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Everything For and About the Jewish Community in Greater Boston and Beyond

Welcome to ShalomBoston!
Find the Jewish resources you need, including a community calendar of local events of Jewish interest, synagogues & other religious information, kosher food, educational & volunteer opportunities, and a myriad of ways to connect with others in the Jewish community.  We cover Greater Boston, all of Massachusetts, and parts of neighboring New England states.  No need to log in; just browse, enjoy, and 
let us know what you think.

Jewish Holidays in the coming months:

Rosh HaShanah, 1st day - Thursday, September 21, 2017
Rosh HaShanah, 2nd day - Friday, September 22, 2017
Yom Kippur - Saturday, September 30, 2017

See our Community Calendar for holiday programs as the days approach!


Check out our Community Calendar for events of all types!

Here is a sampling of events on our Community Calendar for the next few weeks.
Visit the
calendar for complete details on these events and more

Adult Summer Learning: "Holy and Unholy Objects" - Wednesday evenings
Parkinson’s Wellness Programs at the JCC – Tuesday mornings
Swim Lessons and Sports Camps at the JCC
The Karishim Swim Team at the JCC for boys & girls ages 6-18

Featured Summer Event:
YIDSTOCK: The Festival of New Yiddish Music
Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, Massachusetts
july 13-16, 2017
The best in klezmer and new Yiddish music, featuring Hankus Netsky, Ezekiel's Wheels, Alicia Svigals, the Nigunim Trio, the Andy Statman Trio, Frank London, & many more, plus related events, including a talk on I.L. Peretz' A Night in the Old Marketplace, "Rockin' the Shtetl" with Seth Rogovoy, and workshops on dancing to Yiddish and klezmer music.  Something for everyone!

Breakfast & Author Talk: Rita Goldberg on "Motherland: Growing Up with the Holocaust" - 7/16
Author Talk: Prof. Barry Holtz on "Rabbi Akiva" - 7/23
Film: "Portrait of Wally" - 7/30

Submit your event to the ShalomBoston Calendar
See all the events on the 
Community Calendar 


Our Fabulous Food Page!

Search our file of more than 250 tested, delicious recipes of all types, contributed by well-known chefs and cookbook authors, local personalities, and home cooks like you!

Submit YOUR recipe to us!
If it is published, we will send you
an engraved ShalomBoston glass mug!

Go to the Food Page Now

Visit the Kosher Food Directory

Submit Your Recipe

CJP's Initiative to Fight Poverty

Call 1-800-CJP-9500 to connect to services including emergency access to food & financial assistance, job search support,
and help with public benefits.

Dr. Erica Brown
Weekly Jewish Wisdom

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for recommended news sources

Save the date! Sunday, December 3, 2017