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FullSizeRenderWelcome to Temple Emanu-El: a vibrant, caring and Jewishly diverse community dedicated to Torah, Avodah (worship) and G'milut Chasadim.
Torah: Formal and informal learning to inspire youth and adults to live by the ethical and religious practices of Reform Judasim.
Avodah: Participatory worship services filled with music and meaningful prayer.
G'milut Chasadim: Enriching the lives of all in the community, contributing to the continuance and vitality of the Jewish people and committing to Tikkun Olam, repairing the world.


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Our Mission

 The purpose of Temple Emanu-El include the following:
  • Provide and atmosphere in which to assemble and worship G-d and study Torah in accordance with the Jewish faith, consistent with the principles and practices of Reform Judaism.
  • Educate our children, and cultivate a love and understanding of our Jewish heritage.
  • Teach us how to apply the principles of Judaism to personal conduct and family life.
  • Foster fellowship in our Jewish and secular community.
  • Strengthen our bonds of loyalty with Jewish people everywhere.

Highlighted Happenings

Saturday, June 16th 
Izzy Marcus' Bar Mitzvah
10:00 AM
Followed by a Kiddish Luncheon
Monday, June 18th
Men's Club Lunch at Sammy's
12:30 PM
Saturday, June 23rd 
Rabbi Peter Schaktman's Installation
10:00 AM
Followed by a Kiddish Luncheon


08.20.2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Men's Club Lunch at Sammy's
08.22.2018 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Finance Committee Meeting
08.24.2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shabbat Services
08.24.2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Erev Shabbat
08.25.2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Bagels and Torah
08.29.2018 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Board Meeting
08.31.2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shabbat Services
08.31.2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Erev Shabbat
09.01.2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Bagels and Torah
09.07.2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shabbat Services
  • Membership

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  • Photo Gallery

    Take a look at different events, occasions, and 'happenings' here at our Temple.   Read More
  • Life Cycle Events and Emergencies

    We are committed to providing pastoral care. Please contact Rabbi Schaktman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (315) 724-4177. Read More
  • Religious School

    The religious school at Temple Emanu-El provides a nurturing environment for all students, enabling them to cultivate a lifelong appreciation for their Jewish identity. The broad ranging curriculum - which focuses on three Read More
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