• From the Desk of Judy Alperin: Missions Can Feed the Soul

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    The holiday season might not be the best time to start losing weight, but it doesn’t have to be a time gain extra pounds and affect your health. Here are some ways to keep yourself, and your weight balanced over the holidays.

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Jewish Education


 

  • Learning to Be Leaders

    Jewish High School of Connecticut senior Julia Arnowitz (left) and sophomore Zoe Jaffe Berkowitz (right) were JHSC student leaders who participated in the recent BBYO Connecticut Valley Region Regional Leadership Training Institute B’Yachad.

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    Jewish High School of Connecticut senior Julia Arnowitz (left) and sophomore Zoe Jaffe Berkowitz (right) were JHSC student leaders who participated in the recent BBYO Connecticut Valley Region Regional Leadership Training Institute B’Yachad.

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    Jewish High School of Connecticut senior Julia Arnowitz (left) and sophomore Zoe Jaffe Berkowitz (right) were JHSC student leaders who participated in the recent BBYO Connecticut Valley Re...

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    Jewish High School of Connecticut senior Julia Arnowitz (left) and sophomore Zoe Jaffe Berkowitz (right) were JHSC stu...

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    Jewish High School of Connecticut senior Julia Arnowitz (left) and sophomore Z...

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  • Westville University to Host Films, Lectures

    Westville University is an educational initiative that offers dynamic high level programming to the community reflecting our commitment to Jewish learning, history, culture, law and the state of Israel. It is dedicated to the memory of Irving and Shirley Kroopnick.

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    Westville University is an educational initiative that offers dynamic high level programming to the community reflecting our commitment to Jewish learning, history, culture, law and the state of Israel. It is dedicated to the memory of Irving and Shirley Kroopnick.

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    Westville University is an educational initiative that offers dynamic high level programming to the community reflecting our commitment to Jewish learning, history, culture, law and the st...

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    Westville University is an educational initiative that offers dynamic high level programming to the community reflecti...

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    Westville University is an educational initiative that offers dynamic high lev...

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  • Foundation Offers Grants for Jewish Educators

    Thanks to the Judith A. Kaye Fund for Teachers in Jewish Education and the Community Education Funds, the Jewish Foundation is thrilled to offer professional development grants for Jewish educators.

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    Thanks to the Judith A. Kaye Fund for Teachers in Jewish Education and the Community Education Funds, the Jewish Foundation is thrilled to offer professional development grants for Jewish educators.

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    Thanks to the Judith A. Kaye Fund for Teachers in Jewish Education and the Community Education Funds, the Jewish Foundation is thrilled to offer professional development grants for Jewish ...

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    Thanks to the Judith A. Kaye Fund for Teachers in Jewish Education and the Community Education Funds, the Jewish Found...

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    Thanks to the Judith A. Kaye Fund for Teachers in Jewish Education and the Com...

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  • Young Emissaries go Apple Picking

    Our Young Emissaries, Rotem Linchevski and Talya Machpood, recently got to enjoy their first apple-picking experience with young students from Ezra Academy.

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    Our Young Emissaries, Rotem Linchevski and Talya Machpood, recently got to enjoy their first apple-picking experience with young students from Ezra Academy.

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    Our Young Emissaries, Rotem Linchevski and Talya Machpood, recently got to enjoy their first apple-picking experience with young students from Ezra Academy.

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    Our Young Emissaries, Rotem Linchevski and Talya Machpood, recently got to enjoy their first apple-picking experience ...

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Advocacy


 

  • Palestinian unity deal could allow Hamas leader to become PA president

    The Gaza-controlling Hamas terror group’s recent decision to sign a unity deal with the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party may have been motivated by more than just a desire to reconcile after years of bitter rivalry.

    A cunning plan to pave the way for senior Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal to win the PA presidency could be the true aim of the terrorist organization’s willingness to compromise.

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    The Gaza-controlling Hamas terror group’s recent decision to sign a unity deal with the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party may have been motivated by more than just a desire to reconcile after years of bitter rivalry.

    A cunning plan to pave the way for senior Hamas le...

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    The Gaza-controlling Hamas terror group’s recent decision to sign a unity deal with the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party may have been motivated by more than just a desi...

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    The Gaza-controlling Hamas terror group’s recent decision to sign a unity deal with the Palestinian Authority’s (P...

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    The Gaza-controlling Hamas terror group’s recent decision to sign a unity de...

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    The Gaza-controlling Hamas terror group’s rece...

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Philanthropy & Leadership


 

  • Help Raise Funds for Emergency Disaster Relief

    The late summer/early fall weather systems have wreaked devastation, created catastrophic damage and caused trauma in Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

    There have been and continue to be overwhelming needs in each of those areas where the scope of damage to individual homes and communal institutions poses serious risk to an entire community’s stability and sustainability. There are whole island communities in a desperate battle to meet the most basic needs.

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    The late summer/early fall weather systems have wreaked devastation, created catastrophic damage and caused trauma in Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

    There have been and continue to be overwhelming needs in each of those areas where the scope of damage to in...

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    The late summer/early fall weather systems have wreaked devastation, created catastrophic damage and caused trauma in Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

    There ha...

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    The late summer/early fall weather systems have wreaked devastation, created catastrophic damage and caused trauma in ...

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    The late summer/early fall weather systems have wreaked devastation, created c...

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  • Foundation Gives Tougas Summer of a Lifetime

    Recognizing the impact of Israel travel/ experiences, the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven provides scholarships for both short-term (minimum of three-week program) and long-term organized Israel educational programs for Greater New Haven area youth ages 14-19.

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    Recognizing the impact of Israel travel/ experiences, the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven provides scholarships for both short-term (minimum of three-week program) and long-term organized Israel educational programs for Greater New Haven area youth ages 14-19.

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    Recognizing the impact of Israel travel/ experiences, the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven provides scholarships for both short-term (minimum of three-week program) and long-term org...

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    Recognizing the impact of Israel travel/ experiences, the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven provides scholarships...

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    Recognizing the impact of Israel travel/ experiences, the Jewish Foundation of...

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  • Looking Back, Moving Forward with Women's Philanthropy

    There’s something exciting about the transition from one year into the next. It’s a time when one wants to simultaneously look backward and forward- backward to lessons learned and assessment of progress, and forward to new plans and possibilities. As we all did, I spent some time contemplating this transition over Rosh Hashanah.

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    There’s something exciting about the transition from one year into the next. It’s a time when one wants to simultaneously look backward and forward- backward to lessons learned and assessment of progress, and forward to new plans and possibilities. As we all did, I spent some time co...

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    There’s something exciting about the transition from one year into the next. It’s a time when one wants to simultaneously look backward and forward- backward to lessons learned and ass...

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  • Announcing One Happy Camper

    Did you know that…

    As adults, Jewish campers are 21 percent more likely to feel that being Jewish is very important.

    • As adults, Jewish campers are 26 percent more likely to be members of a synagogue.

    • As adults, Jewish campers are 55 percent more likely to feel very emotionally attached to Israel.

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    Did you know that…

    As adults, Jewish campers are 21 percent more likely to feel that being Jewish is very important.

    • As adults, Jewish campers are 26 percent more likely to be members of a synagogue.

    • As adults, Jewish campers are 55 percent more likely to feel very emo...

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    Did you know that…

    As adults, Jewish campers are 21 percent more likely to feel that being Jewish is very important.

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  • Be a Part of Something Greater

    Each woman who gives, no matter the amount, is a philanthropist. Be a part of something greater; an entire sisterhood who is building a better world, being counted, & amplifying each other’s giving power. From across the spectrum of our community. From across the continent. In every shape and size.

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    Each woman who gives, no matter the amount, is a philanthropist. Be a part of something greater; an entire sisterhood who is building a better world, being counted, & amplifying each other’s giving power. From across the spectrum of our community. From across the continent. In every sh...

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    Each woman who gives, no matter the amount, is a philanthropist. Be a part of something greater; an entire sisterhood who is building a better world, being counted, & amplifying each other...

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    Each woman who gives, no matter the amount, is a philanthropist. Be a part of something greater; an entire sisterhood ...

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    Each woman who gives, no matter the amount, is a...

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  • IRA Charitable Rollover Creates Giving Opportunity

    The IRA Charitable Rollover creates an opportunity for donors age 70 1/2 and older to establish an endowment or make an outright charitable gift to a charitable organization. Your rollover can be directed for a capital campaign gift, current needs or restricted for endowment purposes.

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    The IRA Charitable Rollover creates an opportunity for donors age 70 1/2 and older to establish an endowment or make an outright charitable gift to a charitable organization. Your rollover can be directed for a capital campaign gift, current needs or restricted for endowment purposes.

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    The IRA Charitable Rollover creates an opportunity for donors age 70 1/2 and older to establish an endowment or make an outright charitable gift to a charitable organization. Your rollover...

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Community


 

  • How do you spell Hanukkah?

    At InterfaithFamily.com, we spell it H-A-N-U-K-K-AH. But search our site and you’ll find references to CHANUKAH (157 search results), HANNUKAH (72), HANUKAH (46), CHANUKKAH (13) and HANUKA (5).

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    At InterfaithFamily.com, we spell it H-A-N-U-K-K-AH. But search our site and you’ll find references to CHANUKAH (157 search results), HANNUKAH (72), HANUKAH (46), CHANUKKAH (13) and HANUKA (5).

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    At InterfaithFamily.com, we spell it H-A-N-U-K-K-AH. But search our site and you’ll find references to CHANUKAH (157 search results), HANNUKAH (72), HANUKAH (46), CHANUKKAH (13) and HANU...

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  • Blue Marlins Dive Into 23rd Season

    The JCC Blue Marlins Swim Team is beginning their 23rd season. Our swim team coaches Amy Lyons Kemler, Gaelen Rhoads, Chris Maursky and Pat Sundermann are looking forward to another very exciting and fun-filled year.

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    The JCC Blue Marlins Swim Team is beginning their 23rd season. Our swim team coaches Amy Lyons Kemler, Gaelen Rhoads, Chris Maursky and Pat Sundermann are looking forward to another very exciting and fun-filled year.

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    The JCC Blue Marlins Swim Team is beginning their 23rd season. Our swim team coaches Amy Lyons Kemler, Gaelen Rhoads, Chris Maursky and Pat Sundermann are looking forward to another very e...

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    The JCC Blue Marlins Swim Team is beginning their 23rd season. Our swim team coaches Amy Lyons Kemler, Gaelen Rhoads, ...

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    The JCC Blue Marlins Swim Team is beginning their 23rd season. Our swim team c...

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  • Hanukkah in New Haven: Light Up Our Community

    The PJ Library book, “Gracie’s Night: A Hanukkah Story,” by Lynn Taylor Gordon, is about a sweet Hanukkah mitzvah for the homeless. It closes with a lovely poem:

    Become Someone’s Miracle; be someone’s light! Give up just one gift on one Hanukkah night. Someone in need could be waiting for you. Gracie would say “it’s the right thing to do!”

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    The PJ Library book, “Gracie’s Night: A Hanukkah Story,” by Lynn Taylor Gordon, is about a sweet Hanukkah mitzvah for the homeless. It closes with a lovely poem:

    Become Someone’s Miracle; be someone’s light! Give up just one gift on one Hanukkah night. Someone in need could b...

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    The PJ Library book, “Gracie’s Night: A Hanukkah Story,” by Lynn Taylor Gordon, is about a sweet Hanukkah mitzvah for the homeless. It closes with a lovely poem:

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  • Tributes & Remembrances

    JEWISH FEDERATION

    In honor of SITU & RANJANA’S WEDDING, Kenneth Braffman

    In memory of HENRY KASHA, Endre & Aniko Sarkany, Daniel Altman

    In honor of LISA STANGER, Kayla & Josiah Bisbee

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    JEWISH FEDERATION

    In honor of SITU & RANJANA’S WEDDING, Kenneth Braffman

    In memory of HENRY KASHA, Endre & Aniko Sarkany, Daniel Altman

    In honor of LISA STANGER, Kayla & Josiah Bisbee

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    JEWISH FEDERATION

    In honor of SITU & RANJANA’S WEDDING, Kenneth Braffman

    In memory of HENRY KASHA, Endre & Aniko Sarkany, Daniel Altman

    In honor of LISA STANGER, Kayla & Josiah ...

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    JEWISH FEDERATION

    In honor of SITU & RANJANA’S WEDDING, Kenneth Braffman

    In memory of HENRY KASHA, Endre & Ani...

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    JEWISH FEDERATION

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  • The Art of Perseverance

    Former Chicago Cubs baseball player Adam Greenberg, who grew up in Guilford, spoke on Oct. 1 at the JCC Fitness Center about the art of perseverance.

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    Former Chicago Cubs baseball player Adam Greenberg, who grew up in Guilford, spoke on Oct. 1 at the JCC Fitness Center about the art of perseverance.

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    Former Chicago Cubs baseball player Adam Greenberg, who grew up in Guilford, spoke on Oct. 1 at the JCC Fitness Center about the art of perseverance.

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    Former Chicago Cubs baseball player Adam Greenberg, who grew up in Guilford, spoke on Oct. 1 at the JCC Fitness Center...

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  • Jewish Coalition for Literacy

    More than 100 people attended the Jewish Coalition for Literacy’s Orientation Program on Sept. 26 at the Woodbridge Club.

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    More than 100 people attended the Jewish Coalition for Literacy’s Orientation Program on Sept. 26 at the Woodbridge Club.

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    More than 100 people attended the Jewish Coalition for Literacy’s Orientation Program on Sept. 26 at the Woodbridge Club.

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    More than 100 people attended the Jewish Coalition for Literacy’s Orientation Program on Sept. 26 at the Woodbridge ...

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  • Kever Avot

    On Sept. 24, the community gathered at the New Haven Holocaust Memorial to remember those lost in the Shoah at Kever Avot, a moving ceremony held annually during the Days of Awe. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the Holocaust Memorial.

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    On Sept. 24, the community gathered at the New Haven Holocaust Memorial to remember those lost in the Shoah at Kever Avot, a moving ceremony held annually during the Days of Awe. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the Holocaust Memorial.

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    On Sept. 24, the community gathered at the New Haven Holocaust Memorial to remember those lost in the Shoah at Kever Avot, a moving ceremony held annually during the Days of Awe. This year...

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    On Sept. 24, the community gathered at the New Haven Holocaust Memorial to remember those lost in the Shoah at Kever A...

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    On Sept. 24, the community gathered at the New Haven Holocaust Memorial to rem...

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    On Sept. 24, the community gathered at the New H...

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  • Italian Artist Had Confronted Anti-Semitism

    There are always many opportunities to appreciate Jewish artists. The current exhibition Modigliani Unmasked in the Jewish Museum in New York City features works from the celebrated artist Amedeo Modigliani, an Italian Jew, who arrived in Paris in 1906, when the city was still roiling with anti-Semitism after the longrunning tumult of the Dreyfus Affair and the influx of foreign émigrés.

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    There are always many opportunities to appreciate Jewish artists. The current exhibition Modigliani Unmasked in the Jewish Museum in New York City features works from the celebrated artist Amedeo Modigliani, an Italian Jew, who arrived in Paris in 1906, when the city was still roiling wi...

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    There are always many opportunities to appreciate Jewish artists. The current exhibition Modigliani Unmasked in the Jewish Museum in New York City features works from the celebrated artist...

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    There are always many opportunities to appreciate Jewish artists. The current exhibition Modigliani Unmasked in the Je...

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  • 'Rags' Tells Jewish Immigrant Mother's Story

    “Rags” features one of the most prestigious collaborations in the history of Broadway featuring a book by the writer of “Fiddler on the Roof,” music by the composer of “Annie” and lyrics by the lyricist of ”Wicked.”

    After an all-too-brief Broadway run in the mid ‘80s, Goodspeed Musicals decided to try their hand at re-working the show.

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    “Rags” features one of the most prestigious collaborations in the history of Broadway featuring a book by the writer of “Fiddler on the Roof,” music by the composer of “Annie” and lyrics by the lyricist of ”Wicked.”

    After an all-too-brief Broadway run in the mid ‘80s...

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  • Temple Beth Tikvah Welcomes Cabaret-Singing Rabbi for Weekend

    Temple Beth Tikvah welcomes Scholar-In-Residence Rabbi Deborah Zecher, for the weekend of Nov. 17-18. On Friday night, Nov. 17, during the 7:15 p.m. Shabbat service, she will present “Sermon in a Song,” — a lively, interactive musical program.

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    Temple Beth Tikvah welcomes Scholar-In-Residence Rabbi Deborah Zecher, for the weekend of Nov. 17-18. On Friday night, Nov. 17, during the 7:15 p.m. Shabbat service, she will present “Sermon in a Song,” — a lively, interactive musical program.

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  • Shoreline Happenings: Levy Named as Federation's New Outreach Director

    Brian Levy, of Branford, has joined the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven as the new Director of Outreach, Engagement & Community Relations.

    Levy, who grew up in Branford and attended Temple Beth Tikvah in Madison, graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2014 with a degree in political science and general economics.

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    Brian Levy, of Branford, has joined the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven as the new Director of Outreach, Engagement & Community Relations.

    Levy, who grew up in Branford and attended Temple Beth Tikvah in Madison, graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2014 with ...

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    Brian Levy, of Branford, has joined the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven as the new Director of Outreach, Engagement & Community Relations.

    Levy, who grew up in Branford and atten...

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  • Hanukkah Events

    All are welcome to spin the dreidel on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. as children join the youth and educators at CBSRZ for a fun Hanukkah celebration.

    This celebration with include crafts, singing, and lots of games and Hanukkah food favorites.

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    All are welcome to spin the dreidel on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. as children join the youth and educators at CBSRZ for a fun Hanukkah celebration.

    This celebration with include crafts, singing, and lots of games and Hanukkah food favorites.

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  • Hanukkah Recipe: Walnut-Cherry Cheese Latkes with Chunky Cherry-Applesauce

    They make a wonderful light supper, breakfast, or brunch. Or serve the latkes as a finish to a more elaborate meal.

    INGREDIENTS

    1/2 lb. farmer cheese (a 7.5 oz. package is fine), drained

    2 tablespoons cream cheese, room temperature

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    They make a wonderful light supper, breakfast, or brunch. Or serve the latkes as a finish to a more elaborate meal.

    INGREDIENTS

    1/2 lb. farmer cheese (a 7.5 oz. package is fine), drained

    2 tablespoons cream cheese, room temperature

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  • Local Jewish Author Releases New Hanukkah Book for Children

    Just in time for Hanukkah, local author Renee Londner, of Prospect, recently released her third children’s book entitled, “The Missing Letters, A Dreidel Story.” The book, illustrated by Iryna Bodnaryk, tells the story of how three of the four Hebrew letters at the dreidel maker’s shop are jealous of everyone’s favorite letter, the Gimel, so they decide to hide all of the Gimels so the dreidel maker can’t use them.

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    Just in time for Hanukkah, local author Renee Londner, of Prospect, recently released her third children’s book entitled, “The Missing Letters, A Dreidel Story.” The book, illustrated by Iryna Bodnaryk, tells the story of how three of the four Hebrew letters at the dreidel maker’...

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    Just in time for Hanukkah, local author Renee Londner, of Prospect, recently released her third children’s book entitled, “The Missing Letters, A Dreidel Story.” The book, illustrate...

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    Just in time for Hanukkah, local author Renee Londner, of Prospect, recently released her third children’s book enti...

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  • JFS Welcomes King as New Medical Director

    Dr. Robert King of the Yale Child Study Center has joined JFS’s Child Mental Health and Counseling Team as its new Child Psychiatrist and Medical Director. Dr. King has been a professor within the Yale Department of Psychiatry and at the Yale Child Study Center since 1998.

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    Dr. Robert King of the Yale Child Study Center has joined JFS’s Child Mental Health and Counseling Team as its new Child Psychiatrist and Medical Director. Dr. King has been a professor within the Yale Department of Psychiatry and at the Yale Child Study Center since 1998.

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    Dr. Robert King of the Yale Child Study Center has joined JFS’s Child Mental Health and Counseling Team as its new Child Psychiatrist and Medical Director. Dr. King has been a professor ...

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  • JCC's New Makerspace Fosters Creativity

    A brand new, state-of-the-art collaborative makerspace is being created within the Jewish Community Center as a springboard to encourage people of all ages to make, learn, play, explore, invent and share projects and ideas to foster creativity.

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    A brand new, state-of-the-art collaborative makerspace is being created within the Jewish Community Center as a springboard to encourage people of all ages to make, learn, play, explore, invent and share projects and ideas to foster creativity.

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    A brand new, state-of-the-art collaborative makerspace is being created within the Jewish Community Center as a springboard to encourage people of all ages to make, learn, play, explore, i...

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    A brand new, state-of-the-art collaborative makerspace is being created within the Jewish Community Center as a spring...

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  • Shir Magic Event Pays Tribute to Rabbi Brieger

    On Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m., Temple Emanuel will host the second annual musical celebration ‘Shir Magic,’ to honor the memory of their late Rabbi Emeritus, Jerry Brieger. The celebration features Jewish musician Alan Goodis and will conclude with a reception presented by Temple Emanuel’s famous bakers.

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    On Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m., Temple Emanuel will host the second annual musical celebration ‘Shir Magic,’ to honor the memory of their late Rabbi Emeritus, Jerry Brieger. The celebration features Jewish musician Alan Goodis and will conclude with a reception presented by Templ...

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    On Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m., Temple Emanuel will host the second annual musical celebration ‘Shir Magic,’ to honor the memory of their late Rabbi Emeritus, Jerry Brieger. The ce...

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    On Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m., Temple Emanuel will host the second annual musical celebration ‘Shir Magic,’ t...

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    On Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m., Temple Emanuel will host the second annual...

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  • Celebrate CBSRZ's 10th Anniversary Season

    Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek (CBSRZ) in Chester has announced its upcoming 2018 10th anniversary season. Through a decade of presenting artists across a broad spectrum of music from classical, folk and jazz to a cappella, CBSRZ has become known as a vibrant and significant cultural center for the community.

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    Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek (CBSRZ) in Chester has announced its upcoming 2018 10th anniversary season. Through a decade of presenting artists across a broad spectrum of music from classical, folk and jazz to a cappella, CBSRZ has become known as a vibrant and significant cultural center for the community.

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  • Camp Laurelwood Celebrates 80th Anniversary

    On Aug. 26, about 400 guests came home again to an evening of dinner and dancing at Camp Laurelwood in Madison, as part of the camp’s 80th anniversary celebration. Camp Laurelwood is the only Jewish overnight camp in Connecticut. The successful fundraiser netted more than $175,000.

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    On Aug. 26, about 400 guests came home again to an evening of dinner and dancing at Camp Laurelwood in Madison, as part of the camp’s 80th anniversary celebration. Camp Laurelwood is the only Jewish overnight camp in Connecticut. The successful fundraiser netted more than $175,000.

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  • Schrier Retires After 27 Years at JCC

    After more than 27 years of dedicated service to the JCC Fitness Department, Sheila Schrier has retired. Schrier has decided to spend time traveling and enjoying her ‘golden years’ staying up past 6 p.m. so she does not have to get up at 3 a.m. anymore to open the Fitness Center.

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    After more than 27 years of dedicated service to the JCC Fitness Department, Sheila Schrier has retired. Schrier has decided to spend time traveling and enjoying her ‘golden years’ staying up past 6 p.m. so she does not have to get up at 3 a.m. anymore to open the Fitness Center.

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    After more than 27 years of dedicated service to the JCC Fitness Department, Sheila Schrier has retired. Schrier has decided to spend time traveling and enjoying her ‘golden years’ sta...

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    After more than 27 years of dedicated service to the JCC Fitness Department, Sheila Schrier has retired. Schrier has d...

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    After more than 27 years of dedicated service to the JCC Fitness Department, S...

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  • B'nai Jacob Welcomes New Cantor in Special Program

    In a special musical program, Congregation B’nai Jacob in Woodbridge is welcoming a new cantor, Malachi Kanfer, on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.

    The program’s highlight will be “A Cantor’s Concert Extraordinaire,” featuring Cantor Kanfer, along with special cantorial guests.

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    In a special musical program, Congregation B’nai Jacob in Woodbridge is welcoming a new cantor, Malachi Kanfer, on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.

    The program’s highlight will be “A Cantor’s Concert Extraordinaire,” featuring Cantor Ka...

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    In a special musical program, Congregation B’nai Jacob in Woodbridge is welcoming a new cantor, Malachi Kanfer, on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the community....

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    In a special musical program, Congregation B’nai Jacob in Woodbridge is welcoming a new cantor, Malachi Kanfer, on S...

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  • Congregation Or Shalom Hosts Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

    Congregation Or Shalom will host the Orange Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service this year on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

    Clergy from all local churches and synagogues will participate in the service.

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    Congregation Or Shalom will host the Orange Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service this year on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

    Clergy from all local churches and synagogues will participate in the service.

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    Congregation Or Shalom will host the Orange Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service this year on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

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  • This Issue's Honorable Menschen Goes to... Sandy Hagan

    Sandy Hagan is Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven’s (JFS’s) indispensable Food Pantry and Nutritional Health Center Director as well as Coordinator of Agency Operations for JFS.

    In her nearly 20 years at JFS and 15 years as head of the pantry, Sandy has helped countless families and individuals feel more food secure.

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    Sandy Hagan is Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven’s (JFS’s) indispensable Food Pantry and Nutritional Health Center Director as well as Coordinator of Agency Operations for JFS.

    In her nearly 20 years at JFS and 15 years as head of the pantry, Sandy has helped countless fa...

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    Sandy Hagan is Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven’s (JFS’s) indispensable Food Pantry and Nutritional Health Center Director as well as Coordinator of Agency Operations for JFS...

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    Sandy Hagan is Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven’s (JFS’s) indispensable Food Pantry and Nutritional Heal...

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  • It's Never Too Late to Have a B'Mitzvah

    NEW HAVEN - Herbert Mermelstein still remembers his first bar mitzvah ceremony, nearly 70 years ago: how he led the entire Saturday morning service with Rabbi Stanford of Ahavas Zedek in Akron, Ohio, and was the center of attention at a fancy reception befitting the youngest of five children and the only son.

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    NEW HAVEN - Herbert Mermelstein still remembers his first bar mitzvah ceremony, nearly 70 years ago: how he led the entire Saturday morning service with Rabbi Stanford of Ahavas Zedek in Akron, Ohio, and was the center of attention at a fancy reception befitting the youngest of five chil...

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    NEW HAVEN - Herbert Mermelstein still remembers his first bar mitzvah ceremony, nearly 70 years ago: how he led the entire Saturday morning service with Rabbi Stanford of Ahavas Zedek in A...

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    NEW HAVEN - Herbert Mermelstein still remembers his first bar mitzvah ceremony, nearly 70 years ago: how he led the en...

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