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Boston Archdiocese Removes Nigerian Priest From Ministry After Sexual Abuse Allegation

The Archdiocese of Boston has removed a Nigerian priest residing at a Brookline church from ministry after receiving an allegation of sexual abuse of...

Harvard Semitic Museum

By housing ancient Near Eastern exhibitions, The Harvard Semitic Museum explores the rich history of cultures connected by the family of Semitic languages. Exhibitions include a full-scale...

Residents To Perform At Israel Folkdance Festival

Brookline will be well represented by 26 participants at this year's Israel Folkdance Festival of Boston. Nine of the 23 performing groups have dancers from...

Shana Tova | שנה טובה

The festival of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a joyous occasion celebrated by members of the religious community all over the world. The festival...
Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik

Remembering Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik

Several years ago, while reminiscing with Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s son-in law, about the thrilling Brookline days of yore, he highlighted...

Breaking Matzo, Brookline Resident Helps Bring Holidays To Life

In hopes of creating holidays that are “magical, meaningful and memorable,” a Brookline resident built an online platform to share Jewish traditions, recipes and...

Longyear Museum

The Museum contains documents, artifacts, artwork, and more pertaining to Mary Baker Eddy and those who assisted her in establishing Christian Science. Mary Baker Eddy (1821...
Archbishop Elpidophoros of America

Public Schedule Of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Of America

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America (Greek: Ελπιδοφόρος; born Ioannis Lambriniadis (Greek: Ιωάννης Λαμπρυνιάδης); November 28, 1967) is a bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Since June 22, 2019, he is the Archbishop of...

Large Menorah Stolen From Outside Brookline Synagogue

Police in Brookline are trying to figure out who stole and damaged a 6-foot tall, 300-pound menorah from outside a synagogue before abandoning it...

† Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick")! This cultural and religious...

Open Houses At Local Mosques

Sixteen Muslim houses of worship are opening their doors on Sunday to residents as part of the first Massachusetts Open Mosque Day. The event is...

Temple Ohabei Shalom Celebrates 175 Years

Capped by a dome and rich in intricate detail, Temple Ohabei Shalom stands not just as a testament to Judaism but to the history...

Hebrew School Open House In Brookline

Looking for a Hebrew school program? Come visit ours on the road in Chestnut Hill in Brookline.Dinner will be provided! Boston-Area Jewish Education Program (BJEP),...

May Your Hanukkah Be Bright

Hanukkah, the festival of lights, honors the struggle of ancient Jews to restore the Temple of Jerusalem and maintain their religious freedom. It reminds us...

The National Center For Jewish Film’s Annual Festival Starts May 2

The National Center for Jewish Film's annual festival will feature limited release screenings, regional premieres and insightful discussions from May 2 to 13. Professor of American Studies Thomas...
Sarah Cheses

Introducing Yoetzet Halacha Sarah Cheses

We are delighted to introduce Sarah Cheses, the first Yoetzet Halachaserving the Greater Boston Community under the auspices of the newly founded New England Yoetzet...

Happy Hanukkah

Tonight, the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah begins with the lighting of the first candle… We wish all those celebrating in Israel and around the world...

Happy Passover

Passover, Hebrew Pesaḥ, or Pesach, in Judaism, holiday commemorating the Hebrews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt and the “passing over” of the forces of...

Five Things To Do In Brookline

1. Put on your dancing shoes and raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital’s Every Child Fund on March 9. The Brookline High School Dance Marathon...

Community Passover Seder

Relive the Exodus, discover the eternal meaning of the Haggadah, and enjoy a community seder complete with hand-baked shmurah matzah, wine, and a wonderful...

Announcing The New First Parish Concert Series

In celebration of our newly rebuilt Steinway piano, First Parish will be hosting a series of three wildly diverse concerts this Spring, the first...

International Holocaust Commemoration Day

International Holocaust Commemoration Day is an international memorial day on January 27 commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World...

† Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, „the Day of the Festival of Patrick“)! This cultural and religious...

Merry Christmas

St. Patrick’s Day

Get ready for green lights, green hats, even green beer! St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17th. Why is Ireland’s national day such a...

Jewish Teen Fellowship Comes To Metrowest, Brookline

The Peer Leadership Fellows program trains Jewish high school students (in grades 10-11) to connect and engage with other teens. The PLF program is based...

Bring Back Father Nick Arlington Protest Moves To Brookline

The fight continues for a number of confused and angry parishioners and supporters of Father Nick, more than a month after he was abruptly...

† Merry Christmas

Once again, it is that time of the year when you get ready for Santa and some Christmas surprises. Get the Christmas tree ready,...

Merry Christmas

We wish you a Christmas marked by steadfast rejection to hatred. Let us face the grave challenges of anti-Semitism and the dangerous development of...

Boston Holocaust Memorial Vandalized For A 2nd Time This Summer

The New England Holocaust Memorial has been vandalized for the second time this Summer, according to the Boston Police. Boston Police said a witness on...

Minister Shares Pet Project

It was during a trip to the Angell Animal Medical Center’s emergency room with her son’s pet iguana several years ago that the Rev....

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all our friends around this great town! May your holidays sparkle with joy and happiness and may the New Year bring less...