Events at the Vilna

Upcoming

Art Exhibition: From New York to Italy with Artist Frank Denota Image

Art Exhibition: From New York to Italy with Artist Frank Denota

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM and Sunday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

One role of art is to keep memory alive - historical, artistic, social, religious and urban memory. Frank Denota, through his gallerists Carmen and Enrico Caruso, is able to perceive this necessity of keep memory alive and transform it into art. Join…

Opening Reception: From New York to Italy with Artist Frank Denota Image

Opening Reception: From New York to Italy with Artist Frank Denota

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 4:30 pm

One role of art is to keep memory alive - historical, artistic, social, religious and urban memory. Frank Denota, through his gallerists Carmen and Enrico Caruso, is able to perceive this necessity of keep memory alive and transform it into art. Join…

Vilna Visits the West End Library Image

Vilna Visits the West End Library

Friday, October 27, 2017, 10:30 am

This interactive arts and crafts program will delight kids ages 0-6.

Behind the Rescue of Russia’s Jews: Lessons for Galvanizing a Revolution Image

Behind the Rescue of Russia’s Jews: Lessons for Galvanizing a Revolution

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 3:00 pm

Pamela Cohen, activist in the Soviet Jewish emigration, talks about her work and experiences in helping Jews escape Russia at the height of the anti-Semitic violence.

NOVA Holocaust Escape Tunnel Screening Image

NOVA Holocaust Escape Tunnel Screening

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join the Vilna for a special screening of NOVA's film Holocaust Escape Tunnel. The evening includes a special panel discussion with artist Samuel Bak, survivor ofthe Lithuanian camps; Dr.Richard Freund, lead archaeologist in discovering the tunnel and…

Intergenerational Family Shabbat Image

Intergenerational Family Shabbat

Friday, November 3, 2017, 5:30 pm

Come one, come all for the Vilna's first intergeneration Shabbat.

Sunday Shul Image

Sunday Shul

November 5; December 3; January 7; February 4; March 4; April 8; May 6 from 10:00 -11:30 AM

This interactive, fun class is designed to introduce children to Jewish holidays and concepts.

Lunch & Learn: Jewish Ethics in a Modern World with Layah Lipsker Image

Lunch & Learn: Jewish Ethics in a Modern World with Layah Lipsker

First Tuesday of Most Months: November 7, December 5, February 6, March 6, May 8, June 5 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM

This series will look at Jewish law and tradition in the area of personal ethics, including end-of-life issues, fertility, homosexuality, abortion, and business ethics.

Behind the Game: CTE and the Long-Term Consequences of Repetitive Blows to the Head Image

Behind the Game: CTE and the Long-Term Consequences of Repetitive Blows to the Head

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join the Vilna to hear from one of leading scientists of CTE- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy on the science behind repetitive blows to the head. This discussion is a must for any parent or football fan!

Downtown Social Reception Behind the Game: The Science Behind Concussions with Dr. Robert Stern Image

Downtown Social Reception Behind the Game: The Science Behind Concussions with Dr. Robert Stern

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join the Downtown Social Club over coffee and dessert to discuss the Lifesavers Speaker Series featured speaker Dr. Robert Stern and the science behind concussions.

Seniors Connect! Use Your Time Wisely Image

Seniors Connect! Use Your Time Wisely

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 10:00 am

Join Seniors Connect! over coffee and babka to discuss opportunities and places to volunteer as as senior with AARP Senior Program Specialist Yvonne Addo-Piper.

November Kabbalat Shabbat: Jonathan Rosenblum Image

November Kabbalat Shabbat: Jonathan Rosenblum

Friday, November 17, 2017, 6:30 pm

Havurah on the Hill is a non-denominational, egalitarian minyan for Jews in their 20s and 30s in the Boston area. HOH meets at the Vilna Shul in Beacon Hill, one of the last remaining synagogues from the early 20th century wave of Jewish immigration and…

In Conversation: Allegra Goodman Image

In Conversation: Allegra Goodman

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 7:00 pm

Best-selling author Allegra Goodman talks about her latest book, The Chalk Artist, and shares her secrets on writing and her passions with local writer Karen Lenar Winn.

Sunday Shul Image

Sunday Shul

December 3; January 7; February 4; March 4; April 8; May 6 from 10:00 -11:30 AM

This interactive, fun class is designed to introduce children to Jewish holidays and concepts.

Chanukah in the City 2017 Image

Chanukah in the City 2017

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 10:00 am

Chanukah in the City is back!

Havurah on the Hill: Musical Chanukah Kabbalat Shabbat Image

Havurah on the Hill: Musical Chanukah Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, December 15, 2017, 6:30 pm

This musical inspired Shabbat features Chanukah music and food!

Sunday Shul Image

Sunday Shul

January 7; February 4; March 4; April 8; May 6 from 10:00 -11:30 AM

This interactive, fun class is designed to introduce children to Jewish holidays and concepts.

Sunday Shul Image

Sunday Shul

February 4; March 4; April 8; May 6 from 10:00 -11:30 AM

This interactive, fun class is designed to introduce children to Jewish holidays and concepts.

Sunday Shul Image

Sunday Shul

March 4; April 8; May 6 from 10:00 -11:30 AM

This interactive, fun class is designed to introduce children to Jewish holidays and concepts.

Sunday Shul Image

Sunday Shul

April 8; May 6 from 10:00 -11:30 AM

This interactive, fun class is designed to introduce children to Jewish holidays and concepts.

Sunday Shul Image

Sunday Shul

Sunday, May 6, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

.This interactive, fun class is designed to introduce children to Jewish holidays and concepts

Mission to Vilnius,  Kaunas, Warsaw, and Krakow Image

Mission to Vilnius,  Kaunas, Warsaw, and Krakow

June 17 – 26, 2018

Join the Vilna Shul’s community and culture trip to Vilnius, Kaunas, Warsaw, and Krakow!