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2016 Olympics will use Israeli security company

2016 Olympics will use Israeli security company

(JNS.org) The Israeli security company ISDS has been selected to provide security during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. The company has been given a $2.2 billion security budget… Read more »

Germany offers to sell naval ships to Israel

Germany offers to sell naval ships to Israel

(JNS.org) The German government has proposed the sale of naval ships to Israel for the protection of the Jewish state’s Exclusive Economic Zone in the Mediterranean Sea, an area that… Read more »

U.S. paying social security to deported Nazis

U.S. paying social security to deported Nazis

(JNS.org) A new report has revealed that the United States continues to make social security payments to former concentration camp guards and other Nazi collaborators who had been living in… Read more »

Jordan’s king seeks to prevent Jewish prayer on Temple Mount

Jordan’s king seeks to prevent Jewish prayer on Temple Mount

(JNS.org) King Abdullah II and other Jordanian government officials are working to prevent the Israeli Knesset from passing a bill that would permit Jews to pray on the Temple Mount,… Read more »

Hollywood meets Hartford

Hollywood meets Hartford

Adam Sloves returned home to West Hartford over the Columbus Day weekend with a few friends – 21 fellow Emerson College film students. Sloves was directing his senior thesis project,… Read more »

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

Youth volunteers (l to r) Abby Azia, Sadie Margolis, and Liv Drazen, all of West Hartford, flank Ruthan Wein, director of volunteer resources at Hebrew Health Care in West Hartford,… Read more »

Classroom in a trunk

Classroom in a trunk

Sixth-graders at Black Rock Elementary School in Bridgeport gathered around the school’s Holocaust “teaching trunk.” The brainchild of Bridgeport resident Gail Ostrow, an adjunct professor of English at Fairfield University,… Read more »

Sukkot on campus

Sukkot on campus

The Fairfield University community gathered in a campus sukkah constructed by the school’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies to commemorate the Jewish fall harvest festival of Sukkot…. Read more »

20th Anniversary of the Making of Schindler’s List

20th Anniversary of the Making of Schindler’s List

Shoah Foundation’s Dr. Stephen Smith to speak in Hartford In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the making of the Academy Award-winning film “Schindler’s List” and the subsequent establishment of… Read more »

Dr. Frederic Leder honored in Fairfield

Dr. Frederic Leder honored in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD – Dr. Frederic Leder was recognized as Most Honored Manyan Person of the Year at a special breakfast hosted by Congregation Beth El of Fairfield on Sunday, Oct. 26…. Read more »

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