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Tisha B'Av 5778


Motzei Shabbat and Sunday, July 21st & 22nd: Please join the Young Israel of Brookline as we observe Tisha B’Av. The complete schedule and information on the observance of the 9 Days from Rosh Chodesh Av through Tisha B'Av can be found by clicking here.

Yoetzet Halacha Tisha B'Av Presentation

New England Yoetzet Halacha, Sarah Cheses, has prepared a short video guide for common questions that arise for women regarding Tisha B'Av. If you are already on the New England Yoetzet Halacha Initiative (NEYHI) mailing list, you should have received this video. If you would like to be added to this list to receive this video and future communications from NEYHI, please email with the subject line "add to list."

YIB Annual Gala and Yom Iyun: Journeys

Mazal tov to our Gala honorees David & Davida Zimble and Debbie Cohen. Our honorees have given more to the YIB community than we can enumerate. We are grateful for their support and wish them well as they continue their "journey" in Israel.

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Trivia Night at YIB

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Sunday, July 29th, 7:00 PM: Join the Young Israel community for the second edition of the YIB Trivia Challenge! Test your knowledge about pop culture spanning the decades, history, current events, and anything else our trivia masters come up with. Sign up individually or with a partner. Participants will then be combined into multi-generational teams of 4-6. Meet other community members and make new friends! Cost: $18 per person, includes light dinner from Vittorio's and beverages. Please register no later than Wednesday, July 25th at by clicking here.

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. 7/22/2018 - Fri. 7/27/2018

Earliest time for Tallit & Tefillin 4:23 AM

Sunday -Tisha B'Av - 6:30 & 8:30 AM
Chatzot 12:51 PM
Mincha 7:45 PM >>> Fast ends 8:57 PM
Monday 6:20 & 7:20 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

Sunday Mincha 7:45 PM
Monday through Thursday
Mincha 8:00 PM Maariv 8:25 PM


Shabbat V'Etchanan - Shabbat Nachamu 7/28/2018

Plag: Mincha 6:30 PM
Plag: Candle Lighting After 6:38 PM
Zman: Candle Lighting 7:51 PM
Zman: Mincha 7:55 PM
Shacharit 7:00 & 8:45 AM
Sof Zman K'riat Sh'ma 9:11 AM
Pre-Mincha Shiur 6:35 PM
Mincha 7:35 PM
Seuda Shelisheet 7:55 PM
Maariv 8:45 PM
Shabbat Concludes 8:50 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.