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High Holy Days 5778 (2017) schedule

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Joint URJ Selichot service@ Temple Emanuel Saturday 9/16/2017 7.00pm Erev Rosh Hashanah Wednesday, 9/20/2017 8pm Rosh Hashanah I day Thursday, 9/21/2017 10 am Children’s Rosh Hashanah Service Thursday, 9/21/2017 9.45 am Rosh Hashanah II day Friday, 9/22/2017 10 am Kol Nidrei (Erev Yom Kippur) Friday 9/29/2017 8pm Yom Kippur Morning Saturday, 9/30/2017 10 am Children’s Yom Kippur Service Saturday, 9/30/2017 9.45 am Yom Kippur Mincha, Yizkor and Neila Saturday, 9/30/2017 4.00 pm (5:30 pm Yizkor) Havdalah 7:00 pm Erev Sukkot Wednesday 10/4/2017 6:30 PM Erev Simchat Torah Wednesday 10/11/17 6:00 PM more

TE Annual Meeting of Members June 11 at 10 am

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The annual meeting of the membership of TE will take place on Sunday, June 11 at 10 am. There will be coffee and bagels at 9:30 am. The membership will vote on the officers and directors for the fiscal year 2017-2018 and for the TE fiscal budget for 2017-2018. more

Erev Shavuot and Confirmation Service – Tuesday, May 30th at 7:00 pm

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Please join us on Tuesday, May 30th at 7:00 pm for the Erev Shavuot service and Confirmation ceremony. We will celebrate the Festival of Shavuot and the giving and receiving of the Torah with this year’s Confirmands who will participate in leading the service. Don’t miss this special service, which will also include Yizkor (memorial service). more

Counting the Omer…

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There is no doubt that the Jewish calendar is designed in a way that can easily confuse just about anyone! I was always absolutely certain of that! J What, with the new year in September (or thereabout – only proving the original statement!) and Chanukah and Passover that fall all over the place… no one can ever figure it out! I recently asked my Christian colleagues at our local interfaith clergy gathering why the Western and the Orthodox churches sometimes celebrate Easter together and sometimes weeks apart. The answer totally blew me away – because of the Jewish calendar! As […] more

Change, Commitment & Continuity—A Tale in 3 parts. Part 3: L’dor v’dor

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  Change:  Amazingly, this is my last column as I finish my term as President at Temple Emanuel.  It has been a privilege to serve, and moreover, to have one’s service accepted. I am humbly grateful to Temple Emanuel for the sacred opportunity to have helped lead TE over the last three years. In addition, it has been three years of change and growth. From completion of the Jonas and Barbara Miller education wing, to the replacement of the old HVACs, and placement of the solar panels, we have done lots of work on the physical plant of our TE […] more

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