Temple to host ‘Make Your Sunday Fun Day’ programs

Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley in Woodcliff Lake starts a series of programs called 'Make Your Sunday a Fun Day.' Mitzvah Makers is a Sunday morning group for 3-year-olds (drop off from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.) It is facilitated by an early childhood professional, Lisa Friedman. The program [...]

Parenting center to launch at TEPV

It was the right time, said Richard Tannenbaum, executive director of Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley. After all, the Woodcliff Lake synagogue had just hired a new rabbi, Loren Monosov — who has two young children of her own — as well as a new director of early childhood [...]

Welcome Rabbi Monosov

Temple Emanuel is delighted to welcome Rabbi Loren Monosov to our synagogue as our Rabbi! Rabbi Monosov is a magna cum laude graduate of The George Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies and Psychology.  She received her rabbinic ordination and MA from the Jewish Theological Seminary of [...]


As I prepare to say goodbye to TEPV, I want to tell you how pleased I am that you have succeeded in identifying the congregation’s needs and in finding a rabbi who can call forth your trust and collaboration. Mazal tov! I realize that there were plenty of things that [...]

Seventh graders graduate from religious school

The Religious School of Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley celebrated the graduation of Kitah Zayin (grade seven) earlier this month. The students are pictured in the Rabbi Andre Ungar Outdoor Amphitheater which faces east, towards Jerusalem. The students come predominantly from towns in the Pascack Valley and Saddle River [...]

New Program Director Tapped

Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley is announces that Debbie Wanamaker will lead the Early Childhood Program (ECP) in the fall. Presently, the Early Childhood Program has almost 100 students. Wanamaker has spent her professional career as a preschool educator, and holds a Bachelor's degree from New York University and [...]