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

JORDYN LEON: JNF Plant Your Way to Israel Fundraiser

Hi, my name is Jordyn Leon. (Jordyn and her family have been temple members for many years. Jordyn is currently involved in our high school program and is one of our Madrichim in the Religious School. ) I am a freshman at West Orange High School and I'm trying to raise [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Events, Teens, TEMTY|0 Comments


NFTY-GER Winter Kallah:  Dec. 27th-30th at URJ Camp Harlam Join Erica Shulman, our Youth Engagement Coordinator, and NFTY-GER for 3 days of fun, social action learning, prayer, and creating life-long friendship at Winter Kallah!  Whether you are looking forward to showing off your talents at this year's talent show, bidding [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|Teens, TEMTY, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

TEMTY/NIFTY Meeting: Sunday, November 15th at 7:00 PM

  Attention all Current 9th, 10th & 11th Graders: Please join us on Sunday, November 15th at 7:00 pm to learn more about TEMTY & NIFTY. Whether your are interested in a leadership position, getting involved, or just having fun; please come and discuss some future programming.  Come prepared to [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|Teens, TEMTY|0 Comments

Alexander Muss High School in Israel – Millburn Open House

  There are a number of opportunities available for high school students to study and actually travel to Israel.  One of those programs is Alexander Muss High School in Israel, which offers 6 week summer, 8 week partial semester and full semester options for 10th to 12th grade students interested [...]

By | October 29th, 2015|Israel, Israel 2015, Teens, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Marvin Mesnick College Scholarship Award 2015 Samantha Spencer

Congratulations to Samantha Spencer!  Sami Spencer is currently attending the University of Arizona in Tucson,  Arizona. She is studying Speech Language, and Hearing Sciences with the hopes  of becoming a Speech Pathologist. During High School Sami was heavily  involved in Temple Emanu-El's Youth Group, TEMTY. She served in various  positions [...]

By | August 25th, 2015|Religious School, Teens, TEMTY|0 Comments

Valerie Schnapp Reflects on Hillel International Peer Engagement Institute

This post is featuring guest blogger Val Schnapp who is the daughter of temple members Heidi & Rob Schnapp and is about to start her second year at Virginia Tech. This trip is what I have been looking forward to all summer, going to the Hillel International Peer Engagement Institute [...]

By | August 17th, 2015|College Students, Featured, Teens, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Reflections on Israel From Temple Member Jessica Lieberman

Temple member and college student Jessica Lieberman is currently spending the summer in Israel on an internship.  She has decided to journal about her experience on her new blog "REFLECTIONS OF A FISH OUT OF WATER".   Here is an excerpt from her first entry. Like many American Jewish college [...]

By | June 15th, 2015|Featured, Israel, Teens, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Twelfth Grade Graduation and Shabbat Service

Congratulations to our twelfth grade class on their graduation. We are very proud of all of you. We hope that you will come back and visit us at Temple Emanu-El. You are always welcome here.

By | May 9th, 2014|Events, Featured, Religious School, Teens|0 Comments