Temple Emanu-El will reopen for in-person services Friday evenings, starting January 28. — Starting January 30, our Religious School, Sunday Lunch, and other programs will also take place in person. Click for more details and guidance.

1/15/22 — A Message from Rabbi Davidson. Our prayers are with the entire community of Congregation Beth Israel of Colleyville, Texas.

The New Catalog has Arrived!

Don’t miss out on these amazing events and classes for Winter/Spring 2022.

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Worship Service

We are honored to welcome the Reverend Gary V. Simpson and the congregation of The Concord Baptist Church of Christ as we come together on Friday, January 14. We invite our entire community to join us for this online service.

Women on the Move: A Virtual Series

The Streicker Center’s Women on the Move author talk series starts with Dara Horn on Tuesday, February 8 at 11:30 AM and continues with Laura Lippman on Tuesday, February 15 at 11:30 AM.

After Colleyville: Interfaith Service

Watch Sunday’s After Colleyville: Interfaith Service, hosted on the steps of Temple Emanu-El, featuring special guest speakers U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Reverend Dr. Scott Black Johnston of Fifth Ave. Presbyterian Church, and author Sabeeha Rehman, with our own Rabbis Joshua M. Davidson, Amy B. Ehrlich, and Sara Y. Sapadin.

Reproductive Rights Shabbat

Temple Emanu-El is proud to host Reproductive Rights Shabbat, a program of the NCJW, the National Council of Jewish Women, on Saturday, January 29. We will be welcoming Rabbi Dr. Linda Henry Goodman to preach during our Shabbat morning services and to lead a Torah study session.

Friday Night Live: Dr. Deborah Lipstadt

Deborah Lipstadt, the nominated US Department of State Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, joins us to talk about antisemitism across the globe Friday, February 11 at 6:00 PM.

“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

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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Experience the warmth and majesty of Emanu-El. Featuring streaming and archived Shabbat, Holiday, and Sunset services.

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.


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


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


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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