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JCC announces upcoming Hanukkah events

SPRINGFIELD – Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication, is sometimes referred to as festival of lights. The eight days of Hanukkah commemorates the miracle of oil needed to continue lighting the menorah in the Temple. In the midst of war, the oil had purposely been defiled. Only a little oil remained, which would be enough […]

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Alex Grant: ‘A Christmas Story’

On December 24, in the town of Longhetto, there was a bagel maker, the proprietor of Alan’s Bagels, who set to work on making that day’s batch. His shop was a modest one, set in a shopping mall owned and mostly occupied by his landlord and neighbor, Big Z’s Grocery. Alan rose that day in […]

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Longmeadow feasts vs. East Longmeadow on Thanksgiving

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Photos from the annual Longmeadow vs. East Longmeadow Thanksgiving Day football game! The Lancers won, 36-18. See https://thewestfieldnews.smugmug.com/TheLongmeadowNews/Football-vs-East-Longmeadow/ for a gallery of photos!