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Conclusion of Passover Services (5774)
Apr 20th - Apr 21st
6 PM/10:30 AM


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

The seventh day of Passover marks the day when many miracles were performed for our forefathers at the Red Sea. Yizkor, the memorial prayer, is recited as part of this service.

Annelies: A Musical Portrait of Anne Frank
Thursday, Apr 24th
6:30 PM

Tickets are required for entrance
Lowenstein Auditorium (10 East 66th Street)

WE REGRET THAT THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED BY THE EVENT ORGANIZERS.

JPS/Skirball Author Series
Thursday, Apr 24th
7 PM to 9 PM

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

As part of the JPS/Skirball Author Series, Michael Carasik will discuss "The Bible's Many Voices."

Preview of Religious School
Friday, Apr 25th
12 PM to 1:30 PM

There is no charge for this event, but reservations are requested.
10 East 66th Street

Ever wonder what the Religious School program at Temple Emanu-El is like? Well, here's your chance! Come experience a "Preview of Religious School" on April 4, April 25 and May 16 from 12 PM to 1:30 PM. Discover what makes Temple Emanu-El a great place for families to learn and grow!

Havdalah Pajama Party
Saturday, Apr 26th
4:30 PM to 6 PM

There is no charge for this event, but reservations are requested.
One East 65th Street

Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade families are invited to a special end-of-Sabbath service just for them. This event is open to Temple member and nonmember families. Wearing pajamas is encouraged but not required!

AJWS Teen Benefit
Saturday, Apr 26th
9 PM

Various Ticket Prices
Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street)

Emanu-El teens chair benefit to raise money for the American Jewish World Service. All are encouraged to make a donation, including items for the raffle or gift bags.

Project Prom
Apr 27th - May 2nd
1 PM to 4 PM (Sunday) and 10 AM to 4 PM (Monday - Friday)


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

Temple Emanu-El's Tikkun Olam Committee will be running "Project Prom" in partnership with Gala Gear. More than 300 girls from 15 schools will be able to choose a full prom outfit. Volunteers are needed for set-up and to assist the girls with their dress selections.

Holocaust Remembrance Program
Sunday, Apr 27th
9:30 AM (Tefilah)/10 AM (Speaker) to 12 PM

There is no charge for this event
Lowenstein Sanctuary (10 East 66th)/I.M. Wise Hall (One East 65th)

Religious School students (Grade 5 through 7) and parents of ALL Religious School students are invited to attend this annual program. Our guest speaker will be child survivor Sally Frishberg. NOTE: Students will dismiss from 65th Street on this day. (Program repeats on Wednesday, April 30 at 4 PM.)

Anti-Semitism Through the Lens of Material Culture
Sunday, Apr 27th
10 AM to 2 PM

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

Sunday Seminars sponsored by the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El are open to the public. Brigitte Sion, Ph.D., leads this week's lecture. Register in advance. NOTE: This seminar will be held at our Skirball satellite location.

Annual Gathering of Remembrance
Sunday, Apr 27th
2 PM

Tickets are required for entrance
Main Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

All Temple members are invited to remember the 6 million who died during the Holocaust.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Apr 29th
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.

Holocaust Remembrance Program
Wednesday, Apr 30th
4 PM to 6 PM

There is no charge for this event
10 East 66th Street (Lowenstein Sanctuary)

Religious School students (Grade 5 through 7) and parents of ALL Religious School students are invited to attend this annual program. Our guest speaker will be child survivor Sally Frishberg.

Why Do We Learn? Funny You Should Ask...
Thursday, May 1st
1 PM

There is no charge for this event.
Park Avenue Synagogue (50 East 87th Street)

As part of the Torah Learning Coalition, Rabbi Rena Rifkin, of our Department of Lifelong Learning, and Rabbi Eve Rudin, of Park Avenue Synagogue, will deliver this lecture based on the teachings of Pirkei Avot, Chapter 2.

How We Pray Is Who We Are: This Is Your Life, American Jews
Thursday, May 1st
7 PM

Admission is free and open to the public
One East 65th Street

Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, Ph.D., delivers this year's Charles Grossman Lecture in Jewish Intellectual History, sponsored by the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning. This program also is part of our "Who Are We?" schedule of programming.

Israel Independence Day Service
Friday, May 2nd
6 PM

All are invited to attend.
Lowenstein Sanctuary (10 East 66th Street)

In honor of Yom HaAtzma-ut, Temple Emanu-El will holding an alternative service in addition to the regularly scheduled service in the Main Sanctuary. Music guest: Seeds of Sun, an Israeli jazz ensemble.

The American Jew and Cinema
Sunday, May 4th
10 AM to 2 PM

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

Sunday Seminars sponsored by the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El are open to the public. Eric Goldman, Ph.D., leads this week's lecture. Register in advance.

Tefilah Boot Camp (Part 3)
Sunday, May 4th
11 AM to 12 PM

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

Led by Lifelong Learning Director Saul Kaiserman, this session will help Religious School parents improve their prayerbook skills so that they can participate side-by-side with their children at family services. All parents are welcome, even if they did not attend a previous session.

Museum Exhibition Opening
Monday, May 5th
6 PM to 8 PM (Opening remarks at 6:45 PM)

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

All Temple members are invited to the opening night of our spring exhibition, "Justify Your Existence," Graphic Posters From the Moldovan Family Collection.

Men's Club Book Group
Wednesday, May 7th
8:30 AM

Open to all Temple members
One East 65th Street

We will discuss "My Promised Land" by Ari Shavit, named one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review and The Economist. Rabbi Joshua Davidson will lead our discussion.

Women's Auxiliary Book Group
Wednesday, May 7th
1 PM

Open to all Temple members
One East 65th Street

We will discuss "My Promised Land" by Ari Shavit, named one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review and The Economist. Rabbi Joshua Davidson will lead our discussion. Feel free to bring your lunch; coffee and cookies will be served.

"Sing-Now!-to God": Miriam and Moses
Thursday, May 8th
7 PM (Text Study)/8 PM (Lecture)

$30 per person
One East 65th Street

Special lecture with Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, sponsored by the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El. Includes a pre-lecture hour of text study with Dr. Diane M. Sharon at 7 PM. Admission is open to the public.

Family Dinner & Shabbat Kodesh Service
Friday, May 9th
6 PM (Dinner)/7 PM (Service)

$40 per family for reservations made by May 5
10 East 66th Street/Beth-El Chapel

At Shabbat Kodesh worship services, sing Hebrew prayers with lively melodies and experience the weekly Torah reading through interpretation and storytelling. All ages are welcome to attend. This month's service will be preceded by a Family Dinner; a delicious dessert oneg will follow our worship service. After the service, families of students who participated in our seventh and eighth grade learning programs are invited to an awards ceremony honoring these students. PLEASE NOTE: This month's dinner will be held at 10 East 66th Street.

May Music Program
Friday, May 9th
6 PM


Main Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Once a month, Temple Emanu-El is pleased to welcome guest musicians as part of our Friday evening worship. This month's performers will be flutist Sato Moughalian and harpist Victoria Drake. The Temple Emanu-El Choir will sing from the bimah. K. Scott Warren will conduct, and Dr. Andrew Henderson will accompany on the organ. All are welcome!

Service Learning Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 9th
8 PM


One East 65th Street

Following the family dinner and Shabbat Kodesh service, Seventh Grade Mitzvah Corps and Eighth Grade Tzedek League students, as well as Eighth Grade New Orleans participants will be recognized for their outstanding accomplishments during the year and will celebrate the effect they have had on their local community. Families are invited to attend. Dessert will be served.

The Future of Reform in the Synagogue
Monday, May 12th
6:30 PM


One East 65th Street

Rabbi Rick Jacobs, Ph.D.; Rabbi Aaron Panken, Ph.D.; and Professor Amy L. Sales, Ph.D., will discuss how tomorrow's synagogue will respond to social, demographic and spiritual trends; moderated by Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson. This program is part of our "Who Are We?" schedule of programming.

CLUB 65: A Group for Seniors
Tuesday, May 13th
11 AM

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

Temple Emanu-El Administrative Vice President Mark Weisstuch will discuss "The Role of the Synagogue in the 21st Century." CLUB 65 is open to all Temple members (men and women) age 65 and older.

Ask the Experts
Tuesday, May 13th
5:30 PM to 7 PM

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

Temple Emanu-El is pleased to host this special event for Temple members and their guests who are seeking employment counseling.

Stettenheim Literary Circle
Wednesday, May 14th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

Open to all Temple members
One East 65th Street

We will discuss “Half of a Yellow Sun” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Women's Auxiliary Annual Spring Meeting & Luncheon
Thursday, May 15th
12 PM

$30 for Women’s Auxiliary/Men's Club members, $40 for nonmembers
One East 65th Street

All Temple members and their guests are invited to the Women's Auxiliary annual spring meeting and luncheon, which includes the election of board members and officers. This year's speaker will be Dr. Will Recant of the American Joint Distribution Committee, who will discuss "Around the Globe With JDC: The International Impact on Jewish Women." RSVP by May 9.

Preview of Religious School
Friday, May 16th
12 PM to 1:30 PM

There is no charge for this event, but reservations are requested.
10 East 66th Street

Ever wonder what the Religious School program at Temple Emanu-El is like? Well, here's your chance! Come experience a "Preview of Religious School" on April 4, April 25 and May 16 from 12 PM to 1:30 PM. Discover what makes Temple Emanu-El a great place for families to learn and grow!

Saviv Shabbat
Friday, May 16th
7:30 PM

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

Join us for a chance to wind down from the week! We'll enjoy Shabbat services together followed by appetizers, wine and the chance to schmooze with both new people and old friends. Wine and a little nosh also will be served at 7 PM, so come early! Service starts at 7:30 PM. SAVIV IS A PROGRAM FOR TEMPLE MEMBERS AND NONMEMBERS IN THEIR 20s AND 30s.

Young Families: Tot Shabbat
Saturday, May 17th
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 May 16.

Noah and Jonah: Biblical Perspectives on Human Transformation
Sunday, May 18th
10 AM to 2 PM

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

Sunday Seminars sponsored by the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El are open to the public. Judy Klitsner leads this week's lecture. Register in advance.

End-of-Year Family Assembly
Sunday, May 18th
11 AM


10 East 66th Street (Lowenstein Auditorium)

Our final Sunday of Religious School will conclude with a Family Assembly. Families are encouraged to join us to celebrate the achievements of our students and for our annual end-of-the-year slide show! Assemblies also will be held on Monday and Wednesday.

Tikkun Olam: Stitch'n Time
Sunday, May 18th
11:30 AM to 1:30 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.

End-of-Year Family Assembly
Monday, May 19th
5:15 PM


10 East 66th Street (Lowenstein Auditorium)

Our final Monday of Religious School will conclude with a Family Assembly. Families are encouraged to join us to celebrate the achievements of our students and for our annual end-of-the-year slide show!

End-of-Year Family Assembly
Wednesday, May 21st
5:15 PM


10 East 66th Street (Lowenstein Auditorium)

Our final Wednesday of Religious School will conclude with a Family Assembly. Families are encouraged to join us to celebrate the achievements of our students and for our annual end-of-the-year slide show!

Men's Club Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 22nd
6 PM to 9 PM

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

Each year since 1977, the Men's Club board of directors has established a committee to recommend deserving persons to receive the Samuel Sacks Achievement Award, which recognizes members of the congregation for their service and support of the Temple. The award is presented each year at the Men's Club annual meeting. This year's recipients are Hadassa Mushinsky and Ross Brady.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, May 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.

JPS/Skirball Author Series
Tuesday, May 27th
7 PM to 9 PM

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

As part of the JPS/Skirball Author Series, Ruth Calderon will discuss "A Bride for One Night: Talmud Tales."

Annual Meeting of the Congregation
Thursday, May 29th
6 PM


One East 65th Street

This year's annual meeting once again will be held after the Sunset Service. As part of this year’s meeting, we will pay tribute to DR. MARK W. WEISSTUCH, for his 29 years of service as administrative vice president. A festive reception will follow.

Choral D'var Torah: Under His Sovereignty
Friday, May 30th
6 PM


Main Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

As part of this evening's worship service, Cantor Lori Corrsin will offer commentary on the many masterworks for our choir and organ commissioned through the leadership of Music Director Lazare Saminsky.

Religious School End-of-Year Family Trip
Saturday, May 31st
9 AM to 12 PM

Participation in tour is free, but reservations are required.
Bus will leave from One East 65th Street at 9 AM

Religious School families are invited to our annual end-of-the-year family trip, this year exploring Brighton Beach. Brooklyn native Norman Oder will lead us in exploring this neighborhood known for its Russian culture, including an important piece of New York's Jewish history. An optional lunch at Tatiana will follow the tour; each family will cover its own food costs.

Young Families: Rooftop Party
Sunday, Jun 1st
10 AM


10 East 66th Street

Don't miss our end-of-the-year celebration! If it rains, then we'll play inside. RSVP by May 30.

Organ Recital
Sunday, Jun 1st
5 PM

Attendance is free and open to the public
Main Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

Temple Emanu-El Associate Organist Andrew Henderson will perform works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Widor and Mulet, as well as works by past organists of Temple Emanu-El, Will C. Macfarlane and Gottfried Federlein. Following the recital, attendees are invited to join Dr. Henderson and Organist/Choir Director K. Scott Warren in the choir loft for a brief demonstration of the instrument, followed by an Q&A.

Shavuot Services (5774)
Jun 3rd - Jun 4th
6 PM/10:30 AM


Main Sanctuary (Fifth Avenue at 65th Street)

All are invited to Eve of Shavuot and Shavuot services, which also includes confirmation of our high school students. No tickets are required.

"Justify Your Existence" Exhibition Lecture
Sunday, Jun 8th
10 AM

Attendance is free and open to all Temple members and their guests
One East 65th Street

Interim Curator of the Bernard Museum Warren Klein will discuss the spring exhibition, "Justify Your Existence," Graphic Posters From the Moldovan Family Collection, and lead a guided tour. This event is co-sponsored by the Harry G. Friedman Society of Judaica Collectors.

Sons of Abraham
Tuesday, Jun 10th
7 PM

Attendance is free and open to the pubic
One East 65th Street

The Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El sponsors this candid conversation about the issues that divide and unite Jews and Muslims.

Stettenheim Literary Circle
Wednesday, Jun 11th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

Open to all Temple members
One East 65th Street

We will discuss “The Cider House Rules” by John Irving.

Artists and Writers Exhibition and Reception
Jun 16th - Jun 23rd
7 PM


One East 65th Street

Annual presentation of students' work from the Skirball Center beit midrash for artists and writers.

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