Publication: Jewish Ledger

First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Brandeis University accused of double standard after pulling honor of Islam critic Hirsi Ali

By Sean Savage/JNS.orgAfter facing growing pressure from faculty members, students, and an outside Muslim advocacy group, Brandeis University said Tuesday that it is rescinding its decision to award an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a women’s rights ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alzheimer’s Family Training Seminar

SOUTHBURY — A free four-part Alzheimer’s Association Family Training Seminar for Caregivers is being offered at the Jewish Federation of Western CT, 444 Main St. North in Southbury. The program is intended for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Judge Sydney W. Elkin elected to lead CT Probate Assembly

Judge Sydney W. ElkinHARTFORD – The Connecticut Probate Assembly elected Judge Sydney W. Elkin of West Hartford as president-judge during the assembly’s annual meeting on Monday, April 7. The Probate Assembly, which comprises the 54 judges who preside ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

J-Serve: Teens add color to Mitzvah Day

J-Serve is the International Day of Jewish Youth Service through which more than 10,000 Jewish teens from across the globe serve their communities to make the world a better place. J-Serve provides teens with the opportunity to fulfill the Jewish values ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli soldier talks at UConn – and takes on anti-Israel group

An Israeli soldier named Chen visited UConn at Storrs one recent evening to recount for students his personal experiences serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), and the insights he gained. Speaking to a crowd of close to 100 students, Chen discussed ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

A message of hope for Passover

It’s been at least 35 years since the B’nai B’rith Horeb Lodge in New Haven started its annual kosher-for-Passover food drive for the financially strapped. Lodge chair Harold Miller says that PROJECT HOPE (Help Our People Everywhere) already had a track ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Extremists Among Us

By Rabbi Shmuley BoteachI was in South Africa, celebrating the rabbinic ordination of our eldest son, Mendy, when a journalist contacted me from the US asking me to comment on a grave threat to my person that dated back to 2009. I was incredulous as to ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rabbi Brockman to receive honorary Doctorate

Special to the LedgerRabbi Herbert N. BrockmanNEW HAVEN — Rabbi Herbert N. Brockman, spiritual leader of Congregation Mishkan Israel in Hamden, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Human Letters degree from Albertus Magnus College at the New Haven school’s ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Spotlight on Women’s Health – Jewish Connecticut hosts awareness events

By Cindy MindellJewish tradition places a strong emphasis on taking care of one’s health. An entire section of Shulchan Aruch, the Code of Jewish Law, is dedicated to guidelines for maintaining one’s health. Many of these laws are based on the writings ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Greenwich interfaith center reconciles religious differences

By Cindy MindellGREENWICH – A couple of years after the Berlin Wall had been smashed to bits, another wall was coming down, much smaller and outside the media spotlight, but still significant.That was the physical barrier between Temple Sholom and Christ ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Interfaith, Religion, Masada
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

KOLOT – Finding Hope in Poland

By Sophie KatzmanSophie Katzman listening intensely at the Galicia Museum in Krakow. Photo credit: Lisa KassowWhen I told people I was going to Poland for spring break, I received all sorts of responses: “Why are you going there? Isn’t it just concentration ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Story of Streit’s Matzo coming to the silver screen

Special to the LedgerNEW YORK, N.Y. – For the past year, filmmaker Michael Levine and producer Michael Green have been documenting the story of the last family-owned matzo factory in America, the Streit’s Matzo factory on New York’s historic Lower East ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Apr 17 2014]

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