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Our Physical Selves - Four Weeks of Elul, Week 3

08/16/2021 01:01:24 PM

Aug16

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

Aug9

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

Aug2

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

Aug1

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...

High Holy Days Information and Schedule 2021

07/01/2021 04:21:18 PM

Jul1

It is hard to believe that in a little over two months we will be coming together for the High Holy Days. One of the key prayers of this holy time is the Hashiveynu. The words “Return to us O God; renew our days as of old” have special significance as we all return to our beautiful Temple to worship and reconnect.
 
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have often been compared to a family reunion. We come together and reunite with...Read more...

Get Vaccinated at Temple Emanuel This Friday, June 25th!

06/21/2021 02:44:56 PM

Jun21

Join us and TrueCare™ for community vaccine clinic from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
A Vaccination Event For All
Temple Emanuel is thrilled to partner wiRead more...

Updated Guidelines From Temple Emanuel's Re-Opening Task Force

05/27/2021 03:09:27 PM

May27

Dear Friends,

Since we last adopted safety guidelines at Temple Emanuel on May 1st, the CDC and local authorities have offered new and less-restrictive guidance. With this new information in hand, and with a feeling of optimism, your Board of Trustees, the Re-opening Task Force, and the professional team have adopted modified guidelines to become effective on June 1st.

In drafting these new guidelines, we considered the...Read more...

Reflections: Rockets Over Tel Aviv

05/12/2021 11:00:33 AM

May12

Rabbi Joseph R. Black

Dear Friends,

Earlier today I was on a conference call sponsored by the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) featuring Isaac Herzog – JAFI Chair, and Ambassador Michael Oren. The purpose of the call was to provide some perspective on the rapidly unfolding situation in Israel. In the middle of the call, during Ambassador Oren’s remarks – delivered from his living room - we heard sirens and loud noises. Rockets were raining down on...Read more...

Update on the Reopening of Temple Emanuel

05/06/2021 12:35:49 PM

May6

Dear Friends,

We are very excited to be able to gradually welcome everyone back to our Temple building. In order to facilitate this process, your Board of Trustees, the Reopening Task Force, and the professional team have adopted clear safety guidelines for all members and guests. In adopting these guidelines, we are again relying on the Matrix of Jewish Values written by Rabbi Black. In this moment, we focus on the value of kedusha,...Read more...

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