Driving and Parking Directions


For worship services and temple-sponsored events, parking will be validated. Park at the 375 Longwood Avenue parking garage, next to the temple. Parking FAQ's at Temple Israel

Validation Policy:

The Temple validates parking tickets for...
- Temple Israel events and Temple-related activities.
- TI Services.
- Visitors - only when they have appointments with TI Staff or Clergy.  
- FJECC parents, only for Shabbat Sing on Friday.

    The Temple does not validate parking tickets for...
- Parents, visitors and events for pre-school and Beacon Academy. 
- Vendors.
- TI employees (except where agreed with the Executive Director).
- Funerals.

...In either case, we thank you for coming to Temple Israel.

Parking on Nessel Way During Religious School and FJECC Hours



From South or West

Take Rte. 9 towards Boston through Brookline Village (landmarks: Hearthstone Plaza on left and fire station with clock tower on right). Just beyond pedestrian overpass, turn left at light onto Brookline Avenue (Brook House is on right). At second traffic light turn left (Riverway). Temple Israel is at next traffic light (Longwood Avenue). Turn right, Temple Parking is in 375 Longwood Garage on Longwood Avenue. Enter at second left (far end of building).


Beacon Street past Coolidge Corner. Turn right at second traffic light (Kent Street). Turn left at first traffic light (Longwood Avenue), and proceed through two traffic lights. Temple parking is in 375 Longwood Garage on Longwood Avenue. Enter at second left (far end of building).

From North

Take I-93 or Rte. 1 to Tobin Bridge or Sumner Tunnel as you prefer. Follow signs to Storrow Drive. Exit left at Kenmore Square exit, staying in the right lane. Turn right at traffic light, (and go into left lane). At major intersection, which is Kenmore Square, turn left onto Brookline Avenue, past Fenway Park. Just beyond Beth Israel Hospital is Longwood Avenue. Turn right, Temple parking is in 375 Longwood Garage on Longwood Avenue (1st right).


Public Transportation

Temple Israel is located two blocks from the Longwood Station along the Green Line's Riverside route, and two blocks in the other direction from several bus routes that stop near Beth Israel/Deaconness Hospital. The #39 bus that travels from Copley Square to Forest Hills Station stops at Mass College of Art on the corner of Longwood Ave. and Huntington Ave., which is less than a mile from the Temple. We are also about 4/5 of a mile from Coolidge Corner.