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Register now for Fall 2023 Young Families Programs

Temple Emanu-El offers a variety of classes for children, their parents and grandparents too. From the new Shiru Iti: Sing with Me, which exposes children to Hebrew through song and dance, to the ever-popular Parenting Toddlers and Twos class, which helps parents navigate parenting toddlers and introducing Jewish rituals and holidays to their children. Register now; classes are filling up quickly.

Movies Under the Stars: Grease

Members are invited to join us on our 9th floor rooftop for popcorn and a viewing of the classic movie musical, Grease. What better way to spend a summer evening after the sun goes down?

Free but registration required.

Wednesday, June 21 | 7:15 PM
One East 65th Street

Summer Onegs on the Roof

What better way to enjoy a summer evening in New York City than to spend time with friends on a rooftop terrace? During the month of June, members are invited for special oneg receptions on our 9th floor rooftop immediately following Friday evening Shabbat services.

June 2 – Summer Kickoff
June 9 – New Member Shabbat
June 16 – Juneteenth Shabbat
June 23 – Pride Shabbat

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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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