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JUNE 21, 2018, MARBLEHEAD – Last week, more than 100 people attended the Epstein Hillel School Annual Meeting. The meeting, dubbed “If The Shoe Fits” – Im HaNa’al Matimah – was named as a tribute to incoming board president, Mark Farber, in recognition of his 50 years in the retail shoe industry. In the audience Read More

JUNE 21, 2018 – For many people, memories of youthful days at summer camp are very special. Away from family members, neighbors and classmates – sometimes for the first time in their lives – kids can discover new activities and interests, try new sports, learn new skills, enjoy the outdoors and form lifelong friendships. Here Read More

JUNE 21, 2018, SWAMPSCOTT – Not many sixth-graders can say they’ve spoken to a crowd of thousands of people on Boston Common, received a personal video from a former Patriots player, or raised over $25,000. Mason Wetmore of Swampscott can. It’s all come as part of his work with the New England chapter of the Read More

JUNE 21, 2018 - Arly MackRosen is about to continue a legacy through food. A junior from Marblehead, MackRosen’s earliest memories include helping in the kitchen. She has a passion for the traditions and community surrounding the preparation of food and, as one of three 2018 Derek Sheckman Teen Leadership Award recipients, she is going Read More

JUNE 21, 2018, ANDOVER – It was 4 on a Friday afternoon, and things were winding down. Cindy Remis had just taken her baby daughter, Abby, to the doctor for her nine-month checkup, and everything seemed to be in order. Cindy was out the door when a last-minute question popped into her head. She walked Read More

JUNE 21, 2018, BROOKLINE – Jacob Myers loves to move, and can’t stand sitting around doing nothing. He likes all sports, but especially enjoys soccer, tennis, basketball, canoeing, and rock climbing. He’s in for a fun summer. Myers is a volunteer intern and member of the New England chapter of Yachad, the National Jewish Council Read More

JUNE 7, 2018 – Over the past few years, I have had the privilege to participate in the many programs the Lappin Foundation has to offer for the community: Israel advocacy, the Y2I trip to Israel, community service, and so on. Through these experiences, I grew as a young adult and found an enhanced sense Read More

JUNE 7, 2018, DANVERS – It’s usually Mary Kiley, a religion teacher at St. John’s Prep, who assigns the homework, but not when Sonia Weitz was involved. Kiley and Weitz were having their first meeting as Holocaust Legacy Partners, a program started by Weitz that pairs Holocaust survivors with people who promise to share their Read More

JUNE 7, 2018, PEABODY – This fall, Temple Ner Tamid of Peabody will pilot an innovative new Hebrew School for students in kindergarten through seventh grade. In addition, the temple also will add educational programs for high school students and adults, with many of the programs available online. Students will have the option of taking Read More

JUNE 7, 2018 - Max Faleyev has always loved music, and has been studying piano since he was six years old. Over the years, he has participated in many recitals and competitions, including recitals for students of Valerie Henkin, his teacher since he was six. He has performed at recitals for the North Shore Piano Read More