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Conversation with… Qes Efraim Zion Lawi

February 23rd, 2017 | by WMJledger

  The Ethiopian Jewish community wants to integrate into mainstream Judaism – without giving up its unique traditions. By Cindy Mindell Qes Efraim Zion Lawi is the first Israeli-born qes, or traditional Ethiopian Jewish leader, the son of Qes Zion ... Read More


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Political discussion at Sons of Zion

February 16th, 2017 | by WMJledger

HOLYOKE – Congregation Sons of Zion will host state and local politicians for a moderated discussion, “The United States Under a Trump Presidency: What it will Mean to Greater Holyoke” on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 11:30 ... Read More


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Kosher Wine Tasting/Sale at the Springfield JCC 

February 16th, 2017 | by WMJledger

Sample over 100 different wines and choose from the area’s best assortment of Kosher for Passover wines at the Springfield JCC on Tuesday, March 14 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Representatives from Gordon’s Fine Wines and Liquors will be ... Read More


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College Financial Aid Workshop

February 16th, 2017 | by WMJledger

SPRINGFIELD – To help take some of the guesswork out of the high cost of college, the Hebrew Free loan Association of Greater Springfield is sponsoring a FREE College Financial Planning Workshop. Adam Metsch, founder and president ... Read More


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Yom HaShoah Essay & Art Challenge

February 16th, 2017 | by WMJledger

WORCESTER – The 2017 (5777) Pinkhus & Rhoda Gurevich Awards Tenth Annual Yom HaShoah Essary and Art Challenge is asking for entries from students around Central Mass. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts and ... Read More


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Conversation with Susan Firestone

January 12th, 2017 | by WMJledger

By Stacey Dresner Photo: Facebook/Rabbi David Wolpe In November, Susan and Bill Firestone of Longmeadow went to Budapest and Vienna as part of an American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Ambassadors Mission. The small group of ... Read More


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