As part of their curriculum on the history of and current life in Israel/Palestine, students in Rachie Lewis’ Vov Class are blogging with photos, stories and poems about their lives while a group of ninth grade Bedouin students from the Negev Desert are doing the same.
A Besere Velt – A Better World – is proud to be a “voice” for justice. This 92-member community chorus weaves the heartache and irrepressible idealism of Yiddish folk music into a vision of justice and humanity for the 21st century. From haunting melodies to workers’ anthems, the songs come alive with multi-layered harmonies.
Interested in joining A Besere Velt(A Better World), Yiddish Community Chorus of Boston Workmen's Circle? Take this opportunity to participate in a working chorus rehearsal before deciding to make a commitment for the year.
No auditions/no knowledge of Yiddish needed. Reading music not required. For more information, contact chorus director Steven Lipsitt.
Come together as a community rooted in a Jewish commitment to social justice for a program of readings, reflection, and singing. Whatever your upbringing – whatever your level of Jewish knowledge – however you might define your own spirituality – we invite you to join us! Register for Boston Workm
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Annual Meeting on June 17th! It was a powerful evening of visioning together. If you missed it, there's still many ways to get involved. We spent much of the evening in 4 breakout groups:
Building an Inclusive, Inter-generational Community
“The Workmen's Circle is my Jewish community because it allows me to express all the different aspects of my Jewish identity in one place. It’s where I act for change while being part of a larger, inter-generational community.”