amNY: Temple Emanu-El to open new campus in Chelsea

August 18, 2022

amNY features Emanu-El Downtown, interviewing Rabbi Joshua Davidson and Emanu-El Downtown Director Dina Mann about upcoming programs, and its pivotal role within the Jewish community.

This recent expansion answers the call of Jewish New Yorkers who are seeking more connection to the local Jewish community as well as those who experienced a change in the way they feel about religious affiliation over the course of the COVID pandemic.

“The opening of Emanu-El Downtown anticipates the start of a new chapter for this historic congregation, and an expansion of a community that has always been marked by compassion and connection. As we continue to recover from two years of pandemic life, Jewish families all over the city are looking for ways to reengage with Judaism. Emanu-El Downtown will offer these families an exciting new outlet where they can build, nurture and enjoy Jewish programming with their children and loved ones,” said Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson, Peter and Mary Kalikow Senior Rabbinic Chair.