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Upcoming Events & Special Announcement

Community Shabbat Dinner


Friday, October 26th, following Kabbalat Shabbat: The YIB annual Community Shabbat Dinner will be held in conjunction with our Scholars-in-Residence, Rabbi Aryeh & Deborah Klapper. Following Mincha at 5:30 PM, and Kabbalat Shabbat, please join us, at approximately 6:30 PM, for a warm evening, with friends old and new, and to meet and learn from our scholars-in-residence. Babysitting will be available during presentations, but not during the meal. New members may attend at no cost. Reservations are required: $25 for adults and children 15+; $21 for children 3-14; No charge for children under 3-years old. Please register here.

New members: We want to make sure we have reservations for everyone in your family who will be attending. Please register online, but payment is not required.

Scholars-in-Residence Rabbi Aryeh and Deborah Klapper

Shabbat, October 27th: Rabbi Aryeh and Deborah Klapper, Dean of the Center for Modern Torah Leadership and former head of the Bina School, will be our scholars-in-residence for Shabbat Parshat Vayera.

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). 



10/14/18 - 10/19/18

Earliest time for Tallit & Tefillin 6:11 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 5:45 PM
Maariv 6:10 PM


Shabbat Parshat Lech Lecha 10/20/2018

Candle Lighting 5:38 PM
Mincha 5:45 PM
Shacharit 7:00 & 8:45 AM
Sof Zman K'riat Sh'ma 9:46 AM
Mincha 5:25 PM
Seuda Shelisheet 5:45 PM
Maariv 6:35 PM
Shabbat Concludes 6:40 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.