Introducing Noah Korin Gilady, Our 2016-17 Religious School Rishon

                                   Please Welcome Noah Korin Gilady                      our Rishon for the  2016-17 Religious School Year My name is Noah Korin Gilady.  I'm 17 years old and [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Families With Young Children, Religious School|0 Comments


  When "Old" is the New Way of Engaging Jewish Youth | URJ     When "Old" is the New Way of Engaging Jewish Youth | URJ By Miriam Chilton , 7/14/2016 Jocelyn McCauley, a high school student from one of our own Reform congregations, Temple Emanu-El of West Essex, [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Adult Education, Religious School, Teens|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

Fourth Grade Field Trip to the Jewish Museum of New York

Mezuzah Cover from Morocco on Display at the Jewish Museum We are looking forward to taking our fourth graders to the Jewish Museum of Manhattan on Sunday, November 15. Our morning will begin at the regular start of school, 8:45 am, with our fourth graders attending the first ten minutes [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Fourth Grade, Religious School|0 Comments

Kindergarten and First Grade Field Trip

Sunday, November 15, the kindergarten and first grade and their parents will have a field trip to Rabbi Litcofsky's house. Our youngest students in the religious school and their parents will meet at Rabbi Litcofsky's house, 8:45 - 10:45 am. Building upon what the families learned together about Erev Shabbat, [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|First Grade, Kindergarten, Religious School|0 Comments

Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Project to Visit Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El of West Essex will host the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Project on Thursday, November 12, 2015. Produced and developed by educators of the Dror Israel movement, the Yitzhak Rabin memorial project aims at creating an ongoing dialogue around the values of Democracy and Justice. The project is dedicated to [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|Fifth Grade, Israel, Pardes Program, Religious School|0 Comments

Fifth Grade Israeli Cooking Experience

On Sunday, November 15, during religious school, our fifth graders will have the opportunity to cook Israeli food and then eat their creations. This experience will finish their unit on Israel as a Home for Israelis as part of their year-long study of Israel and Me. Together they will make [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|Fifth Grade, Religious School|0 Comments

Join Us for Mishpachah Shabbat Friday, November 20, 6:30 pm

Friday, November 20, is our next Mishpachah (Family) Shabbat. Please join us as we welcome Shabbat. Our service will provide an opportunity to spend time together as a family, to continue to build relationships with other families in our congregation, to breathe more deeply, and to pray together as a [...]

Upcoming Third and Fourth Grade Emanu-El Family Camp Night

  Please join us on Saturday, November 14, 4:00-5:30 pm for Emanu-El Family Camp Night. It will be a fun-filled night of camp games, camp activities, havdallah and of course smores. Parents and children are encouraged to please come dressed in day camp or overnight camp t-shirts if you have [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|Fourth Grade, Religious School, Third Grade, Uncategorized, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Seventh Grade Upcoming Field Trip to Community Food Bank of New Jersey

On Tuesday, November 10, 4:00-7:00 pm, our seventh graders will be visiting the Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside. Snack and study hall will be available for our students from 3:30-4:00 pm. Then we hope to have at least six parents drive us to the food bank. If [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|Religious School, Seventh Grade, Uncategorized, Upcoming Event|0 Comments