Religious School

Register Now for the 2020-21 Religious School Year!

Our vibrant and caring Religious School community is a fun way for children and their families to learn, celebrate and worship together. At our school, which meets one day a week, Jewish learning is always meaningful, relevant and empowering. For the 2020-21 schoolyear, we offer both in-person and on-line learning options. For more detailed information, contact us at .


A window into our vibrant Religious School community.


Check out these exciting events coming up!

While much about the coming year is unpredictable, at Emanu-El we have developed a robust approach that combines flexibility with dependability. We are prepared to meet the varied needs of a diverse set of learners, whether or not you are local in NYC this coming year. Our curriculum is rooted in ancient wisdom and relevant to our current situation. And as always, we have a whole lot of fun!

Our program incorporates:

  • Our weekly gathering, offered both on-site and on-line on Sunday mornings and Monday afternoons
  • Individual and small group Hebrew study on-line, scheduled at your convenience
  • Weekly Off-screen, at-home activities and challenges

Days of AWE-some!

Join Director Saul Kaiserman and the Temple Emanu-El’s Lifelong Learning department for three weeks of online activities beginning September 13.

  • For children in grades PK-8 and their families
  • Open to members and nonmembers
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Lifelong Learning

Your child’s Jewish journey starts here, at Temple Emanu-El.

Inspirational. Transformative. And fun! At Temple Emanu-El’s Religious School, learning centers on leading lives of meaning and purpose, providing a comprehensive foundation for how we live our lives as Jews at home and in the world.

Lifelong Learning Asks: Where is God during the Coronavirus? ⇒ Watch the video

Religious School 2019-20 Video Yearbook ⇒ Watch Here

Director Saul Kaiserman interviewed by the Jewish Education ProjectWatch the video

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Program Information

Everything you need to know to get started…

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General Information

General information about the Temple Emanu-El Religious School/Department of Lifelong Learning with tuition and departmental contact information.

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Apply, Visit, & Other Forms

Apply to the Religious School, Schedule a visit, Religious School with Honors registration…all the forms and information you need in one place.

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Program & Curriculum

Check out our exciting, experiential curriculum for students in Pre-K through High School, and how to earn Religious School with Honors!

Parents as Partners

We value the involvement of our parents, they are a vital part of the vibrancy of our School. Find out how you can get involved.

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Shabbat Kodesh

At Shabbat Kodesh, Hebrew prayers are sung with lively melodies, and we experience the weekly Torah reading through interpretation and storytelling.

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A Family Adventure Like No Other!

The itinerary is set! Join Rabbi Davidson and Saul Kaiserman as we take off to explore Israel on December 24, 2020!

Department of Lifelong Learning – Religious School

10 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065

  |  212-507-9546