Service Information

Worship at Emanu-El is a singular experience: inspiring words of wisdom, beautiful music and the warmth of our community in one of the largest and majestic temples in the world.  Shabbat services are open to members of our congregation, their guests, and anyone who would like to worship with us in peace.

Please be advised: Temple Emanu-El is currently following all guidelines provided by our state and local government to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We will ONLY be offering worship services via live broadcast until further notice.

Click here to view live broadcasts of all services.

Click here to learn more about what Temple Emanu-El is doing to keep our community safe.

On the Bimah

April 3, 2020 – 6:00 PM

Teen Leadership Shabbat


April 4, 2020 – 10:30 AM

Preaching: Rabbi Rachel Gross-Prinz

Torah Portion

Tzav
Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36


Congregants are invited to contribute to the weekly commentary, please contact Prince Davis in the temple office.

Shabbat Schedule
Friday NightSaturday Morning
5:45 PM – Organ Recital
9:15 AM — Torah Study
6:00 PM – Services
10:15 AM – Organ Recital
After Services – Oneg Shabbat
10:30 AM – Services
Holidays and Festivals 5780
EventDate
SelichotSeptember 21, 2019
Rosh Hashanah
September 29 – 30, 2019
Yom KippurOctober 8 – 9, 2019
Sukkot

October 13 – 14, 2019
Sh’mini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
October 20 – 21, 2019
Chanukah
December 22 – 30, 2019
Purim
March 9 – 10, 2020
Passover
April 8 – 15, 2020
ShavuotMay 28 – 29, 2020

Livestream

We welcome you to watch services through our livestream. Click here to view our broadcast page.


Daily Sunset Services: Online Only

Coordinated by our Men’s Club, Sunset Services take place Sunday to Thursday at 5:30 PM and will be livestreamed ONLY. Click here to view our broadcast page.


Weekly Torah Study: Online Only
Saturday mornings | 9:15 AM

Through engaging, thoughtful conversation and lively debate, we plumb the depths of our most important sacred text and discover the personalities, challenges and themes in the narratives that still affect our lives today.

Refer to the instructions below if you would like to join us online.

There are two ways to join us remotely:

  1. If you choose to join by phone, dial (929) 436-2866. When prompted for a meeting ID, enter: 756 949 369.
  2. If you prefer to join us online, go to: https://zoom.us/j/756949369, which will allow you to see the rabbi. Please note that if your computer does not have a microphone or if you prefer to listen only, you may decide to call in as well if you wish to participate more actively.

If you have any technological questions, please do not hesitate to be in touch with Jessica Ingram, Director of Membership and Engagement at .


POSTPONED: Weekly Talmud Class

Please be advised that Weekly Talmud study will NOT be taking place until further notice.

This year’s class, led by Rabbi Philip Hiat, will study the first of the six chapters that comprise Mishnah. No Talmud or Hebrew background is required.


Need assistance? Contact the Temple Office:

email: membership@emanuelnyc.org

phone: 212-744-1400

fax: 212-570-0826

Attending services at Emanu-El?

  • Enter through our main doors on 5th Avenue.  During summer months, services are held in Beth-El Chapel. For all other months of the year, services will be in our 5th Avenue Sanctuary.
  • T-Coil devices are available for the hearing impaired.
  • All visitors are required to process through our security scanners for all services and events.
  • All bags are subject to search by security personnel. Large bags and cases will be secured in the lobbies during services.
  • To preserve the sanctity of our services, no photographs and kindly silence your mobile phone.