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First, Welcome!

Welcome to Congregation Kehillath Israel! We are an egaltiarian Conservative synagogue. Our services are open to the public and all are welcome to join. We have twice daily minyanim, a special Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat service, a Shabbat morning service, and a Shabbat afternoon mincha/ma’ariv service. For Shabbat afternoon service times, please check the “This Shabbat” box on the front page of our website.

Are you interested in joining our email list? Click here to sign up. We send a weekly newsletter, along with an eDvar from Rabbi Hamilton, and occasional community announcements as well as guides to holidays.

If you would like to speak to or meet with Rabbi William Hamilton, please call the office at 617-277-9155 or email him directly. If you are interested in learning more about membership, our VP of Membership, Rosa Kramer Franck, would be happy to talk to you! Please contact her at membership@congki.org.

New Member Events

Our events are open to all! You can find events here, on our email list, or just below! On this page we are featuring special events which particularly welcome new and prospective members to the community. If you are interested in learning more about KI and meeting other new people, please join us at one of our upcoming activities.

Lag B’Omer Picnic

Sunday, May 14
Larz Anderson Park (Click here for a map)
New & Prospective Member Welcome: 3:00 pm
General Community: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the KI Community for a Lag B’Omer picnic! At 3:00 pm we will have a special welcome for new and prospective members to chat with Rabbi Bill Hamilton and members from our Board. At 3:30 pm the general community is invited to join us for a fun afternoon.

Shirah Rubin, our Director of Cogregational Learning, will lead a family-friendly Lag B’Omer activity at 3:30 pm.

Josh Satok, our Campus Teen Engagement Coordinator, will lead an activity for teens at 3:30 pm. Middle and high school students are invited to a camp-style Maccabia/color war! Please RSVP to Josh at joshsatok@gmail.com.