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Yom Chamishi, 4 Av 5774
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Become a part of our welcoming Jewish community in Denver, Colorado. Participate in our cutting-edge worship and programs. Become a part of our welcoming community. Whether you’re single or partnered; gay or straight; Jewishly involved or seeking Jewish connection; from an interfaith or a Jewish home; join us...and Welcome Home!

We are the largest and oldest synagogue in the Rocky Mountain region, with 2,000 member households. We emphasize the importance of individuals and strive to integrate new members into the Temple community. We are a Reform congregation, a member of the Union for Reform Judaism, in the mainstream of liberal Judaism. Learn more about our congregation through this website or by contacting us directly: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Our Mission:
Individuals are inspired to fulfill their Jewish identity and participate actively in our dynamic Reform Jewish religious community.

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Shabbat Worship & Concert with Sheldon Low

Friday, August 1, 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. Shabbat Worship
6:15 p.m. Bring-Your-Own Picnic Dinner
7:00 p.m. Concert with Sheldon Low

Join for a special Shabbat celebration as we come together for worship, picnic dinner and concert with Sheldon Low. Sheldon is one of the brightest young stars in Jewish rock music today performing rock concerts, "Light Up Shabbat" services, seminars and leading Artist-in-Residency weekends in Jewish communitites throughout North America. He will be performing at Shwayder Camp the same weekend. For more information about Sheldon Low visit www.SheldonLow.com.

Shwayder @65 Celebration Weekend

August 15-17, 2014

Return to Shwayder Camp to reunite with old friends, sing and dance and pray as you did five, ten, twenty-five, fifty or even sixty-five years ago. Experience the Shwayder Magic one more time. The weekend will be filled with activities at Shwayder Camp and at Temple Emanuel for alumni  of all ages. We will celebrate all the wonders of Shwayder Camp. The weekend includes:

  • Shabbat Dinner and Services at Temple Emanuel with Shwayder Camp clergy throughout the decades
  • Shabbat Morning Servicess and Lunch at Shwayder Camp
  • Shwayder @65 Celebration at Temple Emanuel
  • Return to Shwayder Camp with your entire familiy for a day filled with camp activities.

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 Family Camp 2014

 Friday, August 29 - Monday, September 1

Your family is invited to spend Labor Day Weekend at Shwayder Camp! Join us for Horeseback Riding, Hiking, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Campfires, a special Shabbat experience and free time to enjoy the beautiful Shwayder Valley.

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High Holy Days 5774


The High Holy Days begin with Selichot on Saturday, September 20. Rosh Hashana begins the evening of September 24 and Yom Kippur begins the evening of October 3.
For detailed information about the High Holy Days at Temple Emanuel, please click here.

Upcoming Events


Jul.31.2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages and Sages: Talmud Class


5:30pm Aug.01.2014 - 7:00pm Aug.01.2014
Shabbat Worship and Picnic Dinner


Aug.01.2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sheldon Low Concert


Aug.02.2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Torah Study


Aug.02.2014 9:30am - 10:00am
Shabbat Meditation


Aug.02.2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Bar Mitzvah service


Aug.02.2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Community Shabbat Worship


Aug.06.2014 11:30am - 1:00pm
Lunch & Learn


Aug.07.2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages and Sages: Talmud Class


5:30pm Aug.08.2014 - 6:30pm Aug.08.2014
Kabbalat Shabbat

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