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Celebrating the Nifty 90’s

January 12th, 2017 | by WMJledger

SPRINGFIELD – On Dec. 22, Sen. Eric P. Lesser, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and Rep. Brian M. Ashe attended the Nifty 90s at the The Bobbi Levin Nifty 90’s Celebration, held annually at the Springfield Jewish ... Read More


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Spreading the love

December 15th, 2016 | by WMJledger

To spread gratitude and good wishes, Heritage Academy students created inspirational notes to place on car windshields at the Springfield JCC and Longmeadow Big Y parking lots. Email this page... Read More


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LYA Students Salute Veterans

December 15th, 2016 | by WMJledger

On Veterans Day, Emily Snow, Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy’s (LYA) first grade secular teacher, and her students mobilized the school to make cards for veterans. By the end of the day, LYA students from toddlers to 8th ... Read More


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Sen. Stan Rosenberg visits LGA

November 17th, 2016 | by WMJledger

NORTHAMPTON – On Oct. 28, Senate President Stan Rosenberg visited with grades three and four at Lander-Grinspoon Academy (LGA) in response to the book he received written by last year’s third graders, “Is it true women don’t have ... Read More


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Breakfast with the Jewish War Veterans

November 17th, 2016 | by WMJledger

Jewish War Veterans Post #32 in Worcester held their monthly breakfast on Oct. 30. The JWV presented JFCM Executive Director Steven Schimmel and Federation President Toby Richmond with an autographed painting of prominent Jewish baseball players. ... Read More


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Sukkot at Heritage

November 17th, 2016 | by WMJledger

LONGMEADOW – Heritage Academy students celebrated the holiday of Sukkot by helping to build the school sukkah, adding unique decorations they created during art class. Sukkot was celebrated with a school-wide dinner and celebration which included ... Read More


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SOZ Simchas Torah

November 17th, 2016 | by WMJledger

The Simchas Torah celebration at Congregation Sons of Zion in Holyoke had members and friends gathered for a diverse and delicious potluck followed by an extraordinary service. There were aliyahs given to all that wanted including ... Read More


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Getting out the Vote

November 17th, 2016 | by WMJledger

As Americans were casting their votes on Nov. 8, some students in Massachusetts were voting as well. Students at Heritage Academy in Longmeadow had their own version of Election Day. They cast their votes for favorite Patriotic Mike ... Read More


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Heritage wishes all a Sweet New Year

October 13th, 2016 | by WMJledger

Heritage Academy students and staff observed the beginning of the New Year last week with a school-wide celebration that included arts and crafts, apple picking, trivia, singing, and dancing. Students decorated honey jars and accented plates with ... Read More


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Shofar Factory brings Judaism to life

October 13th, 2016 | by WMJledger

  Students at the Aleph Bet Hebrew School, an affiliate of LYA, recently participated in a shofar factory in anticipation of Rosh Hashana. “After seeing what goes in to producing a shofar, these students will be ... Read More


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