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The Crown Market to remain open

The Crown Market to remain open

WEST HARTFORD – A group of community leaders including Henry M. Zachs, Alan Lazowski, Brian Newman, Leonard Udolf and others has finalized a deal allowing The Crown Market in West Hartford… Read more »

“95 years young” The Emanuel Synagogue marks a milestone

“95 years young” The Emanuel Synagogue marks a milestone

By Cindy Mindell   WEST HARTFORD – In a time of synagogue attrition and mergers, it is remarkable (and heartening) to recognize a congregation for longevity. This year marks the… Read more »

Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz z”l was a champion of interfaith dialogue

Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz z”l was a champion of interfaith dialogue

By Cindy Mindell   STAMFORD — Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz, the former spiritual leader of Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford and co-founder of the Center for Christian Jewish Understanding at Sacred Heart… Read more »

Conversation with Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Conversation with Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

The timeless message of Torah in the Internet Age By Cindy Mindell   Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis was born in Szeged, Hungary in 1936 and emigrated to the U.S. after surviving… Read more »

COMMUNITY LEADERS RALLY TO SUSTAIN THE CROWN MARKET

COMMUNITY LEADERS RALLY TO SUSTAIN THE CROWN MARKET

By Judie Jacobson WEST HARTFORD – A group of community leaders, led by three local businessmen who are active leaders in the Greater Hartford’s Jewish community, has announced its intention… Read more »

Exploring Jewish history, one forkful at a time

Exploring Jewish history, one forkful at a time

By Cindy Mindell   NEW HAVEN – Two years ago, Jewish Women’s Circle staged the “Jewish Women through the Ages” fashion show, taking the audience on a historical journey using… Read more »

Conversation with Dr. Phyllis Chesler

Conversation with Dr. Phyllis Chesler

An American Bride in Kabul tells her story By Cindy Mindell   Dr. Phyllis Chesler is an emerita professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies at City University of New York…. Read more »

Filming memory – Israeli documentary filmmaker brings Six Million and One to Wesleyan

Filming memory – Israeli documentary filmmaker brings Six Million and One to Wesleyan

By Cindy Mindell   NEW HAVEN — David Fisher is an Israeli documentary film director, producer, lecturer, and mentor to up-and-coming filmmakers. His documentaries are hailed for their deep, thorough… Read more »

West Hartford’s Crown Supermarket plans to close after 70+ years

West Hartford’s Crown Supermarket plans to close after 70+ years

By Judie Jacobson WEST HARTFORD — For Hartford native Sherry Haller, going to the Crown Supermarket with her parents was like going to a kiddush after Shabbat services. “It was… Read more »

The Valentine’s Day Dilemma

The Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Should Jews celebrate Valentine’s Day? By Judie Jacobson   No, Valentine’s Day was not created by Hallmark and assorted candy companies for the sole purpose of selling cards and sweets…. Read more »

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