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Temple Emanu-El will host a blood drive
in honor of Russell and Deahn Leblang on Sunday, October 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood drive will be held at Temple Emanu-El, 393 Atlantic Ave., in Marblehead. Russell has received numerous blood transfusions
during his recent lengthy stay at Mass General Hospital.
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OCTOBER 19, 2017 – This painting, “Alisa’s Path,” by Tamara Wolfson was awarded first place at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Plein Air Competition. Tamara Wolfson is an award-winning artist and owner of A+Murals that specializes in Trompe L’oeil, murals, faux finishes, and other aspects of interior decorating Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – Exquisite paintings of local people and places, as well as abstract images, are being presented in Olga Gernovski’s “Chords of Colors” exhibit at the Abbot Public Library through October 26. Gernovski’s paintings feature flowers, fall scenes, seascapes, tango dancers and portraits of locals, as well as landscapes of far off places Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – During the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) of the United States of America (USA) 122nd Annual National Convention in San Antonio, Texas, Colonel (Retired) Barry Lischinsky from JWV North Shore Post 220 (Peabody, MA) was appointed the National Chairman for Membership. The lineage of JWV dates back to 1896, when a group Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – Hadassah North­east hosted award-winning journalist Barbara Sofer at a series of four public events titled “Israel’s Wonder Women: The Inside Story” in Mass­achusetts last month. Sofer, an award-winning journalist, author and inspirational speaker, serves as the Israel Director of Public Relations for Hadassah where she reports the stories of Hadassah Medical Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – Temple Ner Tamid of Peabody held its annual food drive on Yom Kippur. Over 110 bags of food were donated to the food drive. Volunteers repacked the food into 90 bags, and distributed the bags evenly to the Family Table operated by The Jewish Family and Children’s Service, Haven from Hunger Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – Chelsea Jewish Lifecare has embarked upon a nine-month collaboration with Temple Beth Shalom in Melrose. Aptly titled, “Better Together,” the program involves middle school students visiting both the skilled nursing residence and the assisted living on the Peabody campus. The goal of the multigenerational program: to create interactive relationships and exchange Read More

OCTOBER 5, 2017 - Rachel Pauline Brill and Lee Ephraim Yanco were married September 16 at Club Getaway, a resort in Kent, Conn. Rabbi Marc Rudolph, the groom’s uncle, officiated. The bride, 37, is an account director in New York for AppNexus, a technology company whose software platform enables online advertising. She graduated from Pomona Read More

OCTOBER 5, 2017 - The NSJCC branch of Toastmasters Inter­national recently held its annual Humorous Speech Contest in its Marblehead meeting room. Members were given the opportunity to share a story or experience which they found humorous. The contest was open to all members. Several members filled the room with laughter as they shared their Read More

OCTOBER 5, 2017 - In honor of October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hadassah Boston is presenting a powerful autobiographical one-woman play, “Nice T!ts,” on October 22, 2017 at the JCC of Greater Boston. The play, written and performed by breast cancer survivor Amy Marcs, is a comedy about surviving breast cancer. The performance will be Read More