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Kolot – On Becoming a Woman

September 21st, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Jessica Lubka I’ve always had a hard time remembering; what I ate for breakfast, what my mom told me to do before leaving the house, even my own father’s birthday. In my eyes, my brain ... Read More


B'nai Mitzvah

David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’nai Mitzvah

September 21st, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

JACOB FISHMAN, son of Carol and David Fishman, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Congregation Kol Haverim in Glastonbury. MILO GENSER, son of son of Geoffrey and Amy Genser, will celebrate his ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Ki Tavo

September 21st, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin “Cursed be the individual who does not uphold the words of this Torah.” (Deut. 27:26) Although I have been blessed with many magnificent students over my many decades of teaching, I shall never ... Read More


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David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’NAI MITZVAH

September 14th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

KOBY BRAUNSTEIN, son of Meryl and Scott Bruanstein, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Beth El Temple in West Hartford. AARON COHEN, son of Rachel and Jason Cohen, will celebrate his bar ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Ki Teitze

September 14th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin “…you must obliterate the memory of Amalek from under the heavens; you must not forget.” (Deuteronomy 25:19) In the age of ISIS, how can we rid the world of terrorist ideologies fueled by raging ... Read More


B'nai Mitzvah

David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’NAI MITZVAH

September 7th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

ISABELLA BLECHNER, daughter of Elisa Gianferrari and Michael Blechner, will celeb rate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford. JONAS BROWN, son of Kathryn and Douglas Brown, will celebrate ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Shoftim

September 7th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb I love metaphors. An apt metaphor can help stimulate boundless creativity and can lead to a deeper and richer understanding of the concept being studied. Take, for example, the metaphor of ... Read More


Births

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BIRTH

August 30th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

IDAN BENONI was born Tuesday, August 9 in Be’er Sheva, Israel. He joins his older brother, Eyal and older sister, Maya. He is the son of Mollie Searle Benoni and Avihai Benoni of Be’er Sheva. He ... Read More


B'nai Mitzvah

David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’NAI MITZVAH

August 30th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

JACOB DAWES, son of Michelle and Stephen Dawes, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Congregation B’nai Israel in Bridgeport. JACOB KUBIK, son of Lori and Joseph Kubik, will celebrate his bar mitzvah ... Read More


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