Our Program

Sunday Morning Brunches - Our brunches feature a variety of topics and speakers from the community. Different guest chefs each month outdo each other in serving a delicious meal.

Books and Bagels
: Fourth Sunday of the Month - We meet once a month to discuss books with Jewish content. Sometimes several people discuss books they've read, other times our Rabbi leads us in studying one book for several sessions. We serve bagels and ...

Torah Study: Chevra Torah meets on Saturday mornings for an in-depth discussion of the weekly Torah portion, combining traditional commentaries with contemporary perspectives and the wisdom of our own experience. We’d love to have you join us.

Other special programs include films, lectures, retreats, field trips and panel discussions.


Temple Emanu-El sponsors a range of Hebrew classes. All classes meet once a week and are open to anyone - you do not need to be a member of Temple Emanu-El. Participants may join at any time; however advance registration is required. For a current description of our program, click.

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




2016 - 17 Program


Books and Bagels: The fourth Sunday of each month - 11 AM. Tentative dates: 9/25/16; 10/23/16; 11/27/16; 12/25/16; 1/22/17; 2/26/17; 3/26/17; 4/23/17; 5/28/17; 6/25/17 (In the Park)


December 11, 2016, 10:30 AM
Topic: Finding My Jewish Path
Speaker: Lynne Feldman

January 15, 2017, 10:30 AM
Topic: The Muslims I Know
Speaker: Mara Ahmed

February 12, 2017, 10:30 AM
Topic: Jews in the Phillipines During World War II
Speaker: Professor Sharon Delmendo

March 12, 2017, 10:30 AM
Topic: From Forced Conversion to a Force for Democracy: Jewish American Founders
Speaker: Dr. Ayala Emmet

May 7, 2017, 10:30 AM
Topic: Jews and American Politics
Speaker: Sara Liebschutz, PhD.