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B’NAI MITZVAH

October 13th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

MADELINE GOODMAN, daughter of Melissa and Marc Goodman, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, October 15 at Congregation B’nai Israel in Bridgeport. RACHEL KAPTEINA, daughter of Jennifer and Christopher Kapteina, will celebrate her bat mitzvah ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Haazinu

October 13th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin Why must Sukkot occur in such close proximity to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur? A fresh analysis of a famous dispute in the Talmud regarding precisely what it is that the sukkah commemorates ... Read More


B'nai Mitzvah

David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’NAI MITZVAH

October 5th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

LIDIA KLEIN, daughter of Jennifer and Leonard Klein, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Congregation B’nai Israel in Bridgeport. MAXWELL NATALE, son of Robin and Frank Natale, will celebrate his bar mitzvah ... Read More


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KOLOT – Saving Jewish Lives

October 5th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Ina Silverman Last summer a man attempted to detonate bombs on the light rail train in Jerusalem. Security guards noticed something amiss and foiled the plan, saving many lives on the crowded train. Reports noted ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Vayelech

October 5th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin “Now, therefore write this song for you, and teach it to the People of Israel…” (Deut. 31:19) Is Yom Kippur a happy day or a sad day? Many associate the Day of Atonement ... Read More


B'nai Mitzvah

David's Star on Torah ca. 2001

B’NAI MITZVAH

September 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

SANDRA APFELROTH, daughter of Hui Zhang and Stephen Apfelroth, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Congregation Beth El in Norwalk. JOSHUA BERDON, son of Nancy and Peter Berdon, will celebrate his bar ... Read More


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Kolot – Why We Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

September 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs Despite the violence that plagues American cities and the growth of terrorism around the world Jews will welcome Rosh Hashanah 5777 on Sunday evening, Oct. 2, with hope that the New Year ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Nitzavim

September 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin “Not with you alone do I establish this covenant and this oath, but with those who are here with us standing today before the Lord our God and with those who are not ... Read More


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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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