At Temple Emanuel, we seek to inspire A Lifelong Jewish Journey through

a passionate commitment to Jewish life, learning, community and spiritual growth.

Welcome to Rabbi Max Chaiken
We are so pleased to announce the appointment of Rabbi Max Chaiken as the new Rabbi of Temple Emanuel.

After a thorough and extensive search, Rabbi Chaiken was selected as Temple Emanuel’s next spiritual leader following unanimous approval by the Temple search committee, the Board of Governors and with congregational approval. Rabbi Chaiken assumed his new position on July 1, 2021.
 
Click here to read the full announcement and learn more about Rabbi Chaiken.  You can send him a letter of congratulations and welcome here.
 

 

Upcoming Programs & Events

We look forward to gathering with you, in-person or online, as we welcome the Jewish New Year. Our services will combine the familiar with the new, connecting us to our ancestors and to the future as we move forward together as one Temple Emanuel community.

Click here for more information on our services and programs or to fill

 

Hike with Rabbi Chaiken
Sunday, August 8, 9:00am
Join Rabbi Chaiken and Temple Board Member, Jeremy Moses, for a hike up to Holt Hill on the Ward Reservation! This hike is approximately 1 mile round trip, and should be relatively easy for beginners.

Please sign up here so we know to expect you, 

Pay your Temple Emanuel Dues and Religious School Tuition online!

Click here to pay your Dues, Religious School Tuition (if applicable), and Building Fund (if applicable) online by credit card or ACH. You will be asked to set a password before you are brought to the payment form. 

 

 

Past Programs

History of Temple Emanuel in the Merrimack Valley
Click here to watch the program. 

100th Anniversary Havdalah
Click here to watch the service.
Thank you to all who participated and sent in greetings.

 andover tvA Rabbi, A Priest, And A Minister Walk Into A Studio.
Watch the latest episode of this local Andover television show featuring our Rabbi, Robert Goldstein, along with Rev. Michael Hodges of Christ Church and Rev. Dana Allen Walsh of South Church.

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

August Family Fun with the Artists Behind Shabbat ShaMorning

August Family Fun with the Artists Behind Shabbat ShaMorning jstern July 28, 2021

Before the summer slips away, join award-winning children’s musician and composer Ellen Allard for Summer Family Jam, a 5-week series of joyful, interactive, and engaging 30-minute virtual family music classes for ages 0 - 6.

Don’t Wait: Life Lessons for the High Holidays from 88-Year-Old Reb Murray

Don’t Wait: Life Lessons for the High Holidays from 88-Year-Old Reb Murray jstern July 27, 2021

Meet 88-year-old Murray, an astounding man. Quiet, sometimes reserved, Murray became my father-in-law 31 years ago, when God softly whispered to me, “Don’t wait.” I confess I didn’t appreciate him fully until recently.

Two Books That Lifted My Spirits in the Time of COVID

Two Books That Lifted My Spirits in the Time of COVID jstern July 26, 2021

Jared Goldin discusses the lessons he took away from A Life of Meaning, Embracing Reform Judaism’s Sacred Path and What Kind of Future Will Our Children Inherit?

One Small Step in the Battle for Religious Pluralism in America

One Small Step in the Battle for Religious Pluralism in America jstern July 19, 2021

Rabbi A. James Rudin recalls being the only Jew on the committee charged with raising funds to build Evergreen Chapel at Camp David.