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Upcoming Events & Special AnnouncementS

Green Street Deli BBQ


Back by very popular demand, the Green Street Deli, a kosher pop-up restaurant experience, will be open on June 23rd, between 4:30 and 6:30 PM, at Young Israel of Brookline. The menu this time features delicious, authentic, homemade BBQ smoked brisket, chicken, veggie chili, and other delicacies.

The deli was completely sold out last time, so we encourage you to place your orders soon. The pre-order deadline has been extended to this Thursday, June 20th. Click here to place your orders online.

 All food is prepared under the supervision of Rabbi David Hellman.


Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Dr. Adiel Cohen

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Shabbat, June 29th, after davening: Please Join us as we welcome Rabbi Dr. Adiel Cohen. Rabbi Dr. Cohen studied in Yeshivat Har Etzion and was ordained by the Israeli rabbinate. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Biblical Studies from Bar-Ilan University. He combines both interests by teaching Talmud at Midreshet Lindenbaum and Biblical studies at Beit Berl and Givat Washington Colleges of Education.

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Dessert in the Park

Shabbat, June 29th, 4:00-6:00 PM: Please join us for Young Israel of Brookline’s Summer Dessert in the Park at Griggs Park (33 Griggs Road, Brookline, MA 02445), as we celebrate our community and a lovely Shabbat afternoon! We would love to taste your creative treats, so sign-up here! For questions, contact Leah Solodokin. We hope to see you there!

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!

YIB Memorial Wall

If you are interested in purchasing a permanent plaque on the Young Israel Memorial Wall in memory of a dearly departed, kindly submit the order form to Cost is $600 per name, one name per plaque. To ensure that your plaque will be hung before Rosh Hashana, please respond by July 31st.

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). 



06/16/19 - 06/21/19

Earliest time for Tallit & Tefillin 4:02 AM

Sunday 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 6:20 & 7:20 AM
Friday 6:30 & 7:30 AM
Tuesday through Thursday
Mincha 8:10 PM Maariv 8:35 PM


06/22/19 ~ 19 Sivan 5779

Parshat B'haalotcha

Mincha - Plag 6:30 PM
Candle Lighting - Plag After 6:50 PM
Candle Lighting - Zman 8:06 PM
Mincha - Zman 8:10 PM
Shacharit 7:00 & 8:45 AM
Sof Zman K'riat Sh'ma 8:57 AM
Pre-Mincha Shiur 6:55 PM
Mincha 7:55 AM
Seuda Shlisheet 8:15 PM
Maariv 9:05 PM
Shabbat Concludes 9:10 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.