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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

Volunteers for The Lynn Youth Health Alliance collected 25 boxes of food January 16 in a Martin Luther King Day effort. A local moving company, Two Men and a Truck of Boston, volunteered to deliver the donations to the Greater Boston Food Bank. They parked a moving truck outside of the Super Stop & Shop Read More

Lucas Simons of Salem, a freshman at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, has made it to the President’s List after a successful fall semester. That award is given to students who achieve a minimum grade point average of 4.0. Lucas is majoring in Computer Networking and Cybersecurity at the school, where he is a member Read More

Esther & Neal Kaufman of Peabody have announced the engagement of their son Barry to Amanda Dropkin, daughter of Sheryl & Steven Dropkin of Newton. A graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Barry received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University.  He is an Enrollment and Student Assignment Senior Analyst Read More

Mazel Tov to Jeremy and Elizabeth Veronica Davis of Wellesley on the birth of their daughter, Katherine Shirley Davis.  Katherine arrived on December 19th at 8 lbs. and 19.5”.  She was joyfully welcomed by her brother Ethan, grandparents June and Murray Davis of Swampscott and grandfather Peter Hsu of Washington State Read More

During November, the Jewish Women’s Endowment Fund of the North Shore’s Grant Review Committee met and awarded the following Organizations a total of over $5,000.00 for submitted programs: Temple B’nai Abraham, Sisterhood – “Sisterhood Day of Jewish Art in New York City” Cohen Hillel Academy – “How to be a Media Savvy Girl in the Read More

Congregation Shirat Hayam Brotherhood volunteers, above, take a break from their work delivering meals for GLSS on Christmas day. Workers included Leo and Debbie Burke, Judy White, Howie Abrams, Margie Shapiro, David Fink, Helena Spear, Margaurita Spear, Lee and Jayne Goldman, Susan Sinrich, Sammi Sinrich, Ron Kafker, Sandy and Jeff Hirshberg, Barbara and Alan Sidman Read More

Congratulations to Scott Kaplowitch of Marblehead, a CPA, who has been named Managing Partner of the firm Edelstein & Company in Boston. Scott has been with the company for over 20 years ago, advising clients on matters related to debt financing, mergers and acquisitions and capital formation, as well as international and multistate tax issues Read More