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MARCH 29, 2018 – Earlier this month, The Rashi School celebrated “Read Across America Day” by inviting grandparents into the library to read stories with the students. Students in kindergarten through grade 2 read stories together with the grandparents, sharing a special bond and creating new memories. It was hard to tell which group enjoyed Read More

MARCH 29, 2018 – Combined Jewish Philan­thropies, Boston’s Jewish Federation, announced that the Alfred and Gilda Slifka Foundation has pledged a $5 million gift to create The Fred and Gilda Slifka Family Day School Inclusion Initiative, a comprehensive inclusion initiative to be housed at MetroWest Jewish Day School in Framingham and another local Jewish day Read More

MARCH 29, 2018 – High school students and current college students from the North Shore are encouraged to apply for scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year that will be announced by the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston. CJP is now accepting applications for financial assistance from students. The program is administered by Jewish Vocational Read More

MARCH 22, 2018 – A lifelong love of writing, a silly sense of humor, and a soft spot for animals has proven to be a winning combination for Jane Sutton, the award-winning children’s book writer from Lexington who for decades has been tickling the fancy of her young readers. Sutton’s playful, humorous, and endearing stories 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 22, 2018 - Vered Benhorin will bring a set of soothing and family-friendly songs when she performs with her musical partner Rob Jost at 10:30 a.m. on March 10 at the Cabot Theater in Beverly. “I have always loved to sing,” Vered said. And yet, even in college, Vered considered her music no more Read More

FEBRUARY 22, 2018 - Over the past five months, my partner Bar Argaman and I have served the Greater Boston Jewish community as young ambassadors for Israel, known in Hebrew as “Shinshinim.” Bar and I were selected to do a gap year of service in the Diaspora, sharing our perspectives and personal experiences as young Read More

FEBRUARY 8, 2018 – Remember those special college professors whose lectures kept you wide awake and wanting to hear more? The ones you wished could be cloned? Steven Schragis, a Tufts University graduate, came up with something almost as good when he founded One Day University in 2006. By canvassing campuses and talking to students Read More

FEBRUARY 8, 2018 – MARBLEHEAD – Dr. Judith Stein of the Institute for Learning and Development in Lexington recently appeared at a parent and community workshop about executive functioning at the Epstein Hillel School. The workshop focused on strategies for children and adults that include organization skills, time management exercises, task initiation for difficult assignments Read More