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Visiting Friends

Visiting Friends

Hundreds of Fairfield County residents had the opportunity to meet and spend time with three Israel Defense Force (IDF) officers last weekend when the soldiers visited Connecticut for a series… Read more »

Conversation with… Zalmen Mlotek

Conversation with… Zalmen Mlotek

By Cindy Mindell Zalmen Mlotek is an internationally recognized authority on Yiddish folk and theater music and a leading figure in the Jewish theater and concert worlds. Raised in a… Read more »

ARTS & Culture: Photo exhibit recalls downtown Hartford

ARTS & Culture: Photo exhibit recalls downtown Hartford

By Cindy Mindell WEST HARTFORD – Five years ago, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford (JHSGH) embarked on an oral-history project with former residents of the city’s North End… Read more »

TORAHPortion: Miketz

TORAHPortion: Miketz

By Shlomo Riskin The Festival of Chanukah celebrates two momentous and fateful victories of Judea over Greco-Syria in the second century before the Common Era, during the period of the… Read more »

AUTHOR’S Corner: IT’S ALL IN THE ANGLE

AUTHOR’S Corner: IT’S ALL IN THE ANGLE

IT’S ALL IN THE ANGLE A new book by Rabbi Avi Shafran “Rabbi Shafran’s consistently insightful analysis of contemporary events and challenging issues invariably reflects a profound appreciation for Torah-true Judaism at… Read more »

Campaign aims to find heirs to unclaimed Holocaust assets

Campaign aims to find heirs to unclaimed Holocaust assets

TEL AVIV, Israel – The Hashava Company, established by the Israeli Knesset to locate heirs of Holocaust victims entitled to assets currently held in Israel, is set to embark on… Read more »

Shalom TV now available on Optimum

Shalom TV now available on Optimum

BETHPAGE, N.Y. – Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced the addition of the new Shalom TV Channel to Optimum’s line-up. Shalom TV is available on channel 138. “We are… Read more »

Holiday Photo Contest

Holiday Photo Contest

The Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Western CT is sponsoring a Family Traditions Photo Contest this holiday season. Families are asked to share a favorite holiday tradition with the… Read more »

Perform a Christmas day mitzvah!

Perform a Christmas day mitzvah!

Hebrew Health Care is seeking volunteers for its Christmas Day Mitzvah Program. Volunteers take over certain staff duties on Christmas day, so that staff members may celebrate the holiday with… Read more »

Hospice Volunteers Needed

Hospice Volunteers Needed

Hebrew Health Care Hospice is looking for people and pet companions who want to share their time and talents with our hospice patients in a variety of settings. In particular,… Read more »

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