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. 

June Events  click for details

Friday Morning Challah Baking
June 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 
-  9 and 11 AM

Shabbat Morning Chevra Torah
June 10, 17, and 24 - 9:15 AM

(Re) Introduction to Judaism 
Sundays, June 11, 18 and 25 - 10 - 11 AM

Annual Congregational Meeting   
Monday, June 12, 7:30 PM

Men's Club  
Wednesday, June 21, 9 AM - Panera's 12 Corners

Books and Bagels in the Park   
Sunday, June 25, 10 AM

Concert: Azafea, A Spanish Odyssey:
Monday, June 26, 7:00 PM at Temple B'rith Kodesh (Emanu-El is a sponsor.)


 Falafel Fest 2017


Check our School Without Walls Click


A Year-long Course of Judaism as an Adult Tradition and Practice:
(Re) Introduction to Judaism: click

Adult Hebrew Classes: click

Upcoming May Services and Holidays

Friday, June 2, 7:30 PM - Shabbat Service, Birthday Blessings, 
Friday, June 9  7:30 PM-   Shabat Service
Friday, June 16, 7:30 PM  -  Shabbat Service
Friday, June 23, 7:30 PM  -  Shabbat Service
Friday, June 30, 6:00 PM -  Shabbat Service,  Followed by a Shabbat Potluck supper
at 6:45 PM

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 6/01/2017