For almost a century, the Ushers Committee of Temple Emanu-El has played an important role at High Holy Days and at Sabbath worship throughout the year.
Being an usher at Temple Emanu-El is an important position. We welcome the interest of members who would like to join this longstanding group of dedicated volunteers who enhance the worship experience for members and visitors alike. Volunteer with the Ushers Committee »
Every Saturday, following worship services, a member of our congregation leads a tour of the temple for interested visitors. These guides discuss the important architectural features of our magnificent Fifth Avenue building, the history of Temple Emanu-El as one of the great Reform temples of the world, and the programs we offer today to members of the congregation and to the community at large.
Each volunteer receives training from our temple staff and generally is needed only once every two months. Often, the guide also will act as an usher for the morning service. Volunteer to be a Temple Tour Guide »
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