Temple Emanuel is a warm, caring, and open community of approximately 150 households. As a small Reform synagogue, our members have the
opportunity to know one another and to have meaningful input into how our synagogue operates. Temple Emanuel is a participatory, diverse, non-judgmental, and intellectually vibrant congregation. Our membership comes from many towns in the greater New Haven area, and the Valley, adding to the diversity of our congregation.
Our Adult Education programs this year revolve around the theme of Exploring Our Jewish Identity. Events include a Speaker Series, a Scholar in Residence, and Shabbat Afternoon Conversations. TE members and friends are invited to attend any and all of these events. Saturday, Jan. 11, 3-4:30 PM: Humanity and Ethnicity Our relationship to others who are not part of the Jewish people. How does a sense of particularism relate to the universal themes and teachings of Judaism? Coordinators: Peter Stolzman & Jean Silk. At the home of Chris and Monte Radler more
You are invited to the Biennial Chinese Banquet/Auction Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm Snow date – Sunday, February 16, 2014 Royal Palace, 32 Orange Street, New Haven Don’t miss this wonderful evening of food and laughter! See old friends or make new ones! Bid on wonderful items in our silent auction and help raise funds forTemple Emanuel of Greater New Haven. Why not book a table and bring a group of friends? $45/person; $180 to be a Patron – includes two tickets; $360 to be a Benefactor – includes four tickets Please register here, or call Miriam in the Office. Payments can be made by check or […] more
“TE Goes to Russia 2014”! After a number of years of planning, Rabbi Farbman is taking TE to Russia next July! Our trip will begin in St. Petersburg on July 15, and we will also visit Moscow and Vilnius as part of our journey, exploring the beautiful cities, magnificent art and culture, the complicated history of the land and the Jewish history, as well as learning about the recent Jewish revival. For a full itinerary, cost involved and registration please follow this link. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rabbi Farbman. more
Temple Emanuel will be aiding the Red Cross in running a Blood Drive on December 17th from 1:00-6:00pm. This will happen in the Social Hall. Part of our heritage has been to be involved in the community and this is another way that we can help those around us. Anyone from age 17 on, weighing over 110 lbs. is a possible donor. Most medications or illnesses do not make you ineligible! A single donation could help as many as 3 people! To register, please follow this link more
Uplifting prayers, thoughtful conversation, a bit of schmoozing topped off by a nosh! These contribute to making Shabbat at Temple Emanuel so special. Oneg Shabbat, Sabbath joy enhanced by refreshments after services, is a long-standing tradition at our congregation. Many thanks to those families who have helped to host an Oneg Shabbat. Each temple family is asked to host one or two Friday night Onegs during the year. The families are asked to bring a challah, juice, baked goods (homemade or purchased), fruit or cheese to add to the special joy of Shabbat. Your help is needed to make Onegs […] more