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Welcome to Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El is a vibrant, progressive community committed to Jewish renewal at home, in the synagogue and in the wider Jewish universe. We seek to nurture the Jewish life of all of our congregants, young and old, in times of distress and in moments of joy. We are steadfast in our commitment to tikkun olam, or social justice, in the greater world around us and in Israel, and we seek to strengthen our ties of love and loyalty with Israel in all arenas. We are a warm and intimate community, one which deeply values all of its diverse members.

Canada's 150th - Jewish Canadian Involvement

NEW FEATURE ON THE TEMPLE WEBSITE Follow our monthly post "Jewish Canadian Involvement" as we celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. Written by Rochelle Burns, PhD, social historian, and member of Temple Emanu-El.

The Arthur N. Bielfeld Lecture Series

Lieutenant-General, The Honourable Roméo A. Dallaire. (Inner) War and (Inner) Peace: Struggling with the Many Faces of PTSD

Tempo Shabbat-Friday October 20, 8:00pm

Temple Emanu-El Choir Temple Emanu-El Band Welcome New Members to the Emanu-El Family ….and Simcha Shabbat Honouring October Birthdays and Anniversaries

Sunday Night at the Movies

OCTOBER 22 AT 7:30 PM. "Dough" An old Jewish baker hires a young, black, Muslim apprentice to save his failing kosher bakery. When the apprentice’s marijuana stash accidentally falls into the dough mixing bowl, the resulting baked challah starts to fly off the shelves!

Books & Biscotti

October 26. Thursday Afternoon Book Reviews Coffee & dessert at 1 p.m. followed by review at 1:30 p.m. Non-members are welcome - $10

The Genesis Project Day 5

On the 5th day of בראשית , God said “Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let the birds fly over the earth...” New possibilities are on the horizon. Actual meat grown in a dish, not on the farm? Bio-identical organs created in a lab? Explore the scientific prospects, the bioethical questions, and the halakhic issues associated with the challenges that human-made meat and tissues create.

Adult Education

In addition to the 2017/18 Monday Spring Lecture Series , there will be six Thursday Books and Biscotti reviews along with other events.


Small Fry Havdalah

Say goodbye to Shabbat at Temple with Rabbi Landsberg, Jenn Katz and David Gershon Join us under the “stars” for CRAFTS, SONGS, STORIES AND TASTY SNACKS!


Centre for Jewish Living & Learning Religious School

For the LOVE of LEARNING!” Our Religious School Program offers Progressive, Liberal Jewish Learning for Life-Long Commitment.



The Temple Emanu-El community is solidly built on prayer, peoplehood, youth and social justice. Find out more about how you can get involved.