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Young Israel of Brookline

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 July 2018.

Phone: 617-734-0276
Email: office@yibrookline.org
Website: http://www.yibrookline.org/
History The congregation was founded in 1953 and services were originally held in small house on Fuller Street.  The congregation grew rapidly and in 1964 the members moved to a larger space on Green Street. After an electrical fire destroyed the synagogue building on January 11, 1994, the community continued to thrive as their services... Read more about Young Israel of Brookline

Salvation Army Boston Central

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 August 2009.

Phone: 617-542-5420

Kol Tikvah

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 July 2014.

Phone: 781-784-0004
Email: admin@koltikvahsharon.org
Website: http://koltikvahsharon.org/
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East Boston Ecumenical Community Council

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 9 July 2014.

Phone: 617-567-2750
Email: framirez@ebecc.org
Website: http://www.ebecc.org

Issue

East Boston Ecumenical Community Council (EBECC) is an organization dedicated to helping immigrant populations adapt to life in the U.S. They offer counseling and services on family issues, housing (including tenant education and advocacy for affordable housing), ESL classes to help break the language barrier, and so on. The group also advocates...

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Universal Buddhist Congregation (Giao Hoi Phat Giao Dai Chung)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

Phone: 617-569-1208
Description The Universal Buddhist Congregation (UBC), which meets in East Boston, was started in 1985 by Rev. Thich Giac Duc, who is the spiritual leader of the community. The extended community consists of between 2,000 and 3,000 people, with 50 attending services on an average day. Young people are a focus of this community, and it is not unusual for half of those gathered to be children and teenagers. There are... Read more about Universal Buddhist Congregation (Giao Hoi Phat Giao Dai Chung)

Grace Chapel

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 8 July 2014.

Phone: 781-862-6499
Website: http://www.grace.org
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History

Grace Chapel emerged in 1948 when a group of five Lexington families began meeting for worship in Nate and Jewel Hubley’s basement. Within about five years, they called a pastor to minister to the fledgling church and in 1959 constructed the first building. The name “chapel” was taken because the founders envisioned a small church...

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