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


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


We build community and encounter the sacred through relationships.


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


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


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


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.


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

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Our Latest Tweets


- 2 days ago

RT @TimesofIsrael: Patriots to hold minute of silence for terror victim Ezra Schwartz
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- 5 days ago

RT @Jonahpesner: We mourn w/ the families of Ezra Schwartz and others killed in senseless acts of hate in Tel Aviv & WestBank…
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- 7 days ago

Did you know Amazon donates to Temple Israel when you shop @amazonsmile? Bookmark and support us every time you shop
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- 8 days ago

Our hearts are broken over the deaths of hundreds of innocent civilians. A message from our clergy:
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Our Latest Blog Posts

11 Sep
Atem Nitzavim
10:46 am
4 Sep
Deed by Deed, Letter by Letter
07:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Fri 27

Qabbalat Shabbat

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Sat 28

Torah Study

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 30

FJECC – One Year Old Program

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Save the Date

Meet Our Rabbis and Cantor

Rabbi Ronne Friedman


Rabbi Elaine Zecher


Cantor Roy Einhorn


Rabbi Matthew Soffer


Rabbi Suzie Jacobson


Rabbi Jeremy Morrison


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


Temple 101


Riverway Project (20’s & 30’s)


Ohel Tzedek: Advocacy


Shabbat and Holidays


Religious School


TILLI Peer-Led Learning


Families with Young Children