Kahal B'raira has flourished since its humble beginnings in September of 1975.
Here is a short timeline of the congregation:
The first Humanistic High Holiday service and Chanukah celebration take place in Boston.
|1979||The Sunday school is started.|
|1980||The name "Community of Choice" is chosen and translated into Hebrew: Kahal B'raira (KB).|
Congregation celebrates its first Bar Mitzvah, that of Daniel Dain.
|1986||Steven & Linda Brion-Meisels chair the Sunday School Committee and serve as first Principals.|
|1989||First KB graduates teach Sunday School: Evonne Wetzner & Josh Dodes.|
|1999||100 families are in the congregation.|
|2003||KB hires Gladys Maged as administrative facilitator.|
|2006||KB hosts the Society for Humanistic Judaism Conference and (a year late) celebrates its 30th anniversary|
|2007||KB moves to Fayerweather Street School in Cambridge.|
This is just a small sample of the rich history of Kahal B'raira. Please take a look at the KB detailed history for more insight into the congregation's history.