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Shalom 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.

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

March Shabbat  Services

Friday, March 1, 7:30 PM – Shabbat Service .Birthday Blessings
Friday, March 8, 7:30 PM – Shabbat Service servicefollowed by discussion oneg – “Including People with Disabilities” – Eliot Fix
Friday, March 15, 7:30 PM  – Shabbat Service
Friday March 22, 6:00 PM – Shabbat service and Purim Celebration, followed by Potluck dinner
Friday March 29, 7:30 PM – Shabbat service.

Temple Emanu-El Second Seder
Saturday, April 20, 5 PM
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Need  Ideas to Make Your Seder Fun?

Check these activities

Tikkun Olam

Each  year we help run a model Seder for developmentally challenged adults.

Hebrew School without Walls

No more sitting in class! Our Hebrew School without Walls is an experiential model that engages families with children to “do Jewish” together. Along with monthly arts, text study, cooking, and more, it includes individualized Hebrew reading instruction and bar/bat mitzvah preparation, summer camp, and Israel experience.




March Events   

Shabbat Morning Chevra Torah
March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10 AM

Se’udah Sh’lishit
March 2, 5:00 PM

Men’s Club
Tuesday, March 5,  9 AM at Panera’s, 12 Corners 

Discussion Oneg – “Including People with Disabilities”
Friday, March 8, following services. Speaker: Eliot Fix

Dorot (Generations) – Purim
Sunday, March 10, 11:00 AM 
Hamantaschen baking and More!!

Sunday Brunch
Sunday March 17, 11 AM

Speaker: Andrea Anderson Gluckman Topic: What’s the Deal with Islamophobia? – Unpacking Fear and Loathing of Muslims and Islam

RSVP by Wednesday, March 13 –  click RSVP-online, or contact to Cathy Leora Dayan (585-645-5254, cathyldayan@rochester.rr.com)

Shabbat Services, Purim Celebration  and Potluck Dinner
Friday, March 22, 6:00 PM

RSVP to Randy Perlson, 585-388-5211, or
rperlson@yahoo.com, or click RSVP-online.

Books and Bagels
Sunday, March 31, 11 AM

Tikkun Olam Team Meeting
Sunday, March 31, 12:30 PM

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