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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With all the uncertainties that surround us these days, what remains constant is our ability to enter the High Holy Days on a path toward forgiveness, repentance, and renewal. As we prepare for the Days of Awe, our community of Temple Israel of Boston may not gather in-person in large crowds, but we have many pathways that bring us together.


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“At the heart of Temple Israel is the search for true connection: to ourselves, to others, and to something bigger than ourselves. Now, more than ever, Temple Israel holds us in its heart. I am so grateful to “see” and hear our clergy, our teachers, our fellow members virtually and be uplifted together through creativity, optimism, energy and compassion.”

Carol Michael,
Temple Israel Member

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Temple Israel of Boston 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.

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Meet Our Rabbis and Cantor

Rabbi Elaine Zecher


Cantor Alicia Stillman


Rabbi Suzie Jacobson


Rabbi Jen Gubitz


Rabbi Dan Slipakoff

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Do you, or someone you know, need some extra support? The clergy at Temple Israel of Boston and our congregation are here to help in times of sorrow and to offer congratulations in times of joy.

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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