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Around MA

Heritage Academy Celebrates Earth Day!

May 10th, 2017 | by WMJledger

Heritage Academy students experienced a hands-on and immersive version of Earth Day. The kindergarten and first grade classes learned about and planted seeds and will plant their seedlings in the school’s spring garden. The second and third ... Read More


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In the Nation’s Capital

May 10th, 2017 | by WMJledger

Members of the Central Massachusetts Jewish community met with and lobbied U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) at the AIPAC conference held last month in Washington, D.C. Email this page... Read More


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Family Passover Fun

May 10th, 2017 | by WMJledger

Families from the upper and lower Pioneer Valley gathered at the Children’s Museum at Holyoke for a family Passover event on April 9. Children learned to make balloon flowers and animals with the Fantastic Fritz and ... Read More


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The Whole Megillah 

May 10th, 2017 | by WMJledger

Members of Sons of Zion in Holyoke display “the Whole Megillah” during their Purim celebration. Email this page... Read More


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Purim Events Galore!

April 6th, 2017 | by WMJledger

WORCESTER – Central Mass Chabad held several festive Purim events. On Saturday night, March 11, a light dinner followed the megillah reading. Every child dressed in costume received a prize sponsored by Billy White. On Sunday, March ... Read More


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Rapping Rabbis at LYA      

April 6th, 2017 | by WMJledger

LONGMEADOW – Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) sponsored two community Purim events that were attended by more than 300 people. The celebration began Saturday, March 18 with the megillah and was enjoyed  by 150 costumed community members. On ... Read More


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Storytime with Sen. Eric Lesser

April 6th, 2017 | by WMJledger

CHICOPEE — Senator Eric P. Lesser participated in Link to Libraries’ Celebrity Read Aloud last month, reading to a fourth grade class at Fairview Elementary School in Chicopee. Lesser read “Owen and Mzee,” the true story ... Read More


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The 413 in D.C.

April 6th, 2017 | by WMJledger

While attending the AIPAC’s 2017 annual policy late last month, a group representing Western Mass. visited Rep. Richard Neal’s office on Capitol Hill to thank him for his “strong support of the USA-Israel relationship.” The group ... Read More


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