Around the Circle

"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!

Better Wages and Workplace Rights for Fast-Food Workers

Join the Boston Workmen’s Circle's Hey (5th grade) class in its annual labor protest on Sunday, January 12!

Nelson Mandela: 1918 - Forever

Boston Workmen's Circle member Janet Axelrod reflects on the death of Nelson Mandela.

A Shul for Secular Jews in America

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.

"Outside the Traditional Workforce"

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.