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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.

 Upcoming special days on the Jewish Calendar

Chanukah - The Festival of Lights
First candle: Sunday evening, December 6, 2015
Eighth candle: Sunday evening, December 13

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.

Israeli folk dance
Mondays at Temple Emunah, Lexington, 8:00 pm
Wednesdays at MIT Student Center, Cambridge, 8:00 pm

Commemorating the Life & Legacy of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin - 11/4
The Jewish Community in Zimbabwe - 11/5
Israeli Stage: "The Strawberry Girl" - 11/5
Erev Shabbat Potluck Dinner - 11/6
Pizmon A Cappella Concert - 11/7
Raising the Sparks, with Rabbi Gedaliah Fleer - 11/8
The Scroll and the Cross: Jewish Genealog in Latin America - 11/8
Resurrected Voices:  Letters from the Holocaust - 11/9
Israeli performer Yoni Rechter - 11/11
Mindful Morning meditation gathering - 11/12
The Rise and Fall of Ladino-Speaking Jews - 11/13-11/15
Torathon 2015-musical tribute to Debbie Friedman, classes, lectures, & workshops - 11/14
Interfaith Panel Discussion - 11/15
Avraham Fried in Concert - 11/15
Call of  Duty: A Conversation with Joe Klein - 11/16
Boston Jewish Film Festival: "Once in a Lifetime" - 11/16
Jewish Values in Entrepreneurship, w/ Jeff Bussgang (Flybridge Capital) - 11/17
The Lost Society of Polish Jewry - 11/18)

Anti-Semitism Today in Europe - Is It Safe for Jews? - 11/19
Film: "Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg" - 11/21
JP Flicks presents "Mirele Efros" - 11/21
"A Short History of Jewish Humor" with Moshe Waldoks - 11/22
Thanksgiving - 11/26

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


Visit the 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 New 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

Israel Commentary
from Daniel Gordis

A Dose of Nuance – Thoughts on Israel and the Jewish People

"Making Sense of Israel's Odd UN Appointment"
A Bloomberg View column - 8/18/15

"What if we stopped 'hasbara'?"
A JPost column - 8/13/15

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for recommended news sources

Save the date! December 6, 2015