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B'nai Israel has joined forces with Adath Israel of Newtown to debut a new joint BBYO Chapter for the Jewish Community. The newly merged "Noah Pozner BBYO Chapter" is open to all Jewish teens in grades 8th-12th! You do not have to be a member of either temple to join or of BBYO to attend the meeting. Questions? Contact Leslie Crotty. Visit the BBYO website for more information.
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Iran's pursuit of nuclear weaponry poses a grave threat to the United States and its allies, most notably Israel. American and Israeli leaders stand united in the goal of preventing so menacing a government from gaining that capability. Click here to learn why Iran must be stopped, and why our advocacy is so important. During the last legislative session our local legislators co-sponsored a new law tightening sanctions on Iran's oil sector.Click here for more information.
When Southbury Said NO! to the Nazis: 1937. Ongoing Commemoration
In 1937 the town of Southbury put a halt to the establishment of a Nazi training camp in the Kettletown section. B'nai Israel and the Jewish community have figured prominently in the commemoration, that has included the creation of the award-winning and Emmy nominated film "Home of the Brave." See "Home of the Brave" trailer here. As part of an educational program "Home of the Brave" was featured on Connecticut Public Television, the United States Senate and the Connecticut State Capitol. Click HERE for a film about the making of "Home of the Brave." Click HERE to learn of upcoming showings. The US Holocaust Memorial Museum celebrated Southbury's deed in the Spring 2015 issue of its magazine.
The Louis D. Traurig Scholarship Trust accepts applications for scholarships for college or graduate education. The Trust provides scholarships to students from the Greater Waterbury Area to help defray the cost of college or graduate school education. The application period is now open
The Brad & Seth Mahler Camp Scholarship Fund application period is now open. The Fund provides awards each year to enable youngsters from our congregation to experience Jewish Camping. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need. Contributions to the fund are being accepted.