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Nitzan - A New Beginning, the theme of Cohen Hillel Academy’s upcoming annual meeting on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30 pm, refers to a flowering bud. The K-8 independent school, providing the finest education, grounded in Judaism, will be formally known as Arthur J. Epstein Hillel School (informally Epstein Hillel School) effective on July 1 Read More

Temple Sinai’s 19th Annual Golf Tournament will be held at the Thomson Country Club on Monday, July 17, 2017.   The tournament is being organized by Ben Locke and Julian Rich, who are both members of the Board of Directors at Temple Sinai.  Julian and Ben have run the tournament since 1999, and are thrilled to Read More

On May 11th, 2017, over 100 home improvement specialists gathered at Tri-City Sales new state-of-the-art showroom in Ipswich to cut the red ribbon and celebrate the new 4500 square foot showroom. Owned and operated by the Cohen and the Kulevich family of Marblehead, Tri-City Sales boasts of a family-owned appliance business that is still booming Read More

  JUNE 1, 2017 – Marblehead’s Melissa Kaplowitch, a visiting associate professor of psychology at Salem State University, has been awarded the university’s 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award. The annual award publically acknowledges the core mission of the university through recognition of those faculty members who have profoundly inspired and engaged students. “I am truly humbled Read More

JUNE 1, 2017 – When people on Cape Ann talk about making a contribution to society, Dr. Philip Cutter’s name comes up almost immediately in conversations. For decades, Cutter and his wife, Eve, and their children, Amy, Martha, Michael, and David, have been giving back to the secular and Jewish community. Cutter, of Rockport, rose Read More

MAY 18, 2017 — In deciding to make an unprecedented $1 million gift to Northeast Arc, Steven P. Rosenthal wanted to ensure it would have maximum impact. “I wanted to do something different, innovative, even disruptive, in a positive sense,” he said. “The idea was to find a way to literally change lives one at Read More

MAY 18, 2017 MARBLEHEAD – Carole and Dr. Jack Skowronski were recently honored with the Edith Bloch Award, presented since 1987, which recognizes members of the community for their commitment to learning and the pursuit of knowledge. Award-winning author and Northampton art gallery owner Richard Michelson addressed a large gathering at the 29th Friends of Read More

MAY 18, 2017 — For the last 26 years, Marcy Yellin has spent nearly every day giving back to the North Shore Jewish community. A native of Queens, Marcy moved to Swampscott in 1991 with her husband, Ben – a scientist – and her three sons, Adam, Jacob and Seth. A gifted singer and guitarist Read More

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