By Erica Slutsky | Communications Manager For three days at Temple Emanu-El, spanning donations, setup, and two boutique days, Project Prom not only brings people together, but grew out of the same need for generosity and community service that emboldens Tikkun Olam at Emanu-El. And so, this past April, close to 300 high school students …
“Just follow Norden’s instructions.” That’s the most important turkey carving tip from the seasoned volunteer carvers at Temple Emanu-El’s Thanksgiving Dinner. The Dinner isn’t for our members, but for those less fortunate who have nowhere to go on Thanksgiving. Our members coordinated volunteers, delegated, and prepared an entire meal for 200 guests — which involved …
A huge thank you to everyone: Wise Hall looked abundantly full on Mitzvah Day, when we all came together as one Temple community to volunteer, side by side. In the space of a morning, we accomplished an amazing mitzvah: 2,200 gift packages were assembled with love, ranging from dignity kits to Purim treats for the …
From the appetizer to the delicious desserts, which included Thanksgiving cupcakes festively decorated by our volunteers, cinnamon doughnuts and a chocolate and vanilla parfait topped with fresh blueberries and raspberries, this Thanksgiving meal was a special way to share the warmth of the holiday with those who would otherwise be alone. All of our guests …
By Jackie Peterson, Communications Manager Religious School is a time to learn about Jewish identity and history, to develop a sense of right and wrong, to make lasting friendships, to study for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah… and, for some, a time to meet their future spouse. Matt and Annabel Perelman did not start their …
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Having caring family nearby can be an invaluable practical and emotional support for older people, especially those living alone.
Temple Members of all ages without close family, or who may be anticipating “aging solo,” are invited to Community as Family, a cordial group which empowers our later years by developing diverse meaningful relationships, knowing how to access important resources, and thinking strategically about the future. Participation is open to temple members only.
What Matters: The Most Important Conversation of Your Life
by Rabbi Amy Ehrlich
I want to invite you to have the most important conversation of your life — that is, a conversation about the end of life. Don’t stop reading now! This is important. You might think it would be hard or uncomfortable but it starts with a simple question: What matters to you? Whether you are asking the question or answering it, share because you care… >>
How My Congregation Acts as a Family for Older Members without Relatives
by Wendl Kornfeld, Temple Member
As older Americans stay fit and engaged in active lives, a great number of them nevertheless count on a measure of companionship and support to be provided by family members – usually their adult children. (Full article published on the URJ “Inside Leadership” blog—6/08/17.)>>
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Please join us for a festive evening honoring Suzanna and John Golden, Former Vice Chair, HUC-JIR Board of Governors; benefitting our students and faculty; and welcoming and featuring President-Elect Dr. Andrew Rehfeld.
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Every year, at New York’s Annual Gathering of Remembrance, we come together as a community to say: we will never forget. Please join us on April 28 to observe Yom HaShoah, to honor the memory of those who perished at the hands of evil, and to pay tribute to those who survived and have made a better world for us all.
Registration is required. After completing the form on the page that follows, please, please print the ticket on the confirmation page and bring it with you to Temple Emanu-El.
For more information, please contact or 646.437.4227
Electronic tickets will not be accepted. Please bring your printed ticket to Temple Emanu-El on Sunday, April 28. Thank you.
New York’s Annual Gathering of Remembrance is presented by the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in association with our partner organizations: 3GNY – Descendants of Holocaust Survivors; American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants; American Society for Yad Vashem; Amud Aish Memorial Museum; Auschwitz Jewish Center; Foundation Bnai Zion Foundation; Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York; Consulate General of Israel in New York; Council of Young Jewish Presidents; HaZamir: The International Jewish High School Choir; Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County; JCC Association of North America; Jewish Community Relations Council of New York; Jewish Community Project Downtown; Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest; JewishGen; Jewish Labor Committee; Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center; Manhattan Chapter of Women Holocaust Survivors; Manhattan Jewish Experience; National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene; The Blue Card; The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany; The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous; The New York Board of Rabbis; Selfhelp Community Services; UJA-Federation of New York; Yahad-In Unum
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Celebrate Purim with us! Join in the fun and festivities at our annual Megillah Reading. Open to all adult-age congregants and their guests, don’t miss this lively retelling of the Book of Esther by Emanu-El’s clergy. The evening will also feature a scotch tasting, hamantaschen (of course), hors d’oeuvres, improv games, and other general shenanigans. We look forward to seeing you, bring your grogger!
This event follows our 5:30 PM Sunset Service, enter through the Cassell Community House at 1 East 65th Street. From there, head up to the Leventritt Room on the 4th floor.
Cantor Mo Glazman will lead our discussion. There is no charge for this event but reservations are required. RSVP by Friday, March 8th by calling: (212) 744-1400 ext. 235.
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The Sacred Exchange: Creating A Jewish Money Ethic, Official Book Launch
April 24, 2019
Reception with refreshments at 6:30 PM
Program will begin at 7:00 PM
Book signing to follow at 8:00 PM
Temple Emanu-El is hosting a celebration of Jewish values as portrayed in the new publication titled, The Sacred Exchange: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic. Join us for a panel discussion about Judaism and wealth moderated by Rabbi Andy Kahn and featuring Rabbis Mary Zamore, Jill Jacobs, and Joel Mosbacher. Opening notes by Dr. Alyssa Gray. This event is sponsored by the Men’s Club of Temple Emanu-El.
Dr. Alyssa Gray,Professor of Codes and Responsa Literature at HUC-JIR in New York
Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Executive Director of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights
Rabbi Andy Kahn, Assistant Rabbi at Temple Emanu-El of NYC
Rabbi Joel Mosbacher, Senior Rabbi of Temple Shaaray Tefila of NYC
Rabbi Hara Person, CCAR Press Publisher, Chief Strategy Officer and Incoming Chief Executive of the Central Conference of American Rabbis
Rabbi Mary Zamore, Executive Director of the Women’s Rabbinic Network and editor of The Sacred Exchange