Around the Circle

Announcing our new Executive Director!

After an extensive search led by the Boston Workers Circle Search Committee and the Board, we are very excited and proud to announce our new Executive Director, Rebecca Hornstein. Along with her collaborative and engaging leadership, Rebecca is bringing extensive organizing skills, community care experience, and a deeply rooted passion for secular and progressive Judaism. Join us for a meet & greet on March 13!

So much gratitude for our community!

I am writing today with so much gratitude. Our BWC community raised over $100,000 during our year-end appeal to fund hundreds of intergenerational programs, to build an equitable community actively working against racism, and to stand as a powerful voice for justice in Boston and Jewish communities. In a time of so much transition, you all came together to shape a vibrant future for our community...

Solidarity with Aida Refugee Camp and 1for3

Aida Refugee camp covered in tear gas.

A call for urgent support for Palestinian garden and school projects in Aida Refugee Camp attacked by the Israeli military.

Statement on the Hostage Situation in Colleyville, Texas

We are so deeply relieved that all of the hostages at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas have been safely released. We are sending healing and comfort to the congregants, their families, and Jewish communities across the country. While our hearts ache at witnessing yet another antisemitic attack, we find solace and hope in the overflowing outreach and support from neighbors of Muslim, Christian and other faiths.

This community changed me.

Before I joined BWC, I assumed my life would always stay small because of my disability, and that my connection to Jewish life and history would always stay fractured because of my political beliefs. Since joining, I've taken on...

Shaping Our Future with Shuleniks (video!)

I am excited to share with you what our youngest BWC members have been learning this year. We learn about Jewish history and traditions, climate justice, anti-racism work, labor organizing, and a whole lot more. I'll let the kids speak for themselves...

Shaping Our Future Kick-Off Letter!

I am so proud and grateful to be among a lineage of people ceaselessly shaping BWC’s thriving community. In this moment, I am particularly proud to be co-chairing the Shaping Our Future campaign. We are laying the groundwork for a strong transition to our next Executive Director and the next BWC chapter.

BWC Response to the Criminalization of Palestinian Human Rights Organizations

We condemn Israel's recent criminalization of six Palestinian human rights organizations. We call on the U.S. Department of State to demand that Israel undo this undemocratic and unjustified action.

Help us find our next Executive Director

Boston Workers Circle is searching for our next Executive Director. Applications are being accepted through October 31 -- learn more here!

New Israel/Palestine Principles

After more than three years of thoughtful and difficult dialogue across generations and ideologies, we officially have new guiding principles for our Israel/Palestine social justice work. Read more about the process here...