In honor of Juneteenth, we are thrilled to welcome award-winning author Jerald Walker as a special guest speaker this Shabbat.
Jerald Walker is the author of The World in Flames: A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult and Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption, winner of the 2011 PEN New England/L.L. Winship Award for Nonfiction. He has published in magazines such as Creative Nonfiction, Harvard Review, The Missouri Review, River Teeth, Mother Jones, The Iowa Review, and Oxford American, and he has been widely anthologized, including five times in Best American Essays. The recipient of the University of Texas at Austin’s James A. Michener fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, Walker is a professor of creative writing at Emerson College.
Shabbat services at Temple Emanu-El are held Friday evenings at 6 PM (EST/EDT) and Saturday mornings at 10:30 AM. An organ recital precedes Friday evening services, starting at 5:45 PM, and Saturday morning services, starting at 10:15 AM.
Temple Emanu-El is pleased to announce that we are opening up our sanctuary for Friday and Saturday Shabbat services for members and nonmembers.
- Registration is required
- Services will be limited to 200 people.
- Anyone who joins us in person is expected to wear a mask at all times and observe social distancing of at least 6 feet.
- Based on CDC and DOH guidance, anyone considered at high risk for an adverse reaction to COVID, due to age or health status, should not attend services in person and are encouraged to participate via livestream.