BOSTON (JTA) – Daniel Aaron, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants who pioneered the field of American studies and taught the likes of John F. Kennedy, has died at 103. A prolific writer and hugely influential intellectual, Aaron, who died on Saturday in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is acclaimed for combining his interests in history and literature. The founding president of the…
Ezra Schwartz, the American teenager killed by in a West Bank terror attack, was fondly remembered Sunday by a string of family and friends at his funeral in his hometown of Sharon, Massachusetts.
In the 70 years since the fall of the Third Reich, the trappings of Nazi power have become infamous icons of evil — think of the swastika flag, the yellow badge or the striped concentration camp uniform.
Desalitech, an Israeli-founded water purification company, has channeled the once-polluted Charles River in Boston into a limited edition brew for Harpoon Brewery.
At the Maimonides School, it was all hands on deck as students and faculty mobilized to locate one of their own: Caleb Jacoby, 16, an 11th-grader and the son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby who has been missing since Monday afternoon.