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Torah Portion – Va’etchanan

August 17th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb I was very fortunate as a young boy. Very few of my friends had living grandparents. Their families had recently arrived in America, and their grandparents remained behind in Eastern Europe ... Read More


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KOLOT – Isaac Is We, and We Are Isaac

August 17th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Howard Meyerowitz I had been away from Jewish practice for many years, but when I began coming back to being observant I was determined to find ideas and people with whom I could connect. I ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Devarim

August 10th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

Tisha B’Av begins the evening of Saturday, August 13 By Shlomo Riskin The bleakest fast of the Hebrew calendar is on the ninth of Av, Tisha B’Av, commemorating the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem (in ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Matot-Masei

August 3rd, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb I hadn’t seen my friend for quite some time, and we both were delighted when we ran into each other by chance that afternoon. We spent a few minutes catching up ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Pinhas

July 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

  By Shlomo Riskin At the end of last week’s portion, we read that a prince of the tribe of Shimon publicly cohabited with a Midianite princess in front of Moses and the weeping assemblage of ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

July 20th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

JACOB COHEN, son of Philip and Kimberly Cohen, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, July 23 at Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford. DAVID WALSTEDTER, son of Scott and Lisa Walstedter, will celebrate his bar ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Balak

July 20th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb Frustration. Disillusionment. But also insight and a lifelong intellectual perspective. That is how I would describe the experience I am about to share with you. It all started with Dostoevsky. That’s ... Read More


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