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Family Shabbat Potluck Dinner, January 19, 2018 at 6pm

Family Shabbat Potluck Dinner, January 19, 2018 at 6pm

Share a potluck Shabbat meal with family and friends! Unwind at the end of the week, and welcome Shabbat with your extended Temple Emanuel Family. A Tot Shabbat service for families with kids under 5 is at 5:30pm, and a main Shabbat service will begin at 7:30pm – you are welcome to either, or just … Continue reading “Family Shabbat Potluck Dinner, January 19, 2018 at 6pm”

Tot Shabbat, January 19 at 5:30 pm

Tot Shabbat, January 19 at 5:30 pm

Looking for fun with your little one? Come to the Tot Shabbat at Temple Emanuel! Friday, January 19 at 5:30 pm Tot Shabbat, followed by Dairy Potluck dinner. To sign up for the potluck, please follow this link!

Kol Shira: a celebration of Jewish music with the next generation. January 28 at 10 am at the Towers.

Kol Shira: a celebration of Jewish music with the next generation. January 28 at 10 am at the Towers.

Greater New Haven area Hebrew schools will come together on January 28 at 10 am (snow date February 4) to celebrate the power of Jewish music with a very special concert. Congregations Mishkan Israel, Bnai Jacob, Or Shalom, BEKI, Temple Beth David, Temple Beth Tikvah and Temple Emanuel will bring their Hebrew school students together to … Continue reading “Kol Shira: a celebration of Jewish music with the next generation. January 28 at 10 am at the Towers.”

Biennial Asian Fusion Banquet and Auction, Sunday, February 11th at 6:00pm

Biennial Asian Fusion Banquet and Auction, Sunday, February 11th at 6:00pm

Join the fun and come to the biennial Asian fusion dinner on Sunday, February 11th at 6:00 (snow date Feb. 25). This year’s event will take place at a new location – Tengda, 1676 Boston Post Road in Milford. In addition to a sumptuous dinner with friends, there will be wine, a silent auction, and … Continue reading “Biennial Asian Fusion Banquet and Auction, Sunday, February 11th at 6:00pm”

TE Travels: TE goes to Israel, July 14-26, 2018!

TE Travels: TE goes to Israel, July 14-26, 2018!

Join Rabbi Michael Farbman & Julian Resnick on this TE journey to Israel. Acknowledging the fact that this is a community… Both with people who want to explore Israel for the first time and veterans of Israel travel who want to return and renew their acquaintance with the country. Acknowledging the fact that this is … Continue reading “TE Travels: TE goes to Israel, July 14-26, 2018!”

New Maczhor for High Holy Days!

New Maczhor for High Holy Days!

After a thorough process of examining Mishkan HaNefesh, the new Reform Machzor for the High Holy Days, the Temple Emanuel Ritual Committee recommended we adopt the new Machzor. The Board of Directors unanimously endorsed this recommendation. The Ritual Committee greatly appreciates all of the feedback and help we received from congregants. A new HH prayerbook … Continue reading “New Maczhor for High Holy Days!”

iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings A Shalom Hartman Institute Lecture and Study Series Led by Rabbi Michael Farbman

iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings A Shalom Hartman Institute Lecture and Study Series Led by Rabbi Michael Farbman

Through video lectures, text study, and lively group discussion, we are pleased to bring the world-renowned faculty of the Shalom Hartman Institute into the Temple Emanuel community this fall. iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings explores the pivotal events of 1917, 1947, and 1967 as key moments when Zionism unleashed new thinking about the meaning of … Continue reading “iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings A Shalom Hartman Institute Lecture and Study Series Led by Rabbi Michael Farbman”