October 20-21: Shabbat Parashat Noach

MINCHA: 5:40 pm
MINCHA: 5:10 pm

Our construction project has begun. Please find the office at the corner of Harvard and Williams Streets. Call 617-277-9155 with any questions.

Daily minyan is currently being held in the Library. Please use the Williams Street entrance and turn left, then downstairs. There is a lift available as well as stairs.

Service Times (Sukkot 5778)

Chol HaMoed Day 3 – Monday, October 9
Services held in the Library.
Shacharit – 7:00 am
Mincha/Ma’ariv – 6:45 pm

Chol HaMoed Day 4 –  Tuesday, October 10
Services held in the Library.
Shacharit – 6:45 am
Mincha/Ma’ariv – 6:45 pm

Hoshanah Rabbah – Wednesday, October 11
Morning Services, 6:45 am, Library
Evening Services, 5:54 pm, Library

Shemini Atzeret – Thursday, October 12
Morning Services, 8:45 am, Epstein Auditorium
9:45 am, Hallel
10:05 am, Torah service
10:45 am, Yizkor
Afternoon Service, 5:45 pm, Epstein Auditorium

Erev Simchat Torah – Thursday, October 12
Services in Epstein Auditorium
Ma’ariv/Hakafot – 6:15 pm
Candle lighting – 6:49 pm

Simchat Torah – Friday, October 13
Morning Services, 8:45 am, Epstein Auditorium
9:45 am, Hallel
10:00 am, Hakafot (dancing with the Torah scrolls)
6:00 pm Afternoon Festival service – Mincha/Ma’ariv/KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS)

Shabbat Breisheet – Saturday, October 14
Morning Services, 8:45 am, Epstein Auditorium
Mincha, 5:21 pm, Library

For detailed service times & home rituals, please see our Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah service guide.

Service Times (on non-holiday weeks)

Weekly Shacharit:
Sunday : 8:00 am

Monday-Friday: 7:00 am

Sunday: 7:00 pm (100 Centre Street)

Monday – Thursday: 7:00 pm
Friday: 6:00 pm Ma’ariv/KICKS

Sunday mincha/ma’ariv is held at 100 Centre St.

Daily Minyan and Friday evening services (KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat – KICKS) are held in the Library. Please use the Williams St. entrance go downstairs to your left.

Shabbat morning services are held on Saturday mornings upstairs in Epstein Hall, which is accessible via the front steps, the Williams St. entrance, or the accessible ramp on Williams St.

For information on youth services, please click here.


 Please see our latest transition update for information about construction.

Please see our holiday guide for services and ritual information for Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.

Steak and Scotch in the Sukkah

Monday, October 9 at 7:00 pm
Please join KI and the Mishkan Brotherhood for a steak and scotch party in the Sukkah. We hope to see you there! Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 4 to srose@tullyandholland.com. $40 donation required to cover dinner.

Me’ah Classic: Brookline

Thursday, November 2
Following Thursdays at 7:00-9:00 pm
Register online
$700 per student per year
Me’ah is a renowned learning program offered in partnership with Hebrew College and taught by top faculty in the Boston area. It is a two-year journey of Adult Learning, comprised of 100 hours of class time (Me’ah is Hebrew for the number 100) through the narrative of the Jewish people from ancient times to present. Participants delve into core texts and delve deeply into the history of four key eras-biblical, rabbinic, medieval and modern- to build a foundation of knowledge and greater meaning.

Hebrew Play Fall Program

9:30 – 10:15 am in the Library

Each class builds interaction between parent and child through songs, dance, stories and games – all in Hebrew! We will create a fun space for you and your child. We will meet with more parents and experience together activities related to the seasons, holidays and events throughout the Hebrew calendar.​ Classes are for walkers to children age five years old. Click here for the full fall schedule or to register for class.

Baby-Parent Pilates

11:00 – 11:45 am in the Library
RSVP to gonirubel@gmail.com

This Pilates class is suitable for the joint work of parent and baby (from zero to crawling). The lessons will focus on strengthening the core muscles, correct breathing, flexible mobility and listening to the body. Babies can take an active part in the class while interacting and listening to their emotional and developmental needs. *Please have a yoga mat and a blanket on which the baby could lie down/play. $170 for 11 weeks or $20 for drop-in.

At the heart of Jewish Boston, we nurture an accepting community without boundaries where the texts and traditions of our people are lived in ways that seek to enhance God’s reputation in the world and to warm our faith in one another. We are an inclusive, Conservative synagogue. To learn more about our services, click here.


The office is open 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Thursday, and 9 am – 2 pm on Fridays.
Do you need accommodation during upcoming services or events? Please email info@congki.org or call 617-277-9155.
Our members are the heart and soul of our community; we would love to have you join us.  Give us a call at 617-277-9155, or send an email to info@congki.org for more information.

Click here to take a virtual tour of our historic synagogue.

Or stop by in person any day!


Learn about our schedule for the 2016-2017 school year
with exciting Full-Day options (8am-6pm) and vacation and summer programming available!
For details: Call the KINS office at: 617-731-9006
We have several weekly email newsletters you may be interested in! Our main list incudes weekly event updates and Friday eDvars from Rabbi Hamilton. Our “Little Hands” newsletter is an events bulletin for families with children under 5. The Youth News has events for school-aged children. And we now have a monthly Teen Newsletter with special events and opportunities just for teens.


news & updates

Sweet Sukkot & Shabbat from KI

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Rabbi Starr Yom Kippur 5778 Sermon

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Rabbi Bill Hamilton’s Rosh Hashanah 5778 Sermon

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Rabbi Bill Hamilton’s 5778 Yom Kippur Sermon

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Community Events

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Jewish Learning Summit

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Services: Sukkot through Simchat Torah

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Events: Sukkot through Simchat Torah

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THIS Sunday: We look forward to hosting a great opportunity for Torah learning and community! It's a totally free event & will feature all kinds of different Jewish topics and teachers (check out the event description for more details). Looking forward to learning together soon! ... See MoreSee Less

Fall Jewish Learning Summit

October 22, 2017, 9:30am - October 22, 2017, 11:30am

Are you interested in getting involved in Jewish learning on a regular basis, but aren't sure what's available to you? Have you always wanted to go to a class, but the timing hasn't worked with your schedule? This is a chance to preview some of the many offerings we’ll have throughout the season. The Summit will feature short sample classes to give you a glimpse at what topics you want to explore further, with what teachers you're interested to learn, and who else on the 384 Campus is excited about deepening their Jewish learning. It will be a morning full of learning, socializing, and nosh - not to be missed! We are looking to get a head-count for this event, so please RSVP at tinyurl.com/FallSummitRSVP - we really appreciate it! To get a preview of upcoming classes (many of which will be featured at the Learning Summit), check out the Adult Learning Program Guide: congki.org/congregational-learning/learning/adult-learning/ If you have questions or want to get involved in planning the summit, please contact Rabbinic Intern Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen (elizabeth@congki.org). ------------------- Below is the tentative schedule for Sunday’s Learning Summit: 9:30-10:15 Jewish Art Making, with Polina Dorosinskaya Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Talmud, with Rabbi Talya Weisbard Shalem Storytelling & Stories That Are Telling, with Rabbi William Hamilton Godly Play Educator’s Workshop, with Rabbi Michael Shire 10:15-10:30 - Break (snacks provided) 10:30-11:30 Klezmer Dance, with Vladimir Foygelman Jewish Rituals Regarding Death & Grief, with Rabbi Jim Morgan Food for Thought: Fork Fights & Plate Politics, with Rabbi Lior Nevo *Teen Program* Good Eats: Israel Edition, with Jessica Woolf 11:30-12:00 - Break (snacks provided) 12:00-12:30 Mussar, with Rabbi Marcia Plumb Israeli Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It, with Rabbi David B. Starr Siddur Meaning Making, with Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen *Family Program* Torah Godly Play, with Rabbi Michael Shire

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It's a busy day at KI ! Welcoming new members, returning sifrei Torah, and building all kinds of sukkot make a happy start to 5778! G'mar tov! ... See MoreSee Less

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