Around the Circle

Diasporas & Dreams: A Besere Velt in Concert with Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell

We sing of diasporas and the heartbreak of exiles past and present. We sing of love and struggle and dreams of a better world. Get your tickets today for this powerful concert you won't want to miss on May 30! 

Gragger Radical Purim Party | Family Purim Carnival | Jewish Muslim Solidarity Shabes

Click to read a list of upcoming events at BWC! 

5th Grade/Hey Class Shule Protest

Every year, our Shule Sunday School 5th grade "Hey" students learn about our people's history as immigrants, workers, and organizers, as they organize their own sweatshop protest in solidarity with a local union. Yesterday our 5th graders delivered a banner and message of solidarity to the Dining Hall workers at Tufts University who are fighting for fair wages and affordable health care. See their work in action!

BWC Response to JCRC January 17 Meeting

On January 17, the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) held a vote to ratify a set of membership guidelines that conflict with our Jewish values that respect diversity of opinion, and robust, honest, and inclusive dialogue. Click here to read our full statement and response to the JCRC meeting and vote.

BWC Statement in Response to JCRC January 17 Meeting

On January 17, the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) held a vote to ratify a set of membership guidelines that are a threat to our own democratic principles of freedom of thought and ways to be Jewish. Click here to read our full statement and response to the JCRC meeting and vote.

Cultural Work Report Back: Yiddish New York

Maddy shares experiences from Yiddish New York--a vibrant & joyful festival of yiddishkayt, featuring a performance by A Besere Velt chorus and a Yiddish theater workshop co-led by Maddy.

Yiddish New York Dec 22-27: Featuring A Besere Velt Concert & Workshop by Maddy Popkin

Sing Out, Fight Back!  A Besere Velt (A Better World) Chorus Concert at Yiddish New York - Inspired by the 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird In Boston! 11/12

Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird -- AKA the "radical Yiddish borderland bandits"-- are COMING TO BOSTON NOV 12 with their new record, "The Butchers Share." Hannah Temple, cofounder of the rad-trad Bessarabian Roots Band Tsibele, will also be joining this show! 

Register for Fall Courses: Understanding Islam | Yiddish Language Classes

We have a new semester of courses for BWC community members of all ages! 

Welcome Maddy Popkin | Hiring Communications & Development Associate and a TASC Coordinator

Read our mid-July e-newsletter announcing a new hire, open positions at BWC, registration for Fall classes, calls for art submissions for High Holidays, and more!