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NOVEMBER 15, 2018 - On Nov. 2-3, the first Shabbat after the mass shooting in Pittsburgh, Jews in Greater Boston and around the world headed to their synagogues as part of the #ShowUpForShabbat campaign to demonstrate they would not give into fear. On the North Shore, hundreds of Jews packed local places of worship. But Read More

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NOVEMBER 15, 2018 - As anti-Semitic incidents have continued to soar across the country, Jews across Greater Boston expressed shock and frustration after swastikas were found in schools in Reading, Malden and Melrose earlier this month. And in Cambridge, a man was arrested after police said he pushed a 66-year-old woman against a wall and Read More

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NOVEMBER 15, 2018, SWAMPSCOTT – For the first time in decades, a new mikvah has been constructed north of Boston. The process took six years of planning, and on Nov. 25 at 4 p.m., Chabad of the North Shore will hold a grand opening to celebrate the new immersion pool at its new site, 10 Read More

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NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – David Shribman, who grew up in Swampscott and won a Pulitzer Prize while at The Boston Globe, is now the executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He oversaw the newspaper’s coverage of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of the city. As the community Read More

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – Following last month’s Pittsburgh temple shooting where 11 congregants were killed on a Shabbat, Jewish organizations, synagogues and congregants have woken to a new America. Security is now on everyone’s mind, and for good reason. Mass shootings are occurring with alarming frequency in America, and anti-Semitism is soaring across the country Read More

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NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – NAME: AARON ROTHBARD, 23 HOMETOWN: Marblehead CURRENTLY LIVING IN: Everett ALMA MATERS: Marblehead High School ’13, Boston College ’17 JOB: Account manager at Randstad Technologies FAVORITE FOOD: Sunday night Chinese food, definitely. FAVORITE MUSIC: I’m a hard rock kind of fan – Breaking Benjamin is my favorite band. FAVORITE BOOKS: I Read More