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Central Mass Chabad rocks Chanukah

January 17th, 2018 | by WMJledger

Central Mass Chabad celebrated the 8 festive nights of Chanukah in a variety of settings around Worcester. CAP: Students from Chabad’s JFAM (Jewish Fitness Art & Music) afterschool program celebrate Chanukah.               ... Read More


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The warm glow of Chanukah in Holyoke

January 17th, 2018 | by WMJledger

HOLYOKE – Friends and family of Congregation Sons of Zion and Congregation Rodphey Sholom gathered to celebrate the last night of Chanukah in the home of the Joan and Michael Rosner. Everyone brought chanukiot from home and ... Read More


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Honorable Mensches at JGS

January 17th, 2018 | by WMJledger

More than 30 JGS Lifecare volunteers of all faiths came together on Christmas to provide help, companionship, activities and entertainment to elderly residents. “This is a longstanding tradition for us,” said Susan Halpern, JGS vice president ... Read More


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LGA Students Knit for the Homeless

December 7th, 2017 | by WMJledger

NORTHAMPTON – Students from Lander-Grinspoon Academy (LGA) and WEBS-America’s Yarn Store were joined by Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz on Nov. 15 in Pulaski Park to leave scarves around the park for the homeless to collect and ... Read More


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Clark Chabad attend conference in NY

December 7th, 2017 | by WMJledger

Clark University Chabad students recently attended the Jewish Student Leadership Conference in New York. CAP: The students were treated to an exclusive Q&A with Clark Alum Marc Lasry ‘81, the owner of the Milwaukee Bucks.   Email this ... Read More


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Works of art

December 7th, 2017 | by WMJledger

Art is often a reflection of a community and nowhere is that truer than at the Sosin Center for Rehabilitation at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow. Most of the artwork that graces the facility was created by local artists, ... Read More


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Penny Wars are win-win!

November 16th, 2017 | by WMJledger

Worcester – This summer, teams of Worcester JCC Summer Day Camp participants held a spirited “Penny Wars” contest – and their pennies, nickels and dimes really added up. The $750 raised – the equivalent of 75,000 pennies ... Read More


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Penny Wars are win-win!

November 16th, 2017 | by WMJledger

LONGMEADOW – Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy students – toddlers through eighth grade – raised $1,217.14 in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters in five days through LYA’s “Penny Wars.” Proceeds were donated to hurricane relief for Harvey and Irma. The idea ... Read More


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BI Sisterhood – Then and Now

November 16th, 2017 | by WMJledger

In September Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood hosted its Fall Kick-off event titled, “Then and Now.” The program included a brunch honoring this year’s Torah Fund Benefactors including Lois Sobel, BI Sisterhood president, who was presented the ... Read More


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