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Legislator of the Year

The Greater Lynn Bar Association presented State Representative Lori Ehrlich with its “Legislator of the Year” award.Read More


Gerard Wins Salem City Council Seat

Political newcomer Beth Gerard won a seat on Salem’s City Council for Ward 6.Read More


Power Breakfast

The Jewish Women’s Endowment Fund of the North Shore held its annual grant awards breakfast.Read More


Content vs. Context

By Steve Maas

A comparison of advertisement and web content from Americans for Peace and Tolerance with source material at issue in the Newton school controversy.Read More


Chabad Opens in North Andover

By Amy Forman

Rabbi Zalman and Mushka Borenstein opened Chabad of North Andover out of their Lincoln Street home to serve the burgeoning unaffiliated Jewish population in North Andover, Middleton and Boxford.Read More


Dissecting the Dispute

By Steve Maas

Ads sponsored by Americans for Peace and Tolerance question what Newton students are being taught about Israel and Islam.Read More


Malden To Unveil Magnificent Mikvah

By Tana Goldberg

A beautiful spa-like Mikvah will be inaugurated on November 10 at Congregation Beth Israel in Malden.Read More


Remarkable Turnaround at JCCNS

By Amy Forman

Not long ago, the JCC’s troubles and precarious fiscal situation were a matter of serious concern.Read More


Local Leaders React to New Pew Study on Jewish Americans

The October 1, 2013 Pew Research Center Survey Study sheds new light on American Jewish identity. We asked leaders of local Jewish agencies and Conservative synagogues what they thought about the future of Jews in the U.S., and how their organization will adapt going forward. Below are the responses we received.Read More


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