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A special blessing for the new religious school students on Simchat Torah

A special blessing for the new religious school students on Simchat Torah

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.

Come join the Sisterhood for lunch and paint pottery for Pesach! Sunday March 15 at 12 noon.

Sisterhood bringing our TE family together ! Come join the Sisterhood for lunch and paint pottery for Pesach! Sunday, March 15th at noon in the social hall. Lunch: Mac-n-cheese and salad R.S.V.P. no later than Sunday, March 1st more

CANCELLED: Purim is coming – and so it the legendary TE adult Purim party! See you March 7th!

 Due to the recent flood damage in our building we regret to have to cancel this year’s party. Please come to the TE megillah reading on Wednesday, March 4 at 4:30 pm, and don’t forget to wear your costume for our family service on Friday!      Temple Emanuel’s MargaritaSpiel! An adults-only Purim party – a laid-back Purim tribute to the music of Jimmy Buffett. Wear your Hawaiian shirts (and costumes). Register today!   more

TEMPLE EMANUEL HOSTS BLOOD DRIVE THURSDAY MARCH 12 • 1 – 6PM

Temple Emanuel will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, March 12th from 1-6pm. Donors are needed! “Be one of the millions who help save lives!” Please save the date and contact Adam Spiewak to be placed on the contact list to schedule a slot. Volunteers are needed: 1. To make calls to encourage/solicit donor signups and then to remind the donors of their appointments. 2. To develop an interest sheet of names of people who would likely be donors. 3. For two hour shifts on the day of the drive: setup and breakdown (extending the hours to 11:30am -7:30pm […] more

RESCHEDULED – NEW DATE! Adult Education Part II Prayer: Discussion and reaction to changes in the new Reform prayer book.

Adult Education Part II Prayer: Discussion and reaction to changes in the new Reform prayer book.  Come and join the learning and conversations facilitated by Rabbi Steven Steinberg.  The second in the adult ed series will be held at the home of  Jim and Jean Silk on Saturday, February 28 from 3:00-4:30 pm.  Everyone is welcome; no need to have attended Part I. We will look at Mishkan Tefilah and consider it in the light of previous Reform prayer books. Why is it so heavy–what conclusions can we draw from its new physical manifestation? What prayers do or do not resonate for you […] more

POSTPONED: TE’s First Annual Coffee House – February 21, 7:30-10 pm

Chase Away the Winter Blues At a Temple Emanuel Coffee House Come listen to our own local musicians, support our own artists. An adult evening with friends, food, entertainment & art! Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:30 – 10 PM Coffee and Desserts (BYOB) Fill out my PayQuiq form! more