Around the Circle

Transition Update

Thanks to all of you who were able to attend our Annual Meeting! Read on for updates about our Executive Director transition.

A Time of Transition

2014 is a time of transition for Boston Workmen’s Circle.

Singing for Pete Seeger

A Besere Velt (A Better World) and Emma's Revolution made a stellar team at our Pete Seeger Tribute Concert.

Sharing Stories Across Generations

Last fall, Boston Workmen’s Circle offered several programs exploring Jewish identity and diversity. This spring, we're making the conversation about Jewish identity more personal with Sharing Our Stories: An Oral History Project on Jewish Identities and Histories.

"Savage" Ad Still Lurks

Our recent past-President Mike Felsen has written an op-ed for Haaretz about the possibility that anti-Muslim advertising could soon appear on MBTA buses and trains. We share an abridged version of his piece here

2014 Zayin Class Presentations

Congratulations to our Zayin (7th grade) class on the presentation of their Bar/Bat Mitzvah projects!

Worker Justice and Celebration at Purim!

What a weekend of raucous and riotous Purim celebration at our 7th annual Gragger/Noisemaker! and our Shule Purim Carnival! Read on for pictures.

When We All Sing Together: Remembering Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger embodied a value that our community holds dear: the belief if we put our voices together, we can create something bigger, stronger, and more beautiful than any of us alone.

Shule Tzedakah: Socks for the Homeless

This winter, the Shule Beyz Class (2nd grade) has been learning about homelessnes, and are collecting socks for the Health Care for the Homeless Sock Drive.

"Hold the burgers, hold the fries! Make our wages super-sized!"

Congratulations to our Hey (5th grade) students on an excellent protest at the Burger King in Grove Hall, Dorchester!