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Join the fun

Meet other families

and get a view into the Temple Emanu-El Religious School!

Once a month, from October to May, your children will join in our school’s vibrant learning experiences. Drop them off on Sunday mornings (9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.) or Monday afternoons (4-6 p.m.) and join them for select activities and holiday celebrations.

$360 per child for members | $500 per child for nonmembers

Session 1: SHABBATChallah bakingSunday, October 6
Monday, October 7
Session 2: FAIRNESS AND KINDNESSDesigning Tzedakah boxesSunday, November 3
Monday, November 4
Session 3: CHANUKAHMaking menorahsMonday, December 2
Sunday, December 8
Session 4: ONE WORLDPlanting seeds for Tu BiShvatSunday, February 2
Monday, February 3

Session 5: PURIMBaking HamantashenSunday, March 8
Monday, March 9
Session 6: PASSOVERMatzah makingSunday, April 5
Monday April 6
Session 7: RESPONSIBILITYMaking Edible Torah scrolls for ShavuotSunday, May 3
Monday, May 4


  • $360 for members for 7 interactive and fun-filled sessions
  • $500 for nonmembers; credit of $140 on membership if you join during the year
  • Includes complimentary tickets to all open-seating High Holiday services, including Young Family and Family Worship.
  • Also includes a video yearbook and a subscription to PJLibrary!


Emanu-El Explorers is led by veteran Religious School teachers Diane Bialick, Jessica Hasicka, and Emily Opper, along with Cantor Mo Glazman, Saul Kaiserman (Director of Lifelong Learning), and Jackie Schreiber (Director of Faculty and Family Engagement).


Updates coming soon to this page. Looking for more information now? Contact the Religious School: or 212-570-9546. The Temple Emanu-El Religious School address is 1 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065.

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