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  • Diverse, Inclusive Community
  • Social Action & Advocacy
  • Joyous Holiday Celebrations
  • Nurturing Early Childhood Program
  • Family Shabbat Experiences
  • Youth Learning & Engagement
  • Dedicated Clergy
  • Diverse, Inclusive Community
  • Social Action & Advocacy
  • Joyous Holiday Celebrations
  • Nurturing Early Childhood Program
  • Family Shabbat Experiences
  • Youth Learning & Engagement
  • Dedicated Clergy

We are a diverse community comprised of people of all Jewish backgrounds, interfaith families, singles, and all spiritual seekers. Everyone is welcome. Temple Emanu-El is a Reform congregation whose members reside throughout Union County and beyond. From its beginnings in 1950, Temple Emanu-El has sought to combine progressive Jewish ideals with a continuing respect and appreciation for the timeless traditions of Judaism. Our worship is joyful, participatory, and inclusive. Our Shabbat services, Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, provide a diversity of worship experiences, from Shabbat Hallelu to Zimrat Shabbat, from Simchat Shabbat to traditional egalitarian services. We invite you to experience the wonderful place that is Temple Emanu-El. Our doors are always open to those seeking a spiritual home.


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This Week at TEE

Monday, March 19

  • 4:00 PM - Dance Fitness

Tuesday, March 20

  • No Mandy Reichman Feeding Program
  • 9:30 AM - Bible Class
  • 7:00 PM - Plankets of Love

Wednesday, March 21

  • 9:30 AM - Cafe Ivrit 

Friday, March 23

  • 5:30 PM - Pre-Oneg
  • 6:00 PM - Erev Shabbat Service

Saturday, March 24

  • 8:15 AM - Holy Scrollers 
  • 9:00 AM - Simchat Shabbat Joined by Stav Shaffir - Member of the Knesset 


Looking Ahead

Sunday, March 25

  • 8:45 AM - Men's Club Passover Food Delivery 
  • 5:00 PM - Sisterhood Intergenerational Seder

Monday, March 26

Tuesday, March 27

Friday, March 30

  • Offices Close at 2:00 PM - Erev Passover
  • 8:00 AM - Service of the First Born

Saturday, March 31

  • 10:00 AM - First Day Morning Service
  • 6:00 PM - Passover Second Night Congregational Seder


Don't miss our Passover Second Night Congregational Seder!

Saturday, March 31, 6:00 PM
The Committee on Religious Living of Temple Emanu-El is sponsoring a Second Night Seder, led by the clergy. The seder meal is catered by Deli King (Signature Creations) of Linden. The meal will be kosher, consisting of a traditional seder plate, boneless breast of chicken, four side dishes, fresh fruit salad and a dessert tray. Children will feast on chicken fingers and fries. There will be a seder plate on each table, with accompaniments, as well as a bottle of red wine, soda, tea, coffee, and a box of matzah.  



Simchat Shabbat with a Member of Israel's Knesset
Saturday, March 24 9:00 AM

We are honored to host MK Stav Shaffir on Saturday, March 24. Shaffir will join us for Simchat Shabbat services and brunch. She will engage in a conversation with Rabbi Eric Yoffie about the role of the progressive Jewish voice in Israel and their efforts to promote democracy and pluralism in Israel.


About Stav Shaffir:

Stav Shaffir is Israel's youngest legislator and the youngest female member of the Knesset in Israel's history. She first became known for leading the "Tent Protest" of 2011, the biggest social protest since the establishment of the country. In 2015 she delivered a famous address to Knesset in which she reclaims Zionism as a progressive, democratic ideal that serves all of Israel's society equally. Since serving in the Knesset Shaffir has led a reform for budget transparency, exposed the government's secret money transfers, and fought to end corrupt usage of tax payer money.

Shaffir's visit is made possible by Jewish Federation Greater MetroWest NJ and BINA, Jewish Movement for Social Change in Israel. BINA is the leading organization at the intersection of Jewish Pluralism & Social Action in Israel. Brunch is sponsored by the Kroloff Fund for Jewish Learning.

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Early Childhood Education

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Youth Learning & Engagement

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Upcoming Events

03.20.2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am
03.20.2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
03.21.2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am
03.23.2018 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
03.23.2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
03.24.2018 8:15 am - 9:15 am
03.24.2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am
03.24.2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am


HELP SUPPORT Temple Emanu-El

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When you use our code, Temple Emanu-El gets 30% of the purchase price!

What's Going On

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