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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

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Holidays

We welcome you with our Open Door Policy.  Join us for an extraordinary family worship experience.  In addition to weekly Sabbath service, we celebrate many holidays and festivals, and invite you to experience the vibrant and rich holiday traditions, new & old, that are observed at Temple Emanuel.

Holiday Observances

High Holy Days: Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur

Sukkot

Simchat Torah & Hakafot

Chanukah

Tu B'shevat

Purim

Passover

Lag B'Omer

Shavuot

The congregation's mission is to create a home for every soul by offering a variety of Jewish experiences to nourish the mind, heart and spirit while being a caring Jewish community.

*Tishah B'av: A Brief History

in Jewish Holidays
Tishah B'Av means "Ninth of Av" and refers to a Jewish day of fasting and mourning.Excerpted from The Jewish Home by Daniel B. Syme. URJ PressTraditionally Tishah B'Av is the darkest of all days, a time set aside for mourning the destruction of both ancient…