We are a Conservative synagogue with a membership of 400 family units. We provide religious, educational and cultural programming across all age groups and have a vibrant religious school for ages 5-13. KI promotes a Judaism that is morally powerful, intellectually alive and personally transforming.
Congregation Kehillath Israel is a warm, vibrant and inclusive community committed to enriching Jewish life. Our members are from all generations and a variety of backgrounds, striving together to create a sacred space that welcomes God’s presence as we pray, study and serve together. We welcome everyone and invite you to help build our community. Please join us!
- A growing and vibrant religious school for ages 5-13
- Young leadership programs and dues rates for people in their 20s and 30s
- KICKS (KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat), soulful, energetic Friday night t’filah and nourishing, inclusive communal activities that draw 50-80 people of all ages every Friday night
- Israel affairs committee
- Nursery school
- Social justice team
Congregation Kehillath Israel’s commitments to education, Zionism and Jewish tradition have thrived for more than 90 years, ever since KI was established as the first Brookline synagogue in 1917. We are proud of the more than 60 rabbis and professional educators who have grown up in our community over the years. We strive to continue to strengthen our bond with Israel, provide first-rate learning experiences and enable congregants from all backgrounds to experience the holiness of prayer.
We are starting a teen initiative to build the local Jewish teen community.