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Marvin Falthzik, 86 – late of Danvers. Entered into rest on June 22, 2016. Husband of Rosalyn Falthzik. Father of Mark Falthzik and his wife Lynne Falthzik and the late Andrea Falthzik. Brother of Gloria Ginsburg, the late Alfred Falthzik and the late Arlene Green. Grandfather of Lauren and Cody Falthzik Read More

Helen D. (Schiller) Epstein

Helen D. (Schiller) Epstein, 98 – late of Swampscott. Entered into rest on July 18, 2016. Wife of the late Isaac Epstein. Mother of Michael Epstein of Swampscott, Donald Epstein of San Diego, Calif., and the late Deborah D. Epstein. Sister of the late Nathan Schiller and Sam Schiller. Grandmother of Leah and Ben. (Stanetsky-Hymanson) Read More

Philip Freedman

Philip Freedman, 87 – late of Revere. Entered into rest on July 17, 2016. Husband of Adeline (Glassman) Freedman. Father of the late Helene Olsen of Swampscott and Lawrence Freedman of Las Vegas, Nev. Grandfather of Nelson Zeppa and his wife Catherine, and Seth Olsen and Jacob Olsen, all of Swampscott, and Kum Hui Yi Read More

Jodi B. Gold-McFarland

Jodi B. Gold-McFarland, 46 – late of South Windsor, Conn. Entered into rest on July 16, 2016. Daughter of Alan and Irma (Lipsky) Gold of South Windsor, Conn. Mother of Drew McFarland of South Windsor. Sister of David Gold and his wife Kim of Agawam, and Robert Gold and his wife Alison of Vernon, Conn Read More

It’s a girl!

Gordon and Rachel (Goldman) Dale of Brooklyn, New York, joyfully announce the birth of their daughter, Henya Bina, on March 25, Shushan Purim. She weighed 8 lbs., 11 oz., and measured 20 inches. Grandparents are Hersh and Ellen (Robinson) Goldman of Swampscott, MA and William and Marilyn Dale of Warwick, NY. Henya was named in Read More

Jewish-American Gymnast Aly Raisman Will Compete In Rio Olympics

Aly Raisman in 2012

Jewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman will be part of the U.S. gymnastics team competing in next month’s 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after qualifying at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials. The 22-year-old Raisman will be joined on the team by Simone Biles, 19; Gabby Douglas, 20; Laurie Hernandez, 16; and Madison Kocian, 19. At Read More

35 Holocaust Rescuers Honored In Poland

Stanlee Stahl (left), executive
vice president of the
Jewish Foundation for the
Righteous, greets Marian
Turski, a Holocaust survivor
and chairman of the board of
the Museum of Polish Jews,
in Warsaw.

The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) recently honored 35 Polish rescuers of Jews living in Warsaw in one of the largest-ever gatherings of Holocaust rescuers in that city. The rescuers ranging in age from their 80s to 101 – gathered at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jewry. The JFR provides monthly Read More