About Us

Welcome to Temple Emanuel of North Jersey!

Temple Emanuel of North Jersey is a community that welcomes participants from all backgrounds and ages.  Our community is the heart and soul of our congregation.  We value individual spiritual growth, Jewish learning, and acting in the world to make it a better place.  Our prayer services are traditional, egalitarian, and Conservative,  in which Jewish men and women participate equally.  We encourage interfaith families to join us and become a part of our community.  Our membership includes individuals and families from Bergen and Passaic Counties, New York, and beyond.

Our synagogue is located in Franklin Lakes overlooking the beautiful Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve. Visit us! Pray with us! Learn with us!

Haubenstock Fund Summer 2017

The Haubenstock Fund of our Temple’s Men’s Club has been supporting Jewish children’s summer activities for many years.Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2017. Deadline: June 10, 2017. Preference is given to children and grandchildren of Temple members. For application, click here.


UPCOMING EVENTS

  • “Monday Maftir” (Study of the Weekly Haftarah) Monday, March 27, 12:30 p.m.
    Join our ongoing weekly adult study program with Rabbi Joseph H. Prouser.
  • First Fridays Family Shabbat Friday, April 7Services 6:30 p.m., Shabbat Dinner 7:15 p.m. $20 per adult, $8 per child, children 5 and under are free. Maximum charge per family is $55. Please R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, April 4th.
  • Passover Services 5777/2017
    FIRST DAYS
    Siyyum Bechorim – Fast of the Firstborn… Monday, April 10… 7:00 a.m.
    First Night of Pesach (before first Seder)… Monday, April 10… 6-6:25 p.m.
    First Day of Pesach… Tuesday, April 11… 9:30 a.m.
    Second Night of Pesach… Tuesday, April 11… 6-6:25 p.m.
    Second Day of Pesach… Wednesday, April 12… 9:30 a.m.
    FINAL DAYS
    Seventh Night of Pesach… Sunday, April 16… 7-7:30 p.m.
    Seventh Day of Pesach … Monday, April 17… 9:30 a.m.
    Eighth Night of Pesach… Monday, April 18… 7:00 p.m.
    Eighth Day of Pesach (YIZKOR)… Tuesday, April 18… 9:30 a.m.
    FOR SALE OF CHOMETZ FORM, CLICK HERE.
  • Sundays with Sokol Sunday, April 23, 2:00 p.m.  “Film – Miracle at Midnight” Light refreshments, including popcorn and ice cream, will be provided. Everyone is welcome! For flyer, click here.
  • Shabbat Eve Pirkei Avot Series (Seven-Part Series) Friday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. Presenter: Edmund Berkowitz Temple Emanuel members discuss how their favorite insights from Pirkei Avot (“Ethics of the Fathers”) have inspired and guided them. For flyer, click here.
  • SAVE THE DATE – ANNUAL GALA CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH Sunday, May 28, 11:00 a.m. We are thrilled to be honoring Norman LaPoff and his wife, Marcia, of blessed memory, at our annual gala.Please make your reservations today and place an ad in our Journal book. For Annual Gala letter click here. For ad blank, click here.

 

OUR RECENT PUBLICATIONS

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TENJ Community

  • Rabbi Prouser’s Blog: Initial Instructions, A translation celebrating the Book of Genesis –  in lipogram!

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