Joining Temple Israel

The benefits of membership – almost too many to list! However, the biggest benefit is community – we are here for you as much as you are here for us. But why join Temple Israel? For starters...

  • A warm, friendly, traditional egalitarian conservative congregation;
  • High Holy Day tickets included in membership;
  • An extensive Adult Education program and our Tiferet Center. Members also benefit from reduced registration fees, though many events are free;
  • Many types of prayer services from traditional Shabbat services to Mishpacha Minyan (song-filled, community-led) or Bim Bam Shabbat (family-focused, clergy-led) services on Friday night to intergenerational Shabbat services and events for all ages and Tot Shabbat and Junior Congregation services. Come be a part of one!
  • Develop community through Shorashim ("roots") programs for families with young children
  • Daily Minyan, the only twice-daily egalitarian minyan between Newton and Providence;
  • Our "Framework of Excellence" Religious School;
  • Brotherhood/Sisterhood free for first year. Brotherhood chapter voted best in USA of Federation of Men's Jewish Clubs!
  • Award-winning USY chapter for youth grades 4-12, and youth groups for children in grades 2-3;
  • Hebrew High School learning seminars for 8th-12th grades;
  • Onsite Hertz Nursery school;
  • Large, active, award-winning Hazak chapter (social and educational group for adults 55+);
  • Hessed (Caring Community);
  • Individualized Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation;
  • Life-cycle events such as baby naming, funeral, wedding, and shiva services;
  • Yahrzeit date notification;
  • Interfaith families are welcomed at Temple Israel;
  • Sisterhood's Walter Family Gift Shop is available on-site;
  • Many opportunities for volunteering and community service;
  • And more!

We're building new traditions on the shoulders of the long-standing ones. Experience them with us! Join us as we build new traditions.

Call our office at 781-784-3986 to visit or inquire about membership or email Executive Director Josh Blumenthal