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Chocolate Tasting and Museum Tour
Thursday, Feb 22nd
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

FREE for temple members, $40 for nonmembers
One East 65th Street

An event for singles in theirs 40s and 50s... Chef Michael Laiskonis of the Institute of Culinary Education will lead us in a chocolate tasting, followed by a tour of the Bernard Museum of Judaica's "On Jews and Chocolate" exhibition. Open to the public. Reservations required.

The Medici Archive Project
Thursday, Feb 22nd
6:30 PM to 8 PM

Admission is FREE; reservations required
10 East 66th Street

All are invited to a discussion of "Love and Death in Italian Ghettos in the Time of the Plague." Using original documents from Italian archives, our panel of experts will explore the everyday lives of Roman, Mantuan, Venetian and Florentine Jews during exceptionally trying times, addressing how Europe's Jewish communities coped with plagues and pestilence.

Neshama Yoga
Sunday, Feb 25th
10 AM to 11:30 AM

Open to all temple members
One East 65th Street

Emanu-El Cares is pleased to present four "Wellness Sundays" for the body and soul. Each 90-minute class is taught by a wellness professional and includes light refreshments. Our second session features a unique fusion of yoga with Jewish learning and spirituality. QUESTIONS? Call the Membership Office at (212) 507-9515.

Community as Family
Monday, Feb 26th
6 PM to 7:30 PM

There is no charge for this event
One East 65th Street

Community as Family is a group for temple members age 48 and forward who are without adult children. We meet monthly to create stronger ties within the Emanu-El family and the greater community, as well as to discover ways to become more informed self-advocates on a variety of topics, including finance, health, housing and home care. Light refreshments are served, and there are no commercial endorsements. FOR TEMPLE MEMBERS ONLY.

The Mentalist
Monday, Feb 26th
7:30 PM to 9 PM

$18 for temple members, $125 for VIP tickets
10 East 66th Street

The Israeli master-mentalist is coming to the Streicker Center to test the limits of your disbelief. There's no telling what he'll do when he takes to our stage, but if past is prologue, he might guess anything from your banking PIN number to the name of the very first person you kissed. VIP registration features a pre-reception and reserved seating.

All in the Family: The Class
Tuesday, Feb 27th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

$99 series, $25 individual classes
10 East 66th Street

THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT

Saviv: Kickoff to March Madness Shabbat
Friday, Mar 2nd
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Admission is free, but reservations are requested
One East 65th Street

Temple members and nonmembers in their 20s and 30s are invited to join us for Shabbat services, followed by our kickoff to March Madness. Doors open at 7:15 PM. Grab a beer before our wonderful musical service. Stay after for a pizza and beer Oneg.

Family Purim Celebration
Sunday, Mar 4th
11 AM to 2 PM

Open to all temple members and their friends
Enter at One East 65th Street

Purim Shpiel: 11 AM. Mini-Carnival for Young Families and Nursery School students only: 11:30 AM to 12 PM. Carnival open to kids of all ages: 12 PM to 2 PM.

All in the Family: The Class
Tuesday, Mar 6th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

$25 per person
10 East 66th Street

Six pairs of related rabbis (from a father and son-in-law to a wife and wife, spanning the denominational spectrum) will team-teach a Bible story that touches not only on their own relationships but on human relations at large. This week: Moses' Moms, with wives Rabbi Denise Eger and Rabbi Eleanor Steinman.

Men's Club Book Group
Wednesday, Mar 7th
8:30 AM

Open to all temple members
One East 65th Street

Our March selection is "The Many Deaths of Jew Suss," a compelling new account of the notorious trial of Joseph Suss Oppenheimer, one of the most iconic figures in the history of anti-Semitism.

An Evening With Vice President Dick Cheney
Wednesday, Mar 7th
8 PM to 9:30 PM

$99 General Admission, $500 VIP Reception
One East 65th Street

Please join us for this historic discussion with our nation's 46th vice president, whose nearly five decades in the public arena will make for a riveting evening.

Baby Shabbat
Friday, Mar 9th
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

There is no charge for this program.
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

Baby Shabbat is a 30-minute program designed for younger siblings of Nursery School children, although all children younger than 33 months are welcome to attend. Enjoy the company of other families as we anticipate Shabbat with music, blessings and a taste of challah.

Seeking Clarity in a Fast-Changing, Uncertain World
Sunday, Mar 11th
10 AM to 12 PM

$30 for Men's Club/Women's Auxiliary members
One East 65th Street

Men's Club Vice President Ben Weintraub will lead a panel discussion about technology. Open to all temple members and their guests. Brunch will be served.

Stitch'n Time
Sunday, Mar 11th
11 AM to 2 PM

Open to temple members only
One East 65th Street

All temple members are invited to Emanu-El's monthly knitting group. Stitch'n Time is a volunteer program at which individuals knit items for various organizations in need. Both experienced and novice knitters are invited to join us; instruction is provided. We provide yarn and patterns; you bring #8 needles. Delicious light refreshments are served.

A Celebration of Jewish Books
Sunday, Mar 11th
11 AM to 3 PM

$18, FREE for children under 10
10 East 66th Street

Join us for a day filled with Jewish storytelling and storytellers...more than 50 in all...some you already know and love, others you will be thrilled to discover. Includes a special kids corner with Jewish storytellers, live music and special activities. And, you won't want to go home without visiting our pop-up bookstore, where you may choose from an exciting array of hundreds of titles to add to your Jewish home library.

All in the Family: The Class
Tuesday, Mar 13th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

$25 per person
10 East 66th Street

Six pairs of related rabbis (from a father and son-in-law to a wife and wife, spanning the denominational spectrum) will team-teach a Bible story that touches not only on their own relationships but on human relations at large. This week: Jacob and His Wives, with wife and husband Rabbi Amy Kalmanofsky and Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky.

Young Professionals Speed Dating
Tuesday, Mar 13th
7 PM to 9 PM

$36 per person
One East 65th Street

Does your mom call you daily asking if you've met that nice Jewish boy or girl yet? Now is your chance to meet up to 15 of them in one night as SAVIV hosts its first Young Professionals Speed Dating event. This event is for single professionals in their 20s and 30s.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Mar 20th
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

All in the Family: The Class
Tuesday, Mar 20th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

$99 series, $25 individual classes
10 East 66th Street

THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT.

The Unlikely Nazi Hunters
Tuesday, Mar 20th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

$18 for temple members
10 East 66th Street

Meet Nazi hunters Serge and Beate Klarsfeld, who are telling their dramatic story for the first time in a new dual memoir, "Hunting the Truth," which will be published on the day of their appearance at the Streicker Center. Moderated by Sara J. Bloomfield, Director, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Admission includes a copy of the book.

Body Purification and Healthy Snacking
Sunday, Mar 25th
10 AM to 11:30 AM

Open to all temple members
One East 65th Street

Emanu-El Cares is pleased to present four "Wellness Sundays" for the body and soul. Each 90-minute class is taught by a wellness professional and includes light refreshments. Our third session features synchronized breath and movement to purify the body, followed by a discussion of current "trend foods." QUESTIONS? Call the Membership Office at (212) 507-9515.

All in the Family: The Class
Tuesday, Mar 27th
6:30 PM to 8 PM

$25 per person
10 East 66th Street

Six pairs of related rabbis (from a father and son-in-law to a wife and wife, spanning the denominational spectrum) will team-teach a Bible story that touches not only on their own relationships but on human relations at large. This week: Abraham and Isaac, with father and son Rabbi Jerome K. Davidson and Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson.

Men's Club Book Group
Wednesday, Apr 4th
8:30 AM

Open to all temple members
One East 65th Street

Our April selection is "Billy Bathgate" by E.L. Doctorow.

Annual Gathering of Remembrance (5778)
Sunday, Apr 8th
2 PM to 4 PM

Tickets are required for entrance.
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

The Annual Gathering of Remembrance is a commemoration of the 6 million who died during the Holocaust. A limited number of tickets are available to temple members. To obtain tickets, temple members only should call Mark Heutlinger at (212) 507-9511. All others should call the Museum of Jewish Heritage at (646) 437-4227.

Young Families: Tot Shabbat
Saturday, Apr 14th
9:30 AM to 11 AM

There is no charge for this event.
One East 65th Street (Room 402)

Take a short break from your weekly routine and allow yourself to be immersed in the treasures our tradition offers. Tot Shabbat is a special Sabbath service geared specifically for preschool and Nursery School students and their families. RSVP by April 13.

Stitch'n Time
Sunday, Apr 15th
11 AM to 2 PM

Open to temple members only
One East 65th Street

All temple members are invited to Emanu-El's monthly knitting group. Stitch'n Time is a volunteer program at which individuals knit items for various organizations in need. Both experienced and novice knitters are invited to join us; instruction is provided. We provide yarn and patterns; you bring #8 needles. Delicious light refreshments are served.

Project Prom
Apr 17th - Apr 19th
11 AM to 4 PM | 11 AM to 6 PM

Donation drop-off: One East 65th Street
10 East 66th Street (Blumenthal Hall)

Temple Emanu-El once again will help more than 200 young ladies shine at their spring proms. Help set up on Tuesday, April 17 from 11 AM to 4 PM. Assist girls with dress selection on Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19 from 11 AM to 6 PM. Those interested in volunteering should contact tikkunolam@emanuelnyc.org. Donations are needed of NEW and gently used, youthful looking spring/summer formal dresses, heels, handbags, wraps, jewelry and other fashionable accessories, as well as NEW sealed cosmetics.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Apr 17th
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Running for All
Sunday, Apr 22nd
10 AM to 11:30 AM

Open to all temple members
One East 65th Street

Emanu-El Cares is pleased to present four "Wellness Sundays" for the body and soul. Each 90-minute class is taught by a wellness professional and includes light refreshments. Our final session features a running class for all skill levels, followed by a fun Central Park run. QUESTIONS? Call the Membership Office at (212) 507-9515.

Interfaith Dialogue With Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
Sunday, Apr 22nd
11 AM

All temple members are invited to participate.
7 West 55th Street

As part of Temple Emanu-El's interfaith dialogue with Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, temple members are invited to join Rabbi Davidson and Reverend Dr. Scott Black Johnston for services, to be followed by lunch and conversation. RSVP to Rabbi Davidson's study at jweiner@emanuelnyc.org or (212) 507-9609.

Community as Family
Monday, Apr 23rd
6 PM to 7:30 PM

There is no charge for this event
One East 65th Street

Community as Family is a group for temple members age 48 and forward who are without adult children. We meet monthly to create stronger ties within the Emanu-El family and the greater community, as well as to discover ways to become more informed self-advocates on a variety of topics, including finance, health, housing and home care. Light refreshments are served, and there are no commercial endorsements. FOR TEMPLE MEMBERS ONLY.

Stitch'n Time
Sunday, May 6th
11 AM to 2 PM

Open to temple members only
One East 65th Street

All temple members are invited to Emanu-El's monthly knitting group. Stitch'n Time is a volunteer program at which individuals knit items for various organizations in need. Both experienced and novice knitters are invited to join us; instruction is provided. We provide yarn and patterns; you bring #8 needles. Delicious light refreshments are served.

Baby Shabbat
Friday, May 11th
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

Admission is FREE.
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

Baby Shabbat is a 30-minute program designed for younger siblings of Nursery School children, although all children younger than 33 months are welcome to attend. Enjoy the company of other families as we anticipate Shabbat with music, blessings and a taste of challah.

Shabbat Service to Honor John H. Streicker
Friday, May 11th
6 PM

All are invited to attend
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

This spring marks the close of John Harrison Streicker's term as Temple Emanu-El president. We will celebrate and thank him at a special Sabbath service in his honor.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, May 15th
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Annual Meeting of the Congregation
Thursday, May 24th
6 PM

All temple members are encouraged to attend
One East 65th Street

The Annual Meeting of Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York will be held after the Sunset Service in Greenwald Hall. Our nominee for the position of temple president is Harris Diamond.

Stitch'n Time
Sunday, Jun 3rd
11 AM to 2 PM

Open to temple members only
One East 65th Street

All temple members are invited to Emanu-El's monthly knitting group. Stitch'n Time is a volunteer program at which individuals knit items for various organizations in need. Both experienced and novice knitters are invited to join us; instruction is provided. We provide yarn and patterns; you bring #8 needles. Delicious light refreshments are served.

An Evening with General Colin Powell
Monday, Jun 4th
8 PM to 9:30 PM

$99 (open seating)
One East 65th Street

Temple Emanu-El is pleased to welcome one of the most celebrated statesmen of our time. A limited number of VIP tickets, including a pre-reception, are available by calling (212) 507-9580.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Jun 19th
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Jul 17th
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Aug 21st
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Oct 16th
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Nov 20th
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, Dec 18th
5 PM

Open to temple members only
405 East 73rd Street

Once a month, under the sponsorship of the Women's Auxiliary, Emanu-El congregants serve dinner and organize art projects and entertainment for the families residing at New York City's Ronald McDonald House. Volunteers must register with the Women's Auxiliary: (212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

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