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Digging the past

May 22nd, 2011 | by wm_admin

Digging in dirt turned into an educational activity at Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA).  “Dig the Past,” an Israeli Archeological Experience, visited LYA in Longmeadow in honor of Israel’s 63rd birthday. Through a grant from the Anna ... Read More


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Yom Hashoah in Springfield

May 22nd, 2011 | by wm_admin

The Annual Yom Hashoah Commemoration in Springfield was held May 1 at Temple Beth El. Co-sponsored by the Springfield JCC, the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts and supported by the William and Lynn Foggle Holocaust Studies ... Read More


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Reading aloud at LYA

April 19th, 2011 | by wm_admin

On March 8, Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) hosted several special guest readers in their school during their fourth annual “Community Connections” a special read-aloud day.  “Community Connections” is a project that invites community leaders into LYA ... Read More


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Super Sunday a Success!

March 17th, 2011 | by wm_admin

The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts held Super Sunday on March 6.  Dr. Michelle Anfang and Margie Berg co-chaired Super Sunday, which raised $61,398 for the 2011 Federation Annual Campaign. This year, volunteers made calls from ... Read More


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Community Lovesong to Debbie Friedman

March 17th, 2011 | by wm_admin

The Western Massachusetts Debbie Friedman Tribute Concert and Community Havdalah held on Saturday, March 5, 7-9pm at Lander-Grinspoon Academy in Northampton was attended by more than 200 people from across the Jewish community, from throughout the ... Read More


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A Civil Rights Journey

March 17th, 2011 | by wm_admin

Over the last weekend in January, Rabbi Mark Shapiro and Sheila Shear led 24 Sinai Temple High School students on a civil rights journey in Alabama and Georgia.  The group visited Selma, Montgomery, Birmingham, Alabama and ... Read More


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Sinai REBOOTS

February 22nd, 2011 | by wm_admin

On Friday, January 28, Lou Cove, Executive Director of REBOOT, spoke at Sinai Temple in Springfield.  Cove’s focus is on exploring new ways to engage young people religiously in the 21st century.  As people in their ... Read More


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