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!


  • Sefer Ha’Agaddah Monday, February 8, 12:30 p.m. Join our ongoing weekly adult study program with Rabbi Joseph H. Prouser. For flyer, click here.
  • Second Fridays Family Shabbat Friday,  February 12, 2016 Services 6:30 p.m. Shabbat Dinner 7:30 p.m. Please RSVP by Tuesday, February 9th. $20 per adult, $8 per child, children 5 and under are free. Maximum charge per family is $55.
  • Third Annual Presidents Day Service Monday, February 15, 8:00 a.m. Presidents Day Service featuring reading the Gettysburg Address in Hebrew! Please join us as we welcome local elected officials, mayors, assembly members and others. Light breakfast to follow.
  • Sundae Saturday Shabbat Morning Service Saturday, February 20, 9:30 a.m. Make your own ice cream sundaes at Kiddush. Post Bar/Bat Mitzvah students will be offered Aliyot. KIDS!!! Come and celebrate with your friends. Followed by Kiddush.
  • Shabbat Evening Service Friday, February 26, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sundays with Sokol Sunday, March 13, 2:00 p.m. “Two hours with Frank Sinatra and Guests”. Light refreshments, including popcorn and ice cream, will be provided.
  • PURIM EVENING SERVICE AND MEGILLAH READING Wednesday, March 23, 7:00 p.m. Come in Costume!!!


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TENJ Community

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