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MARCH 22, 2018 – For 10 weeks – one class per week for a duration of two hours – Temple B’Nai Israel will hold a “Crash Course: Judaism” adult education program. As an introduction, or, for some, as a reintroduction, to Judaism, we will explore the accessible and thought-provoking questions of a 3,000-year-old tradition. For Read More

MARCH 22, 2018 – As we go about our busy schedules, we don’t often have time to sit back and reflect on some of life’s fundamental questions. Suddenly, in a quiet moment, and often when we least expect it, all the questions hit at once. We wonder if we’re living the life we really want Read More

MARCH 22, 2018 – SWAMPSCOTT – Alty Weinreb, a native of New York, has been named the new cantor at Congregation Shirat Hayam. Weinreb will begin his post this summer and will succeed Cantor Elana Rozenfeld, who will step down in June after serving the temple for six years so she can spend more time Read More

MARCH 22, 2018 – WALTHAM – Barry Shrage, who is set to retire this summer as the president of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, has been named professor of the Practice in the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University. Shrage’s appointment underscores Brandeis’ longstanding commitment to serving the Jewish community. “Brandeis was Read More

MARCH 8, 2018 – Please join Jewish Educator and Hebrew language teacher, Rachel Jacobson, on “A Once in a Lifetime” trip to Israel in 2018. See this beautiful country through the eye of a native Israeli. “I have finally found the perfect trip for our community with an affordable price, under $3,000 (including hotels and Read More

MARCH 8, 2018 – Beginning this month through mid-October, blaring sounds of the shofar will be heard across the North Shore, as Lappin Foundation prepares the community to set a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Shofar Ensemble. “The Great Shofar Blowout is about a community gathering, Jews and non-Jews, to accomplish something together,” Read More

MARCH 8, 2018 – Who can say they have met not one, but several owls? The students at Epstein Hillel School can. It was a fun, unique, educational morning that highlights the EHS difference. Regularly at the school, students participate in hands-on learning that takes them away from their desks for authentic experiences that engages Read More

MARCH 8, 2018 – Whitney Houston said it best: “I believe the children are our future.”  These words couldn’t be truer, especially today. Temple Tiferet Shalom and Temple Ner Tamid have joined forces to give the Jewish Youth of the North Shore in grades 3 through 8 the opportunity to be a part of a Read More

FEBRUARY 8, 2018 - ReachArts is pleased to present David Shear’s solo exhibition, Next Exit, of abstract expressionist works from March 9-18 at the ReachArts gallery at 89 Burrill Street in Swampscott. The opening reception will be held on March 9, from 7:30-9 p.m., and a “Meet the Artist” evening will be held on March Read More

FEBRUARY 8, 2018 - Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP of Boston is pleased to announce that Johanna L. Matloff of Swampscott has become a partner of the firm. Matloff practices in the area of civil litigation. Her areas of practice include employment law, commercial litigation, products liability, insurance litigation (specifically areas involving life Read More