We hope you’ll join us. All of our programs and events are open to LGBT Jews and allies. Here are some of the ways you can get involved:
- Attend an event! We have something for everyone: Shabbat dinners, film screenings, a queer Jewish text study, Hanukkah party, a casual night out at a bar, a community picnic.
- Bring us to your school or synagogue to do a training on LGBT inclusion.
- Help mobilize the local Jewish community in support of LGBT civil rights.
- Are you the parent of an LGBTQ child? Join our Boston Parent & Family Connection.
- Want to get more involved and help plan fabulous events? Contact Boston Regional Director Joanna Ware or Boston Community Organizer Kat Macias.
Learn more about all of our programs, groups, and events below. For up-to-the-minute news on all things LGBT and Jewish in Massachusetts, check out our Massachusetts Facebook Group.
Please join us for musical, participatory, weekly Shabbat Morning Services on Saturday 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, & 2/27, beginning at 9:45am. For people of all backgrounds and levels of Jewish experience. Services are followed by a kiddush lunch.…
Join writers Joy Ladin and Lesléa Newman for an informal reading and discussion of their recent books of poetry “I Carry My Mother” and “Impersonation.” Ladin and Newman will explore the universal experience…
Join us for a screening of “Oriented”
hosted by Harvard Divinity School’s Religious Anarchist Collective.
“Oriented” follows the lives of three gay Palestinian friends confronting their national…
Each month we explore the parshat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, through the lens of commentaries both traditional and contemporary, before the Shabbat morning service. No prior experience in Torah study is necessary. Bring your own…
Groups and Committees
Parent & Family Connection: Massachusetts Committee
The Massachusetts Parent Committee provides community and mentorship to Jewish… Learn More
From social events to education to activism, we have something for everyone! Tell us what you are interested in and we’ll take it from there.
In the News
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