Mishloach Manot

The joyful holiday of Purim will soon be upon us.  Purim provides a golden opportunity to both awaken and engage our entire community.  Since 2000, Temple Emmanuel has combined a central Purim mitzvah of Mishloach Manot, the exchange of gifts and tzedakah, with a fun and successful fundraising drive, but this year we are planning Read More …


Temple Emmanuel and COVID-19

Since March, Temple Emmanuel has adapted to the Covid-19 quarantine by following guidelines for social distancing by conducting meetings and Shabbat services via internet streaming.  We have held virtual Temple Reads book chats, Sisterhood Donor Dinner, and even several virtual pot luck suppers with games.  Our new Hebrew School teacher Brenda Dolan has had virtual Read More …


Reconstructionist News Article About Us

Reconstructionist News, Reconstructing Judaism Today – Ritual And Liturgy Living the Mission: Values-Based Decision-Making and Reconstructing Judaism NEWS Posted on March 6, 2018 By Bryan Schwartzman Ben Weiner knows how to pray. Raised in an Orthodox home, the 68-year-old former president of Temple Emmanuel in Wakefield, Massachusetts, has been an active synagogue-goer nearly his whole Read More …