Temple Emanu-El, New York City

Like all sanctuaries, Temple Emanu-El is a visible token of the presence of God in the midst of His people. It sheds a beauty that is the beauty of holiness, and it stands as a beacon light in a tradition that stands as a champion of justice, brotherhood and peace.

Founded in 1845, Temple Emanu-El is the third oldest Reform Jewish congregation in the United States. Its odyssey mirrors that of the Jewish community in New York. Originally located on a remote corner on the Lower East Side, it moved progressively, both geographically and spiritually, further uptown, and is now located in the very heart of New York City, on the Upper East Side.
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  • Temple Emanu-El was established in lower Manhattan, first using a former church, then, shortly after the Civil War, building a synagogue on Fifth Avenue just north of 42nd Street, and then, just befor...  more »
  • This is a spectacular synagogue on Fifth Av. at Sixty-fifth Street. Definitely worth a visit. Also Friday evening prayers are very beautiful.. highly recommended!  more »
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  • Lovely space. Amazing programs. Gorgeous. I attended a film and discussion of the Triplets movie with friends. Spectacular event.
  • It place where you can meet many educated people and participate in many interesting events
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