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Ohio U pro-Israel students arrested

Ohio U pro-Israel students arrested

(JNS.org) The President and CEO of Hillel International Eric Fingerhut has written a letter to Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis Friday criticizing the arrest of four pro-Israel students at a student senate… Read more »

Israel-bashing Illinois professor won’t be re-hired

Israel-bashing Illinois professor won’t be re-hired

(JNS.org) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) trustees voted on Thursday, Sept. 11, not to re-issue a position to Steven Salaita, a former Virginia Tech professor of English who had been… Read more »

Study: All Ashkenazi Jews descend from 350 people

Study: All Ashkenazi Jews descend from 350 people

(JNS.org) A new study conducted at Columbia University, based on the genetic sequencing of 128 Ashkenazi Jews, shows that modern Ashkenazi Jews descend from a small group of about 350 individuals… Read more »

Israel names first female ambassador to Arab state

Israel names first female ambassador to Arab state

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Foreign Ministry announced 12 new diplomatic corps appointments on Sunday, including seven female ambassadors. For the first time, a woman is Israel’s new ambassador to… Read more »

Israeli-American director wins prize at Toronto film festival

Israeli-American director wins prize at Toronto film festival

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli-American director Oren Moverman won the coveted International Federation of Film Critics Award for Special Presentations for his film “Time Out of Mind” at the Toronto… Read more »

B’NAI MITZVAH

B’NAI MITZVAH

MOLLY BARON, daughter of Nancy and Marty Baron, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 20 at Beth El Temple in West Hartford. DUSTIN BROWN, son of Kathryn… Read more »

BIRTHDAY – Former North Windham resident celebrates 101 years

BIRTHDAY – Former North Windham resident celebrates 101 years

Alek Goldsher, a resident of North Windham from 1950 until 1989, where he was a chicken farmer, recently celebrated his 101st birthday surrounded by friends and family. Born in Sosnewic,… Read more »

50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

GLORIA and ARTHUR LEVIN of Simsbury celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 23.  Their children and grandchildren hosted a party in their honor.

Greenwich teens dig in for a good cause

Greenwich teens dig in for a good cause

On Sunday, Sept. 7, teens from Temple Sholom’s Judah BBYO chapter, along with the Greenwich synagogue’s teen choir and JTeen of Westchester, gathered in New Rochelle to volunteer for Habitat… Read more »

Supermarketing for Seniors celebrates grandparents

Supermarketing for Seniors celebrates grandparents

The Jewish Family Services of Greenwich (JFS) First Annual Supermarketing for Seniors Celebrates Grandparents Day event held on Sunday, Sept. 7 was a huge success. In partnership with neighborhood supermarkets… Read more »

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