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KOLOT: Rediscovering the tzedakah box

January 8th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Harold Levine I have just completed a rather unscientific survey of 10 Jewish families in the Westport area. I asked the parents in each family whether they recalled the tzedakah box from their youth, and ... Read More


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KOLOT: The Morning After

November 28th, 2012 | by ledger_admin

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 that I could retrieve the car ... Read More


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KOLOT: The War Comes to Tel Aviv

November 20th, 2012 | by ledger_admin

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 getting ready to take a shower ... Read More


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KOLOT: A Landsman*

November 14th, 2012 | by ledger_admin

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 called to the Torah in Israel, ... Read More


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KOLOT: Peddler Lady

November 6th, 2012 | by ledger_admin

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 Sarah Markowitz, the late mother of ... Read More


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KOLOT: Splitting the Second

September 19th, 2012 | by ledger_admin

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 pin point peeking out from behind ... Read More


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KOLOT: Haiku

August 6th, 2012 | by JLedger

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 glories dew drops wait evaporate chartreuse ... Read More


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Kolot: My Jewish Journey

July 18th, 2012 | by ledger_admin

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 Hebrew school after about one day. ... Read More


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