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Hillel and Hoops

February 4th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Shortly after the NCAA Division One Men’s and Women’s basketball tournaments, another national intercollegiate basketball tournament will be taking place in College Park, Md. The University of Maryland Hillel will host the fifth annual National Hillel ... Read More


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Israeli-American college kids meet in L.A.

February 4th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Israeli-American college students from campuses all across North America gathered in Los Angeles Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 for the inaugural Mishelanu National Conference of the Israeli-American Council (IAC). Mishelanu is a national campus-based program that ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

February 4th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

JULIE BAXT, daughter of Tami Baxt and David Baxt, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, Feb. 7 at Temple Israel in Westport. EMILY MARRINAN, daughter of Michelle and Greg Marrinan, will celebrate her bat mitzvah ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Yitro

February 4th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb When I was young I was an avid reader of novels. As I’ve grown older, I have found myself more interested in good biographies. I especially appreciate those biographies of great ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Beshalach

January 28th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb In this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16), the Jewish people are finally leaving Egypt. They are packing their belongings. It is likely that they limited what they took with ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

January 28th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

LEO ARONSON, son of Joshua and Stacey Aronson, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 31 at Temple Israel in Westport. BRETT BERMAN, son of Evan and Lisa Berman, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Parashat Bo

January 21st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs “For I have hardened his [Pharaoh’s] heart and the hearts of his servants …” – Exodus 10:1 On my list of most frequently asked questions is: Why does God harden Pharaoh’s heart? ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

January 21st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

ALEXA OSHIN, daughter of Ruth and Larry Oshin, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 24 at Temple Israel in Westport.  MATTHEW OSHIN, son of Ruth and Larry Oshin, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on ... Read More


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ENGAGEMENT: ADLER-SLOVON

January 21st, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Lori and Larry Adler of South Windsor, and Jill and Ernie Slovon of Owings Mill, Md. announce the engagement of their children, Jeffrey Michael Adler and Stephanie Lynn Slovon. The couple met during their first year at ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

January 14th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

JONAH HARITON, son of Anita and Alan Hariton, celebrated his bar mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 9 at Temple Israel in Westport. ALEX LEDERMAN, son of Ilene and Marc Lederman, celebrated his bar mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. ... Read More


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