EDISON — Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced several upcoming events. For more information, call 1-732-549-4442. All events take place at Temple Emanu-El unless otherwise noted.
Aug. 17-Tot Shabbat: An age-appropriate Friday Shabbat program for younger children up to six years old which also includes a Jewish-themed art/craft session. The program starts at 6 p.m. The regular adult service begins at 8 p.m.
Aug. 20-Book Club: This month’s reading is “The Dove Keepers” by Alice Hoffman. You can find copies in the public library and in paperback at bookstores. The meeting starts at 7:30 in the Temple library. New members welcome.
Aug. 24-Temple Emanu-El Open House: Check out Temple Emanu-El – a Reform Jewish synagogue serving the community for more than 50 years. The temple welcomes people from all walks of life and is proud of its renowned Social Action initiatives, high quality adult education and social programming, concerts by prominent performers – and much more. Emanu-El’s religious school offers an education from kindergarten through 12th grade, including special education classes.
“Shabbat Service Under the Stars” at 7 p.m., followed by an Ice Cream Oneg – an opportunity to get to know community members and ask all your questions. Meet the new Rabbi. Hear about a new incentive: join Temple Emanu-El now and new members receive 50% off membership fees for an entire year. This includes this year’s High Holy Day tickets and the many events and services the Temple has to offer.
Sept. 1-Shabbat in the Park: A Saturday morning (9:30 a.m.) fun, friendly, musical service out-of-doors. Meet at the Roosevelt Park Open Grove in Edison. It’s located near the covered Pavilion in Kiddie Keepwell Camp. Bring chairs, pillows and blankets for comfortable seating. The service will be followed by a Kiddush and is open to the entire community. Phone the Temple office for more information about location and details. (1-732-549-4442)
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