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Community Updates

This will be updates from within the Vilna Shul.

Words of Wisdom from the Vilna

Check out the D'var Torah given during High Holidays at the Vilna. Read More

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Check out our latest Scribe Newsletter!

Take a look at the latest and greatest version of the Vilna Scribe! Click here to view.  Read More

Sunday Shul - Teachers Wanted

Sunday Shul at the Vilna Shul Teachers wanted! $500/series, 2 teachers needed The Vilna is starting “Sunday Shul” –  a fun, interactive Hebrew School class for kids under the age… Read More

Vilna Shul is looking for a Marketing Intern

Marketing and Programming Intern $75/month stipend plus course credit 10 – 12 hours/week Dynamic non-profit looking for intern to assist with marketing and program efforts. As the Vilna continues… Read More

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The Vilna Shul is looking for a Capital Campaign Coordinator

The Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture seeks a part time Capital Campaign Coordinator to help with various administrative aspects of its capital campaign. Reporting to the Executive Director… Read More

Vilna’s First Annual Report

Click here to see the Vilna's Annual Report for 2015. Read More

Check Out the Vilna on the Front Page of The Jewish Advocate

Check out the Vilna on the front page of The Jewish Advocate from June 10, 2016 by clicking here!  You can see the Community Mosaic in person throughout the summer during our museum hours: Wednesday,… Read More

Vilna Annual Tribute Benefit was a Great Success

A record-breaking number of over 300 community and business leaders attended the Vilna’s recent annual spring Tribute Benefit, Creating Community, on May 1. Held in our historic building and co-Chaired… Read More

Spring 2016 Scribe is Online!

Our latest Scribe Newsletter is now available online for reading, printing, and sharing! Read More

Vilna Shul sees another renaissance

Article originally appeared in the Beacon Hill Times, written by Dan Murphy, on February 23, 2016.
More than 30 years ago after it was saved from demolition, the Vilna Shul is experiencing yet another renaissance as the recently remodeled Jewish community and cultural center expands its wide range of programming. Read More

Nonagenarian returns to Vilna Shul to relive bar mitzvah

Article originally appeared in the Jewish Advocate on February 18, 2016.
Harry Jankelle’s greatest wish was to return to the Vilna Shul, where became a bar mitzvah in 1931, and stand on the bima one last time. Read More

Vilna Shul Annouces Director of Communications and Community Outreach

November 1, 2015 (Boston, MA) - Lynne Krasker Schultz has been named Director of Communications and Community Outreach at The Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture. Krasker Schultz brings… Read More

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The Vilna Scribe Fall 2015

Our latest newsletter is now available online. Read More

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The Vilna Shul is looking for a Grant Writer

As the Vilna continues to grow and focus its resources, it is seeking a talented and results-oriented grant writer to support its work across all issue areas including programing, institutional support,… Read More

Layers of colorful history revealed at Boston’s ‘comeback shul’ Image

Layers of colorful history revealed at Boston’s ‘comeback shul’

Last week, an article ran in The Times of Israel about the Vilna as a scene for Jewish renewal. You can read Matt Lebovic's article. Read More

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Boston’s Vilna Shul Connects Present With the Past

This past week a piece came out on the Vilna Shul's efforts to bring together the descendants of the original synagogue's founding members courtesy of our friends at the Jewish Daily Forward. Are you a descendant of the Vilna? Well we want to hear from you! Just email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Read More

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It’s Finally Here! Our Spring Newsletter Now Available

Our latest Scribe Newsletter is now available online for reading, printing, and sharing! Click on the envelope below to download and explore our latest newsletter. If you or your friends and family would… Read More

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Our Latest Scribe Newsletter Now Available Online

Click on the link below to explore our latest newsletter.  Inside you can: -Meet our volunteers and staff -Read letters from our leadership and new staff member Rosa Franck -Hear about our Fall kickoff… Read More

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The Vilna Names First Ever Director of Development

Rosa Kramer Franck has been named Director of Development at the Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture (BCJC). Franck, who will begin her post on July 2nd, brings over 13 years of diverse… Read More

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The Vilna Shul Honors Community Leaders

The Vilna Gala: Honoring our Community Leaders On June 19th, the Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture, hosted nearly two hundred guests of all ages at its annual tribute gala.  This… Read More