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  • President's Weekend - No Religious School

    February 19, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • President's Weekend - No Religious School

    February 20, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • President's Weekend - No Religious School

    February 21, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Teen CommUNITY Pink Shabbat Dinner

    February 24, 2017

    5:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    JTConnect will partner with the Emanuel Synagogue for a Teen CommUNITY Pink Shabbat Dinner. All teens in 7th-12th grade are invited. Please wear pink and come to the Emanuel Synagogue for an unforgettable Shabbat experience that will help raise breast cancer awareness. . A portion of the $25 registration fee will go to Sharsheret, a national nonprofit organization supporting Jewish women and their families facing breast cancer. Registration and fee due by Feb. 20, 2017. No walk-ins will be accepted. For more information, Marcus Fink at marcus@jtconnect.org or 860-727-6110.

  • Jr Congregation and Mini Minyan

    February 25, 201710:30 am-11:30 am

  • Challahpaloozah

    February 25, 201711:00 am-11:30 am

  • Family Movie Night - Finding Dory

    February 25, 2017

    6:00 pm-8:30 pm

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    Emanuel Connections presents Family Movie Night: “Finding Dory” 6 p.m. dinner; 6:30 p.m. movie Bring a blanket; PJs encouraged $3 per person/ $10 Family Cap/ Free for prospective members! RSVP to emanuelyoungfamilies@gmail.com

  • 6h Grade Family Ed

    February 26, 20179:00 am-10:30 am

  • Hamentaschen Baking with Sisterhood,

    February 26, 2017

    1:00 pm-4:00 pm

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    Come one!! Come all!! Come bake 3 different gourmet varieties of hamantashen with Audrey Yanofsky. in the Silverman Auditorium. Reserve your place now by emailing Audrey at yanofskya@yahoo.com. $20 advance reservations highly suggested to guarantee your spot. $25 at the door. Make out your checks to Emanuel Sisterhood and mail them to Audrey Yanofsky, 273 Cedarwood Lane, Newington Ct 06111 PLEASE REPLY NO LATER THAN SUNDAY FEBRUARY 19TH!! Please print out the file format of your choice and send in your information on the bottom, including your email address. Looking forward to seeing everyone there Sunday February 26th!

  • Cohn Sings Cohen

    February 27, 2017

    6:30 pm-8:30 pm

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    Brotherhood Dinner and a Musical Evening: Cohn Sings Cohen: An Exploration of the Jewish Themes in Leonard Cohen’s Songs Early bird rate for Brotherhood or Sisterhood members is $18 (PLUS $18 for spouse/guest of member) $24 for non-members per person After February 20–$24 for members; $29 non-members No reservations for dinner after Thursday, February 23 will be accepted

  • Ballroom Dancing for a Cause

    March 1, 2017

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    Ballroom Dancing for a Cause Join us for a six-week beginner ballroom dance series and get your dance on! (No partner required). The teacher will focus on the Fox Trot and Swing. March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5 & 19 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The cost is $60/per person. Make checks payable to Emanuel Synagogue with “Yazidi Relief-Ballroom” in the memo. Please enroll by Feb. 28. Funds raised from the class will benefit Emanuel’s Social Justice (B’Yadeynu) Committee’s Yazidi relief efforts.

  • A Cappella Weekend

    March 3, 2017

    5:30 pm-8:30 pm

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    The Arts at The Emanuel invites you to an A Cappella Weekend featuring Shir Appeal, an award-winning Jewish a cappella group from Tufts University March 3-4, 2017 Friday, March 3: Kabbalat Shabbat services, 5:30 p.m.; Shabbat dinner, 6:30 p.m., Shir Appeal will sing at dinner Saturday, March 4: Shabbat morning services, 9:00 a.m.; Shir Appeal at Junior Congregation: 10:30 a.m.; Saturday evening, Shir Appeal in concert, 7:30 p.m. Followed by dessert reception Adults $10; students/children $8 Attend both events–adults $25/students/children $15 RSVP for dinner by Feb. 23.

  • A Cappella Weekend

    March 4, 2017

    9:00 am-8:30 pm

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    The Arts at The Emanuel invites you to an A Cappella Weekend featuring Shir Appeal, an award-winning Jewish a cappella group from Tufts University March 3-4, 2017 Friday, March 3: Kabbalat Shabbat services, 5:30 p.m.; Shabbat dinner, 6:30 p.m., Shir Appeal will sing at dinner Saturday, March 4: Shabbat morning services, 9:00 a.m.; Shir Appeal at Junior Congregation: 10:30 a.m.; Saturday evening, Shir Appeal in concert, 7:30 p.m. Followed by dessert reception Adults $10; students/children $8 Attend both events–adults $25/students/children $15 RSVP for dinner by Feb. 23.

  • Jr Congregation and Mini Minyan

    March 4, 201710:30 am-11:30 am

  • Challahpaloozah

    March 4, 201711:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Brotherhood Breakfast - Jeff Kaimowitz

    March 5, 2017

    9:00 am-10:00 am

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    The Bar Kokhba Rebellion Coins Brotherhood Breakfast and Speaker Program with Jeff Kaimowitz, who will illustrate both the coins and the written documents along with other finds from the era of the Bar Kokhba rebellion. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Buffet Breakfast served at 9 a.m. No need to RSVP For more information, contact malleyks@gmail.com

  • Ballroom Dancing for a Cause

    March 8, 2017

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    Join us for a six-week beginner ballroom dance series and get your dance on! (No partner required). The teacher will focus on the Fox Trot and Swing. March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5 & 19 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The cost is $60/per person. Make checks payable to Emanuel Synagogue with “Yazidi Relief-Ballroom” in the memo. Please enroll by Feb. 28. Funds raised from the class will benefit Emanuel’s Social Justice (B’Yadeynu) Committee’s Yazidi relief efforts.

  • Golda Meir’s Triumphs and Failings - Ronald Kiener

    March 9, 20177:30 pm-8:30 pm

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    Join us to hear the story of Golda Meir’s Triumphs and Failings: When Labor Zionism Ruled the Jewish State” as told by Professor Ronald Kiener Director of Jewish Studies Program and Professor of Religion at Trinity College Come learn about the background to “Golda’s Balcony” coming to The Emanuel Synagogue, May 2, 2017 This program is free and open to the public. Donations to the General Adult Education Fund are appreciated to continue to bring quality programs to The Emanuel Sponsored by The Adult Education Committee of The Emanuel Synagogue

  • Celebrate Purim

    March 11, 2017

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm

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    Megillah Reading~Face Painting Balloon Animals~Bounce House Purim Spiel~Purim Café Photo Booth~Game Come in Costume!!

  • Lego Building Purim Program 9-12

    March 12, 20179:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Ballroom Dancing for a Cause

    March 15, 2017

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    Join us for a six-week beginner ballroom dance series and get your dance on! (No partner required). The teacher will focus on the Fox Trot and Swing. March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5 & 19 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The cost is $60/per person. Make checks payable to Emanuel Synagogue with “Yazidi Relief-Ballroom” in the memo. Please enroll by Feb. 28. Funds raised from the class will benefit Emanuel’s Social Justice (B’Yadeynu) Committee’s Yazidi relief efforts.

  • Kindergarten Family Ed

    March 19, 20179:00 am-10:20 am

  • Dinner and Movie at The Emanuel My Hero Brother

    March 21, 2017

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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    Come for dinner and showing of the Israeli film, “My Hero Brother” (Hebrew with English subtitles) Tuesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. Nominated for the Best Documentary, this heartwarming film is about adult siblings, one with Downs Syndrome, who go on a trek to India and the Himalayas. For an additional charge, buy a box dinner and join us for supper before the film. Following the screening, a “Reel Talk” will be held with guest speakers Anne Broadhurst, Denis Geary, Janet Gochberg, Seth Lapuk and Janice Rothstein Sponsored by Friends of Jamie; The Jewish Association for Community Living. Venue provided by The Emanuel Synagogue. The event is part of the Greater Hartford JCC Jewish Film Festival and presented by The Emanuel Synagogue Adult Education Committee To purchase tickets online, download reservation form

  • Ballroom Dancing for a Cause

    March 22, 2017

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    Join us for a six-week beginner ballroom dance series and get your dance on! (No partner required). The teacher will focus on the Fox Trot and Swing. March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5 & 19 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The cost is $60/per person. Make checks payable to Emanuel Synagogue with “Yazidi Relief-Ballroom” in the memo. Please enroll by Feb. 28. Funds raised from the class will benefit Emanuel’s Social Justice (B’Yadeynu) Committee’s Yazidi relief efforts

  • Sisterhood Book Discussion - "The Dinner Party”

    March 23, 2017

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    More Details to follow

  • Kids Kabbalat Shabbat

    March 24, 20175:30 pm-7:00 pm

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    Dinner 6 pm

  • Matan Siddur and 7th Grade Shabbat

    March 25, 20179:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Shabbat Learner's Service

    March 25, 20179:30 am-10:30 am

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    Sponsored by the Adult Education Committee and the Ritual Committee. This is an opportunity to enrich our understanding of, and enhance our participation in, the Shabbat morning service. The structure of the service, an exploration of prayers– including their content and melodies– will all be touched upon. A series of monthly Shabbat morning “services” will be offered, each approximately one hour in length; participants will then join the regular service in the Sanctuary. These special learner’s services will be led by our Rabbinic Intern, Leora Kling Perkins– a most inspiring and enthusiastic teacher – in collaboration with Rabbi David Small and Hazzan Sanford Cohn. Congregants are welcome to attend as many sessions as they wish. Dates: December 17, February 4, March 25, April 1, and May 20– these are subject to change.

  • 6th Grade and Kindergarten Trip to Israel

    March 26, 20179:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Shabbat Learner's Service

    April 1, 20179:30 am-10:30 am

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    Sponsored by the Adult Education Committee and the Ritual Committee. 9:30am Saturday mornings This is an opportunity to enrich our understanding of, and enhance our participation in, the Shabbat morning service. The structure of the service, an exploration of prayers– including their content and melodies– will all be touched upon. A series of monthly Shabbat morning “services” will be offered, each approximately one hour in length; participants will then join the regular service in the Sanctuary. These special learner’s services will be led by our Rabbinic Intern, Leora Kling Perkins– a most inspiring and enthusiastic teacher – in collaboration with Rabbi David Small and Hazzan Sanford Cohn. Congregants are welcome to attend as many sessions as they wish. Dates: December 17, February 4, March 25, April 1, and May 20– these are subject to change.

  • Jr Congregation and Mini Minyan

    April 1, 201710:30 am-11:30 am

  • Challahpaloozah

    April 1, 201711:00 am-11:30 am

  • Denim to Diamonds Dance

    April 1, 2017

    8:30 pm-11:30 pm

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    Emanuel Synagogue Sisterhood presents “Denim to Diamonds Dance” Featuring “Crossroads,” live 10-piece band; rock music from the 70s, 80s, 90s Refreshments, photography by Gary Cohen, and 50/50 raffle Advance tickets: $30/per person by March 15; after March 15 and at the door, $36/person. Sponsors: $54 – Silver; $72 – Gold; $90+ – Angels. All donors listed in the program

  • Pesach Family Program

    April 2, 20179:00 am-11:00 am

  • THE JEWS OF SPAIN

    April 2, 20176:00 pm-8:30 pm

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    Looking back at 1500 years of the unique culture of Sephardic Jews. 6:00 P.M. — KOSHER SPANISH THEMED DINNER 7:15 P.M. — LECTURE BY ANDRÉE AELION BROOKS, NOTED JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR Co-sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford and the Emanuel Synagogue Adult Education Committee Andrée Aelion Brooks is a journalist, author and lecturer currently specializing in Jewish history. A former contributing columnist for the New York Times, she is now an Associate Fellow at Yale University and founder of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale. Her award-winning books include a biography of Dona Gracia Nasi, the 16th century international banker; Russian Dance, about a Jewish Bolshevik spy; and Out of Spain, a children’s program in Sephardic history. In 2013 she was honored by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. Please fill out and return this portion with your check made out to JHSGH, 333 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117. You may also register online at: www.jhsgh.org. Please respond by Wednesday, March 22nd. Name(s)____________________________________________________________________________________ Address____________________________________________________________________________________ City, State, Zip ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone_________________________ E-mail______________________________ Members (of either institution) @ $36/pp________ Non-members @ $40/pp_______ Total = ___________

  • Ballroom Dancing for a Cause

    April 5, 2017

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    Join us for a six-week beginner ballroom dance series and get your dance on! (No partner required). The teacher will focus on the Fox Trot and Swing. March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5 & 19 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The cost is $60/per person. Make checks payable to Emanuel Synagogue with “Yazidi Relief-Ballroom” in the memo. Please enroll by Feb. 28. Funds raised from the class will benefit Emanuel’s Social Justice (B’Yadeynu) Committee’s Yazidi relief efforts

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 9, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 10, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 11, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 12, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 13, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 14, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 15, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 16, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 17, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Pesach & Spring Break - No Religious School

    April 18, 20179:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Ballroom Dancing for a Cause

    April 19, 2017

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm

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    Join us for a six-week beginner ballroom dance series and get your dance on! (No partner required). The teacher will focus on the Fox Trot and Swing. March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5 & 19 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The cost is $60/per person. Make checks payable to Emanuel Synagogue with “Yazidi Relief-Ballroom” in the memo. Please enroll by Feb. 28. Funds raised from the class will benefit Emanuel’s Social Justice (B’Yadeynu) Committee’s Yazidi relief efforts.

  • Kids Kabbalat Shabbat

    April 28, 20175:30 pm-7:00 pm

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    dinner 6pm

  • Brotherhood Breakfast - Gary Cohen

    April 30, 2017

    9:00 am-10:00 am

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    The Cuba that tourists don't visit. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Buffet Breakfast served at 9 a.m. No need to RSVP For more information, contact malleyks@gmail.com

  • Jr Congregation and Mini Minyan

    May 6, 201710:30 am-11:30 am

  • Challahpaloozah

    May 6, 201711:00 am-11:30 am

  • Israel Celebration Family Breakfast

    May 7, 20179:00 am-11:00 am

  • Last Day of Religious School, Lag B'Omer Celebration

    May 14, 20179:00 am-12:00 pm

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