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October Music Program
Friday, Oct 31st
6 PM


Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Clarinetist Ivan Barenboim will be our guest performer at tonight's worship service. K. Scott Warren will conduct, and Dr. Andrew Henderson will accompany on the organ. All are welcome!

Global Anti-Semitism: Its Impact on Jews Around the World
Sunday, Nov 2nd
7:30 PM

Admission is FREE and open to the public.
Temple Israel of the City of New York (112 East 75th Street)

As part of a meeting of its North American Advisory Board, the World Union for Progressive Judaism, in partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism, will host a forum open to the public. Hear about what is happening to the Jewish community at large and specifically to Reform Jews.

An Evening With James Carville and Mary Matalin
Monday, Nov 3rd
7 PM to 8:30 PM

$55 (general admission)/$100 (post-event dessert reception with speakers)
One East 65th Street

On the eve of the 2014 midterm election, join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes view of national politics from true political insiders: Democratic pundit James Carville and Republican strategist Mary Matalin. Moderated by Jeff Zucker, President, CNN Worldwide. RSVP to the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center: (212) 507-9580 or EmanuelSkirballNYC.org.

Men's Club Book Group
Wednesday, Nov 5th
8:30 AM

Open to all Temple members
One East 65th Street

Our November selection is "Out of Egypt: A Memoir" by Andre Aciman, richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family, from its bold arrival in cosmopolitan Alexandria to its defeated exodus three generations later.

Israel in the Eyes of the Media
Wednesday, Nov 5th
7:30 PM to 9 PM

$36 in advance/$40 at the door
One East 65th Street

From Menachem Begin to today, Dr. Daniel Gordin and Ethan Bronner will discuss "Israel in the Eyes of the Media." Gary Rosenblatt, editor and publisher of The Jewish Week, will moderate. RSVP to the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center: (212) 507-9580 or EmanuelSkirballNYC.org.

Baby Shabbat
Friday, Nov 7th
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

Admission is FREE
One East 65th Street

New this year...Baby Shabbat, a 30-minute program designed for younger siblings of Nursery School children, although all children younger than 33 months are welcome to attend. Enjoy the company of other families as we anticipate Shabbat, with music, blessings and a taste of challah.

Volunteer Appreciation Shabbat
Friday, Nov 7th
6 PM


Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Join with friends and family as we pay special tribute to our fellow congregants who participate in Emanu-El's many volunteer programs. We'll honor all volunteers, individuals and groups. A special Oneg Shabbat will follow. RSVP to itiwari@emanuelnyc.org.

Learning, Doing, Caring: How Mitzvot Make a Difference
Sunday, Nov 9th
9:30 AM

There is no charge for this event
10 East 66th Street

As our congregation prepares for Mitzvah Day, discover the different types of Jewish responsibilities and how we can fulfill them. RSVP to Rabbi Rena Rifkin.

Jews in American Politics
Sunday, Nov 9th
10 AM to 2 PM

$65 per person (Lunch included)
Temple Israel (112 East 75th Street)

Sunday Seminars sponsored by the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center are open to the public. Dr. Fred A. Lazin leads this week's lecture. Register in advance: EmanuelSkirballNYC.org or (212) 507-9580.

MITZVAH DAY 2014
Sunday, Nov 9th
10:30 AM to 12 PM


One East 65th Street (I.M. Wise Hall)

This fall, Temple Emanu-El celebrates its 10th Mitzvah Day. Make sandwiches for the hungry, assemble gift baskets for low-income Holocaust survivors, assemble bags to help those living on NYC streets, and much more!

Tikkun Olam: Stitch'n Time
Sunday, Nov 9th
11 AM to 2 PM

Open to Temple members only
One East 65th Street

Stitch'n Time is a volunteer program at which individuals knit or crochet items for various organizations in need. We will meet today as part of Mitzvah Day.

CLUB 65: A Group for Seniors
Tuesday, Nov 11th
11 AM

There is no charge for this event
One East 65th Street

Senior Rabbi Joshua Davidson returns to CLUB 65 to present another in his series of theological discourse: "Post-Holocaust Theology: Belief After the Shoah." Membership in CLUB 65 is free of charge and open to all Temple members age 65 and forward.

Rescuing the Evidence: Three Minutes in Poland
Wednesday, Nov 12th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

Admission is FREE, but reservations are needed.
One East 65th Street

In 1938, one year before the outbreak of World War II, David Kurtz, a Jewish immigrant to the US, captured three minutes of ordinary life in a small Jewish town in Poland. These few minutes of home-movie footage on 16 mm Kodachrome color film became the sole surviving moving images of this town. RSVP to the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center: (212) 507-9580 or EmanuelSkirballNYC.org.

Veterans Shabbat
Friday, Nov 14th
6 PM


Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Members of our congregation who have served in the military are invited to be part of our blessing. Special guest: Rabbi Harold L. Robinson, Rear Admiral, Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy Ret., and director of the Jewish Welfare Board-Jewish Chaplains Council.

Saviv Shabbat & Oneg
Friday, Nov 14th
7 PM (Doors open/cocktail reception); 7:30 PM (Service, followed by Oneg Shabbat reception)

Admission is free, but reservations are appreciated
One East 65th Street

Join us for a chance to wind down from the week! Wine and a little nosh will be served at 7 PM, so come early. Then we'll enjoy Shabbat services together, followed by an Oneg Shabbat reception. SAVIV IS A PROGRAM FOR TEMPLE MEMBERS AND NONMEMBERS IN THEIR 20s AND 30s.

The People vs. Abraham
Sunday, Nov 16th
10 AM to 2 PM

Admission: $18 (Temple members)/$36 (general public)
One East 65th Street

Join us for a unique event that brings together biblical scholarship and courtroom drama as we explore Abraham's role in the "sacrifice" of Isaac. Is he guilty of child endangerment and attempted murder, or innocent by way of divine reason? RSVP to the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center: (212) 507-9580 or EmanuelSkirballNYC.org. (Box lunch is included with admission.)

Parent-Teacher Curriculum Meeting
Monday, Nov 17th
5 PM to 6 PM


Lowenstein Auditorium (10 East 66th Street)

For parents of students in Grades 3 through 6. Session will repeat on Wednesday, November 19 at 5 PM and Sunday, November 23 at 11 AM.

Visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum
Tuesday, Nov 18th
10:30 AM

$95 for Women's Auxiliary/Men's Club members, $105 for all others
1 Albany Street, NYC

All Temple members are invited to join the Women's Auxiliary for a guided tour of the country's principal institution exploring the implications of the events of September 11, 2001, documenting the effect of those events and exploring 9/11's continuing significance. Lunch follows at El Vez. RSVP by November 13.

Israeli Cuisine
Tuesday, Nov 18th
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Admission: $45 (Food tasting included)
One East 65th Street

Join us for a multi-sensory experience as our special guest chefs explore the scope of Israeli cuisine, define its unique characteristics and follow the nascent history of Israeli food: from its roots to its current position as one of the most sought after cuisines in the United States. RSVP to the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center: (212) 507-9580 or EmanuelSkirballNYC.org.

Stettenheim Literary Circle
Wednesday, Nov 19th
1 PM to 2:30 PM and 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Open to all Temple members
One East 65th Street

This month's selection will be "Someone" by Alice McDermott, a "Publishers Weekly" Best Fiction Book of the Year and "New York Times" notable book. (Note: Our 1 PM session is co-sponsored by the Women's Auxiliary.)

Parent-Teacher Curriculum Meeting
Wednesday, Nov 19th
5 PM to 6 PM


Lowenstein Auditorium (10 East 66th Street)

For parents of students in Grades 3 through 6. Session will repeat on Sunday, November 23 at 11 AM.

JPS/Skirball Author Series
Thursday, Nov 20th
7 PM to 9 PM

Admission is free, but reservations are appreciated
One East 65th Street

As part of the JPS/Skirball Author Series, Rabbi David Ellenson will discuss "Jewish Meaning in a World of Choice: Studies in Tradition and Modernity."

SDG Psalms Project
Friday, Nov 21st
6 PM


Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

As part of tonight's Friday evening service, all are invited to experience the world premiere of two choral works commissioned by Soli Deo Gloria, an international organization preserving the sacred masterpieces of the past. The Temple Emanu-El Choir will be joined on the bimah by the Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. K. Scott Warren will conduct. Cantor Lori Corrsin will be joined at the pulpit by the Rev. Dr. James Kowalski, Dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

Shir Chadash ("A New Song")
Friday, Nov 21st
6 PM


Lowenstein Sanctuary (10 East 66th Street)

Temple Emanu-El is pleased to offer a new style of worship service to be held once a month on Friday night. The liturgy is interspersed with Chasidic tales and other teachings. The music, led by a vocalist and supported by instrumentalists, is less formal and more participatory. All are welcome!

Young Families: Tot Shabbat
Saturday, Nov 22nd
10 AM to 11:30 AM

There is no charge for this event
One East 65th Street (Room 402)

Tot Shabbat is a special Sabbath service geared specifically for our youngest Temple members (preschool and Nursery School students) and their families. RSVP by November 21.

Magic, Mirages and Miracles
Sunday, Nov 23rd
10 AM to 2 PM

$65 per person (Lunch included)
One East 65th Street

Sunday Seminars sponsored by the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center are open to the public. Rachel Rosenthal leads this week's lecture. Register in advance: EmanuelSkirballNYC.org or (212) 507-9580.

Is New York a Future Detroit?
Sunday, Nov 23rd
10 AM

$30 for Men's Club/Women's Auxiliary members, $35 for all others
One East 65th Street

At a breakfast sponsored by the Men's Club, the Hon. Richard Ravitch will discuss our city's financial crisis and what he views as our prospects, as well as provide a call-to-action. RSVP by November 15.

Parent-Teacher Curriculum Meeting
Sunday, Nov 23rd
11 AM to 12 PM


Lowenstein Auditorium (10 East 66th Street)

For parents of students in Grades 3 through 6.

Thanksgiving Community Dinner
Wednesday, Nov 26th
2 PM to 6:15 PM


One East 65th Street (I.M. Wise Hall)

Volunteers are needed for our annual dinner for senior citizens, cancer patients, and women and children from homeless and domestic-violence shelters. Also, volunteers are needed to make homemade baked goods (cookies, brownies, cupcakes...no nuts, please!) that we can serve at the dinner. Baked goods should be dropped off to the 65th Street lobby on Tuesday, November 25 or Wednesday, November 26 by 2 PM.

Thanksgiving Worship Service
Wednesday, Nov 26th
5:30 PM


Greenwald Hall (One East 65th Street)

Our congregational worship will be held on the eve of Thanksgiving as part of our Sunset Service.

Men's Club Book Group
Wednesday, Dec 3rd
8:30 AM

Open to all Temple members
One East 65th Street

Our December selection is "Little Failure: A Memoir" by Gary Shteyngart, the all-too-true story of an immigrant family betting its future on America, as told by a lifelong misfit who finally finds a place for himself in the world through books and words.

Baby Shabbat
Friday, Dec 5th
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

Admission is FREE
One East 65th Street

New this year...Baby Shabbat, a 30-minute program designed for younger siblings of Nursery School children, although all children younger than 33 months are welcome to attend. Enjoy the company of other families as we anticipate Shabbat, with music, blessings and a taste of challah.

Tikkun Olam: Stitch'n Time
Sunday, Dec 7th
11 AM to 2 PM

Open to Temple members only
One East 65th Street

Stitch'n Time is a volunteer program at which individuals knit or crochet items for various organizations in need.

Shir Chadash ("A New Song")
Friday, Dec 12th
6 PM


Lowenstein Sanctuary (10 East 66th Street)

Temple Emanu-El is pleased to offer a new style of worship service to be held once a month on Friday night. The liturgy is interspersed with Chasidic tales and other teachings. The music, led by a vocalist and supported by instrumentalists, is less formal and more participatory. All are welcome!

Young Artists Concert
Sunday, Dec 14th
3 PM

Attendance is free and open to the public
One East 65th Street (Greenwald Hall)

Sponsored with the Stecher & Horowitz Foundation, this annual series presents the prize winners of the biennial New York International Piano Competition. Our second performer of the year is Daniel Kim.

JPS/Skirball Author Series
Thursday, Dec 18th
7 PM to 9 PM

Admission is free, but reservations are appreciated
One East 65th Street

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the novel that inspired generations, this evening will feature a reading of "As a Driven Leaf: The Heresy of Rabbi Elisha Ben Abuyah," a full-length play by Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz based on the novel by Milton Steinberg.

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