Hanukkah

Congregational Open House and
Hanukkah Celebration!
Sunday, December 13, 1:00pm

You’re invited to a special event to celebrate Hanukkah, with songs and Menorah Lighting at 1:00pm, with Rabbi Adam and Cantor Lindsay!
This will also be an opportunity to talk about some of the steps we’re taking to address the challenges of COVID, some exciting initiatives that are underway, and how we can all participate in securing our synagogue as a thriving, dynamic, and spiritually meaningful community. A Q&A will follow!
Here’s the zoom link – can’t wait to see you on December 13!
We’re eager to share all of the exciting things going on in our Temple Emanuel community!

Monte Mallin, President   ~   Rabbi Adam Rosenwasser   ~   Dianne Neiman, Executive Director


Menorah Lighting and Hanukkah Celebration
December 10-17, 5:00pm
Kensington Town Hall

Join Temple Emanuel in partnership with the Town Of Kensington in a nightly Menorah Lighting and Hanukkah Celebration. Let us light up the night with joy and song, as we light the menorah, sing songs, and celebrate Hanukkah together at the Kensington Town Hall, beginning Thursday, December 10 through Thursday, December 17, each night at 5 pm. Sign ups are required. As a courtesy, please sign up for 1 night only, and help us keep everyone safe by wearing a mask and following social distancing guidelines. Sign Up Here

We look forward to seeing you at the Kensington Town Hall!

COVID-19 Update

Temple Emanuel is committed to the health and safety of our community – within and outside of our Temple walls – and seeks help slow the spread of COVID-19. In the interest of public welfare, most in-person events have been suspended. We will announce changes to our operations online and through email.

Find out about online activities and how Temple Emanuel leadership can support you.

Temple Emanuel Early Childhood Center (ECC): Limited Enrollment Available 

Temple Emanuel Early Childhood Center has limited availability in its in-person, full day, Reggio-Inspired child care program for children ages 2 – 5. Hours of operation are 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

The program strictly adheres to CDC, MSDE and Montgomery County government Covid-19 guidelines. As an integral part of the larger Reform Jewish Temple Emanuel community that honors spiritual and intellectual growth, the program’s pedagogy reflects a commitment to social action, a deep respect for the diversity of our community and a deep appreciation of the natural environment. The Reggio-inspired program offers enriching experiences for children that foster creativity and collaborative learning while supporting children’s social-emotional development and growth.

For more information, contact Melissa Williamson, Director of Early Childhood at mwilliamson@templeemanuelmd.org or (301) 942-2000.

We believe in maintaining a caring, inclusive community based on Jewish values and principles,
encouraging Tikkun Olam (repairing the world).

We believe in promoting Jewish learning as a lifelong process for ourselves, our families, and
our children.

We believe in strengthening our Jewish faith, commitment, and observance.

We believe in fostering the love of Judaism and the preservation of Judaism and the Jewish people.

As a Reform Jewish Congregation, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism, we believe in adherence to the concepts of God, Torah, and Israel.