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DECEMBER 28, 2018 - Over 300 people braved the early December snow to enjoy Epstein Hillel School’s Winter BeneFete, an evening of fun and laughter, featuring the world famous Chicago improv comedy troupe The Second City. The event honored the school’s new beginning as Epstein Hillel School, formerly Cohen Hillel Academy. Before the show, Head Read More

DECEMBER 28, 2017 – BOSTON – In this age of “Shark Tank” and hackathons, it’s more tempting for students to put books aside as they rush toward their entrepreneurial dreams. Fortunately, there are organizations such as TAMID that encourage such students to stay in school and to use the resources available to them to achieve Read More

DECEMBER 28, 2017 – BOSTON – Moishe House officially dedicated a new home for young Russian-speaking Jews (RSJ) on Dec. 20 in Brighton. Moishe House is a global program where young Jewish adults live together and host Jewish programs once or twice a week for their peers. There are more than 100 such houses worldwide Read More

DECEMBER 7, 2017 – Over 300 people attended The Rashi School’s annual Limmud Celebration on Nov. 30 at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley. Josh Horowicz, this year’s honoree, is currently in his 12th year as athletic director and fitness and health teacher at the school. Josh’s deep commitment to Rashi’s students and his enthusiasm for Read More

NOVEMBER 30, 2017 – Not all superheroes wear capes. In fact, some wear aprons. That was the case when 120 North Shore teens spent a recent Sunday whipping up more than 50 lasagnas, 40 apple pies, four giant vats of white bean and kale soup, and brownies. The food was delivered to hungry families at Read More

NOVEMBER 30, 2017 – MARBLEHEAD – With the addition of Amy Gold as head of school and a generous new endowment that prompted a name change, Epstein Hillel School is looking forward to a bright future. “This year has been a monumental year for Hillel,” said parent, grandparent, and longtime Gala Committee member Anne Selby Read More

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – The Rashi School recently elected Rebecca Burack as president of its Board of Trustees. In this role, Ms. Burack will provide guidance and leadership in maintaining and strengthening Rashi’s exceptional commitment to academic excellence. She has served on the Rashi Board since 2014. Rebecca is a partner in Bain & Company’s Read More

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – First graders at Temple B’nai Abraham in Beverly learned the Ma Tovu prayer and its meaning and studied the Jewish Laws of Privacy. Their art project was to make privacy signs for their bedroom doors, complete with a copy of the Ma Tovu prayer on it. Children also learned about mitzvot Read More

  NOVEMBER 2, 2017 - In 2015, to contribute to the efforts of rebuilding Rwanda after the horrors of the 1994 genocide, Professors Robert McAndrews and Christopher Mauriello of the Salem State University Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies secured a grant from the Cummings Foundation to support an annual service trip to the African Read More

NOVEMBER 2, 2017 – On a recent Sunday evening when most teens were busy doing homework, an impressive group of more than 60 Teen Israel Advocacy Fellows participated in the Anti-Defamation League’s interactive workshop, Word to Action, as part of their advanced Israel advocacy training, a free program of Lappin Foundation. Led by ADL facilitators Read More