Temple Emunah is celebrating 60 wonderful years - Join the party and celebrate! Special events are planned to ensure that every member of the community is included in our festivities; some are free of charge and others have modest fees. Many thanks to our devoted co-chairs: Terri Swartz Russell, Robin Goldstein, and Leslie Sherman. See below to see how you can participate!
YOUR EMUNAH60 BIRTHDAY GIFT KINDLES OUR CELEBRATION!
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR EMUNAH60
ALIYOT BY THE DECADES (Nov 2, Dec 14, Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 7, Apr 18)
All members will be honored with a special Aliyah during Shabbat services from November to April. Following the aliyah, a member of that group will speak about his or her Emunah Experience. The celebration will continue during Kiddush with an Emunah60 Birthday Cake. Come celebrate our entire community each Shabbat!
Read reflections from these past Shabbat dates:
COMMUNITY SHABBAT DINNER with reminiscences by Past Presidents (Friday, January 31, 5:30 PM)
Emunah60 is celebrating the 60th anniversary of our community with a Shabbat dinner with interactive activities and fun for all! During and after dinner there will be community-building games, and Temple Emunah past presidents will give brief remarks, recounting their favorite memories of Emunah over the past 6 decades. All are welcome to attend! This event is generously sponsored by The Bess Ezekiel Memorial Fund.
60’s SOCK HOP (Saturday, February 22)
A fun evening with live music to celebrate the 60th birthdays of both Temples Emunah & Isaiah. Havdalah, dancing, great music & food, signature cocktails and more! This event will be hosted at Temple Emunah. You can register on-line here!
MY EMUNAH STORY (Sunday, March 15, 5:30 PM)
As part of our year-long Emunah60 celebration, the Ladle Fund is thrilled to be sponsoring Ha Parpar - My Emunah Story: A Story Telling Night in the style of ‘Moth Radio Hour,’ with live, true stories, told by our congregants about their experiences over the past 6 decades at Temple Emunah.
Emunah60 History and Art Reception (March 25, 7:00 PM)
Don't miss this special night with an art tour and reception on Wednesday, March 25, starting at 7:00 PM! Have you seen the photos of Temple Emunah throughout the years in the hallways? Come meet Steve Tavan, photographer of these historical photos, and learn the history of the new temple building. Then join Mark Druy as he puts on a video of slides showing more of Temple Emunah’s history, and follow Toni through the Temple Emunah timeline listening to her wonderful stories.
The photo tour will begin at 7:00 PM—meet us in the upper lobby for light snacks before we begin! We will break for minyan at 7:30, then continue with the slide show and stories, and a reception in the Rubinovitz Social Hall with music, desserts, and more! Do you have any Temple Emunah gear? A special kippah, sweatshirt, hat, or mug? Bring it to show off at our ‘fashion show!’ See our flyer for more details.
EMUNAH60 MUST SEE TV (Sunday, December 22 and April 12)
Come to this Emunah60 event on Sunday morning, April 12, 10:00 - Noon, where we will be showing some highlights from TV shows from the 90s through today, talk about culture shifts, eat a light breakfast, and yadda, yadda, yadda.
Emunah60 Big Birthday Bash (Sunday, May 3)
Outdoor party for ALL ages - with games, ice cream, and a communal singing of our new Emunah60 Song!
Emunah60 Closing Ceremony (Sunday, May 31)
Everyone is invited to our annual Awards and Installations night, which will also feature a new Emunah60 video and a champagne toast!