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Jack Leidner, Amanda Gilberg, Sophie Leidner, and Andrea & David Cohen visiting the Jewish ghetto in Venice, Italy on a whirlwind European extravaganza. The Venetian Ghetto was the area of Venice in which Jews were compelled to live under the Venetian Republic. Today, the Ghetto is still a center of Jewish life in the city Read More

On March 26, Temple Sinai’s Founders’ Hall was overflowing with dishes, pots and pans, glassware, utensils, casserole dishes, and everything a person could wish for when moving from homelessness into a new apartment. The “Kitchen Shower” for the Lynn Shelter Association was an overwhelming success! Volunteers filled an entire van to the brim and then Read More

Mason Wetmore, a fifth grade student at Swampscott Middle School, has been chosen by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation as the Pediatric Honored Hero for 2017. He will not only lead the local community but also the entire Boston community through sharing his story and leading by example with his fundraising.  Mason, the son of Read More

Residents of Chelsea Jewish Lifecare and their families came together for traditional Passover Seders to mark the beginning of the holiday. With Seders led by staff members, residents enjoyed retelling the story of the exodus from Egypt, taking turns participating in the service and singing the beloved Passover melodies. Residents and guests enjoyed tasting the Read More

Attorney Robert Finkel of Marblehead, who specializes in advising Israeli high tech firms, is leaving town for New York city as he becomes a partner in the firm of Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP. He will also serve as a Co-Chair of the firm’s Tax Practice Group.  “My partners and I are pleased to welcome Robert Read More

The Torah says nothing about having separate dishes for milk and meat. So where do those laws come from? In Session 2 of in his Torah study classes, Rabbi Greg Hersh of Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield will explore the origins of the Oral Torah: the Mishnah and Talmud. The Oral Torah has influenced and shaped Read More

More than 500 people, including Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, honored local developer and philanthropist Arthur Winn at Combined Jewish Philanthropies’ Real Estate, Construction and Design Annual Dinner. Winn, the President and Founder of WinnCompanies was honored with the Edwin N. Sidman Leadership Award for his professional and philanthropic efforts. The event at the Intercontinental Hotel Read More

Jim Rudolph, Managing Partner of the law firm of Rudolph Friedmann LLP, with offices in Boston and Marblehead, has been named by Governor Charlie Baker to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) Advisory Board. MCAD is the state’s chief civil rights agency charged with the authority to investigate, prosecute, adjudicate and resolve cases of discrimination Read More

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