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Shavuot Schedule

The schedule of Shavuot services can be found by clicking here. The Tikkun Leil Shavuot schedule can be found here.

Young Israel of Brookline Annual Gala 2018

Sunday, June 24th, 1:00-5:00 PM: Please join us for a special Yom Iyun, a Day of Learning, centering around the theme of “Journeys,” celebrating our Shul Community and honoring Davida & David Zimble and Debbie Cohen. The program includes a Welcome Reception followed by sessions with distinguished and engaging speakers. For more information or to register, click here or on the link at the top of the page.

Community Siyum on Mishna Seder Moed This Shavuot

Thank you to those who participated in this year's Mishna Siyum! Together, 88 individuals or groups will learn all 88 chapters in the Seder of Moed. We will be celebrating this achievement with a special milk and honey themed Kiddush this Shabbat in honor of the siyum and the Torah which is compared to these sweet foods.

Youth & Teen Shavuot Activities

Shabbat, May 19th, 4:30-5:30 PM: Children's Shavuot programming will be held in the MPR of YIB! Come play Shavuot Jeopardy! Enjoy a scavenger hunt and decorate Har Sinai cupcakes! Ages 3-8 welcome!

Sunday, May 20th, 12:00-4:30 AM: Come enjoy a teen-exclusive Tikkun Leil Shavuot! Learning, interactive session with Rabbi
Hellman, BBQ'ing, smores, and more. It's going to be a night to remember! Open to all 9th-12th graders.

Women in the Community - נָשִׁים בַּקְּהִלָּה - May Series

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Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 8:00 PM: All women are invited to a new self-leadership workshop as part of the נשים בקהילה series. The May event series will be focused on the five essential lessons to personal success and peak performance, taught by Prof. Tamara Tillema. The workshop series - which will be delivered in light Hebrew - will occur every Tuesday night at YIB throughout the month of May. The cost per session will be $10. Registration: Mrs. Liran Malul, 617-935-4401 or Click here for more details.

Yoetzet Halacha Sarah Cheses

We are delighted to introduce Sarah Cheses, the first Yoetzet Halacha serving the Greater Boston Community under the auspices of the newly founded New England Yoetzet Halacha Initiative (NEYHI). 



Sun. 5/20/2018 - Fri. 5/25/2018

Earliest time for Tallit & Tefillin 4:17 AM

Sunday- Shavuot Day 1 - 4:40, 7:00 and 8:45 AM
Monday- Shavuot Day 2 - 7:00 & 8:45 AM
Tuesday 6:30 & 7:30 AM
Wednesday 6:30 & 7:30 AM
Thursday 6:20 & 7:20 AM
Friday 6:30 & 7:30 AM

Tuesday through Thursday
Mincha 7:55 PM Maariv 8:20 PM


Shabbat Naso 5/26/2018

Mincha 7:30 PM
Candle Lighting 7:51 PM
Shacharit 7:00 & 8:45 AM
Sof Zman K'riat Sh'ma 8:57 AM
Pre Mincha Shiur 6:40 PM
Mincha 7:40 PM
Seuda Shlisheet 8:00 PM
Maariv 8:50 PM
Shabbat Concludes 8:55 PM

Founded in 1953, the Young Israel of Brookline has become an anchor of jewish life in Boston.
Multi-generational families have created a dynamic and vibrant community which is welcoming to the many young professionals who come to Boston for school and training. This exciting mixture of people crosses all cultural, economic and professional lines. Whether as a new resident or a visiting guest, the Young Israel of Brookline has developed an international reputation for hachnassat orchim, extending hospitality to visitors and those in our kehilla.