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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Shelach

June 10th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs In the second year of their journey from Egypt, God instructs Moses to send twelve scouts, one from each of the twelve Israelite tribes, to spy on the Promised Land (Numbers 13 ... Read More


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David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’NAI MITZVAH

June 3rd, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

MATTHEW EPSTEIN, son of Wendy and Kenneth Epstein, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, June 6 at Temple Israel in Westport. EMMA FINER, daughter of Laura and Marc Finer, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Beha’alotcha

June 3rd, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin “And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite (Midianite) woman he had taken to wife (and divorced) ….And they said, ‘Did the Lord speak only to Moses? Did He not ... Read More


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David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’NAI MITZVAH

May 27th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

STEPHANIE BALLAS, daughter of Joni and James Ballas, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, May 30 at Congregation B’nai Israel in Bridgeport. AARON BERKOWITZ, son of Stacy Werner and Eyal Berkowitz, celebrated his bar mitzvah ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Naso

May 27th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin Few passages in the Bible are as well known as the Priestly Benediction. In Israel, the kohanim (priests) rise to bless the congregation every morning, while in the Diaspora Ashkenazi Jews are permitted ... Read More


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David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’NAI MITZVAH

May 20th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

DERRICK ADELKOPF, son of Bonnie and Adam Adelkopf, celebrated his bar mitzvah on Saturday, May 16 at Temple Israel in Westport. ADAM BERKOWITZ, son of Stacy Werner and Eyal Berkowitz, celebrated his bar mitzvah on Saturday, ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Bamidbar/Shavuot

May 20th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinberg The Ten Commandments and the Book of Ruth are two very different biblical texts, yet they both will be read on the upcoming festival of Shavuot. These two texts are as ... Read More


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From the Desk of Sydney Perry…

May 13th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

My Dear Friends: Last June, at the annual meeting of the Federation, I announced my intention to retire in June, 2016. After serving almost 30 years at the Federation, “yomam v’laila”, day and often deep into ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

May 13th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

DERRICK ADELKOPF, son of Bonnie and Adam Adelkopf, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, May 16, at Temple Israel in Westport. EVAN LEVINBOOK, son of Wendy and Howard Levinbook, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on ... Read More


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