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.
Bagels 9:45 am, talk 10:15 – 11:45 am, TE Sanctuary. How do we accompany our friends, family and fellow congregants in difficult moments,such as serious/terminal illness or end-of-life? How do we care for ourselves as we seek to care for those we love? Chaplain Lisa Irish, MEd, MA, BCC and Chaplain N. Sarah Blum, MS, DMINc, NAJC, both from Yale-New Haven Hospital, St Raphael campus will present a point of view that responds to these questions. Their presentation will be followed by TE members Rise Siegel, Ed Cantor, Sandy Boltax Stern and Steve Rivkin sharing their personal experience in coping […] more
Interfaith SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE Sunday, March 30, 2014 “END OF LIFE CHALLENGES IN HEALTHCARE FOR PEOPLE OF FAITH”
Join the Orange Interfaith Community in a Unique Learning Experience: “END OF LIFE CHALLENGES IN HEALTHCARE FOR PEOPLE OF FAITH” A discussion with our own orange clergy facilitated by Dr. Julius Landwirth, Past associate director & current member of the Yale interdisciplinary center for bioethics. Potluck Dinner at 4:00 PM, Program at 5:30 PM To sign up for potluck (essential!) please follow this link. more
Join us for an unforgettable performance on Saturday, March 15 at 7:30pm. Bring bustier. Hear the Megillah, sound your groggers, enjoy the Purim Spiel (open to all!) Party after the show: $15 in advance, $20 at the door (21+) Register now! 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 complicated history of the land and the Jewish history, as well as learning about the recent Jewish revival, the beautiful cities, magnificent art and culture. 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
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