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Welcome to HBT – for the High Holy Days and beyond!
Are you an empty nester looking for a temple community?
Or are you a young family looking for religious school for your child?
Are you an adult looking for a progressive inclusive community?
Whatever your reason for shul shopping, please come check out HBT and join us for one of our many upcoming events.
HBT is a small community, with an amazing array of programs for our members. We can meet your spiritual needs with High Holy Day and weekly Shabbat services, Torah Study with Rabbi Barbara Penzner, and a twice-weekly evening minyan.
We care about lifelong learning, and offer an outstanding educational program for children through our Chaverim School, as well as intellectually stimulating activities for members of all ages.
We hope you'll consider how this unique faith-based community can help you find peace and purpose - in ways that enrich your own Jewish values and experience.
Do you have friends or family members who are unaffiliated? Bring them with you to meet our Rabbi, lay-leaders and teachers.
We’d love to welcome you to HBT!
News, Links & More
- Rabbi's Weekly Message
- Membership Information
- Congratulations to Rachel Klepper, winner of HBT's Larry Diamond Memorial Tikun Olam Award! Read Rachel's inspiring remarks!
- Check out the Homer Omer Calendar!
- NEW! Read Divrei Torah from recent HBT B'Nai Mitzvah
- Chaverim School
- Explore Reconstructionist Judaism
- Member Involvement
- HBT's Kashrut Policy
- Visit us
- Sign up for our email list
- Follow us on Twitter
- Visit our Facebook Page
Rabbi Penzner Delivers Invocation at Kennedy Institute
Congratulations Rabbi Penzner!
Read the transcript of the Rabbi's remarks or watch the video below.
A message from Rabbi Penzner and Miriam Messinger
Responding to the Platform of the Movement for Black Lives
Since the publication of the Platform of the Movement for Black Lives, the Jewish social justice world has been roiled with conflict. In the 40+ page platform, dedicated to the liberation and restructuring of American life in pursuit of equity in all realms, the Invest/Divest section of the platform identified the racism here in America with the suffering of Palestinians. That alone might not have caused such controversy, but, the word “genocide” was used to describe Israeli oppression of Palestinians. (read more)
Current News and Recurring Events
- Minyan Every Monday and Thursday 7:30 PM
- Shabbat Services Saturday 10 AM
- Torah Study (Saturdays 8:45-9:45)
Welcome to Temple Hillel B'nai Torah (HBT), an open, diverse, friendly Jewish community. Our more than 125 member families from Boston's neighborhoods and suburbs have chosen HBT because it is a special place to make new connections, revive old traditions, and explore what it means to be Jewish in the 21st century.
We're a small community, with an amazing array of programs for our members. We can meet your spiritual needs with High Holiday and weekly Shabbat services, Torah Study with Rabbi Barbara Penzner, and a twice-weekly evening minyan. We care about lifelong learning, and offer an outstanding educational program for children through our Chaverim School, as well as intellectually stimulating activities for members of all ages. You might bring your pre-schooler to our month Shakin' Shabbat service (pizza included), join us for an Israeli film screening (popcorn included), attend a Sunday yoga class, or take part in a lecture/discussion on human rights or another topical issue.
Our community is caring and progressive. Our members serve on temple committees, volunteer at our Corey Street Street Farmers Market, deliver food to Family Table (Boston's Jewish food bank), and celebrate at our bi-annual Cape Cod members' retreat. The members of Temple Hillel B'nai Torah enjoy being together and helping one another, and welcome potential and new members with open arms. We hope you'll consider how this unique faith-based community can help you find peace and purpose - in ways that enrich your own Jewish values and experience.
If you would like more information about HBT or any of our upcoming activities, please get in touch with Benita Block at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan Snitzer & Jean Weinberg, Co-Presidents
Temple Hillel B'nai Torah * 120 Corey Street * West Roxbury MA 02132
617-323-0486 * email@example.com