Our Board President, Mike Felsen, published an editorial this week discussing how the relationship between Boston's Jewish and Muslim communities could change in the wake of last week's Marathon bombings, and proposing that we in the Jewish community work to strengthen our relationships with the local Muslim community as a way for all of us to heal.
Our 26th annual Seder was another wonderful example of our community coming together to share our traditions, and to consider the ways in which our connection to Jewish ritual can inform or inspire our efforts for justice today.
What a weekend at Boston Workmen's Circle! With our 100 Ways to Get Away Auction and Gragger/Noisemaker! radical Purim party, our community had two fun, festive, raucous nights in a row. Read on for pictures!
BWC member Leonard Fein co-authored an article this week, arguing that secular Judiasm is an authentic, vibrant, and very common way to approach Jewish life and Jewish identity. Last weekend's Tu B'Shvat seder was a wonderful example of how we find meaning in our shared identity and heritage.
Gragger! brought together over 300 people on Saturday for a night of joyous revelry and political community. For the fifth straight year, our radical Purim party attracted a multigenerational crowd eager to “boo” at the appropriate times and dance until the wee hours of the morning.
A Besere Velt (A Better World) is proud to be giving back to Brookline this weekend at the town's celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. day. And read on to learn how the Workmen's Circle will be featured in a PBS documentary series!
“The Workmen's Circle is my Jewish community because it allows me to express all the different aspects of my Jewish identity in one place. It’s where I act for change while being part of a larger, inter-generational community.”