United Brothers Synagogue

Chevra Agudas Achim

Welcome to United Brothers Synagogue

We welcome all who are interested in participating in Jewish life.

We use the Reform prayerbooks, Mishkan T’Filah and Miskan Hanefesh.

We are a small, intimate congregation where everyone knows your name.

We are a synagogue with deep roots founded in 1900 and worship in a beautifully preserved, historic building..

We are an independent congregation with an innovative spiritual leader.

We welcome interfaith couples.

We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members. 

Contact us:

We are located at 205 High Street, Bristol, RI

Email us at info@ubsbristol.com

Join us for Beatles Shabbat! 

Our Shabbat service will be held on Friday, June 7, 2024 at 7:30 pm. We will rock the sanctuary with a 12-voice chorus and a 7-piece band as we sing the Shabbat liturgy to the melodies of all the Beatles hits.  Wear your best 60's outfit and be ready to celebrate Shabbat in a fun and user-friendly service.  Participants will receive a special service booklet with all the words so you can sing along.  You don't want to miss it!

Services begin at 7:30 pm at our historic synagogue located at 205 High Street. We are meeting in-person. Alternatively, you can watch our services on YouTube. This month’s link is: 


Other News

Our weekly Mah-Jongg group meets every Tuesday at 7:00PM. All levels of players are welcome. If you are interested, please email us at ubsbristol@gmail.com and we’ll send you all the details. Here’s a recent news article about the group: https://www.jewishrhody.com/stories/for-mahjong-players-april-is-about-more-than-pesach,14433

Centennial Celebration of UBS

United Brothers Synagogue celebrated the 100th anniversary of the completion in 1923 of the second floor sanctuary of the temple building on Sunday, August 27, 2023.  The United Brothers Synagogue is the second oldest synagogue in Rhode Island, a very historic and beautiful landmark.