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By Stacey Dresner HARTFORD – When Joel N. Lohr was named the new president of the Hartford Seminary – set to succeed longtime President Heidi... [Read More]
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In a slap at Israel, the City Council in Durham, North Carolina, voted unanimously to bar its police department from taking part in "military-style training"... [Read More]
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By Judie Jacobson JERUSALEM, Israel – Ayeka: The Center for Soulful Education announced recently the appointment of Michal Fox Smart as the organization's first director... [Read More]
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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren called on the Israeli government to respect the rights of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border. Warren, D-Mass., made the call... [Read More]
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Israeli actress Gal Gadot said she got teary when her assistant showed her a video of her late grandfather on Holocaust Remembrance Day. Gadot, the... [Read More]
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Members of Students for Justice in Palestine at Columbia University held an anti-Israel demonstration opposite a pro-Israel group's booth marking Holocaust Remembrance Day. About 20... [Read More]
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Americans have "a moral obligation to combat antisemitism, confront hate and prevent genocide," President Donald Trump said in a proclamation issued for Yom Hashoah, Israel's... [Read More]
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A senior Israeli military official confirmed that Israel carried out the airstrikes in Syria that struck Iranian military installations. "It was the first time we... [Read More]
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The two black men whose arrest at a Starbucks in Philadelphia has gone viral were waiting for a local Jewish businessman, Andrew Yaffe, who tried... [Read More]
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Over a fifth of millennials in the United States have not heard of or are unsure if they have heard of the Holocaust, a study... [Read More]
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New York University said it opposes boycotts of student groups after 51 campus organizations pledged to boycott pro-Israel groups. "The University opposes any kind of... [Read More]
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A poem by Silvia Pasternak   I look out the window And see the flag at half-mast. It brings to my mind tragedies of the... [Read More]
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Congregation Beth El in Fairfield will honor Gayle and Adam Kuhr as Couple of the Year at a gala event to be held Saturday evening,... [Read More]
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Milford attorney David Slossberg has been appointed the Connecticut Regional Board chair of the Anti-Defamation League. Slossberg's career at ADL began many years ago as... [Read More]
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Four local Jewish educators have been selected to participate in Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford's CJEL Fellows program, an intensive two-year professional development program designed... [Read More]
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"What Is…?' Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe" is the subject of a new six-session course that will be presented by the Rohr Jewish... [Read More]
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By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb Pinkus was a Holocaust survivor with no family, who eked out a livelihood by peddling his wares from door to... [Read More]
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Torah Study Shabbat with guest speaker Dr. Pamela Nadell, director of Jewish studies, American University; Friday Kabbalat Shabbat at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.,... [Read More]
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"Can We Laugh at God? Humor and Truth in Rabbinic Judaism," with Dr. Christine Hayes, Professor of religious studies in Classical Judaica, Yale University; hosted... [Read More]
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