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

Week of May 10, 2022 / 9 Iyyar 5782
Masks Are Back
As a result of high transmission of COVID in Hartford County, for everyone's safety, we request all attendees at Emanuel events wear a mask and practice social distancing.
Saturday May 14
10:30 am
Tot Shabbat for families with children 5 and under
Family Services for families with children grades K-6
For Emanuel Synagogue Members
and Prospective Members

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for individual event details and enrollment
For more details and conversation schedule:
in the News!
West Hartford Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

The 2022 finalists include Alanna Nabel Goldberg (pictured above), daughter of Emanuel members Dick and Doris Nabel. Alanna is a speech-language pathologist at Charter Oak International Academy

Kiddush at The Emanuel

To plan for in-person Shabbat Kiddush each week, please register your attendance by Wednesday for the upcoming Shabbat. It is very helpful to know how many people to cook for each week!!
The Emanuel offers several options for Kiddush preparation and service. Available sponsorship 2022 dates below:

Aug: 20; Nov: 12, 26; Dec: 3, 17, 24

Contact Regina Miller
to reserve and for details
Let's pause and reflect upon all we have to be grateful for as individuals, as part of 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.
Sponsorships available!
Thursday, June 2
8:30 pm on ZOOM

Speaker Rahel Musleah introduces audiences to the distinctive heritage of the Jews of India and Iraq.

Presented by The Adult Education Committee, this virtual tour includes visits to sites and synagogues in Bombay, Calcutta and Cochin.
The day includes special honors given during Shabbat services. for all Beth Hillel past presidents and those involved in the merger between the former Beth Hillel Synagogue and The Emanuel Synagogue.

A special sermon will be given by Rabbi Philip Lazowski: “Reflections of Beth Hillel,” as well as a dedication of the Holocaust Torah. A Kiddush lunch with a dessert surprise will follow!
June 11 Chapel Minyan
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
in the Chapel
Pre-registration is REQUIRED.
Opportunities to lead and participate
May / June Edition
*Goodbye and thank you' Student Rabbi Jessica Dell’Era; Participate in the Book of Gratitude; Jewish Books-in-Review; Purim Palooza Photos
In Our Community
Geared towards families with children ages 5-18. Reserve by May 10
Sunday, May 15
12 - 3 pm
Family Search: Touring Jewish Records, via webinar

May 15
1:30 pm
Guest speaker is Todd Knowles, Deputy Chief Genealogist at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah
Join Dr. Levine for her lecture:
Thurs., June 9, 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Beth El Temple/WH
Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently

Attention former students, parents and faculty members of the Bess & Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy

To request an invite, send your contact info to gabbroad@neja.org. or contact Anne Marcucci at NEJA at (860) 231-0317.
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