DSCN2091BrightShalom and thanks for visiting our Temple Emanu-El website. We are a Reform Jewish Congregation in Irondequoit, New York, a few minutes from downtown Rochester.

We feel fortunate that we share a rich heritage, a vital Jewish community life, and a promising future. Our congregation reflects the diversity of today's society - we invite you to share in our warm, informal approach to Reform Judaism

Friday Shabbat services generally begin at 7:30 pm. 

To find out more about our congregation, please click “About Us” on the menu bar. Better yet, come visit us. 

       July Events  click for details

Friday Morning Challah Baking
July 6, 13, 29 and 27, 
9:00 and 11:00 AM

Shabbat Morning Chevra Torah
July, 7, 14, 21 and 28, 11:00 AM

Men's Club
July 17,  9:00 AM Panera's 12 Corners

Supper Before Services
July 20, at Nick's Seabreeze Inn

Pride Parade
July 21, 12:00 PM

Shabbat Potluck Dinner
July 27, following services

August 5, 12 - 3 PM

Check our School Without Walls Click



July Services

Friday, July 6, 7:30 PM - Shabbat Servce, Birthday Blessings 
Friday, July 13, 7:30 PM - Shabbat Service
Friday, July 20, 7:30 PM - Shabbat Service, Discussion Oneg (Creating Inclusive Jewish Community)
Friday, June 29, 6:00 PM -  Shabbat Service, Followed by Potluck dinner

Hearing Loop


Temple Emanu-El welcomes those who would benefit from hearing assistance. Our sanctuary and social hall both have hearing loops. Personal receivers, headphones, and earbuds are available for those who do not wear T-coil equipped hearing aids. Click hearing loop.

Help Raise Money for Temple

1. When you shop at Amazon using the link below, Temple will earn 4-10% of your purchase.

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2. Use the search engine 
goodsearch.com for your web searches. When you go there, enter "Temple Emanu-EL" under "Your favorite Cause," then click "Get Started." You may be asked to register - you can skip that step. Select our temple, Rochester, NY, from the temples listed. On subsequent searches the system will "know" that you're working for us.

Updated 07/04/2018