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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 through discovery, dynamic spirituality, and righteous impact.

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.

Watch: Our Community Shines

Our Latest Tweets

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See the full schedule of our Farewell Celebration of Rabbi Ronne Friedman (this weekend!) here: https://t.co/p1fVswOrWx
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RT @LDBpeaceInst: Our Program Director Rachel was at @TI_Boston on Sunday w these awesome youth preparing for the Mother's Day Walk! https:…
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A child survivor of the Holocaust, TI member Michael Gruenbaum: https://t.co/1Bv872SasN via @BostonGlobe
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- 7 days ago

RT @mattsoffer: here is the secret to the greatest matzah pizza mankind has ever known. https://t.co/ryvocA0mz6 @TI_Boston @URJ @JewishFoo…
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MAY 6 & 7: Farewell celebration of Rabbi Friedman. Shabbat services, symposium, roast, special guests, and more! https://t.co/YT1LXgzt3r
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Our Latest Blog Posts

7 Apr
The Cemetery: A Place of Renewal
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23 Mar
Budget for Boston
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Save the Date

Meet Our Rabbis and Cantor

Rabbi Ronne Friedman

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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 Jeremy Morrison

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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.

At the Annual Gathering in early June, Kathy Weinman (immediate past president) shared with us the Annual Report, which recognizes our congregation's accomplishments and highlights what's to come.

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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Ohel Tzedek: Advocacy

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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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