Open for our Members

For our members, we are now open for in-person Friday night Shabbat services. Space is limited, RSVP is required. You can also join us online; all of our service broadcasts can be viewed on our website, on Facebook, or on YouTube.

Interested in a membership? Click here.

High Holy Days Video Archive

Relive the Days of Awe at Temple Emanu-El. Click below to access all of our services and sermons from the High Holy Days

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The Annual Fund

A gift to the Annual Fund enables our temple to continue offering spiritual, intellectual, cultural, and social opportunities for enrichment, in-person and online.

Here is how to make your voice heard

For early, in-person, and absentee ballot information and other voting resources, click the button below. Your Vote Matters. Our democracy won’t work without you!

“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…

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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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