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Daily Archives: August 12, 2019

Auschwitz survivor celebrates 104th birthday with 400 descendants at Western Wall

Holocaust survivor Shoshana Ovitz wanted to celebrate her 104th birthday in a special way. Her birthday wish –  For all 400 of her descendants to gather together for a prayer at the Kotel (Western Wall). Last week,...

Letter: A tip of the hat to Pumpsie Green

Shortly before my ninth birthday, my Grandpa Abe from Winthrop took me to Fenway Park. It was exactly 60 years ago this week, when Pumpsie Green, Boston’s first African-American player, had his first at...