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!
Attendees listen attentively to guest speakers at the
Mystic River Jewish Community Day celebration.
JCAM Executive Director Stanley Kaplan welcomes Massachusetts Senate President
Robert E. Travaglini to the podium at the Mystic River Jewish Community Day celebration.
JCAM Executive Director Stanley Kaplan greets
Revere Mayor Thomas G. Ambrosino.
Guests gather to listen to speakers outside the historic Ohabei Shalom chapel in East Boston during the Mystic River Jewish Community Day.
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).
Vicary Graham, Mellon Regional President, speaks as Presenting Sponsor for
the Mystic River Jewish Community Day event.
Executive Director Stanley Kaplan prepares to open the ceremonies.
A lively "klezmer" band performed Jewish tunes, adding to the festive atmosphere of the day.
The young and young-at-heart enjoying some quiet time together.
A group of participants listen to JCAM's Director of Development, Lisa Berenson,
talk about Jewish cemetery symbols and meanings.
Steve Grossman, President of Grossman Marketing Group speaking with Mellon's Regional President, Vicary Graham.
Storyteller, Bonnie Greenberg presenting her Jewish folklore tales.
Genealogist, Judith Caplan presents an historic tour of the cemetery.
Brandeis Professor, Ellen Smith explains chapel restoration plans to an attentive audience.
View from Wordsworth Street.
Steve Grossman, President of Grossman Marketing Group.
Donations for the restoration project are appreciated.
Stanley Kaplan, Executive Director, JCAM Charitable Foundation
Massachusetts Senate President
Proclamation from Mayor Thomas M. Menino
Jewish Community Spokesperson
Mayor of Revere
12:00 – 2 pm
Schedule of Activities
Sept. 10, 2006
Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery
157 Wordsworth St.
East Boston, MA
11 am – 2 pm