vibrant, inclusive and community-centered

Welcome to Temple Israel - Natick

  • Welcome

    Temple Israel of Natick is a vibrant, inclusive, community-centered congregation serving MetroWest Boston. We recently renovated our sanctuary to make it accessible. We welcome newcomers, interfaith couples & families, and people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, & sexual orientations.  Please stop by!

  • Family Friendly

    With the Judy Gordon Nursery School, Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School, fun activities for young and old, and engaging clergy - we provide great communities for Jewish families of all varieties!



  • Prayer

    Temple Israel of Natick is proud to host the most reliable daily minyan in Metrowest Boston. Our Shabbat & Holiday services are warm and participatory, with lots of singing

  • Learning

    The Judy Gordon Nursery School, Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School, Prozdor, and robust Adult Education program offer lifetime learning for students of all ages

  • Community

    Our temple and its members are involved in social action and tsedaka throughout the community, volunteering at local food pantries and soup kitchens, teaching literacy, supporting the community through our caring committee, and working for other good causes locally and in Israel.


Help CJP support people in the Merrimack Valley and the Carolinas click here 


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Upcoming Events @ TI


Friday mornings at 9:00 AM: Join us each Friday for Shababa, a pre-shabbat celebration for young children and their caregivers

Tot Shabbat & Youth Services

Saturday, October 27th, 10:30 AM: Click here for details and other upcoming dates

 Pink Challah Bake  

Thursday, October 18th, 2018 @ 7:00PM: For additional information Click Here


Saturday AM, October 20: A Synaplex around the theme of Resilience! Join us for family and traditional services, meditation, Torah study, and presentations on resilience by Jay & Ricky Ball, cancer-survivor Iris Lavine, and Rabbi Richard Eisenberg, who will share his personal story and talk about addiction in the Jewish community.  Here is the schedule. Note that the traditional service will take place in the sanctuary.

Israeli Wine Night

Sunday, October 21, 6:30-8:00 PM: Israeli Wine Night! Click here for info and to RSVP.


Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 PM: Join us for Mah Jongg! Click here for upcoming monthly evening & morning dates

raising good digital citizens

Join us on Sunday October 28, 2018 at 9am to hear Lynette Owens speak about Raising Good Digital Citizens 

Friday Night Dinner

Friday, November 9, 5:45 PM: Join us for festive services and a delicious Thanksgiving-themed Friday night dinner! RSVP here.



TI News


Temple Israel welcomes newcomers, interfaith couples & families, and people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, & sexual orientations.  Please stop by! Click here to read our vision statement.


To receive our weekly emails or to re-subscribe, click here.  Email Carole in the office at [email protected] or call 508-650-3521 with questions or if you would like more information about the temple.

PreSchool at Temple Israel

Interested in learning about the Judy Gordon Nursery School at Temple Israel?  Flexible early drop-off and extended day options! Inquire about ongoing enrollment (18 months and up). Click here to learn all about it.  

Religious School Registration is Live

Click here to register for the Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School 2018-9 year!  Click here to email our director, Robin Kahn. Subscribe to our blog to read about what's happening in the school.


Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or We also have a closed Facebook group for temple members.


To receive our weekly emails or to re-subscribe, click here.  


TI's HaKol ("the voice"): September/October Newsletter

Brick Campaign

"Leave Your Mark"; help us repave our courtyard with engraved bricks in honor of the 75th anniversary of Temple Israel!  Click here to participate

Israel NewsFeed

Click here for an Israel NewsFeed


Help support the temple by purchasing gift cards!  Here is a form for a standing monthly order.


Click here to see our Adult Ed offerings, including weekly Talmud study and Israeli dancing, weekly and one-time classes, and other exciting events!  

TI is "nut aware" 

Temple Israel is "nut aware".  Please do not bring any nuts or nut products (peanuts or tree nuts) into the building.  Please be aware that food "may contain traces of nuts."


Order your TI Cookbook!  Organized by the Gilvarg Religious School PA!

CJP Warmline

The CJP Warmline is available for those in financial distress. Here is a flyer.


We welcome comments and questions. The website is currently updated by Ari Silverman, in collaboration with Cantor Ken, Adam Wilen and others.


Support TI


Here is our donation page and TI donation form.  Thank you for your generosity!  You can also use this button to donate online through PayPal and can use the Memo line for any notes. Please note that donations or payments to "arms" of the temple (Sisterhood, Men's Club, USY, Hazak...) should be made by check directly to these groups.

marketplace: Amazon & more!

Click here for our online Marketplace-- shop at Amazon and other online destinations, and a percentage goes to support the temple!


If you have an account at TD Bank, please tell them that you are a TI member (or say code A2000) and help us qualify for a grant!


We strive to be an inclusive community in every way possible and are proud to be a part of the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project