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Life-Cycle Events
From birth to death, the act of consciously marking the major milestones in one’s life is an important element to both personal and religious development. Similarly important are the rituals associated with these life-cycle events. The tenets of Reform Judaism allow flexibility for how these rituals are observed.



Birth Birth
Welcoming a child into your world is one of life’s greatest joys…
Bar & Bat Mitzvah Bar & Bat Mitzvah
Approximately 90 children celebrate becoming a bar or bat mitzvah each year at Temple Emanu-El…
Weddings Weddings
At Temple Emanu-El, we strive to make each wedding a reflection of the decorum, dignity and beauty associated with our sanctuaries and congregation…
Funerals Funerals
At the time of death, as well as during a period of illness, family members need the comfort, support and caring of a community…
Pulpit Flowers & Oneg Shabbat Sponsorship Pulpit Flowers & Oneg Shabbat Sponsorship
Remember a loved one, honor a bar or bat mitzvah, commemorate a notable event…
Hosting a Reception at Temple Emanu-El Hosting a Reception at Temple Emanu-El
Make your wedding, Kiddush or special anniversary an event no one will forget…
Converting to Judaism Converting to Judaism
Emanu-El welcomes anyone who is interested in learning more about Judaism and considering conversion…
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