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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 through May, Emanu-El Explorers join our Religious School for vibrant learning experiences! Together we celebrate Jewish holidays and engage in fun activities grounded in ancient traditions. These special sessions are open to parents, relatives and caregivers.


Contact

For more information about Emanu-El Explorers, contact the Religious School: or 212-570-9546. Our address is 1 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065.


Emanu-El Explorers February Session

Welcome to Emanu-El Explorers

Once a month, from October to May, Emanu-El Explorers join in our school’s vibrant learning experiences. With two sessions, Sunday mornings (9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.) or Monday afternoons (4-6 p.m.) parents and children participate in select activities and holiday celebrations.


Contact

For more information about Emanu-El Explorers, contact the Religious School: or 212-570-9546. Our address is 1 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065.

Emanu-El Explorers February Session
Photos from our most recent Explorers session.

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Welcome to Emanu-El Explorers

Once a month, from October to May, Emanu-El Explorers join in our school’s vibrant learning experiences. With two sessions, Sunday mornings (9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.) or Monday afternoons (4-6 p.m.) parents and children participate in select activities and holiday celebrations.


Contact

For more information about Emanu-El Explorers, contact the Religious School: or 212-570-9546. Our address is 1 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065.

Family Events Coming Up

For Pre-K to 2nd Grade Families, save these dates…

Explorers Photos

Check out our “Explorer” photos albums on Flickr!

Matzah Making

Hands-on fun! Check out this video of our Explorer families making matzah together.

Explorers Playlist

Check out the Spotify playlist of the music we sing with Cantor Mo.

Matzah Making

Hands-on fun! Check out this video of our Explorer families making matzah together.

Schedule
Session 1: SHABBATChallah braidingSunday, October 25
Monday, October 26
Session 2: FAIRNESS AND KINDNESSDesigning Tzedakah boxesSunday, November 15
Monday, November 16
Session 3: CHANUKAHMaking menorahsSunday, December 13
Monday, December 14
Session 4: ONE WORLDPlanting seeds for Tu BiShvatSunday, January 24
Monday, January 25

Session 5: PURIMBaking HamantashenSunday, February 21
Monday, February 22
Session 6: PASSOVERMatzah makingSunday, March 14
Monday, March 15
Session 7: PRIDEStanding up for yourself and othersMonday, April 12
Sunday, April 18
Session 8: RESPONSIBILITYMaking edible Torah scrolls for ShavoutMonday, May 10
Sunday, May 16

What do Explorers parents say about their experience?


“I am so proud of [my son] for joining right in and participating.  It says a lot about all of you for offering that warm welcome and personal attention!!!” – Julie


“This has really reconnected me to Judaism … Wish I had started earlier but better late than never.” – Elissa


“Thank you so much for these incredible sessions! Your generosity in opening these up and your amazing approach has completely hooked [my daughter]!” – Whitney


Click here for information about our weekly Religious School, or contact .

Pricing

  • $395 for members for 8 interactive and fun-filled sessions
  • $545 for nonmembers; credit of $140 on membership if you join during the year
  • Also includes a video yearbook and a subscription to PJ Library!

Staffing

Emanu-El Explorers is led by Saul Kaiserman (Director of Lifelong Learning) and Jackie Schreiber (Associate Director of Lifelong Learning), Cantor Mo Glazman and veteran Religious School teachers.

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