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JULY 5, 2018 – Last Saturday, five women, ranging in age from 52 to 89, became b’not mitzvah. The journey began about a year ago when the idea of an adult b’not mitzvah class was discussed. The women asked themselves if this was something that they could do. How involved would it be? Could they actually Read More

JULY 5, 2018 – On May 23, the Juvenile Aid Scholarship Organization convened at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem for its annual luncheon. The luncheon, combined with memorial scholarships, helped raise $13,000 for college scholarships, which were awarded to twelve deserving high school seniors from around the North Shore. Since 1932, the Juvenile Aid Organization Read More

JULY 5, 2018 – David and Arlene (Richmond) Addis celebrated 60 years of marriage on June 29. They are the parents of Wendy Addis Waxman and of Jeffrey Addis and his wife Jacqueline Comins. They have three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. David is a graduate of Cornell University and Northeastern University while Arlene graduated from Read More

JULY 5, 2018 – Last month, members of the North Shore Rabbis and Cantors Association participated for the second year in the North Shore Pride Interfaith Celebration at Tabernacle Church in Salem. Beverly’s Rabbi Alison Adler offered an opening prayer, and then the group sang the Hebrew song, “Let There Be Love.” Read More

JUNE 21, 2018 – A delegation of 10 Israeli soldiers from Brothers for Life, an organization dedicated to supporting injured Israeli service members, met with Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter and Rick Mann, chairman of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston’s Holocaust Commemoration Committee, at the New England Holocaust Mem­orial on June 8. The Read More

JUNE 21, 2018 – At the 25th anniversary celebration of The Explorers, a Lifelong Learning Institute affiliated with Salem State University and the Road Scholar Institute Network, Joan Tobin of Salem, formerly of Marblehead, was installed as president. “Growing up, my family always valued education. The Explorers has given me the opportunity to continue that Read More

JUNE 21, 2018 – Congregation Sons of Israel in Peabody recently held their Annual Congregational Meeting and Election of Officers, Board Members and Trust Fund Trustees. Newly elected officers are from left to right: Harvey Elefson, Treasurer; Barbara Sigel, Corresponding Secretary; Rosalyn Abrams, President; Harriet Polonsky, Financial Secretary; Stanley Simon, Vice-President; Diane Elefson, Recording Secretary Read More

JUNE 21, 2018 – Tziporah and Leib (Jonathan) Chulsky of Paris, France are happy to welcome their daughter Chaya Mushka, born on June 6 (23 Sivan). The girl is also welcomed by her big brothers David Yeshayahu, Yosef Yitzhak, Avraham Yehezkel, Menachem Mendel, and Shmuel. Irina and Mark Chulsky of Swampscott are the proud grandparents Read More

JUNE 21, 2018, MARBLEHEAD – Last week, more than 100 people attended the Epstein Hillel School Annual Meeting. The meeting, dubbed “If The Shoe Fits” – Im HaNa’al Matimah – was named as a tribute to incoming board president, Mark Farber, in recognition of his 50 years in the retail shoe industry. In the audience Read More

JUNE 21, 2018, CHELSEA – Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is excited to announce that Swampscott residents Phyllis and Alan Bolotin will be honored at the 10th annual 2018 ALS & MS Walk for Living. The two-mile walk, which is expected to attract over 1000 walkers, raises much needed funds for advancing healthcare at the organization’s award-winning Read More