Sunday Services are Cancelled 12/7

Sunday Services are Cancelled 12/7

In Hebrew, Kahal B’raira means “Community of Choice.” Our name emphasizes our belief that we are responsible for our choices and answer to one another and ourselves.

Upcoming & Noteworthy

Service, Program, Sunday School 

Sunday, October 14, 9:15 am – Noon

One Woman Performance of Unveiled the story of Muslim Women 

About Life, Love, Culture, Language, Islam, the World

Performance begins at 10:30 am 

Sunday, October 28, 9:15 am – Noon 

Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth Professor, Feminist Speaker 

How Should We Teach Jewish Studies In An Age Of Trump

Speaker Begins at 11:00 am  

Visitors Welcome – See Calendar For Full Details 

Welcome to Kahal B’raira

A Congregation for Humanistic Judaism offering non-theistic celebrations of Jewish holidays and life-cycle events and a love of Jewish heritage

Visit Kahal B'raira

This is a community of about 150 adults and 50 children that cares deeply for one another and the world.

Holiday Celebrations

We celebrate the major Jewish holidays with readings, music, reflections, and holiday specific activities.

Children & Families

We offer age-appropriate classes covering Jewish history, traditions, literature, ethics, and music.

Our Congregation

We foster a positive Jewish identity, intellectual integrity, and ethical behavior within our community

Humanistic Judaism

Finding inspiration from Jewish history and culture in pursuing personal goals and striving for social justice.

Adult Programs

We hold Sunday meetings 15 times throughout the year from 9:10 a.m. until noon. Adult Education activities are scheduled periodically. Adult/Teen Potlucks on Saturday nights are held in members’ homes.

Community

Members work together in committees to shape and plan Congregation activities. Members join a working committee and a holiday committee.

43 Years as Greater Boston's congregation for Humanistic Judaism – est. 1975

150 Members and welcoming all who identify with the history and culture of the Jewish people

Providing a non-theistic alternative in contemporary Jewish Life every day of the year

Oct
28
Sun
9:15 am SERVICE AND PROGRAM — SUSANNAH H...
SERVICE AND PROGRAM — SUSANNAH H...
Oct 28 @ 9:15 am
Our KB Sunday includes Sunday school and adult humanistic service and program. Our program speaker is Susannah Heschel, noted academic, speaker and Jewish feminist. The election in 2016 set her on a path to re-examine how[...]
Nov
11
Sun
9:15 am ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
Nov 11 @ 9:15 am
Join us for Adult Program and Humanistic Service and Sunday school.
Dec
2
Sun
9:15 am ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
Dec 2 @ 9:15 am
Join us for Adult Program and Humanistic Service and Sunday school.
Dec
8
Sat
5:00 pm CELEBRATE CHANUKAH
CELEBRATE CHANUKAH
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sing, light candles, spin the dreidel and enjoy a holiday meal.   Enjoyable and engaging celebration for all ages.
Dec
16
Sun
9:15 am ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
Dec 16 @ 9:15 am
Join us for Adult Program and Humanistic Service and Sunday school.
Jan
20
Sun
9:15 am ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
Jan 20 @ 9:15 am
Join us for Adult Program and Humanistic Service and Sunday school.
Feb
3
Sun
9:15 am ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
Feb 3 @ 9:15 am
Join us for Adult Program and Humanistic Service and Sunday school.
Mar
3
Sun
9:15 am ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
ADULT SERVICE AND PROGRAM AND SU...
Mar 3 @ 9:15 am
Join us for Adult Program and Humanistic Service and Sunday school.

Why Kahal B’raira?

Let Our Members Tell You

When I first came to KB I was drawn in by the warmth of the people there.

I was also moved by the words of the services, e.g., "My light is in me. My hope is in me. My strength is in me, and, in you."

At times I am so touched by the words and the warmth, I have tears in my eyes.

Growing up in KB I always associated Judaism with a warm, supportive community.

I connected with my classmates in Sunday School and have stayed close with my classmates through the youth group since leaving for college.

I carry this solid foundation of Judaism with me and know I will always be welcomed back.

KB has been a very special warm and embracing home for me and my whole family.

It's place where what's most meaningful to me about Judaism, our history, traditions, culture, and passion for social justice, has been celebrated.

For me, KB continues to be a home and an adopted family of warm loving friends.

Most of all, it was the KB members themselves who welcomed this newcomer with open arms.

KB has a big tent and no one need flash their 'Jewish Credentials' to gain admission.

Simply the desire to join and holding our shared beliefs are enough.

When I came to KB, I immediately knew I was in the right place for me.

I felt like I had come home — even though I had never had such a home before!

When I first came to KB I was drawn in by the warmth of the people there.

I was also moved by the words of the services, e.g., "My light is in me. My hope is in me. My strength is in me, and, in you."

At times I am so touched by the words and the warmth, I have tears in my eyes.

Growing up in KB I always associated Judaism with a warm, supportive community.

I connected with my classmates in Sunday School and have stayed close with my classmates through the youth group since leaving for college.

I carry this solid foundation of Judaism with me and know I will always be welcomed back.

KB has been a very special warm and embracing home for me and my whole family.

It's place where what's most meaningful to me about Judaism, our history, traditions, culture, and passion for social justice, has been celebrated.

For me, KB continues to be a home and an adopted family of warm loving friends.

Most of all, it was the KB members themselves who welcomed this newcomer with open arms.

KB has a big tent and no one need flash their 'Jewish Credentials' to gain admission.

Simply the desire to join and holding our shared beliefs are enough.

When I came to KB, I immediately knew I was in the right place for me.

I felt like I had come home — even though I had never had such a home before!

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