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Kolot: Summer Morning, a poem by Bonnie Enes

Kolot: Summer Morning, a poem by Bonnie Enes

By Bonnie Enes ~   Summer Morning Slow rise to this humid morning from the alabaster-white sheeted bed, slip into a tangerine robe, follow the tortoise-shell cat meows to the… Read more »

Kolot: West Hartford students write of hope

Kolot: West Hartford students write of hope

Seventh graders in the Hai class of the Beth El Temple Religious School in West Hartford conducted a Holocaust commemoration for the school on Sunday morning, April 29 that included… Read more »

Kolot: What’s in a Flag – or an Anthem – Anyway?

Kolot: What’s in a Flag – or an Anthem – Anyway?

By Aharon Pulver ~ Our flag and anthem represent the majority of the Jewish state. If Turkish Jews demanded the removal of the Muslim crescent from that nation’s flag, or… Read more »

Kolot: Weather or Not , a poem by Norma Bursack

Kolot: Weather or Not , a poem by Norma Bursack

A poem by Norma Bursack ~ Weather or Not Deviating from its pattern this year, Weather was neither dependable nor clear. Seasons were not distinctly defined by precipitations of the… Read more »

A personal footnote to “Bat Mitzvah Comes of Age”

A personal footnote to “Bat Mitzvah Comes of Age”

A personal footnote to “Bat Mitzvah Comes of Age” (Ledger, Mar. 16, 2012) I came to the Fairfield Jewish Community Group – known today as Congregation Beth El fresh – in… Read more »

Kolot: Investing in Israel

Kolot: Investing in Israel

By Mark Seruya ~ In the last two decades, we have witnessed an ever-expanding scope of cooperation between the U.S. and Israel, particularly in the realm of financial and capital… Read more »

Kolot: Holocaust Memories on Today’s Campus

Kolot: Holocaust Memories on Today’s Campus

By Ruth King ~ When I was a young girl my parents entertained many colleagues and friends who had escaped from various corners of hell in Europe. In pre-war Europe, intellectuals… Read more »

KOLOT: I Am From… A poem by Etan Gabay

KOLOT: I Am From… A poem by Etan Gabay

I Am From… A poem by Etan Gabay I am from a place where most people would do anything to protect their home. A fleeing place for innocent people to… Read more »

Congregation’s 2012 calendar features challah as a work of art

Congregation’s 2012 calendar features challah as a work of art

WEST HARTFORD – Every Jewish home finds at least a few free calendars stuffed into the family’s mailbox in the fall, but the calendar handed out to members of Kehilat… Read more »

A Chanukah message: Human Effort and Divine Help

A Chanukah message: Human Effort and Divine Help

By Rabbi Gary J. Lavit ~ On one of my backpacking trips, I got caught in bad weather while walking on top of a nearly mile-high mountain range.  The sun… Read more »

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