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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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LYA students experience the Exodus

April 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

LONGMEADOW – Children at Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) went back in time to ancient Egypt, dressed up like Hebrew slaves and meeting Pharoh and Moses. Together with Moses they asked for their freedom and then participated ... Read More


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JCRC Honors Sen. Eric Lesser

April 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

BOSTON – The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston recently honored Sen. Eric P. Lesser with a Legislative Leadership Award at its annual Legislative Reception at the State House. Lesser was introduced by Ronda Parish, ... Read More


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SOZ celebrated Purim in style

March 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

HOLYOKE – On the Saturday night before Purim, Sons of Zion members baked hundreds of hamantaschen, some to be served at subsequent Purim events; some distributed as Shalach Manot (gifts of food). Sunday was the world ... Read More


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LYA hits a grand slam at Purim

March 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

LONGMEADOW — Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) hit a grand slam this year on Purim, sponsoring a variety of Purim events for the community. The LYA student council organized a Candy-Land Carnival, where as students entered the ... Read More


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Hanefesh USY show their pride in Chicago

March 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

Teens from Hanefesh USY region joined together with hundreds of their Jewish peers from across the globe at USY’s 67th International Convention in Chicago, Ill. The teens participated in hands-on service projects across the Chicago area on ... Read More


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