Resources

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Fellowship of Reconciliation

FOR is an interfaith and international movement based on a commitment to achieving a just and peaceful world community, with full dignity and freedom for every human being.

J Street

J Street gives political voice to mainstream American Jews and other supporters of Israel who,
 informed by their Jewish values, believe that a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is essential to Israel’s survival as the national home of the Jewish people and as a vibrant democracy.

Jewish Discovery Institute

The Jewish Discovery Institute is Boston’s resource for interfaith couples, families and individuals interested in learning about Conservative Judaism.

Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action

JALSA is a progressive public policy organization, inspired by Jewish traditions and teachings, leading the way in protecting civil rights and constitutional liberties, and fighting for social and economic justice.

Jewish Family and Children’s Service

JF&CS is an agency that provides comprehensive human services to Greater Boston and helps people of all faiths, races and ages with the challenges of life.

Jewish Women’s Resource Center

JWRC is a volunteer organization that documents the modern Jewish women’s movement and explores and advances both the changing roles of women in Judaism and the interplay of feminism and Jewish tradition.

Keshet

Keshet is a national organization with a mission to ensure that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Jews are fully included in all parts of the Jewish community.

Living Nonviolence 

Living Nonviolence is a blog that works to inform and inspire a life of nonviolence. Most of the writers are associated with Nonviolent Alternatives, an international non-profit.

Moishe Kavod House

Moishe Kavod House in Boston is a vibrant, home-based Jewish community for people in their 20s and 30s dedicated to tikkun olam, the repair of the world. By integrating arts, learning, Jewish spiritual practice, and social justice work, we strive to create a welcoming Jewish community that is personally meaningful and deeply engaged with the world.

My Jewish Learning

My Jewish Learning, a transdenominational website of Jewish education and information, offers articles on all aspects of Judaism and Jewish life geared toward adults of any age and background.

Mayyim Chayyim 

Mayyim Chayyim is a mikveh (a ritual bath), a place where the spiritually diverse needs of 21st century Jews are met by reclaiming the ancient tradition of immersing in the mikveh.

Nishmat Hayyim

Nishmat Hayyim collaborates with synagogues and other Jewish institutions to cultivate and support Jewish meditation and contemplative practices in New England.

Chasidus Without Borders

NeoHasid.org provides useful resources to non-Orthodox and egalitarian groups that may not have access to Chasidic learning, as well as to the frum (strictly observant) community.

Rabbis for Human Rights Israel

Rabbis for Human Rights Israel is the only rabbinical organization in Israel in which Orthodox, Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist and Renewal rabbis work together to speak about human rights in the voice of Jewish tradition. It is not aligned with any specific political party.

Rabbis for Human Rights North America

RHR-NA is an organization of rabbis from all streams of Judaism that acts on the Jewish imperative to respect and protect the human rights of all people, and partners with a range of Jewish, interfaith and secular organizations.

The Shalom Center 

The Shalom Center equips activists and spiritual leaders with awareness and skills needed to lead in shaping a transformed and transformative Judaism that can help create a world of peace, justice, healing for the earth, and respect for the interconnectedness of all life.

Synagogue Council of Massachusetts 

SCM is a central organization of 120 Jewish congregations that advances the religious and cultural welfare of the community and helps to create an atmosphere of cooperation and open communication. Nehar Shalom is a member congregation of SCM.