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September 10th 2006!

Mystic River Day

Celebrating the heritage and legacy of the early Mystic River Jewish Communities of Greater Boston: East Boston, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Revere, Somerville, Winthrop and of course, Revere Beach!

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Attendees listen attentively to guest speakers at the
Mystic River Jewish Community Day celebration.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

JCAM Executive Director Stanley Kaplan welcomes Massachusetts Senate President
Robert E. Travaglini to the podium at the Mystic River Jewish Community Day celebration.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

JCAM Executive Director Stanley Kaplan greets
Revere Mayor Thomas G. Ambrosino.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Guests gather to listen to speakers outside the historic Ohabei Shalom chapel in East Boston during the Mystic River Jewish Community Day.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Holding a proclamation from Mayor Thomas M. Menino
  are Boston City Councilor Salvatore LaMattina (left) and President of the Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts Sander Rikleen (right).

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Vicary Graham, Mellon Regional President, speaks as Presenting Sponsor for
the Mystic River Jewish Community Day event.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Executive Director Stanley Kaplan prepares to open the ceremonies.

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

A lively "klezmer" band performed Jewish tunes, adding to the festive atmosphere of the day.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

The young and young-at-heart enjoying some quiet time together.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

A group of participants listen to JCAM's Director of Development, Lisa Berenson,
talk about Jewish cemetery symbols and meanings.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Steve Grossman, President of Grossman Marketing Group speaking with Mellon's Regional President, Vicary Graham.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Storyteller, Bonnie Greenberg presenting her Jewish folklore tales.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Genealogist, Judith Caplan presents an historic tour of the cemetery.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Brandeis Professor, Ellen Smith explains chapel restoration plans to an attentive audience.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

View from Wordsworth Street.

 

Mystic River Jewish Community Day, Sept. 10, 2006

Steve Grossman, President of Grossman Marketing Group.

 

Donations for the restoration project are appreciated.

Program for the Event – Sept. 10, 2006

11:00 am

Welcoming Remarks
  Stanley Kaplan, Executive Director, JCAM Charitable Foundation
 

Benediction
  Rabbi Emily G. Lipof, Temple Ohabei Shalom

 

Keynote Speaker
  Steve Grossman, President, Grossman Marketing Group

 

Presenting Sponsor
  David Lamere, Chairman and CEO of Mellon New England

 

Massachusetts Senate President
  Robert E. Travaglini

 

Proclamation from Mayor Thomas M. Menino
  Salvatore LaMattina, Boston City Councilor

 

Jewish Community Spokesperson
  Robert Beal, Chairman, Combined Jewish Philanthropies

 

Mayor of Revere
  Thomas G. Ambrosino

   

12:00 – 2 pm

Schedule of Activities

  • Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery Tours – Judith Caplan, Author and Genealogist
  • Mystic River Jewish Communities Project – Ellen Smith, Brandeis University
  • Jewish Family Folklore Tales - Bonnie Greenberg
  • Youth Discovery Challenge - Lisa Berenson

 


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