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OCTOBER 18, 2018, READING – Last Friday, a student at Reading Memorial High School found two swastikas etched in pencil on the leg of a science lab bench. This was the latest anti-Semitic incident to rock Reading, where more than a dozen anti-Semitic incidents have been reported at local public schools over the last year Read More

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  OCTOBER 18, 2018 - Getting teenagers to do anything can be a real task. It’s even trickier to make them devote any of their already hectic schedules to Jewish education, especially once they’ve already celebrated their bar or bat mitzvah. However, many North Shore synagogues are proving up to the task. To compete in Read More

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  OCTOBER 18, 2018 - As autumn kicks into full swing on the North Shore, it gradually becomes easier to book a spot at the best JCC spinning class in Marblehead, and to park in a prime location in the lot outside. The line at Evan’s Deli is shorter. Traffic along Atlantic Avenue flows freely Read More

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OCTOBER 18, 2018 - Ed Medros, a native of Chelsea and a retired quality supplier engineer for General Electric medical products, is the president of Chelsea’s Walnut Street Synagogue. He married Ruth Bronstein in 1971, and the couple live in Portsmouth, N.H. They have two sons, Adam and Jonathan, and five grandchildren. Could you tell Read More

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NAME: David Brook AGE: 30 HOMETOWN: Marblehead CURRENTLY LIVING IN: Los Angeles ALMA MATERS: Marblehead High School ’06, Northeastern University ’11 JOB: Songwriter/music producer FAVORITE FOOD: Brussels sprouts, sushi, zucchini, gnocchi, lasagna. Definitely Fruity Pebbles, Kit Kat bars. FAVORITE MUSIC: I love pop music. My favorite kind of pop is probably like emotional, huge records like “Rolling Read More

OCTOBER 18, 2018 – Over the last year, there have been more than a dozen anti-Semitic incidents reported in the town of Reading, with many coming in schools. The last incident occurred on Friday, when two swastikas were discovered etched on a chair in the town’s high school. This followed the discovery of the slogan Read More