Getting Started

So, your synagogue wants to be more inclusive of people of all abilities, but it seems like an overwhelming challenge… We’ve got good news: there are many steps that you can take today that will make a difference for everyone. And we’ve got even better news: your congregation is not alone. RSIP can help you access consultants and network with other congregations who have undertaken this important work. Start by reading the resources on this page, and be sure to contact us with any further questions about how RSIP can help transform your whole congregation.

Where To Begin


Adams Street Shul, Newton, MA

Beit Chaim Meir Chabad of Lexington, Lexington, MA

Beth Menachem Chabad of Newton, Newton, MA

B'nai Tikvah, Canton, MA

Chabad Center for Jewish Life, Arlington, MA

Chabad Center of Natick, Natick, MA

Chabad of Peabody Jewish Center, Peabody, MA

Chabad of the North Shore, Swampscott, MA

Congregation Ahavas Achim, Newburyport, MA

Congregation Beth El-Atereth Israel, Newton Centre, MA

Congregation Beth El of the Sudbury River Valley, Sudbury, MA

Congregation Beth Elohim, Acton, MA

Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills, Milton, MA

Congregation B’nai Torah, Sudbury, MA

Congregation Dorshei Tzedek, West Newton, MA

Congregation Eitz Chayim, Cambridge, MA

Congregation Kadimah Toras-Moshe, Brighton, MA

Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline, MA

Congregation Mishkan Tefila, Brookline, MA

Congregation Or Atid, Wayland, MA

Congregation Sha-aray Shalom, Hingham, MA

Congregation Shaarei Tefillah, Newton, MA

Congregation Shirat Hayam of the North Shore, Swampscott, MA

Harvard Chabad, Cambridge, MA

Kerem Shalom, Concord, MA

Maimonides Kehillah, Brookline, MA

Minyan Shaleym, Brookline, MA

Nehar Shalom Community Synagogue, Jamaica Plain, MA

Shaloh House Chabad, Stoughton, MA

Temple Aliyah, Needham, MA

Temple Beth Am, Framingham, MA

Temple Beth Avodah, Newton, MA

Temple Beth David, Westwood, MA

Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley, MA

Temple Beth Israel of Waltham, Waltham, MA

Temple Beth Shalom, Needham, MA

Temple Beth Sholom, Framingham, MA

Temple Beth Zion, Brookline, MA

Temple B'nai Abraham, Beverly, MA

Temple B'nai Brith, Somerville, MA

Temple Emanu-El, Marblehead, MA

Temple Emanuel, Newton, MA

Temple Emeth, Chestnut Hill, MA

Temple Emmanuel, Wakefield, MA

Temple Emunah, Lexington, MA

Temple Etz Chaim, Franklin, MA

Temple Hillel B'nai Torah, West Roxbury, MA

Temple Isaiah, Lexington, MA

Temple Israel, Natick, MA

Temple Israel of Boston, Boston, MA

Temple Israel of Sharon, Sharon, MA

Temple Kol Tikvah, Sharon, MA

Temple Ner Tamid, Peabody, MA

Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline, MA

Temple Reyim, Auburndale, MA

Temple Shalom, Newton, MA

Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland, MA

Temple Shir Tikvah, Winchester, MA

Temple Sinai, Brookline, MA

Temple Sinai, Marblehead, MA

Temple Sinai, Sharon, MA

Temple Tiferet Shalom, Peabody, MA

Temple Tifereth Israel, Winthrop, MA

The Vilna Shul, Boston, MA

Tobin Bridge Chabad, Everett, MA

Walnut Street Synagogue, Chelsea, MA

Washington Square Minyan, Brookline, MA

Wellesley-Weston Chabad, Wellesley, MA

Young Israel of Brookline, Brookline, MA

Young Israel of Sharon, Sharon, MA

RSIP Grant Application

RSIP Grantee Projects

  • RSIP Grantee Beth Menachem Chabad of Newton used their grant to install an accessible handrail for their community

  • RSIP Grantee Temple Sinai in Marblehead used their RSIP grant to install an ADA Barrier-Free wall-mounted water cooler

  • RSIP Grantee B'nai Tikvah in Canton used their RSIP grant to build and install an accessible Torah stand for their community

  • RSIP Grantee Congregation Shirat Hayam of the North Shore used their micro-grant to help create a quiet respite corner for children with sensory needs for their annual synagogue Hannukah party

  • RSIP Grantee Kadimah Toras-Moshe in Brighton used their grant to install an accessible handrail for their entryway