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APRIL 12, 2018 - Hosting the largest roofing industry conventions and trade shows in the northeast at their 92nd Annual Convention & Trade Show held March 28-29, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Bradley Sontz, of Max Sontz Roofing Services Inc., Lynn, was introduced as the incoming President of the North East Roofing Read More

APRIL 12, 2018 - “An Essential Song” was written from an outpouring of gratitude for healing that had been sought over decades and found in a way never imagined possible by the author – through loss. The author yearned to do something to offer thanks as well as hope, so she wrote this metaphorical story Read More

APRIL 12, 2018 - Sagan Realtors and Harbor­side Sotheby’s International Realty (Harborside SIR) announced that they have merged and will now operate as Sagan Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty. The merger strengthens their presence in Swampscott and Marblehead and further expands the company’s reach across Essex County. With this combination, Sagan Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty has Read More

MARCH 29, 2018 – Earlier this month, The Rashi School celebrated “Read Across America Day” by inviting grandparents into the library to read stories with the students. Students in kindergarten through grade 2 read stories together with the grandparents, sharing a special bond and creating new memories. It was hard to tell which group enjoyed Read More

MARCH 29, 2018 – Earlier this month, I drove right by the Lutheran Church I was called to preach from, and parked my car instead at Temple Sinai. Entering the hall I saw wall- to-wall volunteers in goofy looking hairnets (and between home-brewing Lutherans and conservative Jews quite a few beard-nets were in use too) Read More

MARCH 29, 2018 – Combined Jewish Philan­thropies, Boston’s Jewish Federation, announced that the Alfred and Gilda Slifka Foundation has pledged a $5 million gift to create The Fred and Gilda Slifka Family Day School Inclusion Initiative, a comprehensive inclusion initiative to be housed at MetroWest Jewish Day School in Framingham and another local Jewish day Read More

MARCH 29, 2018 – Newtonville resident James Cohen, senior director of development and communications at Keshet, a national organization that works for LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life, is among 26 high-caliber Jewish professional and volunteer leaders from around the world who were selected for the fourth cohort of the Schusterman Fellowship. The Fellowship Read More

MARCH 29, 2018 – WALTHAM – Noted Brandeis University Professor Jonathan Sarna has been appointed the new director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, a research center at the university. The appointment was announced earlier this week by Brandeis University President Ron Liebowitz during a two-day conference celebrating the center’s 10th anniversary. The conference Read More

MARCH 22, 2018 – One of the reasons I transitioned from being the rabbi of Congregation Shirat Hayam (Swampscott, MA) and started my new non-profit organization, welaunch.org, is because I am so passionate about what I call Tech-un Olam: the power of technology, R&D, innovation, entrepreneurism to repair this broken world. Over the past decade Read More

MARCH 22, 2018 – For 10 weeks – one class per week for a duration of two hours – Temple B’Nai Israel will hold a “Crash Course: Judaism” adult education program. As an introduction, or, for some, as a reintroduction, to Judaism, we will explore the accessible and thought-provoking questions of a 3,000-year-old tradition. For Read More