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Update from Your Re-Opening/High Holiday Task Force

 Update from Your Re-Opening/High Holiday Task Force

Sustaining Our Traditions, Building New Beginnings

To every thing there is a season…a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted… a time to break down, and a time to build up…a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing… (Ecclesiastes 3)

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Sustaining our Traditions, Building New Beginnings

Sustaining Our Traditions, Building New Beginnings

Re-Opening/High Holiday Task Force

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The Week Ahead at Emanu-El:  Jun 1-7

Dear Emanu-El Family,

First, a word of Torah to acknowledge this harrowing time:

"He has told you, O man, what is good, and what the LORD requires of you: Only to do justice and to love goodness, and to walk modestly with your God." - Micah 6:8

The Talmudic tractate of Makkot teaches that this verse distills all of Judaism's 613 commandments into one sentence. Whether or not we think these words encapsulates the...Read more...

If you are Having Zoom Problems ... (May 31st)

Please note that, as of this weekend, Zoom has issued a mandatory upgrade that you should download and install before attending any of the online events.  

While Zoom will prompt you to upgrade, you can also do so directly at https://zoom.us/download on a computer, then go through the installation...Read more...

Welcome New Executive Director, Bob Greenberg

Welcome New Executive Director Bob Greenberg

It is a great pleasure to announce that Bob Greenberg of Birmingham, AL will be joining Synagogue Emanu-El as our new Executive Director starting June 1. Bob is a seasoned leader administrator and educator. He has served as Executive Director of the Conservative Temple Beth El in Birmingham since 2011. Before that he served as the head of the N.E. Miles Jewish Day School in Birmingham for 6...Read more...

Shavuot & Yizkor - The Week Ahead: May 25-31

Dear Emanu-El Family,

As a friendly reminder, if you haven't already, please register for each service and program; once you register, you'll be able to use the name username and password to access the event every day and every week into the future. We continue to seek the best ways to balance accessibility and ease with technology security.  Please contact Joe Stern at itsupport@emanu-el.com with any...Read more...

A Special Shavuot at Synagogue Emanu-El

 

Dear Friends:

Shavuot begins next Thursday night, May 28th, and ends Saturday night, May 30th. This is the festival in which we commemorate the reception of the Torah...Read more...

The Week Ahead at Emanu-El: May 18-24

Dear Emanu-El Family,

As a friendly reminder, if you haven't already, please register for each service and program; once you register, you'll be able to use the name username and password to access the event every day and every week into the future. We continue to seek the best ways to balance accessibility and ease with technology security.  Please contact Joe Stern at itsupport@emanu-el.com with any...Read more...

The Week Ahead at Emanu-El: May 10-17

Dear Emanu-El Family,

Yasher Koach to everyone who helped make a lovely Confirmation ceremony during last night's Havdallah program. We are reminded once again of the great accomplishments and big hearts of our Synagogue youth.

Before we get to the main events of the week, we have less than 24 hours before the end of our LagB'Omer (Fun)draiser. If our synagogue gets at least 25 donations (of any amount!) directly on...Read more...

Thu, October 28 2021 22 Cheshvan 5782