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  • My cousin Bruce: a Boston hero

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 26, 2013 | 1:25 pm

    When the first bomb went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Bruce Mendelsohn was partying in an office overlooking Boylston Street. The blast knocked him off of his seat. 

    “Get everybody away from the window,” Bruce yelled to his brother, who had finished the marathon...

  • Rabbi leads interfaith service at Boston Marathon bombing site

    April 22, 2013 | 10:34 am

    About 100 people attended a rabbi-led interfaith service for the victims of the Boston Marathon attack at the site of the bombing.

    Rabbi Howard Berman of the Central Reform Temple in Boston led the short service of prayer and songs for runners, marathon volunteers and first...