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.


  • SUKKOT SERVICES Sunday, September 27 – Tuesday, October 6 For a complete schedule of services, click here.
  • Sefer Ha’Agaddah Monday, October 12, 12:30 p.m. Join our ongoing weekly adult study program with Rabbi Joseph H. Prouser. For flyer, click here.
  • Sundae Saturday Shabbat Morning Service Saturday, October 17, 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.
  • Third Sundays with Sokol Sunday, October 18, 1:30 p.m. “Be Yourself” – A light comedy-drama film, starring Fanny Brice. Light refreshments, including ice cream and popcorn, will be served. For flyer, click here.
  • “Oneg with Ora” Evening Service Friday, October 23, 7:30 p.m. Professor Ora Horn Prouser leads a study session during  the Oneg Shabbat which follows the services. Innovative approaches to understanding the Bible will be presented. Next topic: To be announced…
  • “Harry Houdini’s Yahrzeit Observance” Evening Service Friday, October 30, 7:30 p.m. We pay tribute to the professional and religious life of history’s most celebrated magician and escape artist. For flyer, click here.
  • First Fridays Family Shabbat Friday, November 6, Services 6:30 p.m., Shabbat Dinner 7:30 p.m. Please RSVP by Tuesday, November 3rd. $20 per adult, $8 per child 6-13, children 5 and under are free. Maximum charge per family is $55.

Temple Emanuel of North Jersey welcomes you to join us at this year’s holiday services.

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