The Pew Research Center recently released a report on the increasingly secular nature of Jews in America - a report which has caused much consternation across the larger Jewish community. We're pleased to share a more optimistic take, in the form of former President Mike Felsen's wonderful article in Ha'aretz this week, describing how Boston Workmen's Circle fits into this trend.
Do you employ a cleaner in your home? A nanny, or caretaker? Have you worked, or do you currently work, in home care? This fall, our Acting for Economic Justice Committee takes on the issue of domestic workers’ rights.
Starting last year, we have hosted monthly Shabes dinners at Boston Workmen’s Circle. We’re pleased to share the comments of Marsha Lazar, chair of the Shabes Committee, looking back at the past year of Shabes gatherings and looking forward to another year of gatherings to come.
At our High Holiday observances each year, we invite members of the Boston Workmen's Circle community to share d'vars - reflections that connect topics of personal interest or expertise to wishes, thoughts, and calls to action for the new year.