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The Hartford CourantHe would be named Asaph. In January of 1987, Evelyn Schwapp found in the Old Testament the name of King David's chief musician, one appointed to raise the sounds of God's joy. She had been a member of the Glory Chapel choir in Hartford and more than...
Dear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history for...
Tags: Migration, Judaism, Politics, Rome (Italy), Immigration
Paul GreenbergDear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history...
Tags: Politics, Rome (Italy), Migration, Judaism, Immigration
When Pastor Don Borling preaches to youngsters on Sundays, he invariably gives them an item that ties into his sermon, such as a toy or even dishwashing liquid. Borling's easy rapport with people of all ages and ability to connect the Bible to real life...
Tags: Judaism, Easter, Passover, Religion and Belief
Paul GreenbergIt's an annual ritual yet always different. Like spring itself. Like the first taste of matzah at the Passover seder. It marks renewal. It brings past memories and future hope together in the pure, unblemished present. Like a blank page waiting to be...
Tags: Judaism, Baseball, Sports, Passover, Religion and Belief
Congressman Ted Deutch, who many think has the best sense of humor of anyone in South Florida politics, is making the most of the Twitter hashtag #PassoverMovieTitles. It started during the Seder on the first night of Passover between the matzo ball...
This was an unusual sight, a group of black foster teens eating matzoh, singing Passover songs and reciting the Four Questions. JaQuan Smith, 18, wore a yarmulke on his head, but he was hesitant to loosen his tie when Rabbi David Spey told him it was...
Tags: Judaism, Fort Lauderdale, Matzoh, Easter, Holidays
Challenged to stay relevant and connected to their communities and congregations, local houses of worship are keeping the faith with new technology and establishing a social media presences on such platforms as Facebook, Twitter, and video sharing sites....
Celebrate commitment of farmers, ranchers every day To the editor: On March 19, the U.S. Department of Agriculture joined millions of Americans in celebrating National Agriculture Day. National Agriculture Day provides an important opportunity...
The Hartford CourantThe Last Supper was a Passover Seder, but rarely are things quite so ecumenical as at Bantam Bread Company in Litchfield County. Niles Golovin, the baker at Bantam, baked six dozen Hot Cross Buns Friday, and they sold out in about five hours. Golovin,...
Tags: Judaism, Challah, Easter, French Toast, Passover
Q: My wife and I had a discussion last night concerning the different time periods we actually celebrate Easter. Sometimes, Easter is in mid-April, and sometimes in early March. We celebrate the birth of Christ on Dec. 25 every year, yet there's no...
Tags: U.S. Navy, Religious Festivals, Judaism, Islam, Ramadan
Change of SubjectIt's not consumerism that makes millions of people turn away from their churches. It's not relativism. Or narcissism. Or secularism. It's common sense. These churches ask their worshippers to believe in things that are ridiculous. The acid burning through...
May 12, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
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