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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We have a full line-up of Chanukah events! Join us every evening for live candle-lighting together on Zoom, join us in your parked car for a special Chanukah experience, participate in a virtual dreidle tournament, party with other families with young children, enjoy an evening with a magician….and more! Find all the details and links here! 

We welcome all who enter our space!

We are an inclusive community and we strive to celebrate the diverse pathways which lead individuals to enter our building.

We hope to create an environment where you can express your full self – including religious background, race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, political affiliation, ability, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

The Temple Israel community will not tolerate discrimination of any kind – if you experience or witness any such behavior, please alert a Temple Israel employee or officer.

Welcome! Click here to access all of our virtual opportunities to live Judaism together, even when we are physically apart!

“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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@GBinterfaith: “We know that our membership, the tens of thousands of GBIO members who stand up for justice, wants this bill signed into law,” said Rabbi Elaine Zecher, @TI_Boston . “All of our efforts during December will be focused on..."#mapoli #bospoli
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Save the date! On Jan. 15, join us for an inspirational Shabbat Tzedek, a Sabbath of Justice, to celebrate the values of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with honored guest Renee Graham, in conversation with leaders in the Greater Boston community on issues of racial justice. https://t.co/KVjItEqw3q
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@FJECC_TI_Boston: Tonight's the night! Join our Virtual Preschool Open House! @eventbrite @TI_Boston #preschool #prek #Kindergarten #Toddler #Boston https://t.co/3bM19CbvE3
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- 27 days ago

@GBinterfaith: Rabbi Zecher of @TI_Boston reminds us that while every human being is a reflection of the divine, we need the loving truth of others to live, thrive, and survive. #GBIOBeyondTheVote
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@lisafdavis: I'm preparing my lesson plans for an adult-ed course @TI_Boston on medieval Hebrew manuscripts, and I just cannot pull myself away from this 14th-c. micrography! (@BLMedieval Add MS 21160, a.k.a. the Yona Pentateuch) https://t.co/f3sChMpb6B https://t.co/H4DwTelgu4
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Meet Our Rabbis and Cantor

Rabbi Elaine Zecher

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Cantor Alicia Stillman

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Rabbi Suzie Jacobson

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Rabbi Jen Gubitz

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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

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.

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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TIkkun Central

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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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