January 19-20: Shabbat Parashat Bo

MINCHA: 4:29 pm
MINCHA: 4:04 pm

Shabbat youth service & activity information.
Campus partner minyanim Shabbat dates.

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

Daily minyan, KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat, and Shabbat mincha and ma’ariv services are held in the Library. Please use the Williams Street entrance and turn left, then downstairs. There is a lift available as well as stairs.

Shabbat morning services are held in Epstein. You may enter via the stone steps out front, going up one flight when you use the Williams St. door, or using the accessible ramp on Williams St.

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: 5:15 pm Ma’ariv/KICKS
With the time change, KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) will meet at 5:15 pm for the winter.

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.


Teen Beit Midrash
With Rabbi Becky Silverstein
Tuesday, January 16
5:45 – 8:45 pm in the Library
Teen Beit Midrash is a weekly program that meets on Tuesdays from 6:00-8:30 pm (usually at Harvard Hillel). Our students gather for dinner and intensive Talmud Study. Our current cohort has many different backgrounds in Jewish study and Hebrew knowledge. We will be at KI on 1/9 and 1/16 – a great time for folks to check us out! Questions? Email teenbeitmidrash@gmail.com.

Teen Beit Midrash is led by KI’s former rabbinic intern, Rabbi Becky Silverstein! He was with KI in 2012-2014. He is now Jewish Spiritual Advisor at Northeastern University and Program Manager for the Boston Teen Beit Midrash, after working in California for two years.

Teens’ Sweet Lechaim
Saturday, January 20
11:00-11:30 am at 384 Harvard Street
Join us for treats and intellectual conversation about the parasha. All teens are welcome – bring your friends!

Shabbat Kiddush Learning:
Siddur Meaning-Making
With Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen
Saturday, January 20 at 12:30 pm in Epstein
Following Shabbatot: Feb. 24, March 10, April 7, May 19
How do we understand the prayers of our tradition? How might they be relevant to concerns of today? In this class, we will dive into the language of our liturgy, searching for meaning and spiritual connection to the words of past generations.

Sky Zone Trip
For Middle Schoolers: 6th-8th Grades
Sunday, January 21
1:00 – 3:00 pm
91-B Sprague Street, Boston, MA 02136
RSVP by Wednesday, January 17 to michal@congki.org
Sky Zone Trampoline Park has a massive “freestyle” room of wall-to-wall trampolines! Try out new moves with friends. Please let us know if you plan to come so can can secure tickets for everyone.

B’nai Mitzvah Seminar Leads Shabbat Service
Saturday, January 27
During Shabbat morning services
Come join and support this year’s b’nai mitzvah students Ariel Skolnik, Eli Williams, Sigal Solomon, Jordan Cutler, Matthew Dankwerth, Isabelle Folkman, and Caleb Friedman as they lead parts of Shabbat service.

Synagogue Skills Session
Saturday, January 27 at 10:30 am
This is a great opportunity for people to learn hagbah, gelilah, etc. For questions and to RSVP, please email: info@congki.org

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.


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Honoring Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum

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Jewish Learning Summit

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Don't miss out - RSVP by MONDAY to join for the KICKS Tu BiShvat Shabbat Dinner (with a special invitation the KIRS Families who will be celebrating together with us) next week.

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KICKS Tu BiShvat Shabbat Dinner

January 26, 2018, 6:30pm - January 26, 2018, 8:30pm

Come celebrate Tu BiShvat a little early with KICKS at our next community Shabbat dinner on Friday, 26 January 2018! Dinner will start at 6:30pm following KICKS services, which begin at 5:15pm. KI will provide a delicious, vegetarian meal which will highlight the foods traditionally eaten on Tu BiShvat. Please note that this event is officially hosted by KICKS (not just 384@KI) and is open to guests of all ages! Click here to RSVP: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSemzWCeGvlXTMY8YbMckbTYW8spQGuIMukNgSXUIaWhgSc8SQ/viewform

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Want an excuse to get out in the snow? If you can make it to KI safely, we’ll be here for minyan at 7:00! Happy snow day! ❄️

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