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Community as Family
Monday, Apr 23rd
6 PM to 7:30 PM

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

Community as Family is a group for temple members age 48 and forward who are without adult children. We meet monthly to create stronger ties within the Emanu-El family and the greater community, as well as to discover ways to become more informed self-advocates on a variety of topics, including finance, health, housing and home care. Light refreshments are served, and there are no commercial endorsements. FOR TEMPLE MEMBERS ONLY.

Cecile Richards: Make Trouble
Monday, Apr 23rd
7 PM to 8:30 PM

$25 (includes a copy of the book)
10 East 66th Street

The Streicker Center is pleased to welcome Cecile Richards for a discussion of her new memoir, “Make Trouble,” the outpouring of activism since the 2016 election, the future of women’s reproductive rights, and her years “making trouble and organizing for change.”

Home: Lens on Israel Opening Reception
Tuesday, Apr 24th
7 PM to 8:30 PM

Admission is FREE; reservations requested
One East 65th Street

In a photographic tour celebrating Israel's 70th birthday, explore the multitude of communities...and worlds...that dwell side by side within Israel's meager 8,000 square miles, just the size of New Jersey. Temple members are invited to join us for a festive reception.

On the Road Again: Storm King Art Center
Friday, Apr 27th
9 AM (Check-in at 8:40 AM)

$110 for Women's Auxiliary/Men's Club members
Departure from One East 65th Street

All temple members are invited to join the Women's Auxiliary for a day trip to Storm King, widely celebrated as one of the world's leading sculpture parks. Lunch to follow at Cosimo's. Reservations are requested by April 20.

Saviv Taste of New York Shabbat
Friday, Apr 27th
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

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

Temple members and nonmembers in their 20s and 30s are invited to join us for Shabbat services, followed by a festive oneg featuring favorite New York Jewish foods. Doors open at 7:15 PM.

Religious School Open House
Apr 29th - Apr 30th
9:30 AM | 4:30 PM

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

Temple member families and nonmembers are invited to join us for a session of our innovative and dynamic weekly program for children in Pre-K through Third Grade. Discover what makes Temple Emanu-El a great place for families to learn and grow!

Parents Bar/Bat Mitzvah Information Meeting
Apr 29th - Apr 30th
11 AM | 5:15 PM

For Religious School families
10 East 66th Street

Religious School parents are invited to learn more about the different prayer spaces and types of worship services where children may be called to the Torah. This meeting is intended for parents of Third Grade students and those in older grades who have not yet scheduled a date.

Sisterhood of Pain, Sisterhood of Hope
Monday, Apr 30th
7 PM to 8:30 PM

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

Twelve mothers from The Parents Circle, an organization consisting of more than 600 Palestinian and Israeli families who have lost loved ones during the Middle East conflict but remain committed to finding a path out of violence, will bring their passion for peace and their remarkable stories to the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center. (NOTE: A $250 donation to The Parents Circle includes a VIP reception, reserved-section seating and a gift.)

Community Mental Health Forum
Tuesday, May 1st
7 PM to 8:30 PM

There is no charge for this event.
Sutton Place Synagogue (225 East 51st Street)

All temple members are invited to a special evening with three guest speakers, followed by a panel discussion.

Men's Club Book Group
Wednesday, May 2nd
8:30 AM

Open to all temple members
One East 65th Street

Our final selection of the program year is "Billy Bathgate" by E.L. Doctorow. Please note: This session has been rescheduled from April.

Young Families Outing
Saturday, May 5th
9:30 AM to 11 AM

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

Gather with other temple members for a city outing. More details to come. RSVP by May 4.

Stitch'n Time
Sunday, May 6th
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 is provided. We provide yarn and patterns; you bring #8 needles. Delicious light refreshments are served.

Club 65: “Covenant Theology”
Tuesday, May 8th
11 AM

For temple seniors age 65 and over
One East 65th Street

For its May program, Club 65 welcomes Rabbi Joshua Davidson, who will delve into the philosophy of Rabbi Dr. Eugene Borowitz.

An Evening With Mel Brooks
Wednesday, May 9th
7 PM to 8:30 PM

$99 temple members | $150 reserved seating | $375 VIP admission
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

Mel Brooks returns to the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center by popular demand! Join us for an evening of his favorite film clips and personal stories about growing up Jewish in Brooklyn and his extrofdinary career as an actor, producer and director.

Women's Auxiliary Annual Spring Meeting and Luncheon
Thursday, May 10th
12 PM

$30 for Women's Auxiliary/Men's Club members | $40 for all others
One East 65th Street

Temple members and guests are invited to the Women’s Auxiliary annual spring meeting and luncheon, which includes the election and installation of officers and board members. This year’s speaker will be Jamie M. Howard, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute and the director of the Center’s Trauma and Resilience Service. RSVP by May 7.

Composing for Peace
Thursday, May 10th
7 PM to 9 PM

$36 general admission; $99 VIP
10 East 66th Street

Three renowned musicians — David Broza, Noa (Achinoam Nini) and Mira Awad — will perform and share stories about the unique role that music and the arts play in social change and in Israel today. VIP admission includes seating in the reserved section and a post-reception with artists.

Baby Shabbat
Friday, May 11th
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

Admission is FREE.
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

Baby Shabbat is a 30-minute program designed for younger siblings of Nursery School children, although all children younger than 12 months are welcome to attend. Enjoy the company of other families as we anticipate Shabbat with music, blessings and a taste of challah.

Shabbat Service to Honor John H. Streicker
Friday, May 11th
6 PM

All are invited to attend
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

This spring marks the close of John Harrison Streicker's term as Temple Emanu-El president. We will celebrate and thank him at a special Sabbath service in his honor.

Women's Auxiliary Book Group
Monday, May 14th
11 AM

Open to all temple members
One East 65th Street

Rabbi Joshua Davidson will lead our discussion of “The Genius of Judaism,” by Bernard-Henri Lévy. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP by May 10.

Orchestra of St. Luke's
Monday, May 14th
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

VIP admission FREE for temple members
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

The St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble returns to Emanu-El with a Serenade for Spring. Registration required.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, May 15th
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. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Men's Club Annual Meeting and Samuel Sacks Achievement Award Reception
Thursday, May 17th
6 PM to 9 PM

$50 for Men's Club/Women's Auxiliary members; $60 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 Wendl Kornfeld and Michelle Paretti Goldstein.

Community as Family
Sunday, May 20th
10:30 AM

There is no charge for this event
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

Community as Family is a group for temple members age 48 and forward who are without adult children. We meet monthly to create stronger ties within the Emanu-El family and the greater community. We will close out our 2017-2018 program year by attending the Shavuot morning service and Yizkor. We will join the congregation in refreshments after the service. FOR TEMPLE MEMBERS ONLY.

Bagels and Blintzes Brunch
Sunday, May 20th
12 PM

FREE for Religious School students, teens and their families; $18 for other temple members/guests
10 East 66th Street (Blumenthal Hall)

First join us for the Shavuot service at 10:30 AM in the Fifth Avenue Sanctuary. Then celebrate with your congregational friends and family at a festive brunch!

Young Families: Rooftop Party
Sunday, May 20th
3:30 PM to 5 PM

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

Don’t miss our end-of-the-year celebration! If it rains, then we’ll play inside.

Annual Meeting of the Congregation
Thursday, May 24th
6 PM

All temple members are encouraged to attend
One East 65th Street

The Annual Meeting of Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York will be held after the Sunset Service in Greenwald Hall. Our nominee for the position of temple president is Harris Diamond.

Stitch'n Time
Sunday, Jun 3rd
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 is provided. We provide yarn and patterns; you bring #8 needles. Delicious light refreshments are served.

An Evening with General Colin Powell
Monday, Jun 4th
8 PM to 9:30 PM

$99 (open seating)
One East 65th Street

Temple Emanu-El is pleased to welcome one of the most celebrated statesmen of our time. A limited number of VIP tickets, including a pre-reception, are available by calling (212) 507-9580.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Jun 19th
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. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Jul 17th
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. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Aug 21st
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. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Oct 16th
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. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Nov 20th
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. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Dec 18th
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. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

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