Welcome to Kerem Shalom – Vineyard of Peace


Kerem Shalom is a diverse and welcoming, unaffiliated Jewish community located in historic Concord, Massachusetts. With many interfaith families, Kerem Shalom is a vibrant, supportive home for Jews by birth, Jews by choice, and ohavey Yisrael – those who are not Jewish, but love the Jewish people and support the Jewish choices of their families. We are strengthened by our shared heritage and the diversity of backgrounds, family composition, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, race and economic status. All are welcome! Contact us.

KS Retreat at Toah Nipi: A Joy for Young and Old(er)

Singing, yoga on the beach, old friends and new, theater games and “JewPardy”, campfires and s’mores, Shabbat services and time to reflect. Read more

Summer 2014 Friday night Shabbat Services – Open to the Community!
7:30pm-9:00pm with an Oneg to follow. Joyous and musical, our Shabbat services are enjoyed by children and adults. For specific types of services, Click here.


Greater Boston Jewish Coalition for Literacy
It has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.” CoL volunteer. Volunteers needed to work 1-on-1 with K-3 grade students who need help with reading skills. No previous teaching experience necessary and training provided. Only one hour each week and lots of fun! Read more.

Rabbi Luckens Scholarships Awarded!
Two college students have received this year’s Rabbi Luckens Scholarships. Both will work in Israel this year. Read more.

Registration for KS Hebrew School 2014-15 now open
From age 3 to high school; once-a-week classes and outstanding faculty. Read more.

Rabbi Darby Leigh is Installed in a Joyous Community Celebration
Sounds of joyous celebration rang out in the town of Concord, MA on Saturday night, March 22, as we installed our new rabbi, Darby Jared Leigh. Almost 400 congregants, their families and friends attended the ceremony and party, along with area dignitaries. Dancing, singing, eating and joyful conversation lasted late into the night. Read more