160 Mohegan Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117
The Emanuel Synagogue UPDATES

Week of April 26, 2022 / 25 Nisan 5782
Everyone is invited to participate in this thoughtful process.
This weekend will be a unique opportunity for The Emanuel Synagogue Community to engage in deep learning and discussion about marriage, family, and identity. It is also the kickoff for a congregational conversation about living our values, tradition and change. Please REGISTER NOW so we know how much food to prepare for the four-day event.
USCJ BeAware Training
Wed, April 27 - 2 pm - ZOOM
Highly recommended to those who missed the previous Situational Awareness training held at The Emanuel in February .
Erev Yom HaShoah
at The Emanuel
Megillat HaShoah service held in person and on Zoom (immediately following 7pm minyan)
Survivors, as well as 2nd/3rd generation survivors who wish to have an English or Hebrew reading please contact Gerald Sperber
May / June Edition

  • Goodbye and thank you, Jessica Dell’Era
  • Participate in the Book of Gratitude
  • Jewish Books-in-Review
  • Purim Palooza Photos
Sunday, May 1,
4:00 pm
at The Emanuel Synagogue
A chamber orchestra performance under the direction of Chris Shepard, Artistic Director featuring CONCORA’s professional singers.
Discount tickets for Emanuel members until April 30: DETAILS
Thursday, May 5
5:00 - 6:00 PM
with Personal Trainer Ted Mangi

Facilitated by Carolyn Topol
from April 18; please share!
Passcode: 0dW.$TQU
Join us for a week of fun for members and prospective members!
Highlights include:

-Mah Jongg Tournament  
-Reservoir Walk with the Rabbi
-Paint Night
-Religious School Open House
-Israel "Meats" Texas: Whisky & BBQ
-Preschool Families Kibbitz & Nosh
-Schmooze and Brews
-Shabbat Woks (Family Shabbat dinner)
-Brotherhood Shabbat
-Tot Shabbat
-Religious School Year End Celebration
-First Responders Appreciation Day and Touch-a-Truck
-American Judaism Adult Ed Discussion

Details and registration to follow
Kiddush at The Emanuel
To adequately plan for our in-person Shabbat Kiddush each week, please register your attendance by Wednesday for the upcoming Shabbat.

Available sponsorship dates below. The Emanuel offers several options for Kiddush preparation and service Contact Regina Miller to reserve your date and for more information:

  • July: 30; Aug: 6, 20; Sept: 24
  • Nov: 12, 26; Dec: 3, 17, 24, 31
Financial Expertise? We Need You!
Do you have a financial background? Are you interested in helping out with synagogue financial planning? If so, The Emanuel welcomes you to volunteer your expertise and time.

Contact Kobi Benita,
Executive Director: kobi@emanuelsynagogue.org or call 860-236-1275 ext. 112.
Sponsorships available!
It is appropriate that we pause and reflect upon all we have to be grateful for as individuals, as the Emanuel family and our larger community.

This book will be filled with artwork, stories, inspirational messages, words of gratitude, Jewish wisdom, prayers, and memorials to those lost to the pandemic. DETAILS
Make it a Summer of Service with JTConnect!
June 20 - 24, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
A one-week kick off to summer program for incoming 7th-10th graders who want a meaningful and social Jewish experience.
CLICK for details
In Our Community
April 28
2 pm
SCN will host a national webinar with the authors of “Private Security: Window Dressing or Real Protection? A Roadmap for Securing Sacred Spaces,” CLICK HERE to register.
Sunday May 1, Mandell JCC
Free and open to the community, Pre-registration by April 28 required. Details

May 1
2:00PM - 4:00PM on Zoom

A virtual talk with Holocaust survivor Renia Finder.
Sponsored by:
For details: Elana MacGilpin

Family Bingo Night
geared towards families with children ages 5-18.

Reserve by May 10

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