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A Century of Shalom

A history of the Jewish community in Cambridge.

American Jewish Congress - New England

Boston Center for Jewish Heritage (BCJH)

The Boston Center for Jewish Jewish Heritage is located on Beacon Hill in the historic Vilna Shul. It is open for tours on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 11 a.m. - 5 p.m; Sundays 1 - 5 p.m. Groups welcome.
Beacon Hill

Boston Diarist

A look at the state of Irish/Jewish relations in Boston through the lens of a proposal to build a Patriots stadium in South Boston. The New Republic, 2/24/97.

BostonWalks' The Jewish Friendship Trail

Book: A guidebook to Jewish historic sites of Boston: 1841-1926, includes 3 walking tours of Jewish Boston.

Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP)

Central fundraising and planning arm of Boston's Jewish community, supporting more than 80 local and international humanitarian, educational, cultural and health care agencies.


Temples, synagogues and related organizations.

Death of an American Jewish Community: A Tragedy of Good Intentions

How integration idealists and greedy bankers and real-estate kingpins destroyed the Jewish community in Mattapan, Roxbury and Dorchester in the mid 1960s.
Roxbury, Mattapan


Organization that assists the disabled and others who need help to participate in community events.

Firelech Jewish Musical Theater

"Jewish Musical Theatre troupe that specializes in Yiddish and Hebrew songs and dances. Each performance mixes in pieces from Israel folk dancing, Yiddish theatre and song, and even pieces performed in Ladino. Other cultures celebrated by the troupe include Greek and Yemenite Jewish traditions."

Gann Academy

"The New Jewish High School of Greater Boston is a pluralistic day school committed to providing a challenging, nurturing, and inspiring education that integrates intensive Jewish studies with the sciences and the humanities. It was founded on the conviction that Jewish day school education during the adolescent years is crucial for developing Jews who will be knowledgeable, sophisticated, and passionate about Judaism and who will make lasting contributions to the Jewish community, American society, and the world at large."

GesherCity Boston

Young adult resource network for Jewish Boston.

Holocaust Memorial

Account of a visit to the memorial.

Israel Book Shop

New England's oldest and largest supplier of Judaic books, art, music, gifts, software, videos, and ritual, educational, and synagogue supplies.
410 Harvard Ave.

J Connection

Social organization for Jewish professionals. Activities, social events and trips. Join us and over 3000 on our email list.


"Jewish Social Scene dating, parties, travel and more."

Jewish Advocate

Weekly newspaper.

Jewish Big Brother and Big Sister Association of Greater Boston


Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters

"We match adults with children based on common interests, hobbies, and location. Being a 'Big' lets you bring a little magic into your life and the life of a child by having fun and creating memories together. It's as easy as getting together 2-4 times a month to grab some pizza, play a game, or see a movie. It's all about doing things you both enjoy!"

Jewish Boston Online

Tons of resources for Jewish life in the Hub.

Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston

Jewish Defense League of New England

Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston

Jewish Women's Archive

National, nonprofit organization with a mission to uncover, chronicle and transmit the rich legacy of Jewish women and their contributions to their families and their communities, to their people and the world.
Brookline Village

Kol Tefilah - The Sounds of the Synagogue

A small acapella performance ensemble, based in the Boston area but travelling widely, leads services and entertains at religious celebrations.

Kosher resources in the Boston area.


Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center

Gym, swimming pool, classes for children and adults, lectures and more. Newton.


Boston's Torah Studies Initiative for Women. A community-based organization that offers intellectually challenging and spiritually stimulating Torah classes for women around the Greater Boston area.

Mattapan Friends Association

A sort of alumni association for people who lived in Mattapan in the 1960s and early 1970s.

New England Holocaust Memorial

All about the memorial near Quincy Market for the six million Jews who died at the hands of the Nazis.

New Possibilities

Boston's personal Jewish introduction service.

Project Gesher

Project Gesher bridges young adults to the Boston Jewish community by providing personal connections and access to resources and information.

Provender Kosher Catering

A glatt kosher catering company in Rockland. Fully approved and operating under the guidance of the Kashruth Comission.

Mission: be the first - and only - place that Boston-area Jews go for information about the local Jewish community and for issues of general Jewish interest.

Yad Chessed Charity Fund

The Yad Chessed Charity Fund was formed to help needy people primarily in the Boston area. The Fund provides financial assistance to needy individuals either in the form of grants, monthly food certificates or loans.

Yiddish Voice

Yiddish-language radio show, Wednesdays, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. (RealAudio simulcast available).

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