20s and 30s Kabbalat Shabbat with Havurah on the Hill and Idit Klein, Executive Director of Keshet

Friday, January 23 2015, 6:30 pm

20s and 30s Kabbalat Shabbat with Havurah on the Hill and Idit Klein, Executive Director of Keshet Image

This January join us at the Vilna Shul for Havurah on the Hill's monthly Shabbat and hear from one of the most celebrated Jewish leaders here in Boston!

Idit Klein has been an activist for equality and social justice for the past 20 years. Since 2001, she has served as Executive Director of Keshet. During this time, Klein has built Keshet from a one-person, local organization with an annual budget of $42,000 to an 18-person, national organization with an annual budget of nearly two million. Klein also served as the Executive Producer of Keshet’s award-winning documentary film Hineini: Coming Out in a Jewish High School. Klein was honored by the Jewish Women’s Archive with a Women Who Dared award and named to the Forward 50.

What is Keshet?

Keshet is a national grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Jews in Jewish life. Led and supported by LGBT Jews and straight allies, Keshet strives to cultivate the spirit and practice of inclusion in all parts of the Jewish community.

Here's the Evening's Schedule:

6:30 PM Wine and Appetizers
7:00 PM Shabbat Services
8:15 PM Hear from Idit Klein with dinner and lots of schmoozing to follow

Havurah on the Hill is an important part of young adult Jewish life in Boston. Hundreds of young adults and the young at heart come together one Friday night a month for a Kabbalat Shabbat service – Friday night Jewish service that welcomes the Sabbath – and for other Jewish holiday services and celebrations.

Curious about HOH or new to the community? Click here to learn all about our history. New faces are always welcome!

Free validated parking is available for Havurah on the Hill's monthly Shabbats. The Vilna Shul is also easily accessible by public transportation. Just take the MBTA Red Line to Charles/MGH. For driving, walking and public transport directions, please click here. You MUST validate your green parking ticket at the Shul and return it to a staff member at the parking garage for validation.

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