A B O U T  U S






Temple Emanu-El is a Reform Jewish congregation upholding the traditions of Judaism including Hebrew language, Tanakh, T’fillot, Mitzvot, holidays, customs, Jewish History, and Israel, while empowering members to cultivate their relationship with God and Torah.


The mission of Temple Emanu-El is to cultivate and nurture the love and understanding of Judaism; to provide a warm and caring environment to nurture Judaism; to ensure the future of our Jewish community, commitment to Tikkun Olam, and to strengthen and serve our members.






Temple Emanu-El’s mission will be accomplished through embracing the following values:


Worship:  uphold Jewish rituals and traditions. 


Education & Torah Study:  the study of Torah is the foundation of our tradition and teaches us the Jewish meaning of how to live our lives individually and as a community in an ever-changing world.  We are dedicated to building and maintaining an understanding with other faith communities through education, study, communication, and a respectful exchange of thoughts.


Social Action/Advocacy:  striving towards Tikkun Olam.


Community:  to be a warm, caring, and welcoming community which offers support and friendship to the Jewish and non-Jewish community.