Vilna Shul Events


Basics of the Worship Service: Enhancing your Experience

3/5/2017, 3/19/2017, 3/26/2017, 4/2/2017

Know how to read Hebrew but don’t necessarily understand what you are reading? Join Rabbi Sam Seicol for a class that explores the meaning and translation of some basic vocabulary of the liturgy and explains the history and sources of the prayers. Read more

Lunch & Learn: What is Love in the Hebrew Bible?

Wednesdays, March 15, 29; Apr 5, 26; May 10, 24

Ahava – love. It is not used to describe the first biblical relationship - that between Adam and Eve. Nor is it used to describe the connection between Noah and his wife, or Abraham and Sarah. How then are “love relationships” understood in Tanach? This course studies love relationships between Abraham, Sarah and Isaac; Isaac, Rebekah and their twin sons Jacob and Esau; Jacob and Rachel; King David and Jonathan; God and Israel. Read more

CAJM 2017 Conference

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 10:00 am

The Council of American Jewish Museums is delighted to announce that its 2017 conference will take place in Boston and Amherst, and the Vilna's own Barnet Kessel is serving as a Host Chair! Read more

The Power of Music in Communities

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 4:00 pm

Cantorial Soloist Jodi Blankstein, singer/pianist Lisa Yves, guitarist Adam Dehner, and author Dr. Ruth Nemzoff intertwine music and stories to explore how music unites and transforms communities. Read more

Interfaith Kosher Wine Tasting

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 6:30 pm

This interactive, interfaith wine tasting gives you all the details on what makes kosher wine special. Royal Wine Corporation, the largest distributor of kosher wines in New England, will provide tastings of various wines. Appetizers included. Read more

Voices of Freedom Chorale Concert

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 4:00 pm

This extraordinary multicultural event features three choirs – Zamir Chorale; Voices 21C, a diverse choir dedicated to positive interactions, social change and global understanding; and the Boston Community Gospel Choir, which often performs at the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The groups will each perform songs about freedom from their own culture, and then join together to perform music that transcends the collective cultures. Read more

Scotch and Schmooze

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:00 pm


Scotch and Schmooze Thursday, April 20 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM $36/person, includes appetizers and drinks $18/young professionals, includes appetizers and drinks Click here to register. Do you live or…

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