Events at the Vilna

Upcoming

New Parents’ Group Image

New Parents’ Group

Every Wednesday, 9:30 - 11:00 AM

The group will not be meeting on Wednesday, December 20 and 27. Facilitated by a trained and licensed social worker, this group is designed for parents to support each other and learn from peers. Parents with children under the age of 1 are welcome to…

HOH Jewstice League Purim Party Image

HOH Jewstice League Purim Party

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6:30 pm

Have you always wanted to be MordechaiMan? Maybe Esther: Queen of the Amazons? Or if you're the villainous type: Haman-gneto? Then you are in luck! Come dressed as your favorite superhero or supervillain from whatever universe you desire and enjoy a Purim…

Info Session: Vilna Mission to Eastern Europe Image

Info Session: Vilna Mission to Eastern Europe

Monday, February 26, 2018, 11:00 am

Curious to learn more about our June 2018 community and culture mission to Lithuania and Poland? Here is your chance to meet with trip co-chairs, have all your questions answered, and sign up! We hope you’ll join us on this unforgettable excursion…

Info Session: Vilna Mission to Eastern Europe Image

Info Session: Vilna Mission to Eastern Europe

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 5:30 pm

Curious to learn more about our June 2018 community and culture mission to Lithuania and Poland?

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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.

Second Annual Voices of Freedom Concert Image

Second Annual Voices of Freedom Concert

Sunday, March 4, 2018, 4:00 pm

This extraordinary multicultural event features three choirs: the Zamir Chorale of Boston, America’s foremost Jewish choral ensemble; VOICES 21C, a diverse choir dedicated to positive interactions, social justice, and global understanding; and the Boston…

Israel: Current Events and Contemporary Debates With Chen Arad Image

Israel: Current Events and Contemporary Debates With Chen Arad

March 7, 14, 21, 28: April 11, 18; snow date April 25 from 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Delve into some of the most pressing issues within Israel today with Chen Arad of the Boston Israeli American Council.

Downtown Social Club: History Bites: Jewish Food Today and at the Turn of the Century Image

Downtown Social Club: History Bites: Jewish Food Today and at the Turn of the Century

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:30 pm

Join the Downtown Social Club at Mamelah’s restaurant for a special menu, created just for the Vilna, that features the traditional food Jewish immigrants ate in 1900 with a twentieth century spin.

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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 7:30 pm

Ever wonder how the most beloved children’s story of all time, Curious George, came to be?

Seniors Connect: Strengthen Yourself Image

Seniors Connect: Strengthen Yourself

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10:00 am

Join the Vilna over coffee and babka to learn exercises and techniques to strengthen yourself to prevent common injuries.

Krakow’s Jewish Revival and the New Holocaust Bill: Is There a Jewish Future in Poland? Image

Krakow’s Jewish Revival and the New Holocaust Bill: Is There a Jewish Future in Poland?

Monday, March 19, 2018, 7:30 pm

The Vilna welcome Jonathan Ornstein from the JCC of Krakow to discuss Jewish life in Poland today and the recent announcement regarding the new Holocaust bill.

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: March 20, 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.

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Sunday Shul

April 8; May 6; June 3 from 10:00 -11:30 AM

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

Annual Tribute Event: Building Community Image

Annual Tribute Event: Building Community

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 5:30 pm

The Vilna's Annual Tribute Benefits honors Marilyn Okonow and Karen and Gilbert Winn. Join us for an evening of food and fun featuring a live auction to support the Vilna Shul.

Seniors Connect: Eating for Energy Image

Seniors Connect: Eating for Energy

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 10:00 am

Join the Vilna over coffee and babka to learn how to best nourish your body.

Downtown Social Club: Cocktails and Conversation Image

Downtown Social Club: Cocktails and Conversation

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:30 pm

Join the Downtown Social Club for a fun, interactive evening with new friends over great conversation, appetizers, and drinks.

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Sunday Shul

May 6; June 3 from 10:00 - 11:30 AM

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

The Vilna Traditions with Dr. David Ariel Image

The Vilna Traditions with Dr. David Ariel

May 8, 15, 22, 29 and June 5, 12; rain date June 19 from 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Join Dr. David Ariel and the Vilna's adult learning series to explore Vilna, the “Jerusalem of Lithuania,” and how it was the most influential center of modern Jewish life in Eastern Europe before the Holocaust.

Seniors Connect: Accessibility and the Future of the Vilna Image

Seniors Connect: Accessibility and the Future of the Vilna

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:00 am

Join the Vilna over coffee and babka to explore how accessibility has changed in the past 25 years.

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Sunday Shul

Sunday, June 3, 2018, 10:00 am

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

Downtown Social Club: Spring Social Image

Downtown Social Club: Spring Social

Sunday, June 3, 2018, 5:00 pm

Join the Downtown Social Club for a fun, interactive evening with new friends over great conversation, appetizers, and drinks.

Cemeteries are for the Living Image

Cemeteries are for the Living

Sunday, June 10, 2018, 10:00 am

Join the Vilna Shul and JCAM (Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts) for a historic walking tour of the first Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts, Temple Ohabei Shalom in East Boston (1844).

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!