Thank you for your interest in Temple Emanu-El. Over 750 families strong, we are a dynamic, egalitarian Conservative synagogue located in the northern valley of Bergen County, New Jersey. Under the direction of our spiritual leader Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner, Assistant Rabbi Gabe Cohen, and Cantor Israel Singer, we offer evening and Sunday morning minyan and wonderful Shabbat services for tots through adults. Click here to complete our Membership Application, and take the first step to joining our Temple Emanu-El family.

We are also proud to deliver a wide range of programming for adults and children of all ages including one of the pre-eminent Religious school programs in Bergen County with a strong emphasis on Hebrew, Adult Education classes, an active Sisterhood, Men’s Club, Social Action Committee, Israeli Affairs Committee and much, much more!! Our Youth programs, Ta’am (Birth-5 years old), Chaverim (K-2nd grade), Ruach (3rd-5th grade), Kadima (6th-8th grade), ATID (8th grade), & F2F (9th-12th grade) feature social and educational activities that make children excited about being Jewish.

Membership at Temple Emanu-El includes:

  • Access to a wide variety of speaker events and events
  • Rabbinic support for life-cycle events and in times of difficulty
  • Our clergy marry you, either here in the synagogue or at any other venue
  • Dynamic Religious School
  • Having a Bar/Bat Mitzvah and any extra tutoring needed
  • Affordable dues structure ensures no one will be turned away based on financial considerations
  • Voting at membership meeting

Interested in joining our community please fill out this Membership Application Form and a member of our staff will reach out to you to discuss the next steps.

If you have questions or would like more information please call at 201.750.9997 or reach out to Rabbi Jeremy Ruberg at