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Open House, Open Doors at HGF

September 14th, 2017 | by WMJledger

AGAWAM – The Harold Grinspoon Foundation invited members of the Western Massachusetts Jewish community to an open house on Thursday, Sept. 7 to “showcase and celebrate our vibrant Jewish community in Western Massachusetts.” Rabbis, Jewish educators, and ... Read More


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Summer Sizzles at LYA

September 14th, 2017 | by WMJledger

The Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) Sizzlin’ Summer Barbecue was a big summer hit. A crowd of more than 200 community members attended the 11th annual event held on Aug. 16. The BBQ featured hamburgers and hot ... Read More


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Picnic Perfect at BI!

September 14th, 2017 | by WMJledger

WORCESTER – On Sunday Aug. 27, Congregation Beth Israel in Worcester hosted its annual membership picnic. Families brought their own dairy dinner picnic and dined outside on the front lawn. Cookies, watermelon and beverages were provided. They ... Read More


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Fun in the Sun

August 17th, 2017 | by WMJledger

HOLYOKE – Close to 40 people enjoyed a fabulous afternoon at the Congregation Sons of Zion annual summer picnic at the Holyoke Canoe Club earlier this month. Plenty of food was prepared on the grill and the weather ... Read More


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Getting to Know You…at PJ Library

July 20th, 2017 | by WMJledger

On Sunday, June 25 PJ Library held its first program with JGS Lifecare. Together families and seniors made a tissue paper flowerpot, planted seeds, ate snacks, and enjoyed a PJ Library book read by one of ... Read More


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Intergenerational Memories that Last a Lifetime

June 15th, 2017 | by WMJledger

In May, Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) in Longmeadow invited grandparents to the school to spend time in the classroom with their grandchildren. Close to 50 grandparents were on hand to view and participate in science experiments, ... Read More


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LGA Helps Stamp Out Hunger

June 15th, 2017 | by WMJledger

LGA students have participated in Stamp Out Hunger Day since 2011. On Monday, May 8, a staff member from the Northampton Survival Center spoke to the students about food insecurity in our community. Later that morning, ... Read More


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