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Super Sunday a Success

February 21st, 2012 | by StaceyDresner

WESTERN MASS. – Super Sunday, the Jewish Federation’s biggest fundraising event of the year, took place on Jan. 22. A follow-up session took place on Jan. 29. Over the course of those two days, $74,972 was raised. ... Read More


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Camp Ramah Breaks Ground on New Project

August 23rd, 2011 | by wm_admin

PALMER – On Sunday, July 24, Camp Ramah New England (CRNE) held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new multipurpose center, the Bet Am Gadol (“big house of the people”).  As CRNE approaches its 60th birthday, the ... Read More


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Summer Fun at LYA

August 23rd, 2011 | by wm_admin

LONGMEADOW – Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) was the place for hot summer fun late last month when a crowd of almost 250 community members attended the school’s 5th Annual Community Family Barbecue.  The fun began with ... Read More


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Metzger Brown Award announced

July 22nd, 2011 | by wm_admin

AMHERST – At Seniors Award Night at Amherst Regional High School, Victoria Olivia Rapaport was awarded the Metzger Brown Holocaust Memorial Award. Her essay was selected as the best essay on “Lessons From The Holocaust and ... Read More


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LYA Walk-a-thon Benefits Tornado Victims

July 22nd, 2011 | by wm_admin

LONGMEADOW – Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) organized a Walk-a-thon late last month in the school’s baseball field at 1148 Converse St.   Students spent the last week of school securing sponsors who donated money per lap or ... Read More


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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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