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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A Stolpersteine comes to Emanu-El


As part of its annual commemoration of Kristallnacht, Temple Emanu-El is putting something amazing on display: a Stolpersteine.

   A what?

   It is a work of art and a vivid reminder of the Holocaust: […]

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Cory Booker Speaks at Temple Emanu-El

Senator Cory Booker addressed the Temple Emanu-El of West Essex community at services on Friday, Oct. 24. The Livingston temple had invited Booker as part of their Candidates Forum series.
He regaled a crowd of […]

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This is a great group of men at the temple. We have many activities throughout the year

Dribble and shoot with Men’s Club

Want to be on the Men’s Club basketball team?
The Men’s Club of Temple Emanu-El is putting together a basketball team for the 35+ JCC Men’s Basketball league.
This is a league for men 35 years […]

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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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Sisterhood Paid-Up Membership Dinner is Sunday, November 2

Sisterhood Paid-Up Membership Dinner is open to any woman that has paid their membership dues for 2014-2015.  New members receive a complimentary one year membership to Sisterhood and can attend this dinner for free. Membership […]

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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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