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At MatzoBall, the guests were in a festive mood

By Bill Brett Globe Correspondent 

The Jewish singles event MatzoBall drew 1,200 guests as it marked its 31st year on Christmas Eve at Royale Nightclub. The bash has been dubbed “The Number 1 Holiday Party of the Year” by USA Today.

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From left: Alex Caramanica of Waltham, Alex Hartman of Weston, Mike Micco of Waltham, Jenny Enfield of Weston, and Gage Hartman of Weston.

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From left: Mara Gordon of Natick, Jen Whitman of Cambridge, and Arielle Mulgrew of Cambridge.

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Alex Schwartz (left) of Framingham and Tamra Rutfield of Andover.

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Britt Rabinovici (left) of Branford, Conn., with Mike and Karen Abramson of Boston.

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Miryam Gafanovich (left) of Dedham and Inna Tsvang of Needham.

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Matthew Gilberg (left) and his sister Kara of Swampscott, and Nathan Teptow of Weston.