We will have an Erev Rosh Hashanah service, plus two
We will have traditional morning and afternoon
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We feel fortunate that we share a rich heritage, a vital Jewish community life, and a promising future. Our congregation reflects the diversity of today's society - we invite you to share in our warm, informal approach to Reform Judaism
Friday Shabbat services generally begin at 7:30 pm.
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Events This Month
Return and Renewal: Mussar for Elul: September 8, 15, 22, 29 - click
Friday Morning Challah Baking: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Join Rabbi Setel and others in baking delicious challah breads at our Temple on Friday mornings. The dough will be prepared at 9:00 AM, and then it will be braided at 11:00 AM. Feel free to come at either time!
Shabbat Morning Chevra Torah September 10, 17, 24, 9:15 AM
Chevra Torah meets on Saturday mornings for an in-depth discussion of the weekly Torah portion, combining traditional commentaries with contemporary perspectives and the wisdom of our own experience. We’d love to have you join us.
Our Men’s Club is open to all Temple Emanu-El men and will meet on Wednesday, September 7, at 9 am at Panera’s Bread at the 12 Corners. Please RSVP to Michael: firstname.lastname@example.org or 388-5211.
Annual Cemetery Clean Up
Join us as we perform the mitzvah of respecting our Temple members who have passed away, by beautifying Temple Emanu-El’s section of Riverside Cemetery. We will meet at the entrance to the cemetery at 2650 Lake Ave in Rochester on Sunday, September 11, 10:00am - 12pm, and drive together to the Temple Emanu-El section. Bring your favorite tools: gloves, kneeling pads, water, shears, edgers, rakes, trowels, shovels, brooms, brushes, etc. For more information, contact Harold Paschal at 385-5898 or email@example.com.
Books and Bagels
It’s time to resume Books and Bagels! We will meet at our usual time, 11:00 am, on Sunday morning, September 25, in our usual place, our Temple social hall. As usual, please call Elaina Ginsberg at 381-3864 by Friday, September 23 if you’d like to come. If she’s not available, leave your name and phone number on her answering machine, and she will call you back on Saturday if she needs to cancel. She will cancel if we don’t have at least five people attending.