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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 adultss 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

Summer Services for August
Friday Nights
Led by Temple Members
7:00 PM
Saturday, August 12th and 19th
Bagels and Torah
9:30 AM
Monday, August 21st 
Men's Club Lunch at Sammy's
12:30 PM
Thursday, August 24th
Sisterhood Meeting at Caren's House
Come and meeting Rabbi Schaktman and enjoy a pot luck dinner


08.23.2017 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
PJ Library Kindness Rocks
08.23.2017 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Finance Meeting
08.24.2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sisterhood Meeting at Caren's House
08.25.2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shabbat Services
08.25.2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Erev Shabbat
  • Membership

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  • Emergencies and Life Cycle Events

    We are committed to providing pastoral care. Please contact Rabbi Kail 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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