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Yom Kippur

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  • The Never-Ending School Year

    Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but …
  • The slightest movement could make the difference

    In this week's portion, the Torah tells us that Aharon (Aaron) the High Priest, cast lots upon two goats, "one lot for the Lord, and the other lot for Azazel." (Leviticus 16:8) Rashi explains the procedure as follows: "One goat he (Aharon) placed on...

    Mmm ... bacon

    Mmm ... bacon
    Bacon-on-a-Stick. Ballgame. White Sox win. Until I see Jose Abreu, the team’s best offseason acquisition was unveiled on its list of new food offerings at U.S. Cellular Field: a piece of thick-cut, premium Danish bacon seasoned with black pepper....

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...

    School Board To Adopt 2015-2016 Calendar Tuesday

    WEST HARTFORD — The school board on Tuesday will adopt the school calendar for 2015-2016, choosing between an Aug. 26 and an Aug. 31 start date. Besides the start and end dates, the two calendar options are the same. Under both, there is no...