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PURIM FUN AROUND CONNECTICUT!

February 5th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

  Purim bursts open this year on Saturday evening, Feb. 23. But the celebration starts this week! If you are looking for some pull-out-all-the-stops Purim fun…look here. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10 Southbury – Purim Palooza; cookie decorating, ... Read More


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Off White Lies is a small story, beautifully told

February 5th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Michael Fox “Off White Lies,” the wonderfully graceful and intelligent debut feature by Israeli director Maya Kenig, is a road movie with a twist. Instead of fleeing the comforts and constraints of “straight” society, the ... Read More


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KOLOT Beauty Queen

February 5th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Charlotte “Blu” Berman In the early l900’s when Eastern European Jewish immigrants swamped the streets of New York City’s lower east side, my great uncle Schmuel Schwartz, later know as Sam, set out to find ... Read More


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TORAHPortion: Mishpatim

February 5th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb I have to thank my dear parents, may they rest in peace, for many things. I must especially thank them for having chosen to provide me with a yeshiva day school education. This ... Read More


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LGBTQ Support Group in Greenwich

January 30th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

An eight-session support group for parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual or questioning children will be held on Wednesdays, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m., beginning Feb. 27.  The group will meet at Jewish Family Service, One Holly ... Read More


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Win a free trip to Israel

January 30th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

Taglit-Birthright Israel has sent nearly 400,000 young Jewish adults on a 10-day gift of a lifetime to Israel to discover their roots and forge ties with other young Jews since its inception. Now, Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni ... Read More


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TORAHPortion: Yitro

January 30th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb She was the daughter of Holocaust survivors, but she was not Jewish. Her parents were Polish citizens who, heroically, and at the risk of their own lives, rescued Jews from certain ... Read More


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