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Celebrating Passover: A Grandmother’s Tale

April 1st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Andree Aelion Brooks I am standing at my white kitchen counter feeding sticky ingredients into a food mixer: clumps of dates, walnut pieces from a cellophane packet, slices of Granny Smith apples, teaspoons of honey, ... Read More


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KOLOT – Matzoh at Passover

April 1st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Irene Frisch   I have lived through many Passovers and still recall them all – the cleaning, the cooking, the gathering, the singing, the eating, etc. In one of my earliest memories, I am a ... Read More


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Torah Portion – First Days Pesach 

April 1st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin The Passover seder is an evening dedicated first and foremost to the relationship between the generations, to parents communicating to their children the agony and the ecstasy of Egyptian enslavement and exodus – ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Tzav

March 25th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin The second part of our portion of Tzav deals with the seven-day induction ceremony of Aaron and his sons as the priests-kohanim of the Sanctuary. Moses the Prophet conducts the proceedings: First he ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

March 25th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

ARIEL BLECHNER, daughter of Elisa Gianferrari and Michael Blechner, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, March 28 at Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford. KOREY DINOWITZ, son of Karen Zelman and Kevin Dinowitz, will celebrate ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

March 18th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

HANNAH BUSHELL, daughter of Lori and Victor Bushell, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, March 21 at Temple Beth El in Stamford. VIOLET FELDMAN, daughter of Theo and David Feldman, will celebrate her bat mitzvah ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Vayikrah

March 18th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs When I studied the first Torah portion in Leviticus, Vayikrah, for my bar mitzvah long ago, it seemed void of contemporary meaning. How wrong I was! The portion contains two gems ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

March 12th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

NOAH DINITZ, son of Andi and Andrew Dinitz, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, March 14 at Temple Israel in Westport. BIANCA FEINER, daughter of Polly Feiner and Robert Feiner, will celebrate her bat mitzvah ... Read More


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