1860 Washington Street, Newton MA, 02466

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WELCOME TO TEMPLE REYIM

We are a heimish, traditional, egalitarian, inclusive and spirtually uplifting community that engages our minds and nurtures our souls. We warmly welcome the membership and participation of people of all abilities, background, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Family and Friends

Family & Friends

"Reyim" means friends, and our friendships are the life of our community.

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Learning and Prayer

Learning & Prayer

We look to the stories, wisdom, spiritual insights, and halacha of our tradition to bring meaning into our lives.

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Compassion and Social Action

Compassion & Social Action

Our community is defined by the core Jewish value of gemilut hasadim, compassion and loving kindness.

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Limmud Reyim - 2021-2022 Adult Jewish Learning

Please find our Adult Learning Program pamphlet for the coming year here. Rabbi Berman will also be teaching classes this year and will share more soon.


Teen Photography Workshop Documenting the Construction and Renovation of Our Building

Save the Date! Sunday, October 10 at 4:00 PM

This is the first step in a project to document the construction and renovation of our building. Teens will learn photography basics with photographer Gary Alpert, including composition and lighting tips. Any phone, tablet, or camera will work.


Returning to Reyim: Reopening Policies and Practices

Our Reopening and Reentry Committee, together with our Executive Committee, has approved practices and policies so that we can gather together safely.

These policies are based on the state's guidelines for houses of worship, high vaccination rates in Newton and surrounding towns, and low incidence of virus in our region. We are reevaluating our policies as necessary with the changing virus rates in Newton, Middlesex County and Massachusetts.

Please help us uphold these policies to ensure the health and safety of our sacred community.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Support and Resources for Our Community

As we face challenges of distance and illness due to COVID-19, we want to be sure to meet the needs that may arise for our community members. Please take a moment to complete this form if a need arises or if you feel you can support others needs. Responses are confidential.

In addition, you can find many more resources for mental health, emergency services, and parent coaching here.

If you need anything at all, please be in touch with Rabbi Berman at rabbiberman@reyim.org and Claire Gerstein Chair of our Chesed Committee, at cgerstein@verizon.net.


Shabbat Services: Apart, Together

  • Kabbalat Shabbat Online

    Friday Evening 6:00 PM

    Join by Zoom here

  • Shabbat Morning Live Streaming and in Person

    Saturday Morning 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Join by livestream here


Morning Prayer

  • Every Monday through Friday 7:00 AM

    National holidays, including upcoming Memorial Day 8:00 AM

    Join by Zoom here

  • Every Sunday Morning 9:00 AM

    Join by Zoom here


JF&CS: Family Table

We are committed to delivering 25 boxes of raisins and 30 boxes of cereal each month to JF&CS. Ordinarily our community would purchase these items and drop them off individually but given the current circumstances, we are asking our community to donate funds that we can use to buy the items. Any amount is welcome!.

You can use the PayPal button below to donate. Please indicate on the payment form ("Add a note") that this donation is for JF&CS.


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