despair despite the… Read more »

Dismantling a Jewish community resource

Dismantling a Jewish community resource

The Koopman Library prepares to close By Cindy Mindell   WEST HARTFORD – As this month comes to a close, so too does the Koopman Library at the Mandell JCC… Read more »

Conversation with Allan Chernoff

Conversation with Allan Chernoff

“There is this myth that in the shtetl life was wonderful before the Nazis came and destroyed everything we had. The truth is that there was a virtual civil war… Read more »

The Voice of The Community

The Voice of The Community

In the spring of 1929, Jewish jurist Louis Brandeis was serving on the Supreme Court; Louis B. Mayer, Sam Warner and other entrepreneurial Jews were inventing Hollywood; the economy seemed… Read more »

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