Temple Emunah is celebrating 60 wonderful years! Watch this page for updates, news, and events related to our Emunah 60 celebrations. If you would like to make a donation towards the Emunah 60 fundraising efforts, please do so HERE, and pick a multiple of 60! All donors will have their names added to our Emunah 60 Donor Display in the lobby, in the form of a poster of a cake with candles going up the wall from the lower lobby to the upper lobby. No matter how small a donation, your name will appear on a candle!
Calendar of Events for Emunah 60:
ALIYOT BY THE DECADES (Nov 2, Dec 14, Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 7, Apr 18)
All members will be honored with a special Aliyah during Shabbat services from November to April. Following the aliyah, a member of that group will speak about his or her Emunah Experience. The celebration will continue during Kiddush with an Emunah 60 Birthday Cake. Come celebrate our entire community each Shabbat!
EMUNAH 60 MUST SEE TV (Sunday, December 22, 10:00 AM)
Who can forget Carol Burnett as Scarlet O’Hara in “Gone With the Wind”? How about watching the Beatles for the first time on “The Ed Sullivan Show”? What are some of your favorite shows from decades past? “All in the Family”? ”Laugh-In”? Come to this Emunah 60 event where we will be showing some highlights from TV shows of the 60s and 70s and 80s and talk about culture shifts, eat a light breakfast, and yadda, yadda, yadda. We will continue in the Spring with shows from the 90s through the present. Spring date with clips from the 90s-today announced soon.
COMMUNITY SHABBAT DINNER with reminiscences by Past Presidents (Friday, January 31, 5:30 PM)
Emunah 60 is celebrating the 60th anniversary of our community with a Shabbat dinner with interactive activities and fun for all! During and after dinner there will be community-building games, and Temple Emunah past presidents will give brief remarks, recounting their favorite memories of Emunah over the past 6 decades. All are welcome to attend! This event is generously sponsored by The Bess Ezekiel Memorial Fund. Please RSVP to Jodie Parmer by January 27th.
60’s SOCK HOP (Saturday, February 22)
A fun evening with live music to celebrate the 60th birthdays of both Temples Emunah & Isaiah. Havdalah, dancing, great music & food, signature cocktails and more! This event will be hosted at Temple Emunah. More details coming soon.
MY EMUNAH STORY (Sunday, March 15, 5:30 PM)
As part of our year-long Emunah 60 celebration, the Ladle Fund is thrilled to be sponsoring Ha Parpar - My Emunah Story: A Story Telling Night in the style of ‘Moth Radio Hour,’ with live, true stories, told by our congregants about their experiences over the past 6 decades at Temple Emunah. All are welcome!