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Upcoming Events

Sabbath Services
Aug 28th - Aug 29th
6 PM/10:30 AM

All are welcome to attend
Beth-El Chapel (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Please note that during the months of July and August, worship services will be held in the Beth-El Chapel. Friday D'var Torah: Rabbinic Intern Stephanie Crawley; Saturday Sermon: Rabbi Allison Tick.

Selichot Service (5775)
Saturday, Sep 5th
8 PM

Beth-El Chapel (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Coming from the Hebrew word for "forgiveness," Selichot involves the recitation of penitential prayers that are the work of medieval liturgical poets. The liturgy and music of the Selichot service are intended to instill a mood of solemnity that serves as a prelude to the sacred themes of the High Holy Day season.

Rosh Hashanah Services (5776)
Sep 13th - Sep 15th
5:30 PM/8 PM/10 AM

Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street); Lowenstein Sanctuary (10 East 66th Street)

Worship services are conducted simultaneously in the Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue) and the Leon Lowenstein Sanctuary. The rabbis and the cantor alternate between the services. Tickets are required for entry, except for the community service.

Saviv Rosh Hashanah Holiday Reception
Sunday, Sep 13th
8 PM (Shir Chadash Service)/9:15 PM (Reception)

Charge is $18 per person for the reception
One East 65th Street

Temple Emanu-El welcomes young professionals in their 20s and 30s who need a place for High Holy Days services. Join us for our Eve of Rosh Hashanah Shir Chadash service and stay afterward for a holiday reception. SAVIV IS A PROGRAM FOR TEMPLE MEMBERS AND NONMEMBERS IN THEIR 20s AND 30s.

Yom Kippur Services (5776)
Sep 22nd - Sep 23rd
5:30 PM/8 PM/9:45 AM/2:15 PM/3:30 PM

Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street); Lowenstein Sanctuary (10 East 66th Street)

Once again, we will host Shir Chadash at 5:30 PM in the Lowenstein Sanctuary, prior to the 8 PM Kol Nidrei service. Yom Kippur morning services begin at 9:45 AM. Avodah will be held at 2:15 PM in the Lowenstein Sanctuary only. Memorial/concluding services begin at 3:30 PM. Study sessions will be held after the Yom Kippur morning services. Assigned tickets are required for entry to worship services, except for Avodah and the community services.

Stitch'n Time
Sunday, Sep 27th
11 AM to 2 PM

Open to Temple members only
One East 65th Street

All Temple members are invited to Emanu-El's monthly knitting group. Stitch'n Time is a volunteer program at which individuals knit items for various organizations in need. Both experienced and novice knitters are invited to join us; instruction provided for "Knew Knitters." We furnish yarn...you bring #8 needles. Light refreshments are served.

Sukkot Services (5776)
Sep 27th - Sep 28th
6 PM/10:30 AM

Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Celebrate the joy of Sukkot and view our beautiful sukkah. No tickets are required for these services; attendance is open to the public. The holiday continues through October 4.

Sh'mini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Services (5776)
Oct 4th - Oct 5th
6 PM/10:30 AM

Fifth Avenue Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Festival for the end of Sukkot includes a memorial service.

Saviv Shabbat: Relax, Schmooze, Pray
Friday, Oct 16th
7 PM (Doors open/cocktail reception); 7:30 PM (Service, followed by Oneg Shabbat)

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

Join with other young professionals to celebrate Shabbat and 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.

Zalmen Mlotek's Magical World of Yiddish Song
Sunday, Oct 18th
10 AM to 11 PM

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

Save the date for this not-be-missed event! Zalmen Mlotek, artistic director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), will tell and sing the story of the Yiddish song. (Sponsored by the Men's Club)

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Oct 27th
5 PM

Open to Temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Participants must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Chanukah (5776)
Dec 6th - Dec 14th
First candle is lit December 6; last candle is lit December 13

Named for the Hebrew word for "dedication," Chanukah commemorates the Maccabees' defeat of the Syrians, which led to liberation of the Jews and the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in 165 B.C.E. Chanukah also is known as the "Festival of Lights" because of the custom of lighting bright lights in celebration for eight days.

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