Our Doors Are Open for Shavuot

Temple members who have registered for in-person Shavuot services will come together to celebrate this joyous festival in our Fifth Avenue Sanctuary. We welcome our entire congregational family to join us for Shavuot services via our livestream page, Facebook, or YouTube.

Friday Night Virtual

Join us for this special Friday Night Virtual Shabbat service as we mark the 30th anniversary of Operation Solomon and the ingathering of the Ethiopian Jews. Friday, April 23 – 6:00 PM.

Wednesday, March 24 – 6:30 PM

 The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center welcomes Emmy-nominated comedy writer Bess Kalb, in conversation with Jordana Horn.

Prayers for Peace in Israel

Read Rabbi Davidson’s message to the congregation regarding the recent escalation of violence in Jerusalem.

Join us for the Annual Meeting

Members are encouraged to join us in person or online for the 176th Annual Meeting of the Congregation. Registration is required.

Streicker Summer Schedule is Here!

The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center heats up with a series of remarkable events for the Summer of 2021.

Season of Love: Remembering Those Lost To Covid-19

Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson and Reverend Dr. Stephen P. Bauman write that flexibility has always been a hallmark of spiritual community.

Taste History in the Making!

The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center takes you on a 12-day culinary adventure with the people whose work and passion create the country’s unique flavors.

Noa Tishby

The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center welcomes Israeli American actress, producer and activist Noa Tishby, In conversation with Bloomberg News Senior Editor Ethan Bronner. Thursday, April 15 – 6:30 PM. Presented by the Ivan M. Stettenheim Library.

“A Stone of Understanding” (PDF)

Rabbi Davidson’s Yom Kippur sermon

“Toward the Light of a Brighter Day” (PDF)

Rabbi Davidson’s Rosh Hashanah sermon

Watch High Holy Days Services

Experience again our celebration of hope and promise for the coming year. Click below to go to our High Holy Days services and sermon archive.

The Philanthropic Fund

Your generous gift assists the millions whose wellbeing and livelihoods have been devastated by wildfires, tropical storms, and the rampage of COVID-19.

High Holy Days Services

Celebrate the hope and promise of the coming year. Click below to go to our High Holy Days services and sermon archive.

The Philathropic Fund

Your generous gift will assist the millions whose wellbeing and livelihoods have been devastated by wildfires, tropical storms, and the rampage of COVID-19.

Events, Classes, Trips! The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center is a home for all things Jewish in this shtetl we call New York.

The Bernard Museum’s exhibitions and collections offer a vivid perspective on the diversity of Jewish history and culture throughout the ages.

Explore the latest from Jewish authors of fiction and nonfiction in the welcoming space of Stettenheim Library.

Temple Emanu-El’s Lifelong Learning programs provide a comprehensive foundation for how we live our lives as Jews at home and in the world.

Our play-based curriculum nurtures a lifelong love of learning and emotional skills that children carry through life.

Shabbat

Experience the warmth and majesty of Emanu-El. Information about this week’s Shabbat or Holiday Services, with Torah portion and music program.

Young Families

Temple Emanu-El offers a number of engaging and entertaining opportunities to share the wonders of Jewish culture and holidays together as a family.

Membership

A warm and welcoming community exists at the heart of our landmark synagogue, the first Reform Jewish Congregation in New York City.

Community

Emanu-El’s strength is the vibrancy of its community, click here for more information and program offerings.

Life-cycles

Birth, Death, Weddings & Bar/Bat Mitzvah: we stand ready to offer you guidance and an environment that is both warm and magnificent. Learn more…

More Temple News

Standing in Solidarity with Asian-Americans, Mourning the Victims in Atlanta

A Message from Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson March 17, 2021 —…
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The Story of Temple Emanu-El

Established in 1845, Temple Emanu-El is more than an architectural landmark, a storied synagogue, and leader within Reform Judaism. It’s also a caring community whose members are devoted to lifelong learning, spiritual growth and social justice.

Hosting Your Event at Emanu-El

Rituals help us to mark the important milestones in our life journeys, from birth to death. At Temple Emanu-El, we understand the role that these times of joy, sorrow and transition play in your personal and religious development, and your desire to make the expression uniquely yours. We stand ready to offer you guidance, and an environment that is both warm and magnificent.

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