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Shabbat Dinner Together at Emanu-El Downtown

Families with children up to 7 years are invited to our Downtown campus in Chelsea for our monthly Shabbat Dinner Together! We’ll light candles, drink some grape juice, and we can’t forget about the CHALLAH!

Friday, February 3 at 4:00 PM | Emanu-El Downtown, 440 West 21st Street

Men’s Club Welcomes Serge Kovaleski

The Men’s Club has an exciting roster of programs and speakers planned for 2023, continuing with Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who will cover election denialism, Trump’s attacks on journalists for publishing fact-based reportage and how the media tries to deal with this specific ethos.

Sunday, February 5 at 11:00 AM

Young Families at Emanu-El

Register today for upcoming programs in 2023, including our popular weekly Grandparents Group on Zoom starting February 3, our once-a-month Baby Shabbat on Friday, February 3, and Young Families Shabbat on Saturday, February 11.

Plus, a full semester of our new Hebrew music program Shiru Iti, Sing With Me! starts February 7!

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The Story of Temple Emanu-El

Established in 1845, Temple Emanu-El is more than an architectural landmark; we are a leader within Reform Judaism and a warm community devoted to lifelong learning, spiritual growth and social justice.

Hosting Your Event at Emanu-El

Temple members have access to a variety of magnificent spaces for lifecycle events and private celebrations with support and guidance from our clergy and special events office.

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.

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