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Day Schools in Connecticut: An Update

Day Schools in Connecticut: An Update

By Cindy Mindell Connecticut is home to nine Jewish day schools and two (pre-college) yeshivot, all working to provide a high level of education in both secular and Judaic studies…. Read more »

Connecticut family is undeterred as they prepare to make aliyah

Connecticut family is undeterred as they prepare to make aliyah

By Cindy Mindell   WATERBURY – As the Ledger went to press this week, 228 new olim (immigrants to Israel) from the U.S. and Canada – 29 families and 54… Read more »

Connecticut congressional staffers get a firsthand view of Israel

Connecticut congressional staffers get a firsthand view of Israel

By Cindy Mindell   It’s difficult enough to understand and analyze the news from Israel as a lay person. But for a congressional chief of staff, grasping the goings-on in… Read more »

Conversation with Avrom Bendavid-Val

Conversation with Avrom Bendavid-Val

Author discovering the lost town of Trochebrod By Cindy Mindell   Once there was a Jewish town called Trochenbrod, hidden deep in the vast Radziwill forest of northwest Ukraine. From… Read more »

Operation Protective Edge

Operation Protective Edge

As the Ledger went to press… With events in Israel unfolding so swiftly, it is hard for a weekly publication like the Ledger to keep current. At press time, here… Read more »

PlayBall! The Jewish Boys of Summer take the field

PlayBall! The Jewish Boys of Summer take the field

With the 2014 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 this year. (Statistics… Read more »

Conversation with Howard Sovronsky

Conversation with Howard Sovronsky

Hartford Federation’s new head reports on his mission to Israel By Cindy Mindell   WEST HARTFORD – On Monday, July 14, Howard Sovronsky got off the plane from a mission… Read more »

Where Judaism and art converge

Where Judaism and art converge

Spotlight on… Leah Caroline By Cindy Mindell   WILTON – Leah Caroline is in search of tekhelet, the ancient blue dye mentioned 48 times in the Hebrew Bible and used… Read more »

Dissecting Hobby Lobby

Dissecting Hobby Lobby

Jewish community divided over Supreme Court decision By Dmitriy Shapiro/JNS.org/Washington Jewish Week With additional reporting by Judie Jacobson/Connecticut Jewish Ledger   Jewish community opinion is divided on a June 30… Read more »

Discord on Gaza spurs Yisrael Beiteinu’s Lieberman to split party from Likud

Discord on Gaza spurs Yisrael Beiteinu’s Lieberman to split party from Likud

By Shlomo Cesana, Mati Tuchfeld and Israel Hayom/JNS.org   Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, head of the Yisrael Beiteinu political party, announced Monday that his party is splitting from Prime… Read more »

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