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 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 
9:00 and 11:00 AM

Shabbat Morning Chevra Torah
June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 11:00 AM

Hoffman-Lemish Quartet in Concert
June 6, 7 PM JCC Hart Theater

DOROT (Generations)
June 10,  1 - 3 PM

Men's Club
June 13,  9:00 AM Panera's 12 Corners

Special Outdoor Oneg
June 22, following services

Books and Bagels In Seneca Park 
June 24, 10 AM 

Shabbat Potluck Dinner
June 29, following services

Check our School Without Walls Click



June Services

Friday, June 1, 7:30 PM - Shabbat Servce, Birthday Blessings 
Friday, June 8, 7:30 PM - Shabbat Service
Friday, June 15, 7:30 PM - Shabbat Service, Discussion Oneg (The Changing American Synagogue)
Friday, June 22, 7:30 PM - Shabbat Service, Outdoor Oneg
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 06/01/2018