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KOLOT: The Morning After

KOLOT: The Morning After

By Onnie Shiffmiller Our car had been stolen a few weeks earlier and on Thursday, Nov. 15 we were notified that the car was found in Jaffa.  I was told… Read more »

KOLOT: The War Comes to Tel Aviv

KOLOT: The War Comes to Tel Aviv

By Jeremy Jacobson I was unbuttoning my pants when the war came to Tel Aviv. It was just after 6:30 p.m. and I had recently returned from work and was… Read more »

KOLOT: A Landsman*

KOLOT: A Landsman*

By Ron Kadden As he grasped both handles of the Torah and began to recite the brachot, I felt a lump in my throat. After 83 years, my father was… Read more »

KOLOT: Peddler Lady

KOLOT: Peddler Lady

By Charlotte “Blu” Berman If you thought that Beatrice Fox Auerbach, late CEO of G. Fox & Company in Hartford was the consummate merchandiser, you haven’t heard the story of… Read more »

KOLOT: Splitting the Second

KOLOT: Splitting the Second

By Bonnie Thompson Enes The tiny spider resembles a crab crawls about my ceiling forages for food. Recently there was a black thing on the ceiling the size of a… Read more »

KOLOT: Haiku

KOLOT: Haiku

By Bonnie Enes 5 a.m. cat purring in my ear edge of a dream slips away cornflower blue planted in this day’s sky morning reaches into heaven on blue morning… Read more »

KOLOT: Finding meaning in life through Judaism

KOLOT: Finding meaning in life through Judaism

By Cantor Mark Perman The question keeps coming up as to how we can bring people back to a more active and involved Jewish life. From my perspective it seems… Read more »

Kolot: My Jewish Journey

Kolot: My Jewish Journey

By Lauren Simon I was raised in a house with two religions. My mother had been raised Catholic, spending K-8th grade in Catholic school. My father was Jewish, but left… Read more »

Kolot: A trip down Hartford’s memory lane

Kolot: A trip down Hartford’s memory lane

By Barbara Gordon ~ On Sunday, June 24, 40 members and friends of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford took an incredible trip down memory lane. Organized by executive… Read more »

Kolot: Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

Kolot: Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

By Paul Lewis ~ This is my first Father’s Day without a father. My dad died last month, just four days shy of his 87th birthday and seven years after… Read more »

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