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Men’s Club Man of the Year Presentation and Paid Up Membership Dinner

The annual Men's Club dinner is Thursday December 8th.  This year we gather to honor Stu Bodow as our Man of the Year. Stu Bodow In addition our guest speaker for the evening is Stephen Baker "the Touchdown Maker" who played wide receiver for the New York Giants (1987 [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Men's Club Event, Mens Club|0 Comments

Great Day at the Men’s Club Golf Outing

We had 34 golfers tee off on a summer like day at Cedar Hill Country Club after a bountiful brunch.   The low team score was posted by a group led by former Man of the Year, Jay Freireich.  He was backed up by Jonathan Bick, Nicholas DeMarco and Robert Shapiro.   [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Fundraising, Men's Club Event, Mens Club|0 Comments

Celebration of Rabbi Peter Kasdan’s 50th Anniversary in the Rabbinate

We had a joyous Shabbat service to honor our Rabbi Emeritus Peter Kasdan on the milestone of 50 years as a Rabbi.   Here is the montage that was shown at the service to honor Rabbi Peter Kasdan on his 50th Anniversary in the Rabbinate. Montage created by temple member [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Honey from the Heart

Sisterhood of Temple Emanu-El's Honey from the Heart 2016/5777 Fundraiser Erev Rosh Hashanah is Sunday, October 2 Yom Kippur is Wednesday, October 12  Honey and apples symbolize the sweetness of the New Year. This is a special opportunity to wish family, friends and business associates a sweet New Year with a delicious gift [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Fundraiser, Sisterhood, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

The Vital Role of the Prefix RE

Respectfully submitted by Andy Seltzer, Temple Member Since 1993 Andy read this at the Men's Club Shabbat Service on Friday, June 17, 2016 Andy Seltzer As we’ve been through a lot as a congregation during the past several months, I am reminded of a piece I wrote for [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Mens Club, Services|0 Comments

Mazel Tov to 12th Graders and Mesnick Scholarship Recipient

(left to right): Temple President John H. Norton, Religious School Teacher Diane Kleinman, Youth Engagement Coordinator Erica Shulman, 12th graders Emily Lasoff, Lillian Christian, Rebecca Miller, Sydney Dolberg, Director of Congregational Learning Susan Cosden, Rabbi Emeritus Peter Kasdan (grads not in photo: Rachel Korkodilos & Jacob Langberg) Congratulations [...]

By | June 5th, 2016|Religious School|0 Comments

Five Star Review of The Real Housewives of Shushan

Yasher Koach to Bonnie Hollis and Barbara Levadi for presenting our Rosh Chodesh program for the month of Adar II, "The Real Housewives of Shusan"!  The evening began with our candle lighting ceremony. This month four women lit candles in honor or memory of women in their lives who are or [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Rosh Chodesh, Sisterhood|0 Comments

Reflections on the “Home and Home” Experience

Reflection by Sara Wasserman, member since Summer 2015 One of the aspects that drew our family to Temple Emanu-El last summer was Rabbi Litcofsky's strong vision of Judaism enacted through social justice. More than just practicing religion at home and inside the temple walls, Temple Emanu-El is outward looking, with Rabbi Litcofsky [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Social Action|2 Comments

Daughters of the Moon Celebrate Tevet

Daughters of the Moon is lead by Susan Posner, long time member of Temple Emanu-El and our Sisterhood's Spiritual Chair. We meet each month to celebrate the new month and new moon and appreciate a rich experience celebrating women. Susan coordinates an authentic and meaningful program that allows for us all [...]

By | January 3rd, 2016|Rosh Chodesh, Sisterhood|0 Comments

A Magical Evening Enjoyed by Sisterhood Members

Seventy women attended Temple Emanu-El's Sisterhood’s Membership event on Sunday, October 25th. They enjoyed a cocktail hour with delicious appetizers, an Italian dinner catered by Ricci's, wine, and dessert. The group was entertained and charmed by magician Ali Shelley who has won numerous awards, including the Society of American Magicians’ Most [...]