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Temple Emanuel + JFS: Working Together to Resettle 100 Refugees From Afghanistan 

02/23/2022 11:50:24 AM


The Denver Jewish Community has begun the process of welcoming hundreds of Afghan refugees.  We have a rich history - as Jews and as Temple members - of participating in this work, and again, our country and our tradition are calling on us to reach out our arms in welcome. That tradition teaches us at least 36 times in the Torah that we are to welcome the stranger.

There are many different ways to participate in the nationwide...Read more...

Resources for Boulder County Residents and How to Help

01/05/2022 09:18:56 AM


Please see this PDF for information on how to receive help if you were affected by the wildfires in Boulder County, or if you would like to make contributions to help those affected.


Rabbi Emily Hyatt on MOED: The Mikvah of East Denver

11/03/2021 02:01:01 PM


*Exciting Update: As we have worked to get out the word about MOED, we received an incredible gift: an incredibly generous donor has agreed to a $50,000 match between now and Thanksgiving! That means every dollar we raise this month will be doubled, and we can work together to finish building our new mikvah. Read the letter from Rabbi Hyatt below, and make a donation!

An exciting update about our East Denver...

Join us for Hanukkah!

11/03/2021 11:09:00 AM


Join us for an entire weekend of Hanukkah celebration, beginning December 3rd!

Friday, December 3rd

5:15 p.m. - Shabbat Evening Worship - Abbreviated

This will be a shortened service with the Mourner’s Kaddish. It will take place in the sanctuary prior to the family experience outside. Inside...Read more...

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...

Mon, September 26 2022 1 Tishrei 5783