Havurah on the Hill Young Adult Monthly Kabbalat Shabbat featuring Jonathan Soroff of the Improper Bostonian.
Save the date for our April Kabbalat Shabbat featuring Jonathan Soroff of the Improper Bostonian.
Jonathan Soroff was born and raised in Newton, where he still lives with his better half, Sam Mazzarelli. After graduating from Duke University in 1987, Soroff went to work for the Boston Herald and eventually became the nightlife/lifestyle trends columnist. For the past 24 years, he has been the lead columnist for the Improper Bostonian Magazine, where he writes the social column and a celebrity interview in every issue and contributes features throughout the year. He is the author of the novel "Crimes of Fashion,” has written for everyone from People to Instinct to the Royal Academy Magazine (London), and does extensive travel writing for national and international publications. He is the creator of the blog www.itsmylifegetyourown.com and co-hosts a radio show, Status Report, on Boston Herald Radio. He serves on the board of directors of the NET Research Foundation and the advisory board of the Trustees of the Reservations, is an overseer of the Boston Ballet and a corporator of Beaver Country Day School. His favorite color is purple.
Schedule of Events:
6:30 PM Wine and Appetizers
7:00 PM Shabbat Services
8:15 PM Discussion with our Featured Speaker
8:45 PM Kosher Buffet Shabbat Dinner
(vegetarian and gluten free options available)
New faces are always welcome at Havurah on the Hill, so bring your friends.
Suggested donation $10.00 per person.
Registration is now closed. Walk-ins welcome.
Free validated parking is always available for Havurah on the Hill's monthly Shabbat celebrations at the Charles River Garage (165 Cambridge Street, Boston). Please note that this is NOT the above-ground Whole Foods lot, but the parking garage bewteen the Whole Foods lot and the Au Bon Pain. Please bring your green ticket into the Vilna for a validation stamp. The Vilna Shul is also easily accessible by public transportation. Take the MBTA Red Line to Charles/MGH. For driving, walking and public transport directions, please visit http://www.vilnashul.org/about/location.
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 hosts monthly Kabbalat Shabbat services as well as other special holiday celebrations throughout the year.