Holocaust survivor Izzy Arbeiter of Boston devoted his life to educating the next generation
Marc Baker has made big changes at Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies, but his early tenure is dogged by critics of his management style.
“How will I possibly handle this?” I asked a friend.
“In short, this was a systemic failure,” school officials said.
The COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Holocaust survivors in a local synagogue started out a bit ominously: A police cruiser was stationed outside and a bomb-sniffing German Shepherd was deployed inside, zealously looking for explosives.
“She views the mitzvah of Tikkun Olam as a guiding light in her career,” says her husband.
“Heavy metal saved my life. It expressed my rage at being a kid with a disability who was different.”
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts director faces challenges over race
Tom is an MIT graduate who was homeless, living in a a tent in the woods, when the Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS), reached out to help.