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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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The “413” Goes to Washington

March 19th, 2018 | by WMJledger

The delegation from Western Massachusetts at the recent AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. met with Congressman Richard E. Neal at his Capitol Hill office. The group included attendees the entire “413” area and were part of the 15,000 in attendance at the annual AIPAC meeting. The group leaders for the meeting with Rep. Neal were Candy Glazer, ... Read More


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YAD LOVE: Food for the Soul

February 22nd, 2018 | by WMJledger

The Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Central Mass., led by Rachel Quimby, provided dinner for more than 200 patrons of the Mustard Seed, an inner-city soup kitchen serving the city’s neediest. A wide array ... Read More


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Mega Challah Bake makes special memories

February 22nd, 2018 | by WMJledger

WORCESTER – Jewish children from all over Central Mass. could be found mixing, kneading and making blessings at the Kids Mega Challah Bake at Central Mass Chabad in Worcester on Jan. 15.   Email this page... Read More


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