Social Justice

Annual Children's Labor Protest

Annual Children's Labor Protest

The Hey (Fifth Grade) Class will be leading an action supporting fast food workers in their effort to raise the minimum wage and organize for fair working conditions. The students are learning about Jewish labor history, and will be working with unions in Boston on this issue that is being addressed by fast food and other minimum wage workers and their allies across the country.

Shule students are leaving from Shule in Brookline at 12:30pm.

RaiseUp, Massachusetts!

The RaiseUp Massachusetts Campaign is fighting to require employers to offer earned sick time and raise the minimum wage, and Boston Workmen's Circle is standing with them.

Report Back On National J Street Conference

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

Boston Workmen's Circle members joined the thousands of activists who attended this month's national J Street conference. They will be sharing their personal impressions and analysis at this informal shabes dinner. Please bring a dish to share.

Trauma and Healing: Conversations with an Israeli and a Palestinian Physician

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline

The Mideast Working Group of Boston Workmen’s Circle invites you...

Dr. Ruchama Marton, President and Founder of Physicians for Human Rights – Israel
&
Dr. Allam Jarrar, Director of Palestinian Medical Relief Society

Dr. Marton and Dr. Jarrar are speaking at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in Boston this year and a number of other venues in the Boston area.

"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.

Acting for Economic Justice Committee (AFEJ)

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

6:30pm - Potluck ("Meet while we eat")

Acting for Economic Justice Committee

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

This is the perfect time to join the Acting for Economic Justice Committee and help choose issues and activities we'll be working on in the coming year. Under consideration is immigration reform, the campaign for a domestic workers bill of rights, and ongoing work with GBIO. Light dinner provided. For more information contact Tolle at tolle.graham@masscosh.org.

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.

Kumzitz Bagel Brunch on Israel/Palestine

Runkle School, 50 Druce Street, Brookline

The Mideast Working Group of the Boston Workmen’s Circle Presents

Shabes Dinner And A Movie

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline

The Middle East Working Group of the Boston Workmen’s Circle presents:

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