Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend: Worship with Temple Emanu-El & Messiah Baptist Church

HOLD THESE DATES     FOR A WEEKEND NOT TO BE MISSED When Temple Emanu-El and Messiah Baptist Church Join to Celebrate    MARTIN LUTHER KING AND HIS LEGACY      Together our two Congregations Celebrate  on January 13th and January 15th Friday, January 13th Shabbat Service at 6:30 pm at [...]

Thank You for Your Support of the Turkey Drop: But There are More People in Need

  Hello Social Action Committee Volunteers: Our Thanksgiving Turkey Drive was an overwhelming success thanks to the advertising, organizing and collection efforts of Steve Heiber, Larry Lerner, Bob Share, Tony Taylor and the wonderful promotion support from Marty Gilbert and Rabbi Disick. We collected 54 turkeys, which were picked up [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Social Action|0 Comments

Refugee Hope Box Collection for Refugee Children!

  Please be part of our Refugee Hope Box Collection for Refugee Children! Over 7 million Syrian Children are affected by war but there is a way you and your family can help! Fleeing conflict and in search of safety, refugee families must travel hundreds of miles on foot across Europe [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Events, Featured, Social Action, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Want to be part of an ongoing Mitzvah Project?

  Want to be part of an ongoing Mitzvah Project? We are looking for four or five people to join Susan Cosden in volunteering to visit our congregants and other Jewish patients at St. Barnabas Hospital. Susan will be visiting every week on Monday mornings and we are asking each [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Events, Social Action|0 Comments

A New Perspective: A Congregant’s Personal Response to Rabbi Emeritus Peter Kasdan’s Syrian Refugee Sermon

A New Perspective I come from a family of immigrants. There are numerous stories about how my ancestors came from various parts of Europe to America, the land of opportunity.  My family has been incredibly fortunate since our ancestors arrived. We are Jewish and by being part of a wondering group [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Social Action|0 Comments

Thank you: Thanksgiving Turkey Collection: 54 Turkeys Collected on November 19th

  (Turkey Collection crew members, Bob Share, Tony Taylor, Larry Lerner and Steve Heiber with Social Action Chairperson; Suzanne Klar and the representative of the National Council of the Negro Women of the Oranges Brenda Myrick)   A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYBODY THAT DONATED AND HELPED WITH THE THANKSGIVING TURKEY COLLECTION [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Events, Featured, Social Action|0 Comments

JRA Food Drive: Sunday, August 7th @ 9:30am

A Second Summer JRA Food Drive: Sunday, August 7th at 9:30 am At JRA we strive to fight hunger. That's why this year we are NOT taking a break for the summer! Join us for a Second Special Summer Delivery Come Pack or Deliver! Sunday, August 7th @ 9:30am Temple Emanu-El [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Events, Social Action|0 Comments

After Orlando: Why I Remain a Proud Reform Jew by Rabbi Marc Disick, 17 June 2016

Since 1965, when the Women of Reform Judaism called for the decriminalization of homosexuality, the institutions and synagogues of Reform Judaism have been our nation’s Jewish voice of gay rights conscience.  The path for our movement has been anything but easy for the women and men who spoke truth to [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|Rabbi, Rabbi Blog, Social Action|0 Comments

After Orlando: Why I Remain a Proud Reform Jew by Rabbi Marc Disick, 17 June 2016

Since 1965, when the Women of Reform Judaism called for the decriminalization of homosexuality, the institutions and synagogues of Reform Judaism have been our nation’s Jewish voice of gay rights conscience.  The path for our movement has been anything but easy for the women and men who spoke truth to [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|Rabbi, Rabbi Blog, Social Action, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest: Awaken Jewish Identity

By | April 5th, 2016|Social Action, Temple Office|0 Comments