Yom Shishi, 11 Sivan 5778
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Welcome to Temple Emanu-El!

Temple Emanu-El is Central New Jersey's best-known and most influential Reform synagogue. With dozens of unique educational, social and worship programs for toddlers through seniors, we truly have something for everyone... and enough love to make you feel right at home.

Temple Emanu-El is more than just a house of worship. We are a vibrant and caring congregational family, a place for serious study and spiritual growth, and a place of solace and comfort in times of need.

Why join Temple Emanu-El?

  • To study and enrich your Jewish life
  • To grow intellectually and spiritually
  • To worship joyfully and with meaning
  • To make lifelong friendships
  • To share holidays, special simchas, and life cycle events with a community
  • To become a literate, aware, proud, and active Jew
  • To provide yourself and your children with a strong Jewish identity
  • To experience the traditional values of our people expressed in a modern, progressive manner
  • To help the needy and the suffering, to alleviate hunger and loneliness in our world and community
  • To support the State of Israel and Jewish communities around the world

We invite you to experience the wonderful place that is Temple Emanu-El. Our doors are always open to those seeking a spiritual home.

The best way to learn about us is to visit Temple Emanu-El in person. We invite you to attend Shabbat Services and any of our programs and activities. We also invite you to meet with our our Executive Director Brian Chartock. Please contact him at 908-232-6770, ext. 114, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a tour and get-together for you and your family.

Download our Member Application* Here  
*If your child(ren) was/were born in 2005, 2006 and/or 2007, please complete this form immediately and either email or mail to the Temple to the attention of Lawrence Berman. If you have already completed the form - thank you! We cannot schedule a Bar or Bat Mitzvah without the completed form. 

Download our Membership Application

Please click here to download our Membership Application. Fill out all requested information on the Application and return it with the first two months of dues and Building Fund to Temple Emanu-El.

If you have not yet met with Brian Chartock, our Executive Director, or need further information, please contact him at 908-232-6770, ext. 114.

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