If it is November, then it means that the Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot are behind us and we have begun the programing year with excitement. There is so much going on at Temple Emanuel and I hope that you are availing yourselves to the many wonderful programs, activities and learning opportunities. I am [...]
It is the Little Moments that Make Life Big... This phrase was recently added to my office wall collection of sagely teachings. It is a powerful reminder of the importance of the little moments—of the mundane moments in time. We tend to get caught up in the big moments; in the metaphorical fireworks. The milestones, [...]
Speaker: Dr. Zach Mann Friday evening February 22, 8:00 PM ‘But is it humor?’ The Torah and the origins of Jewish Comedy Saturday morning February 23, 9:30 AM ‘But is it Jewish?’ Is there such a thing as “Jewish Humor”? Saturday Post-Kiddush ‘But is it good for the Jews?’ Evaluating Jewish Humor Dr. Zach Mann [...]
It might be Super Bowl Sunday but it’s also World Wide Wrap. Come to minyan and try the mitzvot of tallit and tefillin. Cantor Sokoloff, Rabbi Kniaz, and Rabbi Monosov will be on hand to help you try it out! Stay for breakfast and a morning with TEPV‘s own Rockette, Nicole Luftig, as [...]
Whether you're seeking a traditional, contemporary , or a service for your young family, Temple Emanuel has a High Holiday service that will inspire your prayer and New Year.
On Saturday April 14th, 2018 came together to Dine, Dance and Celebrate. Mazel tov to Joan & Dan Silna, Beth & Gary Hirschberg and Rabbi Shelley Kniaz and thank you to everyone who helped make this fantastic evening possible! View the gallery: https://www.northjersey.com/picture-gallery/be-social/2018/04/15/temple-emanuel-of-the-pascack-valleys-dine-dance-celebrate-gala/33876931/
A 15-month-old baby smuggled in a suitcase out of Nazi-run European territories as his parents fled to Dominican Republic. An 8-year-old girl separated from her parents and the only one of five siblings to survive two concentration camps. A boy whose bar mitzvah took place in a dimly lit basement for fear of drawing attention [...]
Temple Emanuel of Pascack Valley held their own March for Our Lives on Sunday, due to many missing out on the marches on Saturday because they were observing the Sabbath. Read the full article: https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2018/03/25/sunday-marches-our-lives/453484002/
Pictures from the wine tasting in March. It was a great event as always -- and thank you to Sam!
Pictures from Purim and from Sisterhood packaging up the the baskets and getting them ready to mail.