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

Welcome to ShalomBoston.com!
ShalomBoston helps you find the Jewish resources you need, including 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.

First Candle - Tuesday evening, December 16, 2014
Eighth Candle - Tuesday evening, December 23, 2014

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 many more, including lots of Chanukah celebrations.

Seniors: Chanukah Party - 12/11
Hanu-kan: A Celebration of Israeli Singer-Songwriters - 12/11
Families: All Ages Musical Erev Shabbat Service & Potluck - 12/12
Chanting and Meditation Shabbat Service - 12/13
JP Flicks presents "The Matchmaker" - 12/13
PJ Library celebrates Chanukah with Boston Children's Museum - 12/14
Family Theater: "The Magic Dreidel: A Chanukah Celebration with the Grumbling Gryphons" - 12/14
Celebration of Klezmer and Yiddish Music and Dance - 12/14
Film: "The Dove Flyer" - 12/15
Seniors: L'Chaim Hanukkah Party - 12/16
Lecture: Israeli author David Grossman speaks on "Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship" - 12/16
Public Art at the Museum of Fine Arts: "8 Nights, 8 Windows" - Preview with special events - 12/17
Lecture: "From Synagogue to Stage: The Jewish Experience in Opera" - 12/18
Chanukah Shabbaton: Jewish Bluegrass wi/ Mama Doni and Nefesh Mountain - 12/19-20
Kabbalat Shabbat with Jewish a cappella group Honorable Menschen - 12/19
Shabbat Afternoon Meditation Retreat - 12/20
Square Dancing! - 12/20
Film: "Expulsion and Memory: Descendants of the Hidden Jews" - 12/21
Frozen Chanukah: Let It Glow! - skating, show, food, menorah, & more - 12/21
Singles 45+: Chanukah Party - 12/24
The Moo Shu Jew Show: Live comedy at a Chinatown restaurant - 12/24
Kids: Vacation programs at the JCC begin -12/24 thru 1/4
Film: "American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco" - 12/28

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Community Calendar 

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Congratulations on another successful community education conference!
Save the date! December 6, 2015

Visit the Food Page!

See dozens of Chanukah Recipes and 2 great Chanukah Dinner Menus!

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!

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