Temple Emanu-El of West Essex is a Reform Jewish community that brings us together to celebrate our simchas (joys), provides support for other times, and meets our religious, educational, social, and cultural needs. All ages are inspired by our rabbi and cantor to perpetuate Judaism by engaging in lifelong learning, embracing Israel, performing acts of social justice, cherishing the Torah, and worshipping together. Our diverse community is welcoming to Jews of all backgrounds including interfaith families and Jews-by-Choice. Within our warm and inviting surroundings, Temple Emanu-El encourages meaningful participation and creates a special sense of belonging.
Tevet begins with the last days of Chanukah and comes at the same time as the secular months December/January. Nineteen women including teen girls from the Rosh Chodesh: It's a Girl Thing! program got together on [...]
In the midst of Winter, let's celebrate Spring
Sunday, February 8th at 5:00pm
For Adults and Teens
Tu B'Shvat is an ancient festival, reminding us of our sacred duty to renew the promise of the Earth and all its [...]
In December over 150 member of the Temple Emanu-El community and the Suburban Torah community came together for the program Rabbi’s and Friends in Conversation. We knew then that this was just the beginning of [...]
On Sunday, February 8, 2015, our Young Families came in from the cold and enjoyed playing at Go For the Gold gym. After playing with the parachute, participating in the bounce house /slide obstacle course, [...]
We seek to create meaningful religious and social connections with Jewish teens in a comfortable environment through our performance of tikkun olam, involvement in the community, and participation in enjoyable activities.