Nation's Oldest Synagogue New State Program Equipped With Trap Door To Assist Elderly But 0*11 warned there were other cast factors thai had to be considered, and said he would be content if the Lloyd ,sorne m'GATl'CK NEWS (Conn, > Saturday, June )9i)M6-Page1 said he has talked" to funded svstern thai .pernaps Harlford-based insurance uses more ficmone yttaU WOUIU Uli lAJJUQH " "*- iDUJHC J 1<U M w> u-l/a Jt*. iiuuimn." ——- • , . skyrocketing growth of state firms and they seemed inleresl- needs lo and does noi y> tealth cods could be slabilizcd. ed bul were withholding linal their best kind « neip, The program involve decisions until atter Ihe pro- governor said Connecticut will pay nearly By UURIE HORN benches along the walls. ment address in Hebrew," '- mHii - «. NEWPORT, R.I. (UPI) - A Newport's early Jews were a Lewis said. HAKTF0RD, Unn. llli-i) ce trap door lies beneath the cosmopolitan group with lies to After the revolution Touro A ne»-dale program p ovuhng p prayer plalforni in,he nalion's theWe, .dies, Holland and we, U, ~ and Ihe J^ = ^ Ss^ia, transportation. From he* ari^ in 1658, sonsVl a fund lo nL.ain .he them out of cursing omes ^ie he pers and in some they iraded in whale oil, synagogue but by 1852 Henry according lo Gov. Ella T. ^* £J*' a ™ J^canoes, rope, dry . gM ds and Wadsworth ^gfel.ow d, a*.. ^ ^ § ^^ J^V'staT^ ' these Hebrews in Iheir alternative lo institutional care million. Edward Maher, Social g^', 1 ^ W iiii some degree of cost Services Commissioner, said Close by the street of this fair effectiveness," said state Aging state benefits for persons in Commissioner Charles Ode!!, oldest synagogue. Cut into the wood in 1763 al Ihe place where Rabbi Isaac Touro once faced Jerusalem and chanted, il leads to a secret passage to the garden. More lhan one hundred years after arriving in Newport lo live under Roger Williams' kosher meat. "Cheraaize, green and crimson Harriteen, fine drens shoes, violins, Dues. . London made cordage, Junk" seaport town, n r ^ et .« Mrs. Grasso nursing homes average $8,500 a mar o,vi i MO wrcnm: will he year, and 1,000 persons win oe assurance of religious freedom, were among g«,ds advertised Start beside Ihe never silent ^J^^am Wed- kepi out of nursing homes by WbyNapSHaT 110 In '.883, Ihe congregation nesdav. their*™.. Touro, born in Amsterdam, reopened permanently as Jews befriended Dr. Ezra Sliles, a from central and eastern Congregational minister later lo Europe flowed into the country.. become president of Yale The synagogue was declared a University. He taught Stiles National Historic Sile in IMS • • and extensive restoration began in 1954. It is slil! in aclivc use, about 80 Sephardic Jews from Curacao carved the door in the floor of the platform as a reminder of the persecution of Ihe Spanish Inquisition. Legend has it the tunnel later was used to hide runaway slaves in Ihe underground railroad, according to Dr. Larger cities have their own home-care systems that operate effectively, he said. Mrs. Grasso said she hoped the program's effectiveness would convince federal officials to make available additional funds, and private health insurance firms to offer policies covering such home services. Health Commissioner Douelas care of the elderly. "In many cases, older men and women are sent to nursing homes or tomes for the aged — not because Ihey need medical attention - but because of problems with continued care at home," she said. 'This is a human program designed to break the mold, to break an established, publicly Raccoons oflm will drown an adversary. o&o RADIATORS CLEANED &IIEPAIRED 124 RUBBER AVE. NAUGATUCK :io v us EXPER. and the minister so enthralled with Hebrew Theodore Lewis, rabbi of Touro reading the Old Testament in supporting a congregation of Synagogue. - its original language "he about 330 families. "When the Jews came lo eventually gave Ihe commence- Newport Ihey knew the people around were nice people," he told a group of young Hebrew school students sprawled across Ihe synagogue's pewless floors. "They were not afraid of Ihem." The congregation took the Woman Named State Personnel Director " HARTFORD, Conn. (UPI) - - Gov. Ella T. Grasso has name Ycshual Israel, Salvation appointed Sandra Biloon as of Israel. s t a t e Personnel commissioner, In 1781, George Washington ma y\ n& visited Ihe congregation. Nine res ij en t vears later he wrote Moses Seixas, the warden, in a document that became a classic statement of American religious liberty. "II is now no more that loleration is spoken ol, as if il was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights," Washington said. "For happily the Government of Ihe United Stales which gives lo bigotry no sanction, lo persecution no assistance requires only thai Ihey who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens in giving it on all occasions Iheir effectual support," he'said. A facsimile of the letter hangs on the west wall of architect Peter Hamilton's stark, colonial interior. II is laid out in traditional Orthodox manner with Ihe central bimah (prayer platform) and an upstairs women's gallery. The Ihe West Hartford Ihe second woman named by the governor lo a cabinet-level job. Mrs. Biloon, 45, worked for the slate I,abor Department for 17 years before joining Personnel as deputy commissioner in 1975. She succeeds Frederic W. Kossomando, who resigned last month. The governor, in announcing the promotion Wednesday, said Mrs. Biloon "has compiled an impressive record of service" as deputy commissioner. A magna cum lauile graduate of nadcliffe College, Mrs. Biloon has a masters degree in political science from Trinity College in Hartford. She was personnel administrator for the Employment Security Division of the stale Labor Department before moving lo Ihe Personnel Department. Kossomando resigned to become executive officer of the four slate colleges, in charge of finance and management. Mary Heslin of Hartford was named by Mrs. Grasso last year as state Consumer Protection Commissioner. Mountview Shopping Plaza Rubber Avenue Naugatuck, Conn THETHANKYOU STORE OPEN 10 A.M. TO 10P.M. DAILY Contractor Overpaid, Auditors Declare 523,000 worth of work on exhaust fans at Wright, a project school officials had said may be too extensive. The auditors said he hired Grand Light and Supply Co. of New Haven to install 54,053 worth of lights at Eli Whitney Vocational .School..wijhoul com-. Gov Ella T. Grasso eslimaling waivcd-arter Ifie Irgl the overpaymenl al 54,370. installed, which they said the slate would In a separate mailer. Ihe try to recover auditors told the governor Ihe The Superior Maintenance Department of Environmental HARTFORD, Conn. (UPI) A Windsor contractor was overpaid by the si ale because a Department of Education official certified Ihe firm completed work thai was nol done, according lo slale auditors. Auditors Leo V. Donohue and Henry J. Becker Thursday Arkjcontaining scrolls, of the released a letter Ihey wrote lo Torah is on the east wall under the Ner Tarnid. the eternal light. In a secular, classical touch, twelve Ionic and Corinthian u,v uuu^i.w. ..,-.... columns representing the and Conslruclion Co. made the ^o'"'on paid a consultant, twelve tribes of Israel sup,»rt drain line repairs ca.led for at ta^temB D.VBHm of Jason " Ihe J.M. Wright Regional Technical Sa tM they concluded Ihe ^ fi ™ *« to develop a company did not do the $17,600 walcr sampling worth of work reported done in s >' stem to mcel federal guideh- Oclober 1975 by John McKenna, ncs construction coordinator. _ — ™«* J ««^™.^««. McKenna was oul of town Thursday and unavailable for comment. The work was paid for by the Department of Public Works on Jan. 6, based on McKenna's certification. The auditors said the overpaymenl turned up in a DP\V review they requested. McKenna also was involved in two other projects questioned by the auditors. They said Superior was contracted to do the women's balustrade. Each was carved from a single tree trunk. 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