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Molly Winsten imagines herself on TV, fighting for culinary dominance like the celebrity chefs on the Food Network. The 24-year-old Boston University graduate student took a big step toward her goal when she recently competed in the network’s “Bakers vs. Fakers” program. Winsten is in her second year of a Master’s program in Nutrition and Read More

Jill Levine is a licensed independent clinical social worker who has been practicing for over 20 years. She has experience with both the juvenile and probate courts regarding child protection and permanency planning initiatives. Jill has developed treatment plans for individuals and families in a variety of community health settings including clinics, shelters and the Read More

For years, Rabbi Richard Perlman (now of Temple Ner Tamid in Peabody) resisted joining what he likes to call “the family business.” Not only were his parents involved in the synagogue, but his three brothers are rabbis, cantors or a mix of both. For some reason, though, Rabbi Perlman put off the inevitable, leaving taking Read More

Sponsored by Israeli Stage, noted Israeli playwright Joshua Sobol will be in the Boston area to present a series of lectures from March 20-31, with a world premiere of his new play to be performed on April 5. According to Guy Ben-Aharon, artistic director of Israeli stage, the 77 year old Sobol is “one of Read More

Just back from a late February, school vacation week aid trip to New Orleans, the two rabbis from Chabad of the North Shore are still glowing with joy. Leading a volunteer effort that brought a stunning 55 volunteers to the impoverished Ninth Ward – which is still struggling to recover from Hurricane Katrina 12 years Read More

Swordfish meatballs served on challah. Paella stuffed knishes. Savory rugellah wrapped around ground lamb. A garbanzo stew recalling the Spanish Inquisition and a Shakalatke. Boston’s top chefs, bakers and drink purveyors from in and out of the Jewish community served up inventive Sephardic style dishes at Beyond Bubbie’s Kitchen, the popular food event held last Read More

Robert Cashman has been President and CEO of Metro Credit Union since 1998. Founded in 1926, Metro is the largest state chartered credit union in Massachusetts. Cashman has been affiliated with Metro since 1983 when he graduated from the Boston University School of Management. During his tenure as CEO, Metro has grown from $316 million Read More

In my first seventeen years, I was lucky enough to live a life in which death and tragedy were far off, unimaginable incidents that only happened in movies. Some could say I was naïve. But when you’ve never had to mourn death or cope with a shocking loss, it’s impossible to imagine the magnitude of Read More

My mother told me often, ‘Sheldon, get an education; no one can take it away from you.” She reinforced the importance of this goal by saving a nickel each week to give an insurance agent to pay for a policy that would ultimately be cashed for tuition monies for my sister and me to study Read More

Growing up in Scarsdale, New York, Elana Rozenfeld was mesmerized by her synagogue’s cantor, Jacob Mendelson. “I would imitate the Jewish sounds he would make in services,” she laughed. “I really caught on to the emotion in his voice; it was so moving.” Though she sang and mimicked his music to herself, she didn’t know Read More