Our Mission

  • 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.

Lindsey Pix USE

Upcoming Events

  1. Thu 27

    Teen Book Club

    Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Fri 28

    Shabbat Service

    Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Fri 28

    Se’udat Shabbat

    Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Sat 29

    Bagels and Torah

    Feb 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  5. Sun 01

    Religious School

    Mar 01 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Highlighted Dates

The Helen and Leon Sperling Holocaust Education Essay Contest
Grades 6-8 and 9-12 are invited to write an essay
Deadline for submission is April 1,2020
The first place essay will be read at the Annual Memorial Lecture on May 14, 2020
Friday, February 28th
Se’udat Shabbat (“Shabbat Banquet”)
EAT GREEK! Food supplied by Symeon’s
6:00 PM
Followed by Shabbat Services
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Sunday, March 1st
Please join us for Hamentashen Baking
12:00 – 2:00 PM
Also Wednesday, March 4th
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Friday, March 6th
Women’s Club Shabbat  
6:00 PM Followed by an Oneg
Sichat Shabbat
Following Oneg
Topic: Beyond Fact-Checking
Sunday, March 8th
Purim Carnival at the JCC
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Tuesday, March 10th
Haman Got His ‘Just Desserts’ (and so can you!!)
Purim Party and Megillah Reading
Drinks and Desserts
6:30 PM
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Monday, March 16th
Men’s Club Lunch at Debbie’s Cafe
12:30 PM
Tuesday, March 17th and 31st
Rabbi Schaktman’s Workshop
Mysticism, Meditation and Mindfulness:
A Brief Taste of Spiritual Texts and Practices in Contemporary Jewish Life
6:00 – 7:30 PM
If you haven’t joined our other classes, but wish to join the next one please contact Rabbi Schaktman’s first.
Friday, March 20th
Religious School Grade Level Shabbat Service
Led by 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Graders
Special Guest
Adam Kohane, Song Leader and Assistant Director of URJ Eisner Camp
6:00 PM followed by Doneg 
Wednesday, April 8th
Joint Congregational Seder
Led by Cantor Socolof
6:00 PM


Learn more about becoming a member at Temple Emanu-El.  


Shabbat Participation, Onegs and Flowers

Sign up to participate in a Friday Night Shabbat Service.


Life Cycle Events and Emergencies

We are committed to providing pastoral care. Please contact Rabbi Schaktman at uticarabbi@gmail.com or (315) 724-4177.


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