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A Message from the Temple Israel Clergy

To Our Beloved Temple Israel Community,

We write amid a moment of civic darkness to acknowledge the raw pain felt broadly and deeply within the hearts of so many within and beyond our community. We will not understate what we are witnessing, as American society risks the approach of what the great philosopher Martin Buber called, “an eclipse of God,” a moment in which Divinity itself is hidden, obstructed behind the opaqueness of widespread hardened hearts, confusing the collective conscience of a critical mass of humanity….read more.

Temple Israel of Boston has been an integral part of Boston Jewish life for over 160 years. We are a warm, urban congregation where all are welcome to live Judaism together through discovery, dynamic spirituality, and righteous impact.

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Do you, or someone you know, need some extra support? The clergy at Temple Israel of Boston and our congregation are here to help in times of sorrow and to offer congratulations in times of joy.

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RELATIONSHIPS

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TORAH

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SPIRITUALITY

We explore spirituality and innovate our traditions of ritual and prayer.

JUSTICE

We pursue justice, in partnership with others, to realize our vision of what the world ought to be.

ISRAEL

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DIVERSITY

We draw strength from our diversity, and wisdom from all who walk through our open doors.

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