Havurah on the Hill Monthly Kabbalat Shabbat
Featuring Matt Allen, Field Director of ACLU MA
Friday, February 17
Join Havurah on the Hill for our monthly Kabbalat Shabbat celebration. New faces are always welcome at Havurah on the Hill, so bring your friends. This month we welcome Matt Allen, Field Director with ACLU Massachusetts as our guest speaker.
Schedule of Events:
6:30 PM - Wine and Appetizers
7:00 PM - Shabbat Services
8:15 PM - Guest Speaker
8:45 PM - Kosher Buffet Shabbat Dinner
(As always, vegetarian and vegan options will be available.)
Vilna and Havurah on the Hill will never turn anyone away for inability to pay. If you would like to attend but finances are of concern, please email Director of Communications and Community Outreach Lynne Krasker Schultz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Matt Allen (from ACLUM.org):
Matt joined the ACLUM in September of 2014, and is now the Field Director. He has worked as a community organizer on a range of issues from economic justice, to campaign finance reform, to homelessness prevention. Prior to joining the ACLUM, he was the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance, the group that brought the 2012 medical cannabis initiative to the voters. Before founding the Alliance in 2009, Allen campaigned and lobbied in favor of state policies to increase the availability of substance abuse treatment services. He earned an M.S. in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University in 2013.
Getting to the Vilna Shul:
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 between 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.