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

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Temple Israel is widely recognized as the largest reform temple in New England, and it is one of the most prominent synagogues in the greater Boston area. Temple Israel is known for offering an array of Jewish experiences and cultural and social programming, including interfaith inclusion and social justice activism. Our historic building is home to a K-12 Religious School, a well-renowned preschool, and Beacon Academy, an independent school for urban youth. Through our website, email blasts, social media presence, and print media, we strive to communicate the benefits of affiliation and membership. In addition to spiritual connection, Temple Israel offers volunteer opportunities, social justice outreach, education programs, youth group activities, and inter-generational events. It has initiated a multi-year process for revitalization called the TI Project: Shaping Our Future, with the objective to sustain congregational life by fostering meaningful, transformative relationships.

available positions

The primary role of this position is to provide support and coordination of programs that are under the Rabbis’ portfolios.

Executive Assistant to Rabbi Soffer
Rabbinic Administrative Support

  • Scheduling, calendaring, and other tasks
  • Life cycle and holiday preparation assistance

Families with Young Children

  • Liaising with Families with Young Children (FYC) Coordinator: publicity and event planning assistance

Worship Innovation Support

  • Coordination of a Worship Innovation Team, as it emerges and develops


Executive Assistant to Rabbi Gubitz and Coordinator for the Riverway Project

  • Scheduling, calendaring, and other tasks
  • Life cycle assistance

Riverway Project Coordinator

  • Work closely with Riverway Director and assist in the coordination of the Riverway Leadership Team to advance the strategic plans of the project
  • Foster relationships with and among young adults as directed by Rabbi Gubitz
  • Support programs and gatherings
  • Manage online media efforts including Facebook, Twitter, Website, and weekly emails


Qualifications and Skills

  • Agility with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Davka, Google Drive, DropBox, Constant Contact, Salesforce, and other communication platforms
  • Exemplary written and verbal skills
  • Tenacious attention to detail, even under tight deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects
  • Professional, diplomatic, and discreet with confidential matters
  • Knowledge of synagogue life, Judaism, Jewish holiday cycle, and Hebrew desired but not necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Temple Israel is looking for enthusiastic, imaginative, and skillful teachers to join our team of educators for the 2017-2018 school year. Positions available in grades K-7.

Candidates should enjoy working with children and have prior successful teaching experiences. Familiarity with second language pedagogy, technology applications, curriculum development, and student assessment is desirable. Good command of Biblical Hebrew also a plus. Candidates should be comfortable adopting the curricular vision of the religious school as we seek to construct powerful educational experiences that are inclusive, joyful, and inspiring.

Temple Israel Religious School has a commitment to professional development and offers a unique an yearlong learning opportunity to all its faculty. Ideal candidates will be collaborative teachers who relish the idea of working, growing, and learning alongside their colleagues.

Bachelor’s Degree required.

Part time. Competitive pay based on experience.

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