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From Russia with Love

April 24th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

  Students at the Lipman Jewish Day School celebrated Israel’s 65th anniversary in much the same way as students all across the U.S. – with lots of fun activities focusing on the history and culture of ... Read More


CT Briefs

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BY THE NUMBERS: Teens and the Jewish Future

April 24th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – According to a new study, Jewish Student Connection (JSC) clubs are indeed helping Jewish teens take ownership of their Jewish future. The study looked at the growth of JSC in Westchester/Connecticut, Chicago, ... Read More


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Torah Portion: Achrai Mot-Kedoshim

April 17th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

“You shall not hate your brother in your heart; you shall surely instruct your fellow and do not bear a sin because of him.” (Leviticus 19:17) Soon after my aliya, I took a bus through downtown ... Read More


Jewish Holidays

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Remembrance meets celebration

April 11th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

Yom Ha’atzmaut and Yom Hazikaron in Israel By Judy Lash Balint/JNS.org Hundreds of Israeli flags are in place; the Air Force has been rehearsing its formation fly-by routine for days; platforms and sound systems stand ready ... Read More


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Conversation with… Gordon Edelstein

April 11th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Mara Dresner NEW HAVEN – Gordon Edelstein is in his eleventh season as artistic director of Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, where he has recently begun an association with Athol Fugard, directing his most ... Read More


Jewish Life

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Home away from home

April 11th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

Head of Lone Soldier program to visit CT By Cindy Mindell There are nearly 6,000 lone soldiers serving today in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Israelis and new immigrants with no family in Israel to provide ... Read More


Jewish Life

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Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Jews in America

April 10th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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, and memorabilia that illustrate their passion ... Read More


Feature Stories

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‘Hatikvah’ in the Holocaust:

April 3rd, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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 served as a source of hope ... Read More


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