Your Voice Matters!- “The Conversation” is a survey to learn more about the interests, thoughts, and aspirations for our Jewish community. Your feedback will inform and shape the programs and experiences offered in the future to build and strengthen our Jewish community. Your opinions are important, so please take the time to complete the survey and make your voice heard. This survey is being administered by an independent consultant with funding provided by Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and The Russell Berrie Foundation. All responses will be kept confidential. If you complete the survey, you may enter your name in a contest to win one of three $1,000 gift certificates to Amazon. CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE SURVEY

January 2022 Food Drive -We are partnering with Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern NJ to help our community. We are collecting food & toiletry items for JFCS’s Corner Market Food Pantry. Click here for more information.

Win a Trip to Israel – The contest is open to current 9th-12th graders sponsored by the Sisterhood of Temple Emanu-El. Have you always wanted to visit Israel? Now is your chance! Submit an essay (maximum of 1,000 words) on the theme “What Israel means to you.” One teen will be chosen to win the BBYO Passport four-week summer experience in Israel. Email your essay to: TESisterhoodContest@gmail.com  The contest deadline for entry is February 11, 2022. For more information click here.

Sunday Morning Minyan – Sunday, January 16th at 9:00 AM – In-Person minyan is available for vaccinated individuals who would like to attend, please make sure to upload your vaccination information here.

Join us virtually for Minyan. CLICK HERE TO CONNECT, Passcode if needed: 371058

Minyan Monday-Thursday, at 7:00 PM– In-Person minyan is available for vaccinated individuals who would like to attend, please make sure to upload your vaccination information here.  Join us virtually for Minyan. CLICK HERE TO CONNECT or CLICK HERE TO VIEW MINYAN SCHEDULE, Passcode if needed: 371058

Morning Minyan – Wednesday, January 19th at 7:30 AM – In-Person minyan is available for vaccinated individuals who would like to attend, please make sure to upload your vaccination information here.  
Join us virtually for Minyan. CLICK HERE TO CONNECT or CLICK HERE TO VIEW MINYAN SCHEDULE, Passcode if needed: 371058

Parsha for the Soul with Rabbi Fineberg- Thursday, January 20th at 11:00 AMCLICK HERE TO CONNECT

Trope Class with Cantor Singer – Thursday, January 20th at 7:15 PM, Does learning to chant Torah feel like a daunting task? Do you just want to practice and refresh your memory? In this course, Cantor Singer will provide you with the tools you need to feel confident & comfortable deciphering trope. – Click here for more information & to RSVP

Sisterhood Study Group with Rabbi Kirshner – Friday, January 21st at 10:30 AM,  Click here to RSVP or contact Donna Weintraub at, donnaw64@gmail.com for more information.

Rockin’ Shabbat with Matty Roxx – Friday, January 21st at 5:30 PM in the Chapel, Join us select Friday evenings for a musical kid-friendly program featuring elements of the Friday night service as learned in Religious School. 

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat – Friday, January 21st at 6:15 PM. Join us for a classic Kabbalat Shabbat with the addition of musical instruments! *In-person services available for members who are vaccinated. CLICK HERE to join services virtually.
Password if promted: minyan

Sunday Morning Minyan – Sunday, January 23rd at 9:00 AM – In-Person minyan is available for vaccinated individuals who would like to attend, please make sure to upload your vaccination information here.

Join us virtually for Minyan. CLICK HERE TO CONNECT, Passcode if needed: 371058

Save the Date: Shem Tov Award honoring Miriam Lambert (Shem Tov) & Wyatt Besnoy (Youth Shem Tov) – Friday, January 28th at 6:15 PM, service will be followed by a celebratory dessert oneg.

Sisterhood Shabbat is BACK ON and will take place on Saturday, February 5, 2022 for Parashat Terumah. This will be a very special Shabbat service led entirely by the women of Temple Emanu-el. You are invited and encouraged to participate!
Honors include Hebrew and English prayers, ark opening, aliyahs, and Torah readings. Please email Sisterhood Shabbat Co-Chairs Ariel Behrman and Ariella Zweben at TESisterhoodShabbat@gmail.com to let us know how you would like to help lead the service. 

6th Grade Book Ceremony – Saturday, February 5th at 10:15 AM. Save the Date for the Vav (6th Grade) Book Ceremony. Join us for this special family service & celebration.
Tot Shabbat Shabang – Friday, February 11th at 5:00 PM. Join us on select Friday evenings for a musical kid-friendly program with Matty Roxx! Ideal for families with children ages 2-7.
Mishloach Manot Packing – Thursday, March 10th at 9:30 AM. Purim is fast approaching and we need your help with the packing of Mishloach Manot! Come join in the communal spirit of Sisterhood at this joyous time. For more information and/or to volunteer, contact Ruth Pomerantz at, vraimom@aol.com
SAVE THE DATE! Temple Emanu-El’s 94th Annual Celebration honoring Warren Geller and Englewood Health. – Wednesday, May 18th.