BOSTON (JTA) – A two-alarm fire has shuttered a major kosher supermarket in Brookline, Massachusetts, home to Jewish residents, synagogues and Jewish businesses. The cause of the fire at The Butcherie was careless disposal of a cigarette behind the shop, in the rear storage area which was used mostly for paper products, the Boston Globe reported….
Times are good for Kehillath Israel, the storied Conservative synagogue in this Boston suburb.
Jeff Jacoby asked for our help when his son went missing, and got it. The columnist should explain why the teen ran away, so it can be a teachable moment for all of us.
Jeff Jacoby, the Jewish Boston Globe columnist whose 16-year-old son Caleb went missing for four days in early January, has finally broken his silence.
Jewish teenager Caleb Jacoby, whose disappearance last week launched a massive search effort and went viral on social media, ran away from home on his own, the Brookline Police Department confirmed.
Will we ever know the full story about Caleb Jacoby’s disappearance? Rabbi Efrem Goldberg says it’s none of our business.
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.
Jeff Jacoby Tweeted prayers, thanks and scripture as the Boston Globe columnist continued to lead an outpouring of concern about his missing teenage son, Caleb Jacoby.
Boston-area Jewish day schools got a major boost this week — in the form of $2.1 million.