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Winnie Sandler Grinspoon named President of Harold Grinspoon Foundation

Winnie Sandler Grinspoon named President of Harold Grinspoon Foundation

AGAWAM, Mass. – Winifred Sandler Grinspoon has been appointed President of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. She takes over responsibilities from Harold Grinspoon, 85, who created the foundation in the early… Read more »

Summer Camp Round-up

Summer Camp Round-up

Summer campers in Massachusetts are enjoying lots of fun in the sun! Here are scenes from Jewish camps around the area.

Standing with Israel

Standing with Israel

By Stacey Dresner In late July, as Hamas missiles continued to fly into Israel and Operation Protective Edge succeeded in taking out terrorist tunnels into Israel, Jewish communities around Massachusetts… Read more »

Rabbi Aviva Fellman Joins Beth Israel in Worcester

Rabbi Aviva Fellman Joins Beth Israel in Worcester

By Laura Porter WORCESTER – On July 25, Congregation Beth Israel welcomed Rabbi Aviva Fellman as she celebrated her first Shabbat in Worcester. Rabbi Fellman, who most recently served as… Read more »

“From Generation to Generation” New Weiss-Firestone Fund  Continues Family’s Legacy of Giving

“From Generation to Generation” New Weiss-Firestone Fund Continues Family’s Legacy of Giving

By Stacey Dresner WEST SPRINGFIELD – When Susan Weiss Firestone sold her family’s business, Plastic Packaging Corp., in April to Placon Corporation, she says she knew it was the right… Read more »

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    WITKES

    Irving Witkes, 87, of Worcester died Aug. 2. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Leah (Rafer) Witkes. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late… Read more »

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