Young Adults

An Evening with Peter Beinart

Temple Beth Zion, 1566 Beacon St, Brookline

Co-Sponsored by Boston Workmen's Circle, moderated by Rabbi Moshe Waldoks.

Shabes on Israel/Palestine

Boston Workmen's Circle, 1762 Beacon St., Brookline
Join us as we mark the week's end together. This Shabes will be an opportunity for our community to come together for personal reflection, sharing, and exploration (not judgment, debating or convincing) about the current situation in the Middle East.

"Jews of No Religion": The End of American Jewish Identity?

Mike Felsen

Our recent past-President Mike Felsen has written an blog post for Patheos' Conversations on Religious Trends seies. In this piece, shared here, Mike offers his perspective on where progressive "Jews of no religion" can find rich community life and identity—places like the Boston Workmen's Circle and its kindred Jewish cultural and social justice communal organizations.

Second Friday Shabes

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

The evening will start at 6:30 pm with time to settle in and shmooze. A ritual will start at 7 pm followed by a potluck dinner at about 7:45 pm. Come for the ceremony or the potluck dinner or both.

If you plan to stay for dinner, please bring a dish to share and whatever you would like to drink. No time to cook? Many of us bring takeout! We’ll provide the wine, juice, and challah.

Sharing Stories Across Generations

Last fall, Boston Workmen’s Circle offered several programs exploring Jewish identity and diversity. This spring, we're making the conversation about Jewish identity more personal with Sharing Our Stories: An Oral History Project on Jewish Identities and Histories.


GRAGGER is coming!

The Boston Workmen’s Circle is hosting its 7th annual, giant, raucous, political Purim extravaganza, featuring:


Gragger: Raucous & Radical Purim Party


Exploring Jewish Identity

Exploring Jewish Identity: History and Traditions

of Mizrachi, Sephardi, and Ashkenazi Cultures

As Jewish families become increasingly multi-cultural, we are met with new challenges in understanding the complexities of Jewish cultural identity.

This course offers a starting point for a community conversation about assimilation, race, class, and heritage. We will explore this by learning about three primary Jewish cultures: Mizrachi, Sephardi, and Ashkenazi.

We are very fortunate to have a number of expert instructors on these topics:

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!

Gragger/Noisemaker! Our SIXTH Annual Radical Purim Party

Spontaneous Celebrations, 45 Danforth St, Jamaica Plain (near the Stoneybrook T on the Orange Line)

GRAGGER is coming!

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