A Reform Congregation in Livingston New Jersey

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.
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  • Tu B'shvat

Tu B’Shvat Seder is Sunday, February 8th

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 […]

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Make a Difference at Mitzvah Day This Sunday

Volunteers are needed to cook, clean, create, sort, and coordinate. Whatever your age or your talents, we will have something for you to […]

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This is a great group of men at the temple. We have many activities throughout the year
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Women of all ages want to connect and enjoy each other’s company.  Become part of Sisterhood.
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Rosh Chodesh Tevet, 5775

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 […]

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Families with Young Children at Temple Emanu-El connects families with children from birth to second grade through a combination of fun events, learning opportunities and holiday programs.
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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.

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