Learn the history of Jewish Boston with guided walking tours, in partnership with Boston by Foot! Meeting place will be provided after registration. Tours are typically 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable shoes. Tours are rain or shine.
Few Jews lived in Boston in the 17th and 18th centuries, and a permanent Jewish community didn’t establish itself here until the 1840s. The wave of migration from Eastern Europe of the late 19th century greatly enlarged the city’s Jewish community, and many of the new immigrants of this period moved to the North End. This tour will expire some of the stories of Boston’s Jewish experience from the 17th century through the early 20th century.
The Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture, is Boston’s only landmark historic Jewish building. Today, it serves as a modern-day cultural center and living museum in downtown Boston.+ More... - Less...
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