Holidays & Community Life

Mazltov to the Zayin Class of 2013!

This past Saturday, Boston Workmen's Circle celebrated its 21st graduating b'nai mitzvah class. Zayin students led the ceremony, reflected on their Jewish identity, received affirmation from their friends, family, and community - and danced the afternoon away!

Get Involved!

Wondering how to get more involved at Boston Workmen’s Circle? Our committees are planning their programming for next fall, and now is the perfect time for you to join.

For the Sake of the City

Our Board President, Mike Felsen, published an editorial this week discussing how the relationship between Boston's Jewish and Muslim communities could change in the wake of last week's Marathon bombings, and proposing that we in the Jewish community work to strengthen our relationships with the local Muslim community as a way for all of us to heal.

World Fellowship Weekend Coming Soon

Our annual weekend at World Fellowship Center in NH is on the horizon, and it's never too early to plan! This year's weekend is from July 5-7.

26th Annual Community Seder

Our 26th annual Seder was another wonderful example of our community coming together to share our traditions, and to consider the ways in which our connection to Jewish ritual can inform or inspire our efforts for justice today.

Fun and Festive Nights: Auction and Gragger!

What a weekend at Boston Workmen's Circle! With our 100 Ways to Get Away Auction and Gragger/Noisemaker! radical Purim party, our community had two fun, festive, raucous nights in a row. Read on for pictures!

Can't Make the Auction? You Can Still Bid!

Can't be at the auction, but interested in bidding on an item? You can do it!

Choose one of the following options for both silent and live auction bidding:

Welcome, Clementine!

We're pleased to welcome Clementine Lazar into the Boston Workmen's Circle office.

2nd Friday Shabes - CANCELLED due to snow

This month's Shabes gathering and dinner is cancelled due to the snow. Please plan on coming to the next one on March 8.

The vision for the shabes gathering is to provide the community with a time to reflect, relax and connect.  Each monthly shabes gathering is organized by two community members who will customize the ceremony as they wish. If you are interested in organizing a future shabes ceremony at WC or in your home, please contact Rosa Blumenfeld (rosa.blumenfeld@gmail.com) or Marsha Lazar (marsha336@msn.com).

Secular Jewish Identity and Our TuB'Shvat Seder

BWC member Leonard Fein co-authored an article this week, arguing that secular Judiasm is an authentic, vibrant, and very common way to approach Jewish life and Jewish identity. Last weekend's Tu B'Shvat seder was a wonderful example of how we find meaning in our shared identity and heritage.

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