Community Garden Interfaith Art Project

Join us in the Lobby this Thursday 12-4pm; Friday 10-4pm; Saturday 10-12pm & 4:45-8:50pm

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UPDATE

Special Message from Rabbi Romer

I was heartened to hear back from the owners of Mother Earth's Storehouse on April 8, 2019, and I appreciate the initial steps they have taken internally. I await their public statement of accountability for what occurred and their commitment to creating policy and store culture that actively combats hate and hate speech. I will keep you updated. Click to continue reading the full statement.

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Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance

March 5th, 5pm. Join our community as we remember the victims of the Holocaust.

Sisterhood: Fun & Games Luncheon

Monday, 5/13. 11:30am-3pm. Mah Jongg, Scrabble, Bridge, Rummy- or bring your favorite! $18 Donation goes to Sisterhood. Bring a group of 4 or join one! Veggie/Dairy Luncheon Included. Reservations requestion by May 5th, 2019. To reserve call 845.338.4271 or email templeemanuel@hvc.rr.com

Rainbow Shabbat

Friday, 5/10. 7pm. Centering, honoring, & affirming LGBTQ Jews by claiming our space. Please join Congregation Emanuel for our first Rainbow Shabbat. We warmly invite all Jews (affiliated/unaffiliated, unsure, practicing/nonpracticing alike), LGBTQ 🏳️‍🌈 family, and Hudson Valley community members to join in our celebration. Followed by a special Oneg with food & drinks. The event is…

Meditation and Torah Study

Most Wednesdays at 8:45am, check calendar for updates. During meditation, which begins at 8:45am, participants are led through a unique blend of Hebrew chanting, intentional breathing, and deep relaxation exercises to connect the mind, body, and soul during this unique- and uniquely Jewish- class. At 9:15am Torah study begins. An in-depth study of the weekly…

Hebrew Trope

Most Wednesdays at 12:30pm, check the calendar for updates. Trope is the melody or “flavor” (טעמים) of sacred readings learned through a system of musical notations that teach us how to chant from the Tanakh. This highly popular class is open to all.

Conversational Hebrew Class

Wednesdays at 4pm. Rabbi Romer introduces the fundamentals of conversational Hebrew (עברית‬), including useful vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structures in this fast-paced, entertaining class.

Soup Kitchen Volunteering

Every second Monday of the month Sisterhood staffs the soup kitchen at Clinton Avenue United Methodist Church. Contacts are Adele Corvin & Nancy Michaels. For further information and/or to volunteer, contact Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley at 845-338-4271 templeemanuelaa@hvc.rr.com

Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class 2nd Thursdays

Every First and Second Thursday of the month, 9:30am. A preparation course for adults who are becoming B’nai mitzvah by being called to the Torah. The class culminates in a group B’nai mitzvah. Students include Jews by choice, congregants who were never formally called to the Torah, and those seeking a more meaningful and intentional…

Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class 1st Thursdays

Every First and Second Thursday of the month, 9:30am. A preparation course for adults who are becoming B’nai mitzvah by being called to the Torah. The class culminates in a group B’nai mitzvah. Students include Jews by choice, congregants who were never formally called to the Torah, and those seeking a more meaningful and intentional…

Religious School

Every Saturday at 9:30. Operates on “Jewish time”, including visits to morning minyan. Education for Young People

Spiritual Practices Committee

7pm, First Thursday of the Month. The committee that organizes and creates spiritual and religious opportunities for the entire community. Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley 243 Albany Ave Kingston, NY 12401

Sisterhood Monthly Meetings

First Thursday of the month at 7pm Monthly meetings usually include special guest speakers, discussions, and other exciting programs. Questions? Contact Co-President Sharon Zepel sharonzepel@gmail.com

Lunch with Rabbi Romer

Tuesday, April 2nd 12-1:30pm. An intimate lunch with nourishing food and wide-ranging discussions. All are welcome, RSVP’s are greatly appreciated. Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley 243 Albany St Kingston, NY 12401 845-338-4271 www.cehv.org

Second Night Seder

Celebrating the Diversity of Our Community and of Our Passover Story Saturday, April 20th 4:45PM Seating & Havdalah 5PM Seder Ceremonial wine & grape juice will be provided – you may bring additional wine to share Appetizers: White Fish Salad, Vegetarian Chopped Liver Sides: Roasted Red Potatoes, Asparagus, Quinoa Pilaf, Tzimmes All meal options are…

Women’s Seder

Women’s Seder The Journey Continues: Finding the Hidden Afikomen is Not Just a Children’s Game Evocative, Inspirational, Celebration in Pursuit of Dignity for All Presented by Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley Sisterhood (Women of Reform Judaism) Refreshed format featuring Freedom & Passover songs. All we need is You! Suggested Donation: $10 per person, children…

Intro to Judaism/Conversion

Wednesdays at 6pm. This class is designed for those who are interested in exploring Jewish rituals, practices, traditions, and ethics, as well as those who have chosen to convert. Basic Hebrew, foundations of Jewish values and culture, and ritual practices are all explored in this warm, dynamic course.

Weekly Bingo

Wednesdays at 7pm. Join our wildly popular bingo night! Enjoy playing with our neighbors from throughout our Kingston community! Doors at 5pm, the game starts at 7pm.

Conversational Hebrew

Wednesdays at 4pm. Rabbi Romer introduces the fundamentals of conversational Hebrew (עברית‬), including useful vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structures in this fast-paced, entertaining class.

Hebrew Trope

Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm. Trope is the melody or “flavor” (טעמים) of sacred readings learned through a system of musical notations that teach us how to chant from the Tanakh. This highly popular class is open to all.

Brotherhood Meeting

Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 7:30pm, September-June. Be a part of our vibrant and active Brotherhood.

Weekly Worship

Torah Portion/Parsha: Acharei Mot, Leviticus 16:1-24
Haftarah: Zechariah 3:1-10 

Friday, April 26th, 2019/ 21 Nisan 5779
 
7:30pm: Shabbat w/Zemer (choir) participation

Saturday, April 27th, 2019/ 22 Nisan 5779

10am: Morning Minyan
Simchat Torah 17
Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley

What a Jewish Community Can Be

Our welcoming and giving community is a reform congregation, committed to social justice, on-going learning, vibrant spirituality, diversity, and the State of Israel.

We welcome all individuals who are interested in exploring Judaism.

We welcome Interfaith families.

We welcome Jews of Color.

We welcome LGBTQ Jews.

We welcome Sephardic, Mizrahi, & Ashkenazic Jews.

We welcome Jews by choice.