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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

JANUARY 11, 2018 - On Sunday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m., Congregation Ahabat Sholom of Lynn will dedicate a Torah scroll in memory of Rabbi Samuel Zaitchik and his wife, Rebbetzin Nell Zaitchik, who served the Lynn Jewish community for over 50 years. The presentation of the Torah will take place at Congregation Shaarei Tefillah Read More

DECEMBER 28, 2018 - Earlier this month, members from several Jewish War Veterans (JWV) Posts and Ladies Auxiliary (JWVA) throughout the Commonwealth, gathered outside the Hanscom Air Force Base (HAFB) Chapel in Bedford to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with a traditional Menorah lighting ceremony. At the conclusion of the ceremony, approximately 100 guests Read More

DECEMBER 7, 2017 – Joe Bach celebrated his 109th birthday on Sunday amidst family members and staff and residents of the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea. Joe, a Holocaust survivor, has been a resident at the Center for almost three years. Joe was born in Lvov, now part of the Ukraine, and was Read More

DECEMBER 7, 2017 – On Thursday, Nov. 23 members from various Jewish War Veterans (JWV) Posts throughout Massachusetts, assisted by the Ladies Auxiliary and the Descendants of JWV, teamed to help serve a holiday brunch to the Veterans of Chelsea Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea. This year’s event included members from various JWV Posts 74, 161 Read More