Arts & Culture

The Cloth From Which We Are Cut: Two BWC Members Commemorate Strike

Vicki Gabriner and Linda Stern, BWC members and sopranos in A Besere Velt, Boston Workmen's Circle's Yiddish community chorus, have recently had their work published in a new book.

"Jews of No Religion": The End of American Jewish Identity?

Mike Felsen

Our recent past-President Mike Felsen has written an blog post for Patheos' Conversations on Religious Trends seies. In this piece, shared here, Mike offers his perspective on where progressive "Jews of no religion" can find rich community life and identity—places like the Boston Workmen's Circle and its kindred Jewish cultural and social justice communal organizations.

Singing for Pete Seeger

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

Bilingual Reading of Sutzkever Poetry

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline

Bilingual reading of Avram Sutskever’s poetry by Ruvn Fein & Sholem Beinfeld.

Book Launch Celebration

Boston Workmen's Circle,1762 Beacon Street, Brookline

Join us in celebrating the publication by the Boston Workmen’s Circle of The Veterans of History: A Young Person’s History of the Jews, by Mitchell Silver, longtime education director of the Shule, our secular Sunday School.

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.

Gragger/Noisemaker!

Each year, the community plans a giant, raucous, radical Purim extravaganza! Gragger features local DJs, a live band, and a creative retelling of the Purim Story (Purim Shpiel) based on a social justice issue.

Yiddish-English verterbukh-dictionary release party

Boston Workmen's Circle, 1762 Beacon St., Brookline

Come celebrate the arrival of the newly-published Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary
and raise a toast to its editors-in-chief, Sholem Beinfeld and Khayem Bochner, and associate editor
Berish Goldshteyn, all members of Boston Workmen's Circle.

Music by the mini-ensemble of Boston Workmen's Circle's A Besere Velt
Bi-lingual reading of poetry about the Yiddish language by Richard Fein and Sholem Beinfeld
Talks and toasts in Yiddish and English

An Embarrassment of Community Riches

This past week here Boston Workmen’s Circle offered a wide variety of programs that showcased the wonderful diversity of our community, from Shule to a Shabes dinner to a discussion of solidarity and mutual aid. Read all about it!

Klezmer Jam - cancelled until further notice

Boston Workmen's Circle, 1762 Beacon St., Brookline

The klezmer jam is cancelled until further notice.

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