About Washington Square Minyan
Washington Square Minyan strives to create a meaningful and quality Tefillah experience through our commitment to halachah and egalitarianism, connecting people from diverse Jewish backgrounds to build a warm and vibrant community.
Washington Square Minyan meets for Tefillah every other week on Saturday mornings and some Friday nights. The minyan also hosts community events and holiday programming. Please view the calendar for information about davening times and upcoming events.
Unless otherwise noted, we meet in the downstairs chapel of Congregation Kehillath Israel (KI) at 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, Massachusetts. Enter at the door marked "Office" at the far right of the building. Follow the stairs down to the chapel.
News & Events
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The Black-Tie Top Gear Purim Gala
Larz Anderson Antique Auto Museum, 15 Newton Street, Brookline.
Saturday March 15 (14 Adar II) at 8:00pm
8:00pm: Ma’ariv followed by Megillah
9:00pm-Midnight: Purim Gala ($36 per ticket)
Celebrate Purim in the midst of America’s Oldest Car Collection at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum right here in Brookline! Hear Megillah; see the Renaults, FIATs and Model T’s; eat, drink and be merry!
Gala is $36 per person, dinner and drinks included. Purchase tickets here.
Formal attire encouraged. Children are welcome at Megillah reading.
Opportunities for sponsorship of this unique and fabulous event are available. Please contact Leora Kimmel Greene at firstname.lastname@example.org to become a sponsor. All donations are tax deductible.
Mi Shenikhnas A Car Marbim B'Simcha!
(Whoever gets into an antique auto on Purim will have great joy!)
Sunday morning, March 16, 2014
Family Friendly Festivities! Megillah, brunch, puppets and more!
Join us Sunday morning to celebrate Purim with four mitzvot, all that begin with the letter mem!
9:15 Shacharit and Megillah in Landers at KI
We will collect Matanot LaEvyonim, monetary gifts for the needy to be donated to Yad Chessed. Details here.
10:30 Mishteh/seudah - a Purim feast! Join us for brunch upstairs in Epstein auditorium. Following brunch, kids are invited to a puppet show, costume parade, and craft all in Epstein!
While at our Purim seudah, all are encouraged to bring two Mishloach Manot (gifts of food) which we will deliver to Hebrew Senior Life residents in the afternoon. (Please bring only those two mishloach manot to KI; other private gifts can be delivered outside of shul.)
The morning is free and open to all; we appreciate an RSVP for brunch here.