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CT Jewish Community Seeks to Help Victims’ Families

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Times of Israel – NEW YORK — The small western Connecticut Jewish community was reeling from the news of the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday in which 27 were killed, 20 of them children.

“As we light candles for the seventh night of Hanukkah and for Shabbat, our hearts are heavy with the tragic news,” Shelly Katz, the executive director of the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut, headquartered in neighboring Southbury, wrote in a letter to the local community Friday.

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