Contact Us & FAQs
Monday & Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m,
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The office is closed on major Jewish and secular holidays.
The temple business office assists lay leaders, volunteers, members, and potential members with needs and questions about temple programs and activities.
For more information about temple activities, please call the office at 617-277-5888.
If you need to contact the temple office during non-business hours, please leave a message on our voice mail (617-277-5888) and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
We have two adjacent buildings in the Coolidge Corner area of Brookline:
Our historic Sanctuary is at the corner of Sewall Avenue & Charles Street. Enter through Charles Street.
Our School Building and Main Offices (including the offices of our clergy and all staff) are located next door, at 50 Sewall Avenue. Enter here during regular office hours. (The Sanctuary entrance is on Charles Street.)
From Boston From Kenmore Square, take Beacon Street west. Turn left onto St. Paul Street, right on to Longwood Avenue, and right on to Sewall Avenue. (The Sanctuary entrance is on Charles Street.)
From Cambridge From Harvard Square, take JFK Street across the Charles River; from Central Square, take Western Avenue. Turn left on to Storrow Drive and stay to the right. Go past the entrance ramp for the Massachusetts Turnpike and turn right at the light on to Cambridge Street. Follow the directions from the Massachusetts Turnpike.(The Sanctuary entrance is on Charles Street.)
From the West Take Route 9 to Chestnut Hill Avenue. Turn left and follow the road to Cleveland Circle and Beacon Street. Turn right and follow Beacon to the intersection of Harvard Street. Bank of America is on the corner. Turn right on to Harvard, left onto Longwood Avenue, and left on to Sewall Avenue. Temple Sinai is on the left just past the back of the post office. (The Sanctuary entrance is on Charles Street.)
From the Massachusetts Turnpike Get off at Exit 18. Take the Allston fork onto Cambridge Street. At the 4th light turn left on to Harvard Street and follow it to Beacon Street, the 3rd large intersection. Go through the intersection and turn left on to Longwood Avenue and left on to Sewall Avenue. Temple Sinai is on the left just past the back of the post office. (The Sanctuary entrance is on Charles Street.)
Via MBTA Take the Green Line C train to Coolidge Corner in Brookline. Walk east past Bank of America, Trader Joe’s, and the Post Office. Make the next right on to Charles Street. The next intersection is Sewall Avenue. (The Sanctuary entrance is on Charles Street.)
Metered and unmetered parking is available on the street. Please do not park in private lots; your car might be towed.
Welcome to Temple Sinai! We are conveniently located in the Coolidge Corner neighborhood of Brookline, on the Green Line, and easily accessible by public transportation. We serve as a community center, opening our doors to organizations and individuals for their gatherings and meetings. We have served as a home to a variety of organizations that have rented our space for conferences, concerts, rehearsals, worship services for Jewish and Christian groups, and classes for children and adults.
We have space for your group! Consider one of the many different rooms and locations available in our recently renovated building:
The largest of our spaces, Ehrenfried Hall is located on the ground level of our building. This 1,825 square foot space can accommodate 80-100 people seated at tables, or 120 seated in rows. Tables and chairs are available at no additional cost. There is a piano and a screen and projector in the room for use.
Weintraub Family Community Room
This newly renovated space is located on the main floor of our building. It has 1,100 square feet and includes a small kitchen within the room. It is handicapped accessible and there is a screen and projector and also a piano available for use.
We have nine classrooms of varying sizes on the second and third floor of our school building. These recently renovated rooms are all equipped with whiteboards and are perfect for children’s classes or classes for adults.
Located on the lowest level of our facility, this 500-square-foot space is ideal for small meetings or classes. It can accommodate 24 people at tables and there is a screen available for presentations. The space is handicapped-accessible.
What does it cost to rent space at Temple Sinai?
The cost of space rental is dependent on a number of factors including the room rented, the date and time of the rental, whether it is a one-time rental or a continuing one, whether we have staff available to help with your event, and the amount of setting up and clean-up required.