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Reopening Update

10/03/2021 08:03:27 AM


Dear Friends,

Fall is here! With COVID-19 conditions changing, and outdoor opportunities winding down, the Re-opening Task Force, and the professionaRead more...

Research Project on the White Buses

09/15/2021 10:16:36 AM


Temple Member Roger Ritvo was recently awarded a grant to study the Swedish Red Cross's rescue of 30,000+ prisoners in the Nazi camps at the very end of World War 2, in spring 1945.

Roger Ritvo is a former college dean, university vice chancellor, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus who co-authored SISTERS IN SORROW. This book records the experiences of a dozen Holocaust survivors who worked as health aides, dentists, and technicians...Read more...

New Sanctuary Seat Plaques

09/15/2021 10:09:46 AM


What makes a sanctuary special? At Temple Emanuel, is it the beautiful stained-glass windows or the imposing ark? Is it being surrounding by almost 2000 other Jews when you pray or is it the beauty of the ark being opened and displaying our Torahs? It is all those things, but even more important, it is the memories we have in that space. Perhaps it is a departed parent taking your hand during a High Holy Days service or watching your child...Read more...

NOW: Register to Attend Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the Tent

09/02/2021 12:01:19 PM


Register now!
Register to Attend Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the Tent
Dear Friends,

As we noted in an email earlier this week, we have madeRead more...

Important High Holy Days Updates: Outdoor Worship, Virtual Events, and More

08/31/2021 11:09:08 AM


Important Information About Attending High Holy Days Worship is Changing
Dear Friends,

Each year, as the High Holy Days approach, we look forwarRead more...

Our Spiritual Selves - Four Weeks of Elul, Week 4

08/23/2021 12:47:54 PM


Dear Friends,

The last half of Elul is upon us. Soon we will be welcoming in the year 5782. Our memories of holidays past are replete with scenes of crowded sanctuaries, dinner tables overflowing with dear friends and family, the piercing sounds of the shofar, the sweet taste of honey cake, melodies and prayers – ancient and new - that stir our souls and encourage us to look inwards as we reflect on what was and what will...Read more...

Our Physical Selves - Four Weeks of Elul, Week 3

08/16/2021 01:01:24 PM


Four Weeks of Elul: Our Physical Selves
Dear Friends,

As we approach the third Shabbat of Elul and our High Holy Days draw closer, we continue oRead more...

Our Personal and Professional Selves - Four Weeks of Elul, Week 2

08/09/2021 01:29:32 PM


This Shabbat brings us into the second of the four weeks of Elul as we continue the work of cheshbon hanefesh, or the inventory of our souls. We spend time looking closely at our relationships, actions, thoughts, and deeds, and evaluate who we have been and who we have become. The goal is to enter into the High Holy Days feeling ready to confront the truth of our actions - prepared for the process...Read more...

Our Communal Selves - Four Weeks of Elul, Week 1

08/02/2021 12:05:50 PM


Four Weeks of Elul: Our Communal Selves
Dear Friends,

It is hard to believe that we are already back at the beginning of the Hebrew month of EluRead more...

High Holy Days Update From Temple Emanuel's Re-Opening Task Force

08/01/2021 12:46:17 PM


Dear Friends,

Our Re-Opening Task Force met last week to evaluate best practices at Temple in light of the news of the more contagious COVID-19 delta variant and the increased concern about breakthrough infections occurring in a small percentage of vaccinated individuals. Our primary focus was our plan for the High Holy Days and how we will proceed with in-person...Read more...

Tue, October 19 2021 13 Cheshvan 5782