Temple Emanu-El of West Essex

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Interested in Becoming a Member? The Members at Temple Emanu-El are part of a vibrant and caring Jewish community. At Temple Emanu-El, you can grow spiritually and intellectually as well as enrich your Jewish identity. Our congregation offers both a religious environment and a community to share the most meaningful moments in life, whether joyous or sad. Our clergy and leadership welcome your involvement, ideas, and welcome opportunities to address you and your family in meaningful ways. The building of relationships is deeply woven into the fabric of Temple Emanu-El.   Temple Emanu-El welcomes those who share a commitment to Reform Judaism. Our members have opportunities to enhance their knowledge as well as deepen their commitment and identification by participating in Temple activities which include worship, Torah study, Adult Education, Religious School, Families with Young Children, acts of Social Justice, Sisterhood, Men's Club, Interfaith Couples, Choir, Youth Group and special events. We, at Temple Emanu-El, are committed to kindness, learning, inclusion, and the building of relationships. As a house of prayer, Temple Emanu-El: Provides a Rabbi and Cantor for spiritual leadership who foster participation in our services and places spirituality, prayer, and music at the center of our worship. As a house of study, Temple Emanu-El: Values lifelong Jewish learning and commits to a range of learning opportunities through our religious school, Torah Study and Adult Education; there are a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. As a caring community, Temple Emanu-El: Inspires participation through volunteering, tzedakah, and tikkun olam. We are an inclusive community and embrace all persons and commit to the inclusion of families representing all ages and financial means. We celebrate together on joyous occasions and care for each other during illness or loss. All of our members and relationships are valued. Explore Membership Temple Emanu-El welcomes you to attend any Friday evening Shabbat service and experience our warm, welcoming community for yourself. If you have any questions regarding membership or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Marty Gilbert, our Temple Administrator, at mgilbert@emanuel.org or 973-992-5560.  

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