Temple Isaiah is a thriving Reform Jewish congregation in Lexington, MA. With almost 900 member units from Lexington and nearby communities, Temple Isaiah is an innovative, relationship-centered congregation that offers a broad range of spiritual, educational, social, and social justice experiences to engage folks of every age, stage, and background. We are a community of intellectually curious, justice-driven, and openhearted seekers, coming together to grow, to learn, to connect, and to make our world a better place.
Temple Isaiah is a special place: We are a warm and caring community that values and respects the individuality of its members and the diversity of its membership. We are deeply committed to Jewish tradition, and proud of our on-going history of innovation. We offer a vast array of programs and activities, which encourage our members to find their own paths and craft their own approaches to living a Jewish life. We take Jewish education seriously, for ourselves and our children, which encourage our members to question and challenge. Our outstanding professional leadership values and relies on congregants as partners in determining our synagogue’s direction and planning/leading our programs. We strive to be a sacred community that matters in our members’ lives and makes a difference in the larger world.
We are an inclusive community, with members from a wide range of backgrounds, from observant to Reform to secular. We welcome Jews by choice and interfaith families, who participate actively in Temple life. Our congregation includes GLBT members who joined Temple Isaiah to pursue their Jewish journeys in a supportive and accepting community. We strive to be an accessible community, welcoming those with physical and learning disabilities as well as mental health challenges.
We are located in historic Lexington, Massachusetts, but draw our membership, now comprised of approximately 880 households, from many neighboring communities. We participate actively in community life in many of the towns where our congregants live and work, through interfaith programs, Mitzvah Day projects, support of regional and national Jewish organizations, and other activities.
Temple Isaiah is a thriving Reform Jewish congregation in Lexington, MA. With almost 900 member units from Lexington and nearby communities, Temple Isaiah is an innovative, relationship-centered congregation that offers a broad range of…