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The Jewish lawyer Roy Moore's wife invoked to defend the candidate against charges of antisemitism is, in fact, a convert to Christianity. Kayla Moore told... [Read More]
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Two kosher shops were damaged in a fire near Paris on the third anniversary of the slaying of four Jews at a different kosher supermarket... [Read More]
Tags: Fire - JTA - Paris
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An Egyptian intelligence officer asked influential talk show hosts in the country to downplay the significance of President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as... [Read More]
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"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," about a Jewish housewife in New York City in the late 1950s, won Best Television series, comedy, at the 2018 Golden... [Read More]
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More than 100 artists including musicians, writers, actors and directors signed an open letter published in The Guardian in support of pop star Lorde's right... [Read More]
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From Dec. 24-28, several Connecticut teens from Hanefesh USY region joined together with hundreds of their Jewish peers from across the globe at USY's 67th International... [Read More]
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Thanks to many generous donors who supported the 4th Annual Greater Hartford Holiday Book Drive, at-risk students across will have brand new books to call... [Read More]
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Andrew Pessin, professor of philosophy at Connecticut College, will be the speaker at Beth Sholom B'nai Israel (BSBI) annual winter lecture series. The three-part program,... [Read More]
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The Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County (JHSFC) is once again awarding prizes to Connecticut students in grades 6-12 who take part in the annual... [Read More]
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Congregation Beth El in Norwalk was awarded the Solomon Schechter award for excellence in synagogue programming at the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism's (USCJ) convention... [Read More]
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Former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman is among the dignitaries scheduled to attend the inaugural Israeli Congress on Judaism and Democracy to be held in Tel... [Read More]
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Arguably the world's greatest writer of fiction about the world's foremost nonfiction atrocity, the Holocaust, died Thursday, Jan. 4, in Israel. Aharon Appelfeld, a Holocaust... [Read More]
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By Shlomo Riskin "So the Lord spoke to Moses and to Aaron, and He commanded them to the children of Israel and to Pharaoh, King... [Read More]
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By Stacey Dresner WEST HARTFORD – In April 1945, two days after the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered as... [Read More]
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It's a recurring theme in the career of actor Jeremy Shamos: extravagant praise for playing some less-than-extravagant characters. In reviews for "Meteor Shower," the new... [Read More]
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Sephardic Weekend at Congregation Agudath Sholom with Rabbi Elie Abadie, rabbi of Manhattan East Synagogue, Congregation Shaare Mizrah exploring, "The Forgotton Refugees: My Personal Saga,... [Read More]
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Talk with Geza Rohrig, star of "Son of Saul," winner of the Academy Award, Golden Globe and Cannes Film Festival Award; sponsored by the Holocaust... [Read More]
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Race & Social Change: A MLK Day Event with Dr. Max Klau, a leadership development scholar and practitioner, chief program officer at the New Politics... [Read More]
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Talk by Protective Security Advisor for the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Douglas Pesce, "If You See Something, Say Something;" program will include a short... [Read More]
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Sarah Silverman posted birthday wishes on Instagram to her nephew showing him as a baby and as an Israeli soldier, leading to hateful messages. [Read More]
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