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Pro-Israel groups thank UC schools for affirming policy against anti-Semitism

Pro-Israel groups thank UC schools for affirming policy against anti-Semitism

(JNS.org) Twelve pro-Israel organizations on Tuesday thanked the University of California (UC) system for affirming a policy that prohibits bringing anti-Semitic materials into classrooms on its campuses. The groups previously… Read more »

Ralph Goldman was close confidant of Ben-Gurion

Ralph Goldman was close confidant of Ben-Gurion

(JNS.org) Ralph I. Goldman – a leader of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and a close confidant of Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion – died at the… Read more »

Yom Kippur fast can trigger labor

Yom Kippur fast can trigger labor

The Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn delivered an unusually high number of Jewish babies last weekend after expecting mothers went into labor that may have been triggered by fasting on… Read more »

B’Tselem apologizes for staffer’s Holocaust-denying remarks

B’Tselem apologizes for staffer’s Holocaust-denying remarks

(JNS.org) The left-wing Israeli NGO B’Tselem has issued an apology for filmed remarks of one of its staffers denying the Holocaust. Last month, Israel’s Channel 2 aired a segment on B’Tselem… Read more »

Israel successfully tests naval anti-missile system

Israel successfully tests naval anti-missile system

(JNS.org) The Israeli Navy secretly and successfully tested an upgraded anti-missile system designed to protect naval vessels, Israel’s Channel 2 reported. The defense system, which uses Barak 8 missiles, was… Read more »

Netanyahu criticizes UN for allowing Hamas rockets at schools

Netanyahu criticizes UN for allowing Hamas rockets at schools

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the United Nations for allowing its schools and facilities to be used as storage and launch sites for Hamas terrorist rockets during this summer’s… Read more »

New Haven’s Women of Vision Society announces 2014 grant recipients

New Haven’s Women of Vision Society announces 2014 grant recipients

The Women of Vision Society of the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven has announced its 2014 grant recipients. The Women of Vision Society is a permanent, restricted endowment fund… Read more »

Keeping love alive in New Haven

Keeping love alive in New Haven

Those interested in ‘saving the sizzle’ – that is, keeping the romance in their relationships  — should mark Thursday, Nov. 20 on their calendars.  That’s when nationally renowned relationship expert… Read more »

Down on the farm in Eastern CT

Down on the farm in Eastern CT

The former Jewish farming communities of Eastern Connecticut are the destination of a unique guided tour sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford on Sunday, Nov. 2. 9:30… Read more »

Hartford Jewish Community Foundation appoints two new trustees

Hartford Jewish Community Foundation appoints two new trustees

WEST HARTFORD – The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford Board of Trustees has announced the election of two new trustees, Steven F. Piaker and Gayle W. Temkin. Steven Piaker… Read more »

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