Jewish Resources in Boston

Covers Brookline, Cambridge, Boston, and Newton.

All telephone numbers should be prefixed with 617 unless otherwise noted.

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Today's Jewish date, and this week's candle lighting time for Cambridge, from Arnold Reinhold.

The Greater Boston Eruv (Boston, Brookline, Newton).

The North Charles Community Eruv (Cambridge, Somerville).

Orthodox Community Calendar for Boston, Brookline, and Newton.

Melinda Simon's walk down Harvard Street, Brookline.

Kosher Restaurants

(M) = Meat (not Milchig!), (D) = Dairy Hashgachot are subject to change.

Boston

Milk St Cafe 50 Milk St, 542 3663 (D) KORC

Brookline

Cafe Eilat 406 Harvard St, 277 7770 (D) KVH Jerusalem Pita 10 Pleasant St, 739-2400 (M) NEKLM Rabbi A. Hamaoui Rami's Falafel 324 Harvard St, 738 3577 (M) KORC Rubin's Deli 500 Harvard St, 731 8787 (M) KVH Taam China 423 Harvard St, 264 7274 (M) NEKLM Rabbi A. Hamaoui

Newton

Taam China II 108 Oak St, 527 8580 (M) NEKLM Rabbi A. Hamaoui

Kosher Markets

Brookline

The Butcherie 428 Harvard St, 731 9888 Rabbi M. Twersky Catering by Andrew 404 Harvard St, 731 6585 KORC Creative Pastries 392 Harvard St, 566 7166 KVH Cheryl Ann's Bakery 1010 W Roxbury Pkwy, 469 9241 KORC JP Licks 311a Harvard St, 738 8252 KVH Kupel's Bakery 421 Harvard St, 566 9528 KORC

Newton

Rosenfeld's Bagels 1280 Centre St, 527 8080 KVH Sweetberry Cafe and Catering (JCC) 333 Nahanton St, 558 6475 KORC Wald's Catering 160 Stanton Ave, 965 11161 KVH At least some Bread and Circus and Stop and Shop stores have kosher bakeries. At least some JP Licks sells kosher ice cream.

Kosher Bed and Breakfast

Four Seasons Kosher B&B 15 Madoc St, Newton, 928 1128

Jewish Books and Gifts

Brookline

Israel Bookshop 410 Harvard St, 566 7113 Kolbo Gifts 435 Harvard St, 731 8743

Cambridge

yiddishmusic.com Box 400331, 1 877 YIDDISH

Synagogues

The Synagogue Council has a list of their member synagogues in Massachusetts.

Boston

Boston Jewish Spirit 15 Newbury Street, 983 1200 (R) Boston Synagogue (Charles River Park) 55 Martha Rd, 523 0543 (T) Chabad House BU 491 Commonwealth Ave, 424 1190 (O) Nehar Shalom 43 Lochstead Ave, Jamaica Plain, 522 3618 Temple Hillel B'nai Torah 120 Corey St, W Roxbury, 323 0486 Temple Israel Longwood Ave and Plymouth St, 566 3960 (R) Vilna Shul 14-18 Phillips St, 233 5001 Zvhil-Mezbuz Beis Medrash 15 School St, 227 8200 (O)

Brookline

Daily minyan times, from Young Israel. Chai Center 105 St Paul St, 278 2424 (Lubavitch) Cong Beth David 64 Corey Rd, 232 2349 (Talner Rebbe) Cong Beth Pinchas 1710 Beacon St, 734 5100 (Bostoner Rebbe) Cong Chai Odom 77 Englewood Ave, 734 5359 (O) Cong Kehillath Israel 384 Harvard St, 277 9155 (C) Cong Lubavitch 100 Woodcliff Rd, 469 9007 (O) Kollel 74 Corey Rd, 731 8107 (O) Maimonides 34 Philbrick Rd, 232 4414 (O) Sephardic Community of Greater Boston 74 Corey Rd, 232 7979 (O) Temple Beth Abraham 18 Williston Rd, 734 3743 (Sephardi) Temple Beth Zion 1566 Beacon St, 566 8171 Temple Emeth 194 Grove St, 469 9400 (C) Temple Ohabei Shalom 1187 Beacon St, 277 6610 (R) Temple Sinai 50 Sewall Ave, 277 5888 (R) Young Israel 62 Green St, 734 0276 (O)

Brighton

Cong Beth Chomesh 29 Chestnut Hill Ave, 783 2254 (O) Cong Kadimah-Toras Moshe 113 Washington St, 254 1333 (O) Lubavitch of Brighton 239 Chestnut Hill Ave, 782 8340 (O) Temple Bnai Moshe 1845 Commonwealth Ave, 254 3620 (C)

Cambridge

Chabad at Harvard 38 Banks St, 547 6124 Cong Eitz Chayim 134 Magazine St, 497 7626 Temple Beth Shalom 8 Tremont St, 864 6388 (C)

Newton

Beth Menachem Chabad 229 Dedham St, 969 1170 Chabad at Chestnut Hill 163 Bellingham Rd, 738 9770 Chabad of Newton Centre 49 Chase St, 965 1968 Cong Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard (Adams Street Synagogue) 168 Adams St, 630 0226 Cong Beth El Atereth Israel 561 Ward St, 244 7233 (O) Cong Shaarei Tefillah 35 Morseland Rd, 527 7637 (O) Sephardic Cong of Newton 556 Ward St, 244 3956 (O) Mishkan Tefila 300 Hammond Pond Pkwy, 332 7770 (C) Temple Beth Avodah 45 Puddingstone Ln, 527 0045 (R) Temple Emanuel 385 Ward St, 558 8100 (C) Temple Reyim 1860 Washington St, 527 2410 (C) Temple Shalom 175 Temple St, 332 9550 (R) Cong Bnai Jacob, Zvhiller Beis Medrash 955 Beacon St, 227 8200 (O)

Chavurot

Am Tikva 279 3289 (Brookline, gay/lesbian) Beit Hadorshim 926 1126 Carol Goldman (Brookline, renewal) Brookline Havurah Minyan 244 5653 Miriam Rosenblum (Brookline) Cambridge Havurah 876 6883 Cambridge Minyan 136 Magazine St, gminyan at gmail.com (Eitz Chayim, Cambridge) Charles River Beit Midrash info at charlesriverlearning.com Dorshei Tzedek 965 0330 outreach at dorsheitzedek.org (Newton, recon) Havurat Shalom 623 3376 (Somerville) Kahal B'raira (Boston, humanistic) Ma'on 713 0433 Ira Winer iwiner@bu.edu (Brookline, ortho) Minyan Shaleym 795 0327 Liz Hatch (Temple Sinai, Brookline, traditional/egal) Minyan Tehillah (Cambridge) Newton Centre Minyan 527 2949 (Newton) B'nai Or Boston 244 5311 (Watertown, recon) Or Hadash 576 6500 x25 (Cambridge) Porter Square Minyan 576 2820 Linda Rosen (Somerville, traditional/egal) Progressive Chavurah 484 8466 Karen Schwartz chavurah@kosher.com (Brookline/Cambridge/Newton etc.) Shir Hadash 965 6862 Elizabeth Mark (Newton, recon) Washington Square Minyan 384 Harvard St (KI), wsminyan@gmail.com (Brookline)

Schools

Alef-Bet Child Care 8 Tremont St, Cambridge, 547 3651 Beis Menachem Mendel 29 Chestnut Hill Ave, 782 5507 (O) (Lubavitch) Beis Yaacov Girls High School 561 Ward St, Newton, 965 2548 Boston Academy of Talmudic Research (Kollel) 74 Corey Rd, Brookline, 731 8107 Gan Yeladim 125 Wells Ave, Newton, 965 1370 Gann Academy 333 Forest St, Waltham, 781 642 6800 Hebrew College 160 Herrick Rd, Newton, 559 8600 JCC Preschool 50 Sutherland Rd, Brookline, 278 2950 JCDS, Boston's Jewish Community Day School 57 Stanley Ave, Watertown, 972 1733 Israeli Complementary School 50 Sewall Ave, Brookline 734 0053 Kehillath Israel Nursery School 384 Harvard St, Brookline, 731 9006 Kesher Jewish Community School After School 1991 Mass Ave, Cambridge, 576 0830 Kesher Jewish Community School After School 11 Homer Street, Newton, 244 5390 Maimonides 34 Philbrick Rd, 232 4414 (O) New England Hebrew Academy (Chabad) 9 Prescott St, Brookline, 731 5330 New England Hebrew Academy Girls Yeshiva (Chabad) 529 Chestnut Hill Ave, Brookline, 731 8344 Rashi 77 Ferndale Rd, Needham, 449 6049 Shaloh House 29 Chestnut Hill Ave, Brighton, 787 5507 Solomon Schecter (K-3) 60 Stein Circle, Newton, 964 7765 Solomon Schecter (4-8) 125 Wells Ave, Newton, 928 9100 Sunday School for Jewish Studies 130 Wheeler Rd, Newton 264 8855 Torah Academy 11 Williston Rd, Brookline, 731 3196 Yal-Day-New 1845 Commonwealth Ave, Brighton, 782 3661

Hillels

Hillel Council of NE 233 Bay State Rd, Boston, 353 7210 BC McElroy 111, BC, Chestnut Hill, 552 1847 Brandeis 415 South St, Waltham, 736 3580 BU 233 Bay State Rd, Boston, 353 7200 Harvard 52 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, 495 4695 Lesley 23 Mellen St, Cambridge MIT 40 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, 253 2982 Northeastern 456 Parker St, Boston, 373 3937 Simmons MCB W009, 521 2137 Tufts 474 Boston Ave, Medford, 628 5000 Wellesley 106 Central St, Wellesley, 283 2687

Jewish Community Centers

Greater Boston JCCs Brookline JCC 50 Sutherland St, Brookline 278 2950 Leventhal-Sidman JCC 333 Nahanton St, Newton, 965 7410 Striar JCC 445 Central St, Stoughton 341 2016

Organizations

Action for Post-Soviet Jewry 24 Crescent St, Waltham, 893 2331 Ahla Brookline Food Tour Brookline, 821 7667 Aish Hatorah 14 Green St, Brookline, 731 1324 Aleinu Jewish Gay Advocacy 527 2830 tisrael@shore.net American Association for Polish Jewish Studies 1583 Mass Ave, Cambridge, 547 7701 American Associates of Ben Gurion University 2150 Washington St, Newton, 964 8191 American Committee for the Weizmann Institute 1320 Centre St, Newton, 965 2159, 800 242 2947 usno2115@interramp.com American Friends of Hebrew University One Harvard St, #303, Brookline, 731 6810 American Jewish Committee 126 High St, Boston, 457 8700 American Jewish Congress 126 High St, Boston, 457 8888 American Jewish Historical Society 160 Herrick Rd, Newton Center, 559 8881 American Physicians Fellowship for Medicine in Israel 2001 Beacon St, Brookline, 232 5382 American Society for the Technion One Gateway Center, Newton, 964 0048 AMIT Women Brighton, 800 617 2651 Anti-Defamation League 126 High St, Boston, 457 8800 Beth Pinchas Mikvah (for Men) 1710 Beacon St, Brookline, 566 9182 B'nai B'rith 34 Washington St, Brighton, 731 5290 bbrithne@aol.org Boston Celebrates Israel 558 6506 bci@jccgb.org Boston Center for Jewish Heritage 18 Phillips Street, Boston, 523 2324 Boston Haifa Connection 126 High St, Boston, 454 8581 Boston Jewish Film Festival 1001 Watertown St, West Newton, 244 9899 info@bjff.org Boston Jewish Walking Tours 489 5020 rossocp@gis.net Bureau of Jewish Education 333 Nahanton St, Newton, 965 7350 CAMERA Box 428, Brighton, 789 3672 Camp Gan Israel Camp Ramah NE Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) 126 High St, Boston, 457 8500 Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life 126 High St, 457 8670 coejl@jcrcboston.org Coed Jewish Sports P.O. Box 610-372, Newton, 781 453 9599 Conrad, Levi & Associates, Fundraising & Development Counsel 931 Mass Ave, Cambridge, 441 8069 conradlevi@cs.com Ditzah - Accessible Jewish Community 30 Newbern St, Jamaica Plain, 763 2151 Daughters of Israel Mikvah 101 Washington St, Brighton, 782 9433 David Project 428 0012 El Al Israel Airlines Logan Airport, 567 3969 Family Table Jewish Food Pantry 566 0333 info@jfcsboston.org Firelech Jewish Musical Theater 50 Sutherland Rd, Brighton, 462 9127 Friendship Circle of Boston 378 5765 GesherCity 126 High St, Boston, 457 8666 Harvard Semitic Museum 6 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, 495 4631 Hadassah 2001 Beacon St, Brookline 566 0666 Hillel Council of NE 233 Bay State Rd, Boston, 353 7210 Israel Aliyah Center 126 High St, Boston, 457 8750 massaliyah@aol.com Israel Bonds 262 Washington St, Boston, 723 2400 Israel Consulate 1020 Statler Building, Boston, 542 0041 Israel Economic Office 1020 Statler Building, Boston, 451 1810 Israel Folkdance Festival MIT Hillel, 253 2982 Israeli House 94 Marion St, Brookline, 738 5038 J Connection J Street Box 38-1187, Cambridge, 401-5553, boston@jstreet.org Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action 18 Tremont St, Suite 320, Boston, 227 3000 Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent and Significant Others 333 Nahanton St, Newton, 527 1888 Jewish Big Brother/Big Sister 333 Nahanton St, Newton, 965 7055 Jewish Chamber Orchestra 232 5035 Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts 1320 Centre St, #306, Newton, 244 6509 Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly 30 Wallingford Rd, Brighton, 254 8008 Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston 126 High St, Boston, 457 8648 Jewish Family and Children's Service 31 New Chardon St, Boston, 227 6641 jfcsbost@aol.com 1340 Centre St, Newton, 965 1123 Jewish Family Services 185 Freeman St, Brookline, 566 0939 Jewish Family and Life 90 Oak St, Newton, 965 7772 Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston Box 610366, Newton, 283 8003 Jewish Labor Committee NE Region 33 Harrison Ave, Boston, 350 7969 Jewish Organizing Initiative 99 Chauncy St, Suite 600, Boston, 350 9994 Jewish Pulse Jewish Social and Sports Club Boston, 787 5555 Jewish Theological Seminary of America 1320 Centre St, Newton, 965 1490 Jewish National Fund 77 Franklin St, Boston, 423 0999 Jewish Vocational Service 105 Chauncy St, Boston, 451 8147 Jewish War Veterans State House Room 547, Boston, 727 2963 Kehilateinu Cambridge, 417 4594 lauren@kehilateinu.org Jewish Women's Archive 68 Harvard St, Brookline, 232 2258 Kavod Jewish Social Justice House 165 Winthrop Rd Apt B, Brookline, 646 408 6160 Mayyim Hayyim Mikveh 1838 Washington St, Newton, 244 1836 Ma'ayan 1853 Commonwealth Ave Suite 9, Brighton, 787 9800 info@maayan.org Mosaic Outdoor Mountain Club PO 632, Bedford, 275 0648 Na'amat 2001 Beacon St, Brookline, 731 8378 National Conference of Synagogue Youth 1931 Commonwealth Ave, Brookline, 278 NCSY National Council of Jewish Women 831 Beacon St, 825 9191 National Jewish Council for the Disabled Newton, 457 8789 New Center for Arts and Culture 965 0352 New England Federation of Temple Youth 1330 Beacon St, Brookline, 277 1655 New England Holocaust Memorial Congress St near Faneuil Hall, Boston, 457 8755 New England Israel Chamber of Commerce One Lincoln Plaza, Boston, 457 8510 New Israel Fund 1150 Walnut St, Newton, 641 9671 New Jewish Agenda Box 390787; Cambridge, 623 1921 Nishmat Hayyim Jewish Meditation Center 1566 Beacon St, Brookline, 566 8171 Orthodox Rabbinical Council 20 Park Plaza, Boston, 426 9148 Parents of Adult Jewish Singles 103 Beethoven Ave, Newton, 332 4482 Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education 183 State St, Boston, 367 0001 Project Ezra 1320 Center St, Newton, 244 6506 Rofeh International 1710 Beacon St, Brookline, 734 5100 Shabbat Boston 457 8529 Smart IsraPages Box 1453, Brookline, 738 5038 Soloveitchik Institute 34 Philbrick Rd, Brookine, 232 7443 Synagogue Council of Mass 1320 Centre St, Newton, 244 6506 ThinkJewish International 1368 Beacon St, Brookline, 731 5112 Union of American Hebrew Congregations 75 Second Ave, Suite 550, Needham, 449 0404 United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1320 Centre St, Newton, 964 8210 Women's League for Conservative Judism 233 Harvard St, Brookline, 964 8210 Va'ad Harabonim, Va'ad Hakashrus (KVH), Beis Din, Rabbinical Council 177 Tremont St, Boston, 426 2139 Voice of the Turtle 31 Lockeland Ave, Arlington, 491 3465 voturtle@aol.com Volunteers for Israel 734 3569 Workmen's Circle 1762 Beacon St, Brookline, 566 6281 Yad Chessed 15 Willoughby St, Brighton Yom Hadash 1925 Mass Ave, Cambridge, 1 877 4YOM9HADASH Young Judaea 2001 Beacon St, Brookline, 734 4838 Zamir Chorale 492 3611 Zionist House 55 Martha Rd, Boston, 267 3600

Jewish Newspapers

Jewish Advocate (weekly) 15 School St, Boston, 367 9100 editorial@thejewishadvocate.com

Jewish Health Services

Beth Israel Hospital 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, 667 8000 Hebrew Senior Life (Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aging) 1200 Centre St, Boston, 325 8000 Jewish Memorial Hospital and Rehabilitation Center 59 Townsend St, Roxbury, 442 8760 National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association 2001 Beacon St, Brighton, 800 906 8723

Jewish Radio

Chagigah! WERS 88.9 FM Boston Sun. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Kol Israel WBRS 100.1 FM Waltham Sun. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon The Yiddish Hour WBRS 100.1 FM Waltham Sun. 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. The Yiddish Voice WUNR 1600 AM Brookline Wed. 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Israeli Folk Dancing

Temple Emanuel, Newton Center Sun 7:30-10:00 Pam and Joan 484 3267 jeh@netzero.net Kehillath Israel, Brookline Mon 8:00-1:00 Raphael and Roni Cong Beth El, Newton Tue 7:30-10:00 Pam 254 4362 for women only MIT FDC, Cambridge Wed 7:30-11:00 Joan 484 3267 jeh@netzero.net Israel Folkdance Festival MIT Hillel, 253 2982

Judaism and Jewish Resources

Andrew Tannenbaum
trb@shamash.org
Brookline, MA, USA