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Upcoming Events & Special AnnouncementS

Yoetzet Halacha Discussion for Women

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Tuesday, May 28th, 8:30 PM: Women in the community are invited to join Yoetzet Halacha Sarah Cheses for an important discussion about infertility in the Jewish community, taking place at a private home in Brookline. The discussion will include facts about infertility in general, as well as aspects unique to those in the Orthodox Jewish community.  It will focus on practical ways that we as a community can help those struggling to grow their families.

YIB Book Club

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Monday, August 12th, 11:00 AM: Join the YIB Book Club discussing their just announced new book, "Spies of No Country" by Matti Friedman. The discussion will take place in the Multi-Purpose Room. For any questions, please contact Sharon Alge. Happy Reading!

Moving to Boston?


Are you moving to, or thinking of moving to Boston? Young Israel of Brookline can help. We provide all kinds of resources to make your move go as smoothly as possible, including assistance looking for housing, schooling, day care, employment, Jewish communal services, and information on the local Boston community. Please email (, and we’ll be happy to make your transition to Boston an easy one.

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). 



05/19/19 - 05/24/19

Earliest time for Tallit & Tefillin 4:19 AM

Sunday- Pesach Sheni - 7:15, 8:00 & 9:00 AM
Monday 6:20 & 7:20 AM
Tuesday 6:30 & 7:30 AM
Wednesday 6:30 & 7:30 AM
Thursday- Lag B'Omer- 6:20 & 7:20 AM
Friday 6:30 & 7:30 AM
Sunday through Thursday
Mincha 7:50 PM Maariv 8:15 PM


05/25/19 ~ 20 Iyyar 5779

Parshat Behar

Mincha 7:30 PM
Candle Lighting 7:49 PM
Shacharit 7:00 & 8:45 AM
Sof Zman K'riat Sh'ma 8:58 AM
Pre-Mincha shiur 6:40 PM
Mincha 7:40 PM
Seuda Shlisheet 8:00 AM
Maariv 8:50 AM
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.