Useful Links

Here is an easy-to-use guide to popular Jewish sites that you may find helpful:

Jewish organizations:

  • is a website for Jews in Boston. Here you can find an immediate connection to all the amazing Jewish things that are happening in Boston. Discover links to cultural events (music, dance, film, lectures, cooking classes), Jewish education (courses, lectures, trips), organizations (synagogues, community centers, professional networking) and lots more.
  • helps residents and visitors alike find the Jewish resources they need, including information on synagogues and religious services, kosher food, other religious or ritual needs, local events of Jewish interest, and a myriad of ways to connect with others in the Jewish community.
  • The Synagogue Council of Massachusetts is the central organization representing over 120 Conservative, Orthodox, Reform, Reconstructionist and independent member congregations to address a broad spectrum of religious Jewish needs and ideologies.
  • Combined Jewish Philanthropies is the country's oldest Federated Jewish philanthropy, serving Greater Boston and beyond
  • JCRC  Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston

Jewish area day schools:

Jewish education and learning sites:


  • Israel21C - 21st Century Israel, its people, its institutions, and its contribution to global society.
  • AJC Israel - Global Jewish Advocacy

Jewish media:

Jewish medical:

  • Halachic Organ Donor Organization - The HOD Society is a non-profit organization that saves lives by encouraging organ donation from Jews to the general population. It educate Jews about the Halachic and medical issues surrounding organ donation, it offers a unique organ donor cards that allow people to choose options that are in accordance with their particular halachic belief, and it offers a live kidney donor program.
  • Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation - Gift of Life manages a registry of over 100,000 bone marrow donors of Eastern-European Jewish ethnicity throughout North America and abroad.

Social Action

Community Cooks!

Upcoming date: Jan 12 Please volunteer to cook or deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham.

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming date: Feb 2 Help set up, clean up and serve a meal to homeless people at this Waltham soup kitchen. Great opportunity for children ages 8 and up and adults. Choose a Sunday.

Patient Navigator Service

With JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. More info here.

Journey to Safety

Journey to Safety (JTS) is the JF&CS response to domestic abuse. They provide services for Jewish and Russian-speaking survivors. For more info click here.


Adult Education

[email protected] Broads in Midrash

Mondays, starts 9/23, 10am at Or Atid 
10 session class exploring little known women whose stories are embellished in the rabbinic tradition. Details here.

Mussar: A Path to Spiritual Development with Rabbi Carol Glass

Jan. 13, Feb. 3, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, 7-9 p.m. at Or Atid
Mussar is a Jewish spiritual practice that gives concrete instructions on how to live a meaningful and ethical life. Register