Humanistic Judaism offers an alternative approach to Judaism, including non-theistic celebrations of Jewish holidays and life-cycle events and a love of Jewish heritage.
We learn from humanism and the history, culture, and experience of the Jewish people, finding inspiration for pursuing personal goals and striving for social justice.
We foster a positive Jewish identity, intellectual integrity, and ethical behavior within our community.
We believe human beings are responsible for solving human problems. We take responsibility for our own behavior and the state of the world.
Welcome to Holiday Services at Kahal B'riara, Boston's Congregation for Humanistic Judaism since 1975. If you love Jewish culture or if you are just beginning to experience it, you will find our services rich with song, meaning, beauty, and joy. No prior level of Jewish knowledge is needed. We have services for all ages. All are welcome.
Rosh Hashanah September 20 & 21
Yom Kippur September 29 & 30
We request that you pre-register to avoid long lines at the entrance to services. Register Here.
We invite you to learn more about Kahal B'raira and Humanistic Judaism at anytime of the year. Our community is warm and welcoming. Our Sunday school is a great place for children to learn and there are engaging activities for all ages. Find all the information you need to learn more or to plan a visit.
Would you like to join Kahal B'riara and enroll your children in Sunday school? Here
When I first came to KB I was drawn in by the warmth of the people there as well as what the services say, 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.