Oct
16
2018

The Genesis of a New Religious School Experience

Rabbi Adam Lutz

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What will Judaism look like over the course of the twenty-first-century? How will your children practice Judaism when they become doctors, lawyers, engineers, artists, and chefs? These questions are at the center of Genesis, Temple Emanuel’s newest educational program. Genesis brings new opportunities for Jewish children and teenagers to develop their Jewish identity through the… Read more »

Oct
15
2018

Natalie Herskovitz’s Bat Mitzvah – November 10, 2018

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

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My name is Natalie Herskovitz and I attend Brentwood School, where I enjoy making new friends and trying new things. When I am not in school, I am dancing! I have been dancing since I was three and have loved it ever since. Now, I dance at 8 Count Dance Academy, competing around six times… Read more »

Oct
15
2018

Ruby Kemper’s Bat Mitzvah – November 10, 2018

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

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I am going into 7th grade at Harvard Westlake. I like to swim, play tennis and love to travel. My parents are Ross and Linda Kemper. I have two older siblings, Tess and Julian who both had their Bat and Bar Mitzvah’s at Temple Emanuel. This is an important milestone for our family and I… Read more »

Oct
02
2018

Manheim After 80 Years

Rabbi Jonathan Aaron

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When I first arrived in Mannheim, my mother’s childhood home, my emotions were whirling. My daughter asked if we needed to worry about coming into Germany as Jews, and I assured her that we were perfectly safe. Yet I, too, was feeling a little strange, even though I also felt comfortable. I spotted my brother… Read more »

Oct
02
2018

Jack Goodman’s Bar Mitzvah – October 13, 2018

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

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I am in the 7th grade at Park Century School. My family and friends are the most important things in life. My Dad is Greg, and my grandparents are Patty and Larry. My uncles are Matt and Jeff. I am grateful for Lisa, my dad’s girlfriend, and Sharon, who has been with me since I… Read more »