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

Welcome

Weather notice: We are excited to see everyone for Erev Rosh Hashanah services tomorrow evening. Please note that rain or shine we will be holding our community gathering immediately after each service. If needed we will move the celebration inside. We hope you’ll join us!

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

Thu 21
Thu 21

Rosh Hashanah Services (Rainbow)

September 21 @ 8:45 am - 10:45 am
Thu 21

Rosh Hashanah Services (Blue)

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:45 am

Our Latest Tweets

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RT @therealbempoor: 50 Rabbis across MA join call for real criminal justice reform as High Holidays approach. Check it out: https://t.co/jQ
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RT @truahrabbis: Looking to incorporate convos about race and racism with family over HH? Use resources from @TI_Boston https://t.co/Ug1hTs
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#10days10ways. One activity each day between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur to reflect on issues of racial inequality: https://t.co/p5kTwrb4mn
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Our Latest Blog Posts

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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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