NEWS & EVENTS

Tot Shabbat!

Tot Shabbat is a fun way to celebrate Shabbat with our community! Our monthly Tot Shabbat program, led by Rabbi Romer, is a 30-minute parent-participation program designed for newborn through kindergarten-aged children. The Rabbi plays guitar while introducing the basic elements of Jewish religion, traditions, and practices. Tot Shabbat explores holiday themes as well as…

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Zemer Choir Rehearsals

3rd & 4th Tuesdays at 7pm TO ALL CONGREGANTS YOUNG & OLD, LONGSTANDING & NEW: Cantor Bob invites all who love to sing to join the newly reinvigorated Zemer (Choir) for the High Holy Days! You don’t have to read music or Hebrew, you just need to want to sing! We ask that you attend…

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Meditation and Torah Study

Most Tuesdays 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…

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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.

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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.

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Soup Kitchen Volunteering

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

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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…

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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…

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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

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Sisterhood Monthly Meetings

First Thursday of the month at 7pm Monthly meetings usually include special guest speakers, discussions, and other exciting programs. Check the Sisterhood webpage for more info.

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Lunch with Rabbi Romer & Guests

Tuesday, September 10th 12-1:30pm. An intimate lunch with nourishing food and wide-ranging discussions. All are welcome, RSVP’s are greatly appreciated. Presenter: Julia Solow, lead Hudson Valley Organizer for Hand in Hand. Presenting Topic: Building power to help seniors age in place and get the care they need Julia Solow Lead Organizer – Hudson Valley |…

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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. The foundations of Jewish values and culture, basic Hebrew, artistic traditions, and ritual practices are all explored in this warm, dynamic course.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Weekly Mah Jongg

Mondays 10:15-1:15pm. An open group from beginners to seasoned players. For more information call Estelle at 845-657-8242

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Kabbalat Shabbat

Our Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat services provide a weekly opportunity to celebrate the wholeness of peace and community through lively, participatory worship.

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Greeting from President Leslie Kidder

I am excited to be stepping into the role of President of Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley for the coming year. I feel so fortunate that Arnie Zepel will remain on the Board to ensure a smooth transition and I want to thank him for the great work he has done over the last…

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Shabbat Service with Zemer (Choir) Participation

4th Fridays at 7:30pm join us for Shabbat Service at 7:30pm enriched by Zemer (our choir)!  We invite members of the Congregation to volunteer one Friday each year to be a “host family” and open their home to guests and/or anyone who does not have a place to share the Sabbath on that evening.

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Musical Shabbat

7:30pm 2nd Friday of every month. We joyfully invite you to our musical Shabbat! Services are infused with even more music than usual and feature Cantor Cohen, Visiting Cantorial Soloist Alex Schleuderer, and additional musical congregants. We are always open to new musicians of all levels joining the ranks!

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Early Family Shabbat Services

March 1st, April 5th at 6pm First Fridays of the Month. Please join us for our special First Friday Family Services, which begin at 6pm to accommodate the needs of our congregants with early bedtimes! We invite members of the Congregation to volunteer one Friday each year to be a “host family” and open their…

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Saturday Shabbat Services-Morning Minyan

Every Saturday at 10am join Rabbi Yael and Congregation Emanuel as we celebrate Shabbat! Please join us following services for an oneg (food & drinks) and community fellowship.

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    Weekly Mah Jongg

    10:15 am-1:15 pm
    August 26, 2019America/New_York
    Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley
    243 Albany Ave, Kingston, NY 12401, USA

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    Meditation and Torah Study

    8:45 am-10:00 am
    August 27, 2019America/New_York
    Rhinebeck Satellite
    17 Lamoree Rd, Rhinebeck, NY 12572, USA

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“If I am not for me, who is for me; and if I am (only) for myself, what am I. And if not now, when?” – Hillel, Ethics of the Fathers, 1:14
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"We went to stand up & be counted & to raise our voices, like a shofar, to cry out against injustice."

In the new episode of ReformJudaism.org's podcast, "On the Other Hand", Rabbi Rick Jacobs talks about why he & his colleagues from the Central Conference of American Rabbis & American Conference of Cantors showed up at last week's faith protest at the U.S./Mexico border.

Listen now on Apple Podcasts or wherever you typically listen:
https://apple.co/2GNMs"We went to stand up & be counted & to raise our voices, like a shofar, to cry out against injustice."

In the new episode of ReformJudaism.org's podcast On the Other Hand, Rabbi Rick Jacobs talks about why he & his colleagues from the Central Conference of American Rabbis & American Conference of Cantors showed up at last week's faith protest at the U.S./Mexico border.

Listen now on Apple Podcasts or wherever you typically listen:
https://apple.co/2GNMs
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