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The Big Swim

July 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield JCC was a host site for the annual World’s Largest Swim Lesson on June 21st. This event is designed to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to ... Read More


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JWV News

July 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

Past Jewish War Veterans National Commander Ira Novoselsky gave the oath of office to newly elected Department of Massachusetts JWV officers at the 88th annual department convention in June. Shown here, top photo are, l to r, ... Read More


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Talent IS Ageless 

June 13th, 2018 | by WMJledger

WORCESTER – Eisenberg Assisted Living in Worcester, a part of the Jewish Healthcare Center, held an Art & Craft Exhibition entitled “Talent is Ageless” on May 17. Around 250 people attended the event to view the ... Read More


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Honoring our Jewish veterans

June 13th, 2018 | by WMJledger

SPRINGFIELD – Stan Light, Massachusetts Department Commander of the Jewish War Veterans, and local Boy Scouts put flags on veteran’s graves at the City of Homes Cemetery in Springfield in honor of Memorial Day. The group ... Read More


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Yidstock ‘18

May 17th, 2018 | by WMJledger

AMHERST – Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music will kick-off on Thursday, July 12 with the chamber music-like sounds of the world-renowned clarinetist David Krakauer’s Acoustic Klezmer Quartet. The four-day festival will also include performances ... Read More


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LIFE & LEGACY exceeds goals

April 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

WORCESTER – On March 11 at the Worcester Art Museum, the Jewish community celebrated the success of its LIFE & LEGACY program in Central Mass., which exceeded its goal by securing 242 after-lifetime commitments with an ... Read More


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Passover is a Community Matter!

April 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

SPRINGFIELD – Thanks to support from Big Y, Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the community, Jewish Family Service of Western Mass. (JFS) distributed bags of kosher-for-Passover food to hundreds of households with limited financial resources. The annual ... Read More


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