Temple Emeth
194 Grove Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

617-469-9400 Main Office
617-469-9646 Fax


Call the Main Office at 617-469-9400 to reach any of the staff below.

Leave a message at Main Office # if no extension listed.

Name Position Extension
Rabbi Alan Turetz Spiritual Leader 203
Cantor Michael McCloskey Cantor-Educator 204
Davin Wolok Chazzan Sheni
Gennady Konnikov Music Director
Samara Katz Director of Congregational Learning, Director of Education Binah B’emet 215
Cynthia Levitt Executive Director 201
Esthi Abramov Administrative Assistant 200
Phyllis Briskin Bookkeeper 213
Linda Silverstein Bulletin Editor

Office Hours

Main Office

Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Secular Holidays

Office is closed on all federal holidays, Patriot’s Day, and when Brookline Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

Jewish Holidays

Office is closed on:

  • Rosh Hashanah, first and second days and at noon the day before
  • Yom Kippur, and at noon the day before
  • Sukkot, first 2 days
  • Shemini Atzeret
  • Simchat Torah
  • Erev Passover
  • Passover, first 2 days and last 2 days
  • Shavuot