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Torah Portion – Emor

May 6th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin “And I shall be sanctified in the midst of the children of Israel” (Lev. 22:32). The portion of Emor opens with a strange commandment to the kohanim-priests of Israel: “And the Lord said ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

April 29th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

EITAN BENJAMIN EHRLICH, son of Elizabeth and Grant Ehrlich, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, May 2 at The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford. SIMON FLAHERTY, son of Betsy and Sean Flaherty, will celebrate his ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

April 29th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

Rabbi Stephen Fuchs What gives meaning to a bar or bat mitzvah? Is it a flawless presentation of the Torah and Haftorah readings? Is it a great party afterwards? These questions were on my mind as ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Tazria-Metzora

April 22nd, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb He did most of his writing and public speaking almost exactly one hundred years ago. He had no secular education, and it is doubtful that he even read the newspapers of ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

April 22nd, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

JOSHUA CHACHQUE, son of Ana Vassallo, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, April 25 at Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford. ANDREW DELANGELO, son of Jennifer and Henry DelAngelo, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on ... Read More


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KOLOT – “I am Jewish”

April 15th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Emmy Roday and Max Kitay These words lined the signs placed in the hands of 3,000 Jewish teens, as they raised them up in reverence to their identities, their communities and their homeland. On Feb. ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

April 15th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

BENJAMIN COHEN, son of Emily and Robert Cohen, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Saturday, April 18 at Temple Israel in Westport. JACK DELCORO, son of Deborah and Christopher Delcoro, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Shemini

April 15th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin “And Aaron’s sons, Nadav and Avihu, each took his pan, put fire in them, and placed incense upon it, and they brought before the Lord foreign fire, which He had not commanded them. ... Read More


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B’NAI MITZVAH

April 8th, 2015 | by LedgerOnline

BIANCA FEINER, daughter of Polly Feiner and Robert Feiner, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, April 11 at B’nai Tikvoh-Sholom in Bloomfield. JOSH RUBINSTEIN, son of Diane and Jon Rubinstein, will celebrate his bar mitzvah ... Read More


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