photo by: Justin Knight

From left: Diana Peselman, Laure Garnick, Mimi Golub, Melissa Rivers, Heidi Pearlson, and Pam Forman.
By Emily Sweeney Globe Staff May 10, 2016

Melissa Rivers was the keynote speaker at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston’s annual Pomegranate Society and Friends event on May 9. The “Fashion Police” host addressed a sold-out crowd at the Westin Waltham Boston hotel, and talked about what it was like being raised by her mom, Joan Rivers, one of the most famous ladies in showbiz. More than 500 people attended the event.