We attract down-to-earth members seeking a Jewish home for ritual, cultural, or social reasons. Many of our families include interfaith couples looking for a temple where they will be welcome and a place to educate their children. We do not, nor have we ever, charged for High Holy Day seats. (We rely on voluntary donations by those who attend.)
Inclusion is a core belief of the members of Temple Emanuel, and we put that belief into action. Membership is open to all who are committed to or are exploring Judaism: singles, couples, parents and their children, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, couples where both are Jewish and couples where one — or both — is not, people with extensive Jewish knowledge and beginners. Our current membership reflects that diversity. We welcome everyone who wants to find community with us.
Our mission is to provide a welcoming atmosphere which encourages Jewish spirituality, learning, and community, and to share these values with others. We hope you will join us in that journey.
TEMV belongs to the Union for Reform Judaism, the principal affiliating association of Reform Judaism in North America. Other affiliations include the Synagogue Council of America and the Greater Lowell Interfaith Leadership Alliance.
September 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
All invited. $10 for the instructor and a $3 donation to the Temple. Please bring a mat. For more info contact email@example.com
September 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Emanuel Religious School meets once a week on most Sundays from 10 am - 12 noon from mid September to mid May. It does meet du
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Some words of welcome and wisdom from TEMV Board President Robin Frisch at our Rosh Hashanah services this year. (more…)
All are welcome join us this week for Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur—admission is free, and no memberships or tickets are needed. We also have Shabbat services on Friday with a baby naming and our quarterly turning of the sunwheel! (more…)
Supportive of our members in both joyful and challenging times
Inclusive across all aspects of identity
Musical, celebratory, and reflective in our worship
Contemporary and open-minded in our thinking about what it means to be Jewish
Heartfelt in our welcome of interfaith families
Active in working towards social justice in our community and around the world