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Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley

What a Jewish Community Can Be

A welcoming and giving reform congregation committed to social justice, on-going learning, vibrant spirituality, diversity and the State of Israel
Yom Rishon, 4 Tishri 5778



Welcome to Temple Emanuel!

Our synagogue is more than a building, school or set of programs. (~: Chai :~) is its membership, pure and simple. Our members come from all over the Hudson Valley, and represent many streams of Jewish thought and practice. With our membership, we commit ourselves to a journey of discovery, where each of us, in our own way, deepens our connection to Judaism and ties to Israel. Some of us will discover greater Jewish meaning in Torah classes; some with new friends on our congregational trips to Israel, or by working with one of our many committees; some from worship and singing; some through acts of Tikkun Olam. Temple Emanuel supports a wide variety of Jewish creativity. Join us and we' ll help you discover your unique path.

(~: Chai :~) is more than a journey; it's a destination. The Hebrew term for synagogue is Bet Kneset - Home for Gathering. Some refer to a synagogue as a Bet Midrash - a Home of Study or a Bet Tefillah - a Home for prayer. By forging your own Jewish path with us, we can create a home together that honors all of the meaning and hope in our name.

Join us for Shabbat or an event that interests you to meet the members and the Rabbi. If you'd like more information, we can send you a packet of information including a newsletter, calendar of upcoming events, schedule of services and school brochure.

Celebrating our new Saturday Religious School program, first year of membership is free to new members with Religious School enrollment.

Want to know more? Read our FAQ's page, Rates & Benefits page, call us at (845) 338-4271 x 101 orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The link below is for our Membership Application in PDF format for you to print and mail or fax to our office.  We can also mail this application to you, or you can pick up a copy in our main lobby.