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Jews & Jazz

Jews & Jazz

Conversation with Michael Lasser  By Cindy Mindell   There are a lot of Jewish names in the index of America’s Songs II, a new book on the explosion of popular music… Read more »

The State of the Tribe, 2014

The State of the Tribe, 2014

Annual study of American Jewry shows higher numbers, fewer institutions  By Cindy Mindell   One hundred years from now, when historians look back on American Jewry in the late 19th century… Read more »

Beyond Crown: Southern Connecticut takes steps to keep its community kosher

Beyond Crown: Southern Connecticut takes steps to keep its community kosher

By Howard Blas   Several weeks ago, Hartford Courant commentator Colin McEnroe summed up the imminent demise of West Hartford’s Crown Supermarket in a brief Courant blog post entitled, “Nooooooo.”… Read more »

Three reports from the AIPAC Convention

Three reports from the AIPAC Convention

Dateline: Washington, D.C. On March 2 – 4, many rabbis, students and Jewish community leaders from Connecticut were among the 14,000 attendees at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee… Read more »

Will CPAC’s libertarian tone harm Republicans’ courtship of Jewish voters?

Will CPAC’s libertarian tone harm Republicans’ courtship of Jewish voters?

By Dmitriy Shapiro/JNS.org/Washington Jewish Week   In striking a more libertarian tone than in previous years, the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) might be taking the constituency represented by… Read more »

Agents, informants, terrorists and diplomats scheme in ‘Bethlehem’

Agents, informants, terrorists and diplomats scheme in ‘Bethlehem’

By Michael Fox   The screw-tightening Israeli drama “Bethlehem” pivots on the personal bond between a Shin Bet officer and the Palestinian teenager he’s cultivated as an informant. That may… Read more »

Jewish Home in Fairfield recognized as top nursing home

Jewish Home in Fairfield recognized as top nursing home

FAIRFIELD – The Jewish Home in Fairfield has been named one of the Best Nursing Homes in the U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Homes Rankings for 2014. To… Read more »

ON EXHIBIT

ON EXHIBIT

Spring Awaking: An Exhibition of Cyanotype Prints on Nature, Memory, and Birth  In the Leah Rabinowitz Gallery of the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale   March 27 – April… Read more »

Voices of Hope to host reception prior to premiere of “When Day Breaks”

Voices of Hope to host reception prior to premiere of “When Day Breaks”

Voices of Hope and the Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT) will host a reception at the Mandell Jewish Community Center in West Hartford, prior to the screening of the… Read more »

EDELSTEIN

EDELSTEIN

Stanley W. Edelstein, M.D., 82, of West Hartford, died March 12. He was the husband of Dr. Barbara Edelstein. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., He served as a captain in the… Read more »

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