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A “berry” good time!

A “berry” good time!

On Sunday, June 22, Rabbi Ilana Garber led a group of families from Beth El Temple in West Hartford on an afternoon of berry picking fun at the Pickin’ Patch… Read more »

B’NAI MITZVAH

B’NAI MITZVAH

HARRISON BLUME, son of Peter and Alyssa Blume, celebrated his bar mitzvah on Saturday, June 14 in Milford. EMILY GOLDING, daughter of Joel and Amy Golding, celebrated her bat mitzvah on… Read more »

The 21st Century Pogrom

The 21st Century Pogrom

By Howard R. Zern   People may view the title of this essay as an anachronism. Unlike pogroms in the 19th or 20th century, the 21st century version is more… Read more »

Torah Portion – Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11

Torah Portion – Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11

By Shlomo Riskin   “Comfort you comfort you my nation, says the Lord your God.”  (Isaiah 40: 1)  This Shabbat takes its name from our prophetic reading (Shabbat Nachamu, the Sabbath… Read more »

Summer Camp Round-up

Summer Camp Round-up

Summer is in full swing … and Connecticut campers are enjoying lots of fun in the sun!  Here are some scenes from Jewish camps around the state.   Extreme Makeover:… Read more »

Conversation with Dr. Donna Divine

Conversation with Dr. Donna Divine

Hamas had several reasons to instigate its current conflict with Israel, says a Mid-East expert…and Israel wasn’t one of them By Judie Jacobson   HARTFORD – West Hartford resident Dr…. Read more »

PRIMER: Israel advocacy in good times and bad

PRIMER: Israel advocacy in good times and bad

The keyboard is mightier than the media By Cindy Mindell   It has long been the opinion of many in the Jewish community that Israel has a PR problem. Especially… Read more »

The Joy of Poetry

The Joy of Poetry

SummerWood residents let their imaginations run wild By Avigayil Halpern   In 2009, Andy Weil, a local Connecticut poet, came to Hoffman SummerWood Community in West Hartford to do a… Read more »

KOLOT  – The view from here…and there

KOLOT  – The view from here…and there

By Raz Newman   It’s a beautiful Saturday morning. I look at the view outside my window, as I’m sipping a hot mug of coffee in my AC’ed apartment in… Read more »

Ten Ways to Support Israel

Ten Ways to Support Israel

By Harry Weller   In the midst of these stressful times for those who love Israel, people wonder, “What can I do?” As one who is often frustrated by being… Read more »

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