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Boston-area football team used ‘Auschwitz’ and ‘rabbi’ to call plays

Officials from Plymouth alerted Duxbury school leaders about what they heard after the game.

By PENNY SCHWART/ JTA , PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
25/03/2021
the Charles River in front of the skyline of Boston

Jewish campus grows near Boston, as Hebrew College announces relocation

“On the one hand, our new home would have to be affordable and sustainable. … On the other hand, the move couldn’t just feel like a story of contraction and loss,” the College President said.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
23/03/2021

Carl Shapiro, Brandeis benefactor who lost millions to Madoff, dies at 108

Shapiro built his initial wealth in the middle of the 20th century by transforming his father’s small coat factory into Kay Windsor.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
16/03/2021

Looking to Move to Boston? Here Are A Few Tips to Help You Stay Safe!

Boston is one of the largest cities in the United States and a vital manufacturing hub home to some of the most successful companies in the world.

By LIOR COHEN
06/01/2021

First US woman to finish Israeli Air Force pilot course is Boston olah

The Air Force's prestigious pilot's course is notoriously difficult, and a vast majority of cadets don't make it to graduation.

Tech firm’s outage on Yom Kippur eve leaves synagogues helpless

As Jews braced for an unprecedented Yom Kippur celebrated largely online, synagogues across the country whose websites are hosted by Shul Cloud found their sites were inoperable Sunday night.

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
01/10/2020

JNF Joint Institute gets matching gift from Boston-based foundation

The funding will support the Institute’s initial research phase, demonstrating sustainable methods of food production in an arid environment.

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At least 20 Boston scientists tested DIY coronavirus vaccine on themselves

“It’s not the best idea—especially in this case, you could make things worse,” warned Siber. “You really need to know what you are doing here.”

Israeli CEO of Boston’s Tatte bakery chain steps down amid discrimination accusations

Tzurit Or will become a “creative adviser” at Tatte Bakery and Cafe, the Israeli-inflected chain in the Boston area that she launched in 2004, and will no longer have daily management responsibility.

By PENNY SCHWART/ JTA
29/07/2020
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