Board and Committees


Boston Workers Circle's Board of Directors

Rachel Hess, President
Sarah Rose O'Connor, Vice President
Libby Shrobe, Secretary
Sarah Axelrod, Treasurer
Marie Ariel Marsha Lazar
Emilia Diamant Miles Meth
Nakhie Faynshteyn Dianne Perlmutter
Bob Follansbee Ellen Shachter
Michelle Golden Raul Salinas-Ortega

BWC Committees

Immigrant Justice & Sanctuary Working Group
Howie Shrobe, Chair
hes @

Acting for Racial and Economic Justice
Nakhie Faynshteyn, Chair
nickfayn @

Jewish Muslim Solidarity
Laura Derman, Betsy Abrams, Co-Chairs
laura.derman @, betsyabrams @

Israel/Palestine Committee
Mona Pollack, Helen Raizen & Mitchell Silver, Co-Chairs
monapollack @, raizen @, mitchell.silver @

Mike Katz and Lily Weitzman, Co-Chairs
narishkup @, lweitzman @

Adult Education
Ellen Shachter, Chair
Ejshachter @

Ritual Committee
Linda Gritz, Chair
katzgritz @

Shabes Committee
Jill Edelson, Maia Brumberg-Kraus, and Laurie Goldman, Co-Chairs
jae25 @, maiabkraus @, lauriel.goldman @

Young Adult Committee

Aging in Community Committee
Dianne Perlmutter, Marsha Lazar, Co-Chairs
diannp27 @, marsha.lazar @

Community & Membership Committee
Susan Werbe, Naomi Isler, Co-Chairs
swerbe45 @, 1935naomi @

Shule Committee
Char Skidmore, Chair
charleanskidmore @

Book Group
Fredi Dworkin and Laura Punnett
fredid54 @, laura.punnett36 @



Finance Committee
Sarah Axlerod, Chair
staxelrod @

Personnel Committee
Diana Parad, Chair
dianaparad @

Library & Archives Committee
Marie Ariel, Linda Stern, Co-chairs
mgariel @, linda.stern @

Health & Safety Committee
Julie Silberman, Sandy Martin, Co-chairs
julsilb @, sandy @

Equity & Inclusion Committee
Rachel Hess, Chair
rachellanhess @




BWC Shule is looking for teachers!

Our Shule is looking for Boston-based teachers for our Kindergarten, 2nd, 5th, and 6th-grade classes! This is an opportunity to teach in the Boston Workers Circle's progressive, secular Jewish Sunday school. 
Deadline for applications June 30! Learn more on our Jobs page, and please pass along widely.