Publication: Jewish Ledger

First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

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 meeting Wednesday, Sept. 10. Maxwell ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The danger of depending on Turkey

By Ben Cohen/JNS.orgHere’s the good news: the Obama administration has finally grasped that the onslaught of the Islamic State terror group through Iraq and Syria needs to be defeated and destroyed.Even so, the issue of which states to involve in the ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

ADL to honor Max Javit

HARTFORD — The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will honor Max Javit and Dr. Cato Laurencin at the 2014 Greater Hartford Torch of Liberty Award Reception and Centennial Gala on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 5:30 p.m., in West Hartford.Max JavitA resident of West Hartford, ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

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 offered a position at the Illinois school. His job ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

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 Jordan. Einat Shlain, head of the international ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

One People – The new year is the perfect time to put religious differences aside

By Raz NewmanI don’t wear a kippah. I also don’t put tefillin every morning or daven three times a day. Don’t wear tzitzit on or go to shul every Friday. But if you ask me, I’m the “Jewiest” guy you’ll ever meet.When living in Israel, I never really thought ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

BIRTHDAY – Former North Windham resident celebrates 101 years

Alek and Genia GoldsherAlek 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, Poland on August 25, 1913, Goldsher fought ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Torah Portion – Nitzavim-Vayelech

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh WeinrebWhenever I prepare a speech lately, or sit down to write a column such as this, I can’t help but think about a particular set of political principles.The principles I ponder are the principles of democracy. The lessons of the ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

SHLOM

Marion Shlom has died. She was the widow of Philip Shlom. She is survived by her children, Gordon Shlom and his wife Susan,  Larry Shlom, Judith Levitz and her husband Stuart, and Richard Shlom and his wife Carla; her grandchildren, Samara Cohen and her ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

LANDERMAN

Abraham Landerman, 84, of Storrs, died Sept. 8. He was the husband of Nancy Landerman. He was born in Hartford. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Karen L. Anderson and her husband, Vincent, of Madison, Kevin Landerman of North Branford, ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

WIENCROT

Linda Sue Wiencrot, 70, of Stamford, died Sept. 12. She is survived by her sister Ronnie Posner of New Paltz, N.Y., and her brother Steven Wiencrot of Denver, Colo.; and many loving family and friends. LEO P. GALLAGHER FUNERAL HOMESeries Navigation Torah ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

RICHARDS

Robert W. Richards, 100, of Stamford, has died. He was the widower of Gertrude DeWald Richards. Born in Berlin, Germany, he was the son of Emil and Valesca Rosenberg. He served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army during World War II, receiving ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]

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ADL to honor Max Javit [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 18 2014]
Israel-bashing Illinois professor won’t be re-h... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 18 2014]
Israel names first female ambassador to Arab state [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 18 2014]
Ohio U pro-Israel students arrested [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 18 2014]
One People – The new year is the perfect time t... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
The danger of depending on Turkey [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
BIRTHDAY – Former North Windham resident celebr... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
Torah Portion – Nitzavim-Vayelech [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
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