Welcome to Temple Ohabei Shalom!

We welcome you to join us for services led by:
Rabbi Sonia Saltzman & Cantorial Soloist Jacqueline Breines

Friday Evenings at 6:00 pm
Saturday Mornings at 10:30 am

Other service times and events are as follows:
Sun, 6 pm, Mon 8 am, Tues & Wed @ 6 pm
Thurs. Daily Worship is currently suspended and will resume on Oct. 20 at 8 am.

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Latest News & Blog Entries


Beginning again

I love Simchat Torah! In addition to the music and dancing, I love the symbolism of it. The fact that we finish the Torah and start it again on the same night – actually in the same minute – is a great metaphor for life, and for adult learning. Although many of us began our […]

2016 ~ 5777 Yom Kippur Sermon: Leadership

In our prayers this morning we speak of God as our shepherd and refer to ourselves as His flock. But let’s be honest: can Jews really see themselves as dutiful sheep, quietly following their leader? Chaim Weizmann, Israel’s first President, famously said that he was head of a nation of a million presidents!  One of […]

2016 ~ 5777 Kol Nidrei Sermon on Resilience

Did you know that the city of Boston has a Chief of Resilience? You’re probably wondering what this position is all about. When I first read about the newly appointed Chief of Resilience what came to mind was the slogan Boston Strong which – as I’m sure you remember, became the shorthand for talking about […]

About Ohabei Shalom

Who We Are

Progressive in attitude yet traditional in practice, Temple Ohabei Shalom is an inclusive Jewish community committed to nurturing, sustaining and touching Jewish lives through lifelong learning, joyful worship, and repair of the world in word and deed.

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