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

Tue 17

Religious School

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 19

Sari Frankl Bat Mitzvah Shabbat Service

October 19 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 19

TILLI – Coffee, Tea, and Nosh

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Our Latest Tweets

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Please read & consider these proposed resolutions that will be presented & voted on at #URJBiennial: https://t.co/yS50EokMig
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- 1 day ago

RT @therealbempoor: Rabbi Matt Soffer of @TI_Boston, invoking Elie Weisel: "on this bridge is the opposite of love." In front of Boston's I…
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Nov 17-19...Save the Date! Burstein Scholars-in-Residence weekend with @PeterFoxPenner, @mthomashow, and… https://t.co/un8CkH5PCZ
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- 27 days ago

High Holy Days alert: Be prepared to look out the windows https://t.co/oQjLNlUNit @mattsoffer
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Our Latest Blog Posts

13 Oct
A Seamless Circle Shabbat Awakenings 5778 B’reisheet
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6 Oct
Love 2.0 author unknown
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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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