Russian shabbaton in Connecticut
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Russian shabbaton in Connecticut

In the back row, from left, are Kreina and Rabbi Baruch Lepkivker, Bris Avrohom’s program director; Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, BA’s executive director, and his wife, Shterney, seated in the middle (in maroon); Ambassador Dani Dayan, and guests. (Courtesy Bris Avrohom)
In the back row, from left, are Kreina and Rabbi Baruch Lepkivker, Bris Avrohom’s program director; Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, BA’s executive director, and his wife, Shterney, seated in the middle (in maroon); Ambassador Dani Dayan, and guests. (Courtesy Bris Avrohom)

More than 1,200 people attended “A Weekend to Remember,” the 11th annual Russian Shabbaton, in Stamford, Connecticut, last month. The Bris Avrohom organization helped coordinate the event and brought many participants. At the weekend, people learned about their heritage and their connection to Yiddishkeit, and they thought about their future connections to the Jewish people. Dani Dayan, the consul general of Israel in New York, the keynote speaker, sat at one of the Bris Avrohom tables.

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