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JULY 27, 2017 – Rachel Rosen and Matthew Homiack of Falls Church, Va., welcome their son Jacob Andrew Homiack, born on May 29, 2017. Proud grandparents are Dr. Alvin and Rebecca Rosen of Marblehead and Michael and Beth Homiack of Denver, Colo Read More

JULY 27, 2017 – Juvenile Aid Scholarship Organization convened at The Hawthorne Hotel in Salem on May 24 for its annual luncheon. The group provides grants to deserving Jewish high school graduates on the North Shore. Funds are primarily obtained at the annual luncheon and by memorial scholarships given by families to honor their loved Read More

JULY 13, 2017 – Congregation Sons of Israel in Peabody held their Annual Congregational Meeting and Election on June 4. Officers elected are pictured from left to right: Richard Dinkin, ritual director; Susan Dinkin, recording secretary; Barbara Sigel, corresponding secretary; Rosalyn Abrams, president; Sheri Olans Wright, treasurer; Robert Wright, vice president; Harriet Polonsky, financial secretary Read More

JULY 13, 2017 – Hundreds attended a ribbon-cutting celebration in honor of the newly renovated Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home (CJNH) on June 21. The flagship property of Chelsea Jewish Lifecare (CJL) recently completed a $16 million renovation, with kitchens on every floor, warm and spacious gathering spaces and an abundance of glass and natural light Read More

JULY 13, 2017 – Amy I. Kolodny, of Pompano Beach, Florida received a Doctorate in Instructional Leadership and Reading from Nova Southeastern University. Amy, a 1998 graduate of Danvers High School, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Rhode Island. She received a Master’s of Science degree in Reading and English as a Read More

JULY 13, 2017 – Brianna S. Nadelberg has been appointed director of development for Hadassah Northeast (HNE), announced David Pasternack, chief development officer for Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA). Nadelberg’s position will focus primarily on major gifts development and she will be working closely with the HNE leadership, donors and volunteers Read More

JULY 13, 2017 – The Juvenile Aid Scholarship Organization recently awarded grants to 12 deserving students to help defray their college expenses. Funds are primarily raised at the group’s scholarship luncheon, held annually at The Hawthorne Hotel in Salem. In addition, memorial scholarships are given by family members to honor loved ones. This year, the Read More

JUNE 29, 2017 – Rich Band likes to give. He learned about generosity from his parents, who raised him in a close-knit housing project in Chelsea. His father, Maurice, was a World War II veteran who joined the Israeli army and fought in the 1948 War of Independence. His mother, Ethel, volunteered for B’nai B’rith Read More

JUNE 29, 2017 – NEWTON CENTRE – In a complex Jewish world, the call for dynamic spiritual and educational leaders never has been greater. Hebrew College responded to that call as it celebrated its 92nd Commencement and Ordination ceremonies, graduating 10 rabbinical students, three cantorial students and the college’s first Rav/Hazzan (dual Rabbinical and Cantorial Read More

JUNE 29, 2017 – Cohen Hillel Academy’s annual meeting, “Nitzan” (a new beginning), was a special evening of recognition and tribute. Karen and Jerry Madorsky presented the first annual Adam Madorsky Alumni Social Justice Award to Zachary Shwartz and Shane Skikne, in memory of their son Adam. Karen remarked, “It’s ironic, or perhaps it isn’t Read More