Qabbalat Shabbat: Friday, 6:00 p.m. Torah Study: Saturday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Weekday Minyan: 6:15 p.m.

Welcome

Temple Israel 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.

Energy Pledge

Join our current campaign to earn the Energy Shield, a certification conferred upon green congregations by GreenFaith, a national environmental organization that works closely with the Religious Action Center (RAC). If successful, Temple Israel will be the first reform congregation in New England to earn the credential.

Our Values

RELATIONSHIPS

We build community and encounter the sacred through relationships.

TORAH

We embrace Torah in all its dimensions as our enduring source for inquiry, discovery, and inspiration.

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

We are Ohavei Yisrael, Lovers of Israel, committed to the vitality, peace, and well-being of the Jewish people in Israel and throughout the world.

DIVERSITY

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

Upcoming Events

Fri 21

Qabbalat Shabbat

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Sat 22

Shabbat Services and Torah Study

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri 28

Qabbalat Shabbat

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Our Latest Tweets

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RT @TheJewishAdvct: Rabbi Ronne Friedman, rabbi emeritus @TI_Boston & board member @BostonJCRC: bill "would not prohibit boycott, but would…
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On a day of remembering & repair we find strength & courage. Our brokenness is intermixed with what makes us whole https://t.co/iKRtJiawve
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May Shabbat provide us a respite from the world’s insecurities to find strength within to face every challenge https://t.co/IDhQ7v87Kw
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"Our voices still matter to ensure the vitality of what happens in Israel." #ShabbatAwakenings by @elaineszecher https://t.co/CLz4Jsnxok
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Our Latest Blog Posts

14 Jul
Broken and Repaired
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7 Jul
Escalation
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Meet Our Rabbis and Cantor

Rabbi Elaine Zecher

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Cantor Roy Einhorn

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Rabbi Matthew Soffer

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Rabbi Suzie Jacobson

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Rabbi Jen Gubitz

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

Explore Our Community

Interfaith Initiatives

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Temple 101

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Riverway Project (20’s & 30’s)

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TIkkun Central

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Shabbat and Holidays

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Religious School

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TILLI Peer-Led Learning

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Families with Young Children

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