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Welcome to The Emanuel Synagogue!

Our doors open wide to welcome people of all backgrounds. We celebrate Jewish tradition, participation, observance and study, and emphasize Jewish values, personal growth and a genuine sense of community. Our down-to-earth atmosphere is a welcome break from the social pressures of daily life. Learn more about us.

Emanuel 2017 Tag Sale

EARLY BIRD $5.00, Thursday, July 13, 5:00-8:00 p.m.Tag Sale
Friday, July 14 9:00 a.m. – 3:00pm No admission charge.
Sunday, July 16 9:00 a.m. – 3:00pm No admission charge.
Closed on Saturday, July 15
Drop off begins Monday June 26
What you can do:
Volunteer during the day beginning 6/26 and sort items as they arrive.
Let us know if you can help any evening up until the sale, help with pick-ups, especially if you have a van or truck and help during the sale days.
This sale is an important fundraiser and even a few hours of help makes a big difference.  Please email joanne (sauljo66@aol.com) or bonnie (bclasker@frontier.com) or call the office (860-236-1275) to let us know if you can help set up, help on sale days, or help anytime.  If your teen needs to fulfill community service hours, (we will sign school forms) we could use their help as well.
Click the”Read More” tag to see a list of what we need and what we do not need. Read more »

Wanna Play Softball?

SoftballCome Join Emanuel Softball.
A great way to interact with Emanuel members while having fun!
Compete against other local synagogues such as Beth El & Chabad
We need players to represent Emanuel, even if you can’t make every game
Sundays from 9:30 – 11:30, beginning June 4 through the summer
Co-Ed Slo-Pitch Softball League
We Need MALE and FEMALE players
College and High School students welcome! (16 and up)
Games are played at Hall High School and King Philip Middle School
Please contact Lance Goldberg for more information 860-233-7729 lancegoldberg@hotmail.com
Sign up now & join the fun!

MDC Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Haz Waste CautionSunday, June 25, 2017
8:00am – 1:00pm
If you have any household hazardous waste items, please bring them to the synagogue parking lot for safe disposal.
For more information, go to www.themdc.com

Send Honey for a Sweet New Year

What better way to wish family, friends and business associates a “Sweet and Healthy” New Year” than sending a jar of honey? The eight-ounce jar of delicious kosher honey arrives in time for the Rosh Hashanah holiday, decorated with a colorful label and includes a personalized card reading “L’Shana Tova-Wishing You a Healthy and Happy New Year.”
This card also lets the recipients know that a donation has been made in their honor to the Emanuel Synagogue.
The cost is $11.00 per jar, which includes shipping and handling within the U.S. Mail orders outside the U.S. are available for an additional fee.
To order honey, go to www.honeyfromtheheart.org/ESH and follow the step-by-step instructions.
Order by July 24 to avoid a $4.00 per jar shipping fee.
For more information, contact Llyn Kaimowitz, 860.231.9005, kaimo@comcast.net

Green Team Launches New Sustainability Initiatives

The Emanuel Synagogue Green Team is launching new sustainability initiatives. In an overall effort to become more sustainable, the synagogue is partnering with Hazon to receive the Hazon Seal of Sustainability.
The Green Team members will audit The Emanuel’s sustainability practices and receive training to implement three projects by the end of the calendar year.
The projects will be determined in the near future. Hazon Seal of Sustainability certifies that a Jewish organization has committed to meet a set of criteria marking it as a good world citizen with regard to its environmental practices
and impact on climate change.
The Emanuel Synagogue Board of Trustees and clergy are proud of the commitment
to sustainability and its role as a national leader in the realm of Jewish sustainability.
If you have any questions or suggestions for the Green Team, please email greenteamemanuel@gmail.com. Learn more at www.hazon.org/seal

Buy Gift Cards from The Emanuel

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They make a perfect gift for your child’s teachers, for family members and friends – no problems with sizes or returns! In addition to a number of cards that we carry for grocery stores and book stores, Great Lakes has hundreds of other choices.  You can look on their website: http://www.glscrip.com and then give us your order.  We will be happy to get them for you – and the synagogue makes money so everyone wins!

The process is simple and there is no cost to you! Use cash, check or your favorite credit card to purchase these gift cards.

Click here to download a gift card order form.

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Tabs for Tots Mitzvah Project

Tabs for TotsThe Emanuel Synagogue Sisterhood is sponsoring a mitzvah project collecting aluminum “Tabs for Tots” which will be used towards recycling. The proceeds will benefit Shriners Children’s Hospital in Springfield and Boston Burns Hospital in MA to purchase medical equipment, wheelchairs, orthotics, hospital beds, and other needs for a child’s medical care. The hospital in Springfield specializes in orthopedics, prosthetics, cleft lip and pallet care.
No child (under the age of 18) is ever refused regardless of ability to pay.
Please place your tabs in the respective containers in the Synagogue to help a child in need.
Please contact Audrey Yanofsky if you have any questions at 860-690-6139

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June 18 - June 24

Sunday: 8:00am, 7:00pm

Monday-Thursday: 7:00am, 7:00pm

Friday: 7:00am, 6:00pm    Candles 8:11pm

Saturday: 9:00am, 8:15pm   Havdalah 9:09pm

  • June 24, 2017

    SAIGE BEATMAN - Bat Mitzvah

  • August 5, 2017

    SIMON ROSENBERG - Bar Mitzvah

  • August 26, 2017

    JUSTIN LEOPOLD - Bar Mitzvah

  • September 10, 2017

    MICHAEL WEISS - Bar Mitzvah

Families with Young Children How to? What if? Donate/Gift Cards Lotsa Helping Hands

Upcoming Events

  • SAIGE BEATMAN - Bat Mitzvah

    June 24, 2017

    9:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Tag Sale

    July 13, 2017

    5:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    Preview Night - Admission $5.00

  • Tag Sale

    July 14, 2017

    9:00 am-3:00 pm

  • Tag Sale

    July 16, 2017

    9:00 am-3:00 pm

  • SIMON ROSENBERG - Bar Mitzvah

    August 5, 2017

    9:00 am-12:00 pm

  • JUSTIN LEOPOLD - Bar Mitzvah

    August 26, 2017

    9:00 am-12:00 pm

  • MICHAEL WEISS - Bar Mitzvah

    September 10, 2017

    9:00 am-12:00 pm