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Torah Portion – Shofetim

Torah Portion – Shofetim

By Shlomo Riskin “When you draw near to a city to wage war against it you shall [first] call out to it for peace” (Deuteronomy 20:10). Despite the bad press… Read more »

DEPRESSION

DEPRESSION

An expert talks about depression…what it is, how to recognize it, how to get help By Judie Jacobson   On Monday, August 11, actor and comedian Robin Williams shocked the… Read more »

Connecticut welcomes two new Hillel directors

Connecticut welcomes two new Hillel directors

By Cindy Mindell   Rabbi Susan Schein values Conn College’s dedication to developing diverse and inclusive communities NEW LONDON – This year has seen some significant milestones for Jewish life… Read more »

NCSY at 60

NCSY at 60

Connecticut NCSYers credit a grassroots approach to the youth group’s ongoing success By Avigayil Halpern NCSY, formerly the National Council of Synagogue Youth, has had a presence in Connecticut for… Read more »

Conversation with Joan Seliger Sidney

Conversation with Joan Seliger Sidney

In her new book, a Connecticut poet sings the music of our lives – births and deaths, friends and family, sickness and health By Avigayil Halpern STORRS – Joan Seliger… Read more »

A Journey to Remember – Two Jewish organizations team up to bring teens to Poland and Israel

A Journey to Remember – Two Jewish organizations team up to bring teens to Poland and Israel

By Cindy Mindell WEST HARTFORD – What does an “amazing” Jewish teen experience look like? For Heather Fiedler and David Jacobs, it’s a trip to Poland and Israel, with a… Read more »

Leonard Fein was a social activist and strong supporter of liberal Zionism

Leonard Fein was a social activist and strong supporter of liberal Zionism

Leonard J. Fein, an outspoken and often controversial advocate of liberal Zionism, who in 1975 co-founded with Elie Wiesel Moment Magazine, died on August 14 in Manhattan. He was 80…. Read more »

Greenwich campers learn to care about their communities

Greenwich campers learn to care about their communities

Greenwich first responders – including the Greenwich Fire Department, Police Department and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) – visited Camp Gan Israel for a “Touch A Truck” event last week to… Read more »

Flying high for Israel

Flying high for Israel

Harry Weller of West Hartford marked his 60th birthday by proving that you’re never too old to take a giant leap of faith…or just a leap. And so he did… Read more »

White House halts missile shipment to Israel

White House halts missile shipment to Israel

(JNS.org) In the latest indication of deteriorating relations between Israel and the U.S., the White House instructed the Pentagon to hold a shipment of Hellfire missiles meant for the Israeli… Read more »

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