Commentary on Parashat Aharei Mot

Bettijane Eisenpreis By Bettijane Eisenpreis “Do not defile yourselves in any of those ways, for it is by such that the nations that I am casting out before you defiled themselves.” Leviticus 18:24 Parashat Aharei Mot consists largely of a catalogue of sins that the priests and the people are not to commit. These range …

Project Prom 2019 – An Enormous Success!

Return to Tikkun Olam SMILES, LAUGHTER, JOY, and FRIENDSHIP These are all the lasting emotions that were surrounding this Mitzvah… For the sixth year, Tikkun Olam created a two-day personal shopping “boutique ” experience for 300 underserved New York City high school seniors to help them celebrate their academic achievements by helping them shine at …

Passover at Emanu-El

Return to High Holy Days and Festivals Return to Worship    Beginning of Passover Services April 19 & 20 | 5:15 PM & 10:30 AM | Fifth Avenue Sanctuary Please note, to accommodate the plans of our members for the first-night seder, our April 19 Shabbat/Eve of Passover service will be held at 5:15 PM …

Emanu-El Staff News

Emanu-El Staff News: Expanded Welcome to our website’s new Staff News page. This page will serve as a place where expanded staff news can be placed if it is too long to fit into the email newsletter sent out monthly. This page will be updated each month with new additions and links to our current …

Sh-mini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

Return to High Holy Days and Festivals September 30 — October 1, 2018 Sh’mini Atzeret is a solemn time for reflecting on the seven previous days of the festival of Sukkot. There is also a Yizkor service, one of the four times during the year when we mourn together and recite the memorial prayers in …

Sukkot

Return to High Holy Days and Festivals September 23 – October 1, 2018 Sukkot traces its roots to the many agricultural ceremonies enacted by the ancient Hebrews, becoming a festival of thanks for a bountiful fall harvest and one of three “pilgrimage festivals” during which a portion of the first fruits were brought to the …

Music

Shabbat Services Friday, September 7, 2018 — 6:00 PM Organist/Pianist/Choirmaster: Simon Mulligan Cantor: Mo Glazman Welcome Candle BlessingAbraham Wolf Binder arr. Charles Davidson Opening –L’cha DodiMeir Finkelstein Erev Shel ShoshanimYosef Hadar Barchu/ShemaHelfman (Menucha)/Sulzer Mi ChamochaHannah Tifferet YismchuSolomon Rossi Adonai S’fatai TiftachTraditional Heal Us NowLeon Sher May The WordsAlois Kaiser Sermon Anthem: Elohai N’tzorDanny Maseng Adoration/V’ananchnuWilliam …