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FILM REVIEW: ‘Follow Me’ tracks an Israeli hero’s journey to Entebbe

FILM REVIEW: ‘Follow Me’ tracks an Israeli hero’s journey to Entebbe

‘Follow Me’ tracks an Israeli hero’s journey to Entebbe By Michael Fox The unexpectedly lovely documentary “Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story” reminds us what an unequivocal Israeli hero looks… Read more »

TORAH Portion: Shemot

TORAH Portion: Shemot

By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin “A new king arose over Egypt who did not know Joseph” (Exodus 1: 8) Why is Joseph, the towering personality of the last four portions of… Read more »

Special Needs Jewish Youth Group

Special Needs Jewish Youth Group

First meeting to be held Jan. 12 A new chapter of United Synagogue Youth (USY) for Jewish young people with special needs between the ages of 12 and 21 has… Read more »

BY THE NUMBERS

BY THE NUMBERS

A Dubious Top Ten (JNS.org) The Simon Wiesenthal Center has released its list of the top 10 antisemitic or anti-Israel slurs uttered during 2012, with the speakers predominantly from Europe… Read more »

Breaking up is hard to do Jewish Family Service works to de-stress the divorce process

Breaking up is hard to do Jewish Family Service works to de-stress the divorce process

By Cindy Mindell West Hartford attorney Bob Katz was serving on the board of Jewish Family Services of Greater Hartford five years ago when he decided that he could be… Read more »

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 »

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