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B’NAI MITZVAH

B’NAI MITZVAH

ANNA BOBRUFF, daughter of Susan Pacific and Paul Bobruff, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford. SAMUEL FEIFER, son of Marianne… Read more »

Connecticut Welcomes Israeli Young Emissaries

Connecticut Welcomes Israeli Young Emissaries

This month, Connecticut welcomes a new group of Israeli Young Emissaries who arrived in late August and are eager to begin work strengthening the living bridge between Israel and the… Read more »

Anti-Israel Professor Returns to Trinity College – Will Controversy Come Back Too?

Anti-Israel Professor Returns to Trinity College – Will Controversy Come Back Too?

By Nathan Guttman Professor Vijay Prashad returned this week along with students and faculty to Trinity College in Hartford, after a two-year sabbatical. The scholar, as charismatic as he is… Read more »

Conversation with Ari Shavit

Conversation with Ari Shavit

“I believe in the Jewish people – in the energy and in the vitality of the Jewish people. I believe in the man-made miracle that is Israel.” By Judie Jacobson… Read more »

Jewish players, kosher food and kippot hold court at the U.S. Open

Jewish players, kosher food and kippot hold court at the U.S. Open

By Howard Blas As the Ledger went to press, the U.S. Open tennis tournament was in full swing at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. … Read more »

Death of two Israeli soldiers raises death toll to 72

Death of two Israeli soldiers raises death toll to 72

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel Defense Forces soldier Netanel Maman, who was hit by shrapnel in a rocket attack near Ashdod last week, died Friday, Aug. 29. Maman died three… Read more »

Israeli co. that helps the paralyzed walk to go public

Israeli co. that helps the paralyzed walk to go public

(JNS.org) ReWalk Robotics, the Israeli company that developed an exoskeleton system enabling paralyzed people to walk again, has announced that it is going public with the hope of making its… Read more »

Fatah official: ‘There are no innocent Israelis’

Fatah official: ‘There are no innocent Israelis’

(JNS.org) An official of Fatah – the party led by Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas that entered into a unity government with the Hamas terrorist group before the escalation… Read more »

Haredi group leaves Guatemalan town after threats

Haredi group leaves Guatemalan town after threats

(JNS.org) About 200 members of a controversial Haredi sect of Judaism, Lev Tahor (“Pure Heart” in Hebrew), have left a Guatemalan village where they had settled in search of religious… Read more »

Report: Indirect Cairo talks to resume this week

Report: Indirect Cairo talks to resume this week

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Indirect negotiations between Israel, Hamas and other Palestinian organizations are set to resume in Cairo this week, the London-based Arabic newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat reported. Hamas and… Read more »

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