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Visiting Boston

AJS 45th Annual Conference
December 15-17, 2013 • Boston, Massachusetts
Sheraton Boston

 
     
 
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Transportation
Kosher Restaurants in Boston and Brookline
Synagogues near the Sheraton Boston
2013 AJS Conference Google Map
Things to Do in Boston

 
     

I. Transportation

Logan International Airport is conveniently located a short drive from the conference site (approximately 6 miles). Driving and public transportation directions from the airport and other locations can be found on the Sheraton Boston website at http://www.sheratonbostonhotel.com/sheraton-boston-directions.

Getting to and from the Airport:

Shuttle Service: The Sheraton Boston has partnered with the airport shuttle service, GoBoston, to provide affordable transportation between Logan International Airport and the hotel. You may schedule a pickup from Sheraton Boston or from Boston Logan Airport online, or you may contact the GoBoston Shuttle directly at 888-437-4379. The cost of the shuttle is $17 per ride. Advance reservations are required.

Taxicabs: Taxis can be found outside every terminal. It is approximately a 15 minutes ride to the hotel.

Car Rental: Eight rental car companies can be found at the airport. Go to http://www.massport.com/Logan/getti_typeo_renta.html for more information. Please be advised that the hotel does not have self-parking; valet parking is available for a nightly fee. Parking is limited in the area surrounding the hotel.

Getting around Boston:

The MBTA’s bus system services all of downtown Boston and beyond. Go to www.mbta.com for schedules and maps. The closest subway stations to the hotel are Prudential Station (on the Green Line) and Back Bay/South Station (on the Orange Line).

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II. Kosher Restaurants in Boston and Brookline

Milk Street Cafe
50 Milk Street in Boston
(2 miles from hotel)


Cafe Eilat – Pizza
406 Harvard Street in Brookline
(3 miles from hotel)


Jerusalem Pita and Grill – Middle Eastern
10 Pleasant Street in Brookline
(3 miles from hotel)


Kupel’s Bake and Bagel
421 Harvard Street in Brookline
(3 miles from hotel)


Rami’s – Middle Eastern
324 Harvard Street in Brookline
(3 miles from hotel)


Taam China – Chinese
423 Harvard Street in Brookline
(3 miles from hotel)


Rubin’s – Delicatessen
500 Harvard Street in Brookline
(4 miles from hotel)

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III. Synagogues near the Sheraton Boston

Central Reform Temple - Reform
15 Newbury Street
(.5 mile from hotel)

Chabad House of Greater Boston
491 Commonwealth Avenue
(1 mile from hotel)

Contact Rabbi Posner at 617-424-1190 or via website to arrange Shabbat hospitality.

The Boston Synagogue – Egalitarian
55 Martha Road in Boston
(2 miles from hotel)

Friday night and Saturday morning services.

Temple Israel of Boston – Reform
477 Longwood Avenue in Boston
(2 miles from hotel)

For more information about the Boston Jewish community, go to: http://www.shalomboston.com/

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IV. 2013 AJS Conference Google Map

To view the locations of these sites of interests and others in relation to the Sheraton Boston, please see the 2013 AJS Conference Google Map.

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V. Things to Do in Boston

Comprehensive list of Boston museums, shows and concerts, sports, parks, shopping and dining, and freedom trail information:
http://www.cityofboston.gov/visitors/thingstodo.asp

For a listing of upcoming events:
http://www.boston.com/thingstodo/

For a listing of upcoming Jewish events:
http://momsevents.boston.com/boston-ma/events/jewish

Free things to do in Boston:                http://www.boston.com/travel/explorene/massachusetts/towns/boston/galleries/25freethingstodoinBoston/

Things to do for families – search by age of children for appropriate activities:
http://family.go.com/travel/things-to-do/massachusetts/boston/for-children/

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