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BostonWalks

Integrating the urban, modern Jewish American city experience with its historical sites and themes in such locales as Boston, MA, Portland, ME, East Bay and Providence, RI, and the Upper West Side of Manhattan, NYC.




Sing Sense to America


Are you ready to participate in the '08 presidential election by singing some salivatingly satirical and serious song lyrics? If so, try these on your tongue:





Celebrating 353 Years


of Jews in America




Now available!



The Ten Commandments Guidebook


Ways to Self-Struggle with Classic Morals

In Song, Poetry, and Prose

Covers 10 Commandments Plus One Other!

Softcover 153 pages with practical suggestions pages!

Print out this
Book Order Form
to order now!


Click here to connect with Boston's Best!

"West End House, 2004," still extant, & Hecht House, were early Jewish Boston clubs!



Now available!

The Jewish Friendship Trail Guidebook


6 Self-Guided Walking/Bicycling Jewish Boston History Tours

Covers Boston, Brookline, and Cambridge

Softcover 198 pages with maps & b/w photos

Print out this
Book Order Form
to ordernow!






Boston Walks presents



Jewish Women

Late 19th & Early 20th Century

History Sites

Boston, MA

Trail



Copyright Michael Alan Ross, 2004-2007.
All Rights Reserved.

Email: BostonWalks

Telephone: 617-489-5020













Many women from both Central and Eastern European Jewish backgrounds played roles in Boston's emerging Jewish areas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

These eight Jewish women, in particular, are worth noting for their tzedakah, doing good deeds:



JOIN US ON ONE OF OUR LARGE (25-55 participants) GROUP DISCOVERY WALKS!


We've walked what little remains of the once thriving Jewish communities of Boston's West and North Ends and the South End. Even today, with little of them standing, the few surviving sites make for a fascinating walking or bicycling tour (minimum 25 participants) which we lead by arrangement. Click here on BostonWalks for further information or contact us, BostonWalks, via email or by telephone: 617-489-5020.


Links to Boston and New England




FOR STARTERS: Let's Arrange Your Large (25-55 participants) Group Walk or Bike Tour.
CONTACT BOSTONWALKS AT: (617) 489-5020!


Copyright Michael Alan Ross, 2004-2007. All Rights Reserved.

Email: BostonWalks

Telephone: 617-489-5020




Available 2007
BostonWalks' and The Jewish Friendship Trail
Group Walking Tours


  • Jewish Friendship Trail Walk - Boston West and North Ends' Jewish Sites. Including homes of Brandeis and Filene, original Eastern European Jewry synagogues, and surprising reminders of Jewish life near the Old North Church.

  • Jewish Friendship Trail Bike ride - Cambridge's Jewish Sites. Including sites of Jewish experience related to Harvard University and to Jewish immigrants of Central and Inman Squares.



  • BostonWalks' walking tours can be arranged for groups of twenty-five (25) to fifty-five (55) participants.

  • For further information:

  • Email BostonWalks or

  • Telephone 617-489-5020!




  • On-line selections from Michael Alan Ross' new,
    The Ten Commandments Guidebook





    Now available!


    The Ten Commandments Guidebook

    Ways to Self-Struggle with Classic Morals

    In Song, Poetry, and Prose

    Covers 10 Commandments Plus One Other!

    Softcover 153 pages with practical suggestions pages!

    Print out this
    Book Order Form
    to order now!



    Now available!


    The Jewish Friendship Trail Guidebook

    6 Self-Guided Walking/Bicycling Jewish Boston History Tours

    Covers Boston, Brookline, and Cambridge

    Softcover 198 pages with maps & b/w photos

    Print out this
    Book Order Form
    to ordernow!















    "West End House" circa 2004
    Begun by 35 Jewish boys in 1903!
    Click here to connect with more of
    Boston's Best!



























    Chazak Ve-ematz
    be strong and resolute

    (Moses words to Joshua in Deut. 31:7)







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    Boston Walks

    The Jewish
    Friendship Trail


    How do you imagine the relationship between freedom and responsibility within a democracy?

    Check out this poetic interpretation:


    In Defense of Liberty and Democracy, Freedom and Responsibility


    considering the parasha of the week, Yitro.




    Isn't it time to Attract Middle Class Families Back into Our Cities?

    Here's 10 Ways to bring middle-class families back into cities like NYC:


    10 Ways to Bring Middle Class Families Back into New York City, Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Atlanta, and other Cities


    considering the best of the suburban paradigm for our large cities.




    Are you curious about what are some of the ethical reasons for single-payer universal health care insurance?


    10 Moral Reasons for One Payer Universal Health Care Insurance for America


    in light of Hillel's If I'm only for myself, what am I?




    When was the last time you really laughed?



    We're featuring good Jewish jokes!
    Check out this month's featured humor
    by clicking here!

    We know that there are other belly laughs our there.
    Email us at bostonwalks@hotmail.com with your contribution!




    Isn't time to make unhealthy hospitals history?

    Here's 10 ways to make our hospitals healthier!