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Barry Shrage, president of Combined Jewish Philanthropies in Boston, announced this week that he will be stepping down from that position next year. “I expect this change will take place around the summer of 2018,” said Shrage. “A search committee, chaired by Aron Ain, CEO of Kronos and Shira Goodman, CEO of Staples, will begin Read More

Cameron Segal of Wenham achieved Dean’s High Honors for the Fall Semester at Connecticut College. A 2016 graduate of Pingree School in South Hamilton, Cam is the son of Kenneth and Traci Segal of Wenham and the grandson of proud grandparents Donald and Melissa Bornstein of Salem. An American Studies major, Cam is also pursuing Read More

Cohen Hillel Academy has established The Adam Madorsky Social Justice Alumni Award. The first annual award was created in 2016 in memory of Adam Madorsky to recognize alumni who have continued to pursue social justice in their personal or professional lives. Adam was the beloved son of longtime educators Karen and Jerry Madorsky and the Read More

An interfaith group traveling in Israel led by Rabbi David J. Meyer of Temple Emanu-El and the Rev. Dennis Calhoun of Marblehead’s Old North Church gather on the Golan Heights at the Gadot Overlook. The site served as a fortified Syrian military outpost from where they would fire into Israeli kibbutzim in the Hula Valley Read More

More than 50 people attended a presentation at Temple B’nai Abraham by two former Israeli soldiers, Shai and Nir, who visited the North Shore to share their real-life experiences serving in the Israeli Defense Force. The presentation was sponsored by StandWithUs, Lappin Foundation and Temple B’nai Abraham. Pictured left to right are: Shai, Elana Zabar Read More

Seven realtors have joined the Sagan Realtors team, bringing the total to over 30 agents. “I am thrilled to welcome this dynamic group into Sagan Realtors,” says owner Phyllis Sagan from her newly renovated offices at 300 Salem Street in Swampscott. “They bring a diverse set of experience and skills to the company with their 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

The North Shore Youth Group (NSYG) of Temple Ner Tamid and Tiferet Shalom held its first community outing of 2017 on Sunday January 29. Almost 30 children, ranging in age from 8 to 14 met for an afternoon of teamwork, tackling mental and physical challenges at Boda Borg in Malden. The goal of the NSYG Read More

North Shore filmmaker Jeff Hoffman (second from left) at Temple BethEl Brotherhood in Belmont hosted a fundraising presentation of Jeff Hoffman’s ongoing film, “4 Million Bullets: The Untold Fight for Survival.” A packed Sunday morning audience learned the of Israel’s untold story of heroic young men and women who fought for her independence. With Hoffman Read More

Former Shirat Hayam Rabbi Baruch HaLevi, who made Aliyah with his family about a year and a half ago, is now hosting a weekly radio show titled “The Way” on North Shore 104.9 in Beverly. He hosts the program live from his studio in Israel. The show, which airs Sundays at noon, began as a Read More