Special Interest Groups
Rosh Chodesh Women’s Group
Throughout time Rosh Chodesh has been a meaningful holiday for Jewish women. To honor this sacred part of our history, we gather at the beginning of each month for study and prayer, socializing, learning and spiritual renewal. Each year we explore topics and develop themes relevant to our lives as Jewish women. This group is free and open to all ages. We invite you to join us!
Ozreinu (Special Needs)
We are a support group for Jewish families with children with special needs. Meetings include TorahLiterally the first 5 books of the Bible also known as Humash, the Pentateuch or The Five Books of Moses. The word Torah is also used to refer to all of Jewish learning. study and mutual support. In addition, our facility is equipped for handicapped accessibility.
.CONTACT Beth Katten, moc.oohaynull@nettakhteb
Friendship Circle: A Support Group for Parents of Gay & Lesbian Children
Come join our group to share the “ins and outs” of your experience, give and get support, and navigate the complexities of sharing this journey with family, friends, and the community at large. The group facilitators are Emanuel parents of gay adult children who have been through the process. Strict confidentiality is assured.
Biblical Garden Group
This group maintains the Biblical Garden to re-create flower, tree, and shrub combinations that are mentioned in the Torah and other Biblical texts. In addition to planting, the group plans and implements our projects by studying the texts and writing explanatory garden-signs. Donations of plants, shrubs, and trees in honor or memory of a loved one are welcome.
CONTACT Ellen Kaplan Weingold, moc.loanull@dlogniewe