Temple Emanu-El is Arizona's first synagogue and we are energetic pioneers of innovative Jewish life in Arizona.
"Taste of Judaism on the Morning Blend" - Rabbi Cohon on the Morning Blend
"AFP Southern Arizona Chapter Youth in Philanthropy: Seventh Grade Success Story" - Article about 7th grade philanthropy project
"WRJ grant expands Emanu-El Gan Project" - article in the Arizona Jewish Post about the Gan Project
"Emanu-El debuting ‘Hebrew@Home’ remote learning" - article in the Arizona Jewish Post about our new Kurn Religious School Program
"A New Worship: Armon Bizman" - article in the Tucson Weekly about Downtown Shabbat
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Weekly Torah Talk:
Can you recite the Ten Commandments by heart?
I suspect not; most of us can’t. We usually remember, “Thou shalt not murder”—often misstated as “Thou shalt not kill”—and “Thou shalt not steal.” Most people kind of recall that there is something in there about honoring father and mother, and not swearing. Others might get the adultery part, or perhaps even the Sabbath. Few people remember all ten.
But whether we know them by heart or not these “Ten Statements” (the translation of the Hebrew Aseret haDibrot) from this week’s Torah portion of Yitro are supposed to be the only words God ever spoke directly to our people. Yet they are not really at the heart of our Judaism today. Why not? Read More.
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