TE Travels

Visit to Sha'arei Shalom

Members of Temple Emanuel visit Sha’arei Shalom Synagogue in St. Petersburg, Russia for Erev Shabbat Service. July 2014.

Travelling together is a very special experience for the members of Temple Emanuel. We don’t do it too often, but every single journey is an experience of a lifetime. This page is dedicated to our journeys – both past and future.

TE Travels: Temple Emanuel goes to Spain – July 30 – Aug 13, 2017

Join Rabbi Farbman as we explore the Jewish (and other) stories of Spain during this exciting Jewish journey. Our expert guide educator, Julian Resnick will bring to life important sites and illuminate their significance while we explore, learn and have so much fun along the way! Registration now open! more

TE Goes to Russia (July 2014)

From Russia with love We’re back!  Twenty-seven exhausted, happy and deeply impressed travelers left Lithuania on Thursday 7/24.  The trip led by Michael Farbman and Olga Marcus included Fran and Steve  Grodzinsky, Wendy and Will Sherman, Chris and Monte Radler, Anne and Larry Eisner, Joan and Alan Kliger, Marilyn Fischman, Jo-Anna and Steve Fischman, Rita Brieger, Bess Chosak, Lynne Maser, Naomi and Jessica Klotz, Lee and Peter Stolzman and friends of TE:  Ann and Ira Bindman, Paulette Lehrer and Jane Stolzman/Marc Hoffman. During the three city tour perceptions were challenged, friends were made and an incredible culture was unveiled.  Most of us were products of […] more

TE goes to Israel 2013

Back in August, as we were coming back from Temple Emanuel trip to Israel, I have asked the participants to write a line or two about their experience, so that I could share their words, their narratives and their emotions with the rest of TE. Below are some of those early impressions, a snapshot of an experience of a life time, surrounded by a few more pictures from the trip. There isn’t much that I can add to the profoundly moving words that Alla, Ron, Monte, Keith, Sandy, Olivia, Sam and Eva had shared with us, except for one thing: […] more

Temple Emanuel Delegation Returns from Nicaragua

“………..it is an inescapably affecting land, crashing through abrupt change that escapes the easy categories of ideologues…..” The New York Times By Arlene Cohen Led by Temple Emanuel President Jean Silk in coordination with the New Haven/León Sister City Project, Rise Siegel, Jane Kovel, Debbie Elkin and David Elkin-Ginnetti, Lee and Peter Stolzman, and Arlene Cohen traveled to Nicaragua August 8-15, 2009.  The focus of this service trip was to support education and literacy, and the delegation brought 350 pounds of young reader books in Spanish, donated by Temple Emanuel students and families, in addition to much-needed school supplies.  The Temple Emanuel […] more

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