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NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – On November 8, the Jewish Journal Board of Overseers elected new officers. Bradley J. Sontz was elected President, replacing Bob Rose. Neil Donnenfeld was elected First Vice President and Treasurer; Johanna Matloff was elected Second Vice President and Clerk; Matthew Swartz and Ted Stux were elected members at large of the Read More

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – Author David G. Dalin (“Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan”) delighted over 100 people last week, telling anecdotes of Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court. Dalin discussed the relationships between the justices and the presidents who appointed them, as well as the role that anti-Semitism played in Read More

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – Each year, a team of dedicated members of the Jewish Women’s Endowment Fund of the North Shore meet to review proposals that address issues affecting Jewish women and girls – education, health, leadership development, self-esteem and self-sufficiency.  A meeting was recently held to review grant proposals and fill grant requests. In Read More

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – The Rashi School recently elected Rebecca Burack as president of its Board of Trustees. In this role, Ms. Burack will provide guidance and leadership in maintaining and strengthening Rashi’s exceptional commitment to academic excellence. She has served on the Rashi Board since 2014. Rebecca is a partner in Bain & Company’s Read More

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – On Sunday, Oct. 29, the Members of Congregation Sons of Israel in Peabody presented the Jewish War Veterans North Shore Post 220 with an early Veterans Day tribute. As part of the highlight of events was a spectacular performance by Dan Clark, “The Singing Trooper.” Dan sang a medley of patriotic Read More

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – Over 70 people attended the Jewish Journal Speaker Series earlier this month at Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott. Yehuda Yaakov, the Consul General of Israel to New England, spoke about Israel’s future Read More

Hadassah Northeast will host the Hadassah Women’s Advocacy Conference on Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Babson College Executive Conference Center in Wellesley. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with an Advocacy Information Fair. The conference will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. The conference will be moderated by award-winning author and WHDH-TV investigative Read More

Boston’s DovBer Marchette has been chosen to have his art on display from Nov. 6-26 at the Galleria Cesare Olmastroni Palazzo Patrizi in Siena, Italy. A native of Boston, Marchette hold a bachelor of fine arts from Massachusetts College of Art. His more recent works mainly involve 3D assemblages of wood, paint and objects. In Read More

In Hebrew, the word “Limmud” means study. In New England, Limmud­Boston means an all-day, volunteer-driven festival of everything Jewish. For eight years, LimmudBoston has educated and delighted beginners and scholars, young to young-at-heart, the not-very-attached and the very affiliated. The 8th annual Limmud­Boston conference will take place all day on Sunday, Dec. 3. The festival Read More

On Thursday, Nov. 16, Epstein Hillel School invites the community to attend an exclusive lecture and event, The Creativity Workshop ... Who Art You? The event will feature world famous Israeli artist Hanoch Piven (pivenworld.com). Piven’s witty illustrations of famous (and sometimes infamous) figures have appeared in many major American magazine and newspapers, such as Read More