Yisod – Young Adults


Yisod is a community of young adult members – including singles and couples without children – who get together once a month to celebrate Shabbat, holidays, and social events in order to form connections with each other and the broader TE community as they build the foundation (Yisod) of their future Jewish lives.

For more information on Yisod, please contact Rabbi Aliza Berger.


Upcoming Events

Yisod: CJP Jewgooders

Thursday, July 27 | 7:00 pm

Hey Yisod, come join us at the CJP Jewgooders event, at The White Horse Tavern, 116 Brighton Ave Boston, MA, July 27, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Come mingle with friends (and make new ones), play board games, make camp logo buttons, eat kosher snacks,

Romeo and Jewliet: Shabbat in the Park

Friday, August 04 | 8:00 pm

Brought to you by Yisod and Riverway. Join us at 6:30 pm for a jam session/interactive service on the commons, followed by a vegetarian pot luck and the performance of Romeo and Juliet at 8 pm. Registration information coming

Temple Emanuel Community BBQ

Sunday, September 10 | 4:00 pm

Join us with your families for Temple Emanuel’s annual welcome back BBQ.  Brotherhood staffs the cooking crew each year. We all have fun and eat well! Save the Date!  More information to

Learn about Temple Emanuel’s New Initiatives to help ensure a vibrant Jewish Future

nextgen4Next Generation Initiative

Temple Emanuel’s Next Generation membership initiative is for new and existing members who are 36 years old and younger. No membership dues in the first year, and voluntary dues thereafter until the oldest member of the household reaches age 37. Temple Emanuel is community, spirituality, inspiration, friendships, connecting with your Judaism, enjoying a multi-generational community, a place to learn and grow, sharing Shabbat and the High Holidays.