- Provide an 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.
Service and Event Schedule
Friday, April 3rd – Thursday, April 9th
Shabbat services, Friday, April 3rd at 6:00 PM will be held virtually, with no physical attendees at the Temple. We are pleased that we will be able to stream these services, and hope that many of you will participate. Click here to participate https://zoom.us/j/854237644.
Sichat Shabbat will be held Friday, April 3rd at 7:30 PM. (The presentation will last for 15-20 minutes. It will be followed by questions and a group discussion.)
Caren Ganeles Summers will be the presenter with her presentation and her presentation will be: “Discovering My Grandfather’s Shtetl”. Learning what I could about the Russian shtetl my paternal grandfather was born in and lived in before coming to America. Click here to participate https://zoom.us/j/854237644.
There will be no Bagels and Torah this week.
Please join us for services Sunday morning at 9:00 AM. Click here to join https://zoom.us/j/854237644.
As always, if you or someone you know is in need spiritual for any reason, please contact our Temple Emanu-El office or Rabbi Schaktman directly: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our joint Temple Emanu-El – Temple Beth El Passover Seder has been cancelled. Rabbi Schaktman will be following up with suggestions and opportunities for celebrating Passover for those who seek ideas and support.
There are so many things about the current situation that we find unsettling. Hopefully, we can find comfort in knowing that we are not alone and are bound to one another and remain responsible for each other. Thankfully, we are fortunate to live in an era that allows us to pray, learn and stay together without physically being in the same place. The Jewish tradition and the Jewish people have always been creative and resilient. We encourage you to take advantage of the blessing that technology affords us to join in our many worship, learning and communal opportunities from home.
Shabbat Participation, Onegs and Flowers
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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…