Holidays & Community Life

25th Annual Community Seder a Great Success!

The 25th Annual Community Seder has come and gone, and it was a huge success! Released from the heymish but cramped confines of our old venue, we welcomed 250 attendees ranging from 95 years to 6 months old.

Greater Boston Holocaust Commemoration

New England Holocaust Memorial, Faneuil Hall, Boston

Jeremy Burton, Executive Director, JCRC
Mark Ludwig, Director, Terezin Music Foundation
Shai Bazak, Consul General of Israel to New England
Friedrich Lohr, Consul General of Germany to Boston
Hatikvah Officers Mission
Rena Finder, Holocaust survivor saved by Oskar Schindler

Co-sponsored by Boston Workmen's Circle

Free buses are available from Congregation Mishkan Tefila located at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway in Chestnut Hill.

Boston Workers Circle (VIRTUAL) Community Passover Seder

Featuring BWC's original ever-evolving Hagaddah ~ taking place virtually on Zoom ~ progressive tradition ~ singing ~ family-friendly

The 7th Annual Cape Verdean-Jewish Passover Seder

Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley St, Roxbury, MA

The 7th Annual Cape Verdean-Jewish Passover Seder

We invite you to join us as we celebrate the connections and shared history between the Cape Verdean and Jewish communities. At this special Seder (dinner), the liberation stories and songs of both Jews and Cape Verdeans will be shared as we explore the histories and cultures of both groups.

Space is limited for this Free event, so please RSVP right away.
All donations are greatly appreciated; contact us for more details at, or Phone (339) 225-9687

A Shankbone on the Seder Plate?

As a community we strive to incorporate progressive values into our Jewish practice. But it’s not always easy to agree on the issues! It’s also challenging to figure out the right balance between ancient traditions and creative adaptations of Jewish ritual.

Tu B'shvat Seder

Boston Workmen's Circle, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline

Tu B'shvat is a holiday that marks the "New Year for the Trees".  Join us for a unique Tu B'shvat seder, with an emphasis on environmental concerns, exploitation of farm workers, and the complicated role trees play in the Israeli Palestinian conflict. Readings, songs, and poems will reflect the origins of the seder adapted to progressive secular Jewish life in the 21st century.  Ritual fruits, nuts, and drinks provided. Bring hors d'oeuvres to share.

25th Annual Community Passover Seder

Hellenic Cultural Center, 25 Bigelow Ave, Watertown

Join us for our 25th Annual Community Passover Seder, with a full meal, singing, activities for young children, and an ORIGINAL EVER-EVOLVING HAGGADAH!

EVERYONE IS WELCOME! We are excited to be in a new venue this year which provides us with more space and seating, but it is very important that you register in advance to help our wonderful Seder team in their planning.

Please determine your potluck assignment by the first letter of your last name.

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