By Glenn Marshall The Congregation Beth Shalom of Blue Hills in Milton, Massachusetts, proudly houses many historical artifacts, including some from the Holocaust. But moving an important stained glass window from the synagogue’s previous location and having it installed would cost $18,000. Published at 5:31 PM EST on Jul 11, 2017. Read original article on NBC.com Continue Reading »
Article by Rabbi Benjamin for The Forward, published July 5, 2017 iStock The issue of whether or not a Conservative Rabbi can officiate at an interfaith marriage ceremony is first and foremost a matter of integrity; integrity not only for the officiant but also for the couple and witnesses. Integrity means there is alignment between Continue Reading »
Superintendent Mary Gormley sent the following letter out to all her faculty and staff on May 9, 2017 in response to the recent swastika graffiti: “The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.” Edmund Burke “Few are guilty, but all are responsible.” Abraham Joshua Heschel Dear Milton Community, Continue Reading »
by Martha Schick, Advocate staff, May 19, 2017 Milton – After two instances of swastika graffiti at a local middle school, the larger community here is making the effort to pull together for a unified response. In December, the graffiti was found in multiple boys’ bathrooms in Pierce Middle School. The same thing happened again Continue Reading »
At Milton vigil, brother laments theft of his memorial to young Holocaust victim More than 100 people, including town and school officials, attend a vigil in Milton to remember “Myriam’s Memorial,” created by sculptor Fred Manasse for his sister and 1.5 million Jewish children killed in the Holocaust. Two bronze Stars of David, one of Continue Reading »
Milton gathers for vigil at damaged Holocaust memorial By Felicia Gans | Globe Correspondent | September 23, 2016 MILTON — Six yellow remembrance candles flickered atop a Holocaust memorial sculpture for a child where two bronze Stars of David were stolen from its marble base earlier this week. Community members gathered at Myriam’s Memorial at Continue Reading »
Volunteers of the Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills Building Steering Committee recognized by the milton Interfaith Clergy Association at their annual Thanks-for-Giving celebration on Sunday November 22, 2015.