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KOLOT: A Yom Hashoah Legacy

KOLOT: A Yom Hashoah Legacy

By Allan Chernoff “Mit a harts ful mit tsar”— “With my heart full of  sadness”— began Zalman Mlotek’s eulogy to a crowd of more than 600 mourners. The artistic director… Read more »

Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Jews in America

Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Jews in America

Jewish museum launches search for baseball memorabilia The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) has put out a call to baseball fans of all ages to submit artifacts, photos,… Read more »

TORAHPortion: Tazria-Metzora

TORAHPortion: Tazria-Metzora

By Shlomo Riskin “Then he shall sprinkle [the mixture] seven times upon the person being purified from the tzara’at; he shall purify him and set the live bird free upon… Read more »

‘Hatikvah’ in the Holocaust:

‘Hatikvah’ in the Holocaust:

A song of hope in a time of despair A national anthem written more than 50 years before the birth of the state for which it was composed, “Hatikvah” has… Read more »

Conversation with… Judge Thomas Buergenthal

Conversation with… Judge Thomas Buergenthal

“I think that with most human beings, when they are in a difficult position, the one thing they hold onto is hope…they can deal with almost anything they have to… Read more »

Elbert Weinberg exhibit in Hartford

Elbert Weinberg exhibit in Hartford

“The Animals,” an exhibition and sale of the work of the renowned Hartford-born sculptor Elbert Weinberg, will open at Real Art Ways in Hartford on Thursday, April 25, at 6:30… Read more »

BOOK Review: Choosing Life in Israel

BOOK Review: Choosing Life in Israel

By P. David Hornik Reviewed by Ruth King David Hornik moved to Israel in 1984. In the preface to Choosing Life In Israel he states: “This book is both about… Read more »

Richard Freund named book award finalist

Richard Freund named book award finalist

Digging Through History, written by Dr. Richard Freund of West Hartford, has been named a 2012 Book of the Year Award finalist by ForeWord Reviews, a quarterly print journal dedicated… Read more »

TORAHPortion: Shmini

TORAHPortion: Shmini

By Shlomo Riskin This week’s Torah reading presents an awesome and awful scene of the heights of ecstasy merged with the depth of despair. The desert sanctuary is being dedicated,… Read more »

“From Silence to Recognition”

“From Silence to Recognition”

The Mandell JCC Hartford  Jewish Film Festival  confronts discrimination By Judie Jacobson In the summer of 1952, Perry Brickman was home in Chattanooga, Tenn. after having completed his first year… Read more »

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