Dad’s Day Out

Enjoy some special time with your kids and other Dads! This adventure features a light breakfast, a goodie bag, and a trip to the Central Park Zoo.

Link to: Dad's Day Out

Separating Biblical Mythology from Biblical History

Read Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson article published in The Jerusalem Post — April 24, 2019.

Shavuot Services & Confirmation

Join us as we mark Shavuot with two services on Saturday, June 8 at 6:00 PM and Sunday, June 9 at 10:30 AM. At Sunday’s service, we also honor our high-school-age students who will reaffirm their commitment to Torah with a Confirmation ceremony.

A Summer of Orchestral Music Comes to Emanu-El

Since 1905, the Naumburg Orchestral Concerts have filled Central Park’s Concert Ground with extraordinary music. Now, the oldest concert series of its type in the world is moving to the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center. This summer only. Check out the Streicker events calendar for the performance listing.


Information about this week’s Shabbat or Holiday Services, with Torah portion and music program.

Visit Us

Temple Emanu-El is a New York City landmark synagogue. Follow this link for more information about visiting or attending services.


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


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

Coming up at The Streicker Center

The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center is a home for all things Jewish in this “shtetl” we call New York.

May 29, 2019 – 6:30 PM

Free  |  More information…

June 3, 2019 – 6:30 PM

$10  |  More information…

June 3, 2019 – 6:30 PM

$45  |  More information…

More Temple News

Your Child’s Jewish Journey Starts Here

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Temple Emanu-El Religious School

Inspirational. Transformative. And fun! There is no place like Temple Emanu-El’s Religious School to begin your child’s Jewish journey.

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Programs for Young Families

Children bring a unique blessing into the world and Temple Emanu-El offers a number of engaging and entertaining opportunities to share the wonders of Jewish culture and holidays together as a family.

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Nursery School

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

“It is not what one says but rather what one does that makes all the difference in the world.”

Pirkei Avot 1:17

Upcoming Community Events

Dad’s Day Out

Saturday, June 1, 2019 – 9:45 AM – 12 PM – One East 65th Street.

Summer Book Drive Begins

Monday, June 3, 2019 – Friday, August 23, 2019 One East 65th Street.

Hello, Summer (Rooftop) Shabbat

Friday, June 7, 2019 – 7:30 PM – One East 65th Street.

Current Exhibition at the Bernard Museum

The yad is a symbol, an artistic chronicle of how Jews read and relate to the Torah, a story you can explore in a wide-ranging exhibition of more than 200 pointers of all styles and national origins, some up to 400 years old.


Jewish Books, Media & More

Explore the latest from Jewish authors of fiction and nonfiction in the welcoming space of Stettenheim Library. Stop by to catch up on the day’s news in contemporary periodicals, browse picture books with your preschooler, or get lost in a volume of stirring Jewish poetry. We also offer programming for every age and interest.

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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.

Events 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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