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Upcoming Events & Special Announcement

Yoetzet Halacha Shiur on Intimacy

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Tuesday, November 27th, 8:00 PM, private home in Newton: All women are invited to join Yoetzet Halacha Sarah Cheses for a shiur on "A Jewish Approach to Intimacy." In this text-based discussion, we will explore what Judaism teaches us about how to have a healthy, fulfilling, intimate relationship with our spouses. If you have any questions that you would like addressed in the shiur, please submit them anonymously here.  For more information, please email

Children’s Chanukah Party

Sunday, December 2nd, 2:30-4:30 PM, at YIB: Once again YIB and Yachad will come together to celebrate Chanukah. This year we will light the first candle together. Please save the date.

YIB Book Club Returns

Monday, December 3rd, 11:00 AM: The YIB Book Club returns next month with "The Weight of Ink" by Rachel Kadish. We will meet to discuss the book at YIB, in the Multi-Purpose Room. This is a perfect time to jump on the reading club bandwagon! For any questions, please contact Sharon Alge. Happy Reading!

Save the Date: Blood and Bone Marrow Drive

Sunday, December 16th: YIB will be partnering with MGH and Gift of Life to host a blood and bone marrow drive! This is a special opportunity to help save people's lives...and what better way to do so, than with your friends and family by your side! We are in need of volunteers to help with hanging up flyers and with operations on the day of the drive, so if you are interested, please sign up here.

Registration is now open for a blood donation appointments. For additional information, contact Leah Solodokin.

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). 



11/11/18 - 11/16/18

Earliest time for Tallit & Tefillin 5:43 AM

Sunday 7:15, 8:00 and 9:00 AM
Monday 6:20 & 7:20 AM
Tueday 6:30 & 7:30 AM
Wednesday 6:30 & 7:30 AM
Thursday 6:20 & 7:20 AM
Friday 6:30 & 7:30 AM

Sunday through Thursday
Mincha 4:10 PM
Maariv 4:35 PM


Shabbat Parshat Vayeitzei 11/17/2018

Candle Lighting 4:03 PM
Mincha 4:11 PM
Shacharit 7:00 & 8:45 AM
Sof Zman K'riat Sh'ma 9:03 AM
Mincha 3:50 PM
Seuda Shelisheet 4:10 PM
Maariv 5:00 PM
Shabbat Concludes 5:05 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.