Join the fun
Meet other families
and get a view into the Temple Emanu-El Religious School!
Once a month, from October to April, 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: SHABBAT||Challah baking||Sunday, October 6|
Monday, October 7
|Session 2: FAIRNESS AND KINDNESS||Designing Tzedakah boxes||Sunday, November 3|
Monday, November 4
|Session 3: CHANUKAH||Making menorahs||Sunday, December 2|
Monday, December 3
|Session 4: ONE WORLD||Planting seeds for Tu BiShvat||Sunday, February 2|
Monday, February 3
|Session 5: PURIM||Baking Hamantashen||Sunday, March 8|
Monday, March 9
|Session 6: PASSOVER||Matzah making||Sunday, April 5|
Monday April 6
|Session 7: RESPONSIBILITY||Making Edible Torah scrolls for Shavuot||Sunday, 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.