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NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – Over 70 people attended the Jewish Journal Speaker Series earlier this month at Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott. Yehuda Yaakov, the Consul General of Israel to New England, spoke about Israel’s future Read More

Hadassah Northeast will host the Hadassah Women’s Advocacy Conference on Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Babson College Executive Conference Center in Wellesley. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with an Advocacy Information Fair. The conference will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. The conference will be moderated by award-winning author and WHDH-TV investigative Read More

Boston’s DovBer Marchette has been chosen to have his art on display from Nov. 6-26 at the Galleria Cesare Olmastroni Palazzo Patrizi in Siena, Italy. A native of Boston, Marchette hold a bachelor of fine arts from Massachusetts College of Art. His more recent works mainly involve 3D assemblages of wood, paint and objects. In Read More

In Hebrew, the word “Limmud” means study. In New England, Limmud­Boston means an all-day, volunteer-driven festival of everything Jewish. For eight years, LimmudBoston has educated and delighted beginners and scholars, young to young-at-heart, the not-very-attached and the very affiliated. The 8th annual Limmud­Boston conference will take place all day on Sunday, Dec. 3. The festival Read More

On Thursday, Nov. 16, Epstein Hillel School invites the community to attend an exclusive lecture and event, The Creativity Workshop ... Who Art You? The event will feature world famous Israeli artist Hanoch Piven (pivenworld.com). Piven’s witty illustrations of famous (and sometimes infamous) figures have appeared in many major American magazine and newspapers, such as Read More

Temple Emanu-El will host a blood drive
in honor of Russell and Deahn Leblang on Sunday, October 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood drive will be held at Temple Emanu-El, 393 Atlantic Ave., in Marblehead. Russell has received numerous blood transfusions
during his recent lengthy stay at Mass General Hospital.
When the family was asked Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – This painting, “Alisa’s Path,” by Tamara Wolfson was awarded first place at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Plein Air Competition. Tamara Wolfson is an award-winning artist and owner of A+Murals that specializes in Trompe L’oeil, murals, faux finishes, and other aspects of interior decorating Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – Exquisite paintings of local people and places, as well as abstract images, are being presented in Olga Gernovski’s “Chords of Colors” exhibit at the Abbot Public Library through October 26. Gernovski’s paintings feature flowers, fall scenes, seascapes, tango dancers and portraits of locals, as well as landscapes of far off places Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – During the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) of the United States of America (USA) 122nd Annual National Convention in San Antonio, Texas, Colonel (Retired) Barry Lischinsky from JWV North Shore Post 220 (Peabody, MA) was appointed the National Chairman for Membership. The lineage of JWV dates back to 1896, when a group Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 – Hadassah North­east hosted award-winning journalist Barbara Sofer at a series of four public events titled “Israel’s Wonder Women: The Inside Story” in Mass­achusetts last month. Sofer, an award-winning journalist, author and inspirational speaker, serves as the Israel Director of Public Relations for Hadassah where she reports the stories of Hadassah Medical Read More