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JANUARY 11,2018 - SWAMPSCOTT – Across the North Shore and New England, there are few who can match Mark Gelfand’s passion to educate children in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, or STEM. Because of Gelfand, thousands of children in Ethiopia and Israel are enrolled in STEM schools and centers that the Swampscott Read More

Journal Staff

JANUARY 11, 2018 – Ira Rosenberg’s name has been synonymous with car dealerships on the North Shore for the last 50 years. A native of Malden, Rosenberg rose from modest roots to become one of the most successful auto dealers in New England. He owned seven dealerships on Route 114 in Danvers before selling them Read More

JANUARY 11, 2018 – It’s no secret that Jews living in Israel tend to view President Donald Trump in a more positive light than do Jews living in the United States – not necessarily for the way he behaves or runs his administration, but for the way he seems to be a backer of the Read More

JANUARY 11, 2018 – Ahed Tamimi, the 16-year-old Palestinian teen who was recently arrested after slapping an Israeli soldier, has become an overnight celebrity for the Palestinian cause. With her Western looks, and blonde hair, she resembles any other teen in the US or Europe – two key areas where the Palestinian propaganda machine plays Read More

JANUARY 11, 2018 - On Sunday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m., Congregation Ahabat Sholom of Lynn will dedicate a Torah scroll in memory of Rabbi Samuel Zaitchik and his wife, Rebbetzin Nell Zaitchik, who served the Lynn Jewish community for over 50 years. The presentation of the Torah will take place at Congregation Shaarei Tefillah Read More

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JANUARY 11, 2018 – BOSTON – A visionary. A nimble strategist. An engaging relation-builder. These are among the qualities that members of the Jewish community would like to see in the next leader of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, which is interviewing finalists to replace Barry Shrage. The federation’s longtime president is retiring Read More