This data was last updated on 19 August 2020.
History: Founded in 1858, Congregation Mishkan Tefila is the oldest Conservative synagogue in the Boston area. After having moved several times over the past century and a half, the synagogue has found a comfortable home on 26 acres of land in Newton with five buildings, including a sanctuary, a chapel, two social halls, a religious school/administrative building, and a nursery/youth center. The congregation has a library and a Judaica museum which houses artifacts the synagogue has been collecting for over 70 years.
Description: In addition to daily, Sabbath, and holiday services, Mishkan Tefila has a religious school, a nursery school, a Brotherhood/Sisterhood, a United Synagogue Youth group, and a wide range of adult education classes.
Activities and Schedule: Friday Shabbat Service: 6:15 P.M.; Saturday Shabbat Service: 9:30 A.M. and sunset; Weekday Minyan: 7:00 A.M. and P.M.; Sunday Minyan: 8:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.. Please call for holiday services information.