About the Vilna Shul

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…

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.