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		                                    Temple Emeth's Teen Community		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Temple Emeth’s teens  are active members of our congregation, participating in a range of social action and learning events, volunteering at our fundraisers and special events, serving as Torah readers, engaging in social action, and helping to lead services.</span>
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		                                    Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Eric B. Wisnia		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Temple Emeth welcomed Rabbi Eric B. Wisnia as our Rabbi Louis J. Sigel Scholar-in Residence. Rabbi Wisnia's theme for the weekend was “My Guide for Those Perplexed about Prayer, God and Torah."</span>
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		                                    Celebrating Year Round		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Even during Covid, Temple Emeth members safely got together to celebrate holidays during the year. Chanukah in our parking lot allowed us to enjoy latkes, candle lighting, singing, and most importantly, being with one another.</span>
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		                                    Celebrating Purim with Temple Emeth		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Enjoy our Purim Service and Megillah Reading with Rabbi Sirbu and Cantor Tilem, send Shalach Manot to friends and family.</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Education at Temple Emeth is a lifelong process. Our One Book, One Synagogue program this year began with a special Torah Study, and followed with Shabbat Services, followed by a Kiddush lunch, and a special concert by Pianist Tom Mustachio and Violinist Bela Horvath of composers mentioned in the book And After the Fire, by Lauren Belfer.</span>
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		                                    Social Action and Tikkun Olam are Core Values at Temple Emeth		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Temple Emeth members traveled to south Jersey to participate in a special ceremony honoring the memory of New Jersey lynching victim, Mingo Jack. The trip was spearheaded by our very active Social Action Committee.</span>
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		                                    The Temple Emeth Religious School Begins a New Year		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Our Religious School embarks on a new year. Fourth and fifth graders receive their own copies of our prayerbook, Mishkan T'filah.</span>
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What's Coming Up

Shabbat & Festival Services and Torah Study

Shabbat Evening Service
Sanctuary & Livestream
Friday, September 30
8:00 pm
 
Torah Study 
Zoom & Library
Saturday, October 1
9:00 am
 
Shabbat Morning  Service 
Sanctuary & Livestream
Saturday, October 1
10:30 am
 
Erev Yom Kippur -
Kol Nidre
Sanctuary & Livestream
Tuesday, October 4
8:00 pm
 
Yom Kippur Morning Service
Wednesday, October 5
Sanctuary & Livestream
10:00 am
 
Click here to view our full Yom Kippur schedule.
 
Click here to view services on our livestream page. To donate to our Livestream Fund, click the button below:

Click here to view our full calendar of events.

Rosh Hashanah Honey Sale 

If you haven't purchased a jar of our natural, delicious honey, we still have jars available!

Call the office to reserve your jars or contact Steve Clark. See the weekly email for more information.

Movies That Mattered
Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm
 

Join us on Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm as Movies That Mattered presents an identity crisis comedy centered on a successful business owner and salt of the earth East End Muslim who discovers that he's adopted - and Jewish.

Proof of vaccination is required and refreshments will be served.

Rabbi Joshua Trachtenberg Memorial Lecture on Friday, October 14 at 8:00 pm
 
 

Join us for our annual Rabbi Joshua Trachtenberg Memorial Lecture on Friday, October 14 at 8:00 pm. Our lecturer will be Lisa M. Leff, Professor of History, American University and Director, Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

She will speak on “The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust.”

A festive Shabbat dinner will precede the service at 6:00 pm.

This year’s Trachtenberg Lecture is part of our 75th Anniversary Celebration. 

Lunch and Learn Resumes Wednesday, October 19 at Noon in the Library and on Zoom
 

Our weekly Lunch and Learn class resumes on Wednesday, October 19 at noon in the Library. Proof of vaccination is required and coffee will be served. We will also use our Zoom hybrid platform for those who wish to participate virtually.

Our text for the year will be “Judaism’s Life-Changing Ideas,” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. It offers and explains a life-changing idea for each Torah portion.  We will study the chapter that corresponds with that week’s Torah portion, facilitating a robust discussion of the ideas presented therein. Approximately every six weeks, we will put our book aside and discuss an item from the recent news.

Gala Photos & Ad Journal Are Now Online!

It was wonderful to see everyone who joined us for Celebrate Emeth on June 11. Check out the bios and slideshows of our awardees, look at our celebratory Ad Journal, and relive the night with our photos. Thanks again to Co-Chairs Maddy Wolf Eichen and Jill Kantor for putting together a fantastic evening and mazel tov again to Amy Abrams, Marc Chelemer, Carlene Fleishman, and Barbara Balkin! 

Click here to view. 

Why Young Families Join Temple Emeth
Hear why three of our younger Temple Emeth members recently
joined our synagogue family in these interviews conducted
by member Steve Clark, assisted with film and photos taken
by Barbara Balkin. 
 
Click here to watch our YouTube video.

                                     A Year in the Life at Temple Emeth

Thanks to Barbara Balkin for putting together a slideshow of our past year. Over the last year, we came together to pray, laugh, eat, study, mourn, enjoy art and music, watch movies, do Tikkun Olam, travel, and discuss. Temple Emeth is a family that embraces diversity. We are a family of young and old and everything in between. We are a family of people from all backgrounds praying, learning, and working together to make the world a better place. As we opened our building and emerged from the pandemic, we had a busy year. Click here to view our 2020-21 Annual Meeting Slideshow.

Our Honor Roll celebrates our 2021–2022 volunteers.  Thank you all!

 


 

Union for Reform Judaism

Thu, September 29 2022 4 Tishrei 5783