Meet. Mingle. Come together to pray, learn & to celebrate life with Temple Emanu-El’s young Jewish professionals in their 20’s and 30’s.

Singles. Couples. Jews & Those Who Love Them.

Once a month, we bring together beautiful music, contemporary poetry and prose, and traditional Reform liturgy, for a transformative Kabbalat Shabbat experience. Services are free and open to all who wish to join. Each week we offer drinks before the service and a delicious oneg reception afterward. So what are you waiting for? RSVP for the next event now!

To learn more about SAVIV, please contact Rabbi Sara Sapadin.

Join Us for the High Holy Days

Rosh Hashanah Shir Chadash

Sunday, September 29, 2019
8:00 PM

Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York invites you to join us for the High Holy Days! Saviv participants in their 20s and 30s are welcome to worship at our Shir Chadash service in our Fifth Avenue Sanctuary. This beautiful and moving service will be led by Rabbis Joshua Davidson, Amy Ehrlich, Sara Sapadin, Andrue Kahn and Rachel Gross-Prinz, and features soloist Hadar Oshalimy and her band.

Rosh Hashanah Morning

Monday, September 30
10:00 AM

Join us for the High Holy Days! Saviv participants in their 20s and 30s are invited to take part in our Lowenstein Sanctuary Services. This classic Reform service incorporates traditional and contemporary melodies and liturgy. We will also be introducing a new Temple Emanu-El prayerbook which includes improved readability and gender inclusive language.

Yom Kippur Shir Chadash

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
5:30 PM

Join us for the High Holy Days! Saviv participants in their 20s and 30s are invited to take part in our Lowenstein Sanctuary Services. This classic Reform service incorporates traditional and contemporary melodies and liturgy. We will also be introducing a new Temple Emanu-El prayerbook which includes improved readability and gender inclusive language.

Yom Kippur Morning

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
9:45 AM

Join us for the High Holy Days! Saviv participants in their 20s and 30s are invited to take part in our Lowenstein Sanctuary Services. This classic Reform service incorporates traditional and contemporary melodies and liturgy. We will also be introducing a new Temple Emanu-El prayerbook which includes improved readability and gender inclusive language.

Upcoming Events

Rugelach Baking

Cozy Shabbat

A Taste of New York Shabbat | February 7 | 7:30 PM

SAVIV — in partnership with URJ Northeast Camps Alumni

With special guests Cantor Mo Glazman and Broadway sensation Laurie Akers.
Back by popular demand! Join Rabbi Sara Sapadin, soloist Hadar Orshalimy, and her band for our wonderful musical Shabbat service. We are looking forward to widening our tent to include the Eisner and Crane Lake alumni. Come early to grab a drink and stay after for an awesome spread of our favorite New York City Jewish foods.

Babka Baking with Shannon Sarna | February 12 | 7:00 PM

Shannon Sarna, aka The Nosher, is back to join SAVIV for babka baking! Enjoy a wonderful evening learning how to make babka, meeting new friends, and enjoying yummy cocktails and snacks. Limited space for this event so please register early!

Shabbat Shushan (Purim) | March 6 | 7:30 PM

Celebrate Shabbat with a Purim-twist! We will have our wonderful musical service with Rabbi Sara Sapadin and soloist, Hadar Orshalimy, and her band. As always come early for a drink and stay after for our yummy oneg.

Speed Dating | March 17 | 7:00 PM

Does your mom call you daily asking if you’ve met that nice Jewish boy or girl yet? Now this is your chance to meet up to 15 of them in one night as SAVIV hosts Young Professionals Speed Dating.

Come enjoy a cocktail and good conversation with new and interesting dates in a comfortable setting at Temple Emanu-El. You’ll chat with up to 15 different love interests and the next day will be informed of any matches (the people you picked, who also picked you)

Blue & White Shabbat | May 8 | 7:30 PM

Details and registration coming soon.

Broadway Shabbat | June 12 | 7:30 PM

Details and registration coming soon.

Services are free and open to all who wish to join. Each week we offer a quick nosh with drinks before the service and a delicious oneg reception afterward..

One East 65th Street | New York, NY 10065 | 212.507.9574 | saviv@emanuelnyc.org