Past Events

Boston Jewish Food Conference


Ganei Beantown: Beantown Jewish Gardens presents the 4th annual Boston Jewish Food Conference on March 8th from 1:00-7:00pm at Congregation Kehillath Israel.. . .
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“Two Decades of Reporting from Israel on the Conflict” by Linda Gradstein


Linda Gradstein is the Mideast Bureau Chief of The Media Line, an American news service specializing in coverage of the Middle East. An award-winning journalist, fluent in Hebrew and Arabic, Gradstein was Israel correspondent for NPR News from 1990-2009.   Reporting for PRI’s The World, AOL News and Slate, Gradstein has covered important events in Israel, the West. . .
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“BESA: The Promise” Movie Screening


“More than seven years in the making, Besa: The Promise presents a powerful human drama compounded by a devastating twist. It is a story that that bridges generations and religions … uniting fathers and sons … Muslims and Jews”

Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration


“The Closed Town: Poetry from Terezin” Elijah Botkin: Gideon Klein Scholar “Jews in the Catskills During and After the Holocaust” Phil Brown: University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences College of Social Sciences and Humanities RSVP is required here:

Film Screening: “Little White Lie”


Northeastern University and the Jewish Women’s Archive co-sponsor Lacey Schwartz’s fascinating documentary about race, identity, and family narratives at the Boston Jewish Film Festival. . . .
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Meet the Author: Sarah Wildman


Join Sarah Wildman for a discussion of her book Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind. Wildman writes of discovering her grandfather’s letters to woman named Valy in WWII Vienna, the woman her grandmother referred to as his true love. Fascinated by Valy and her story Wildman takes off to discover what happened to Valy and reexamines a story she was told all her life.. . .
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