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AUGUST 16, 2018 – Robert Meeropol was only 6 years old when his parents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, were executed in 1953 by the US government as spies for the Soviet Union. Earlier this month, at age 71, he took part in an ancient Jewish ritual when he put on tefillin for the first time Read More

AUGUST 2, 2018 - A few weeks ago on a Sunday morning, I came home from a temple meeting and opened the refrigerator only to discover everything was warm. I had to wait until the next day for a service call to hear the dreaded verdict: the compressor had given up. It didn’t pay to Read More

JULY 19, 2018 – Herman and Marilyn Sokolow will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 21. They reside in Marblehead, and have four children and nine grandchildren Read More

JULY 19, 2018 – Chelsea Jewish Lifecare (CJL), a highly respected leader in senior living with campuses in Chelsea and Peabody, Massachusetts and JGS Lifecare (JGS) a leading healthcare system serving seniors and their families in western Massachusetts, announced their intention to affiliate. “Affiliating our two organizations makes a great deal of sense at this Read More

JULY 19, 2018 – Consul General of Germany to New England Ralf Horlemann chats with Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter at Temple Reyim in Newton during the June 24 Cafe Europa, a twice-yearly lunch and entertainment event sponsored by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the German Consulate General Boston Read More

JULY 5, 2018 - “It looks like summer’s half over,” my father would pronounce around the Fourth of July each year, something I always thought was pretty strange. School had only been out a short time and we hadn’t yet adjusted our mental and physical being to a summer of relaxing, staying up late, and Read More

JULY 5, 2018, BOSTON – Nearly 400 people who grew up during the “Golden Age” of Boston’s Jewish community in the Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan neighborhoods gathered at the Boston Marriott Quincy on June 23 for the 44th Anniversary Reunion of the YMHA-Hecht House Alumni Association. Most attendees spent their childhoods and teen years along Read More

APRIL 12, 2018 – For Mimi Lappin, life revolved around family, Judaism, philanthropy, fashion, and art. Lappin, who along with her husband Robert, donated tens of millions to North Shore Jewish organizations over the last several decades, always seemed to be thinking of ways to give back. Lappin, who served as chairwoman of the Women’s Read More

MARCH 22, 2018 – Lou Krinsky sat in a chair in the lobby of the third floor of the Jack Satter House in Revere and stared out at the ocean. It was just after 11 a.m., and Krinsky had been up since 6. He had read the Globe, had breakfast, and finished a 30-minute workout Read More

JANUARY 11, 2018 - There is something special about greeting a new year. It’s a chance to wipe the slate clean and start afresh. It’s a time to make resolutions that unfortunately we may break in just a short time. And, it’s a time to reflect on the past year and perhaps go back in Read More