All services and classes are online  Click here for information and how to log in. Shabbat services are Friday nights at 7:30 pm

Songs for Friday night services can also be found on the Friday link page

You are also welcome to join us in-person


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A Temple for All

Congregation Emanu-El Israel (CEI) strives to meet the Jewish needs of our community.  We have religious services, educational programs and social activities. Whether you live in a big city, a remote urban area or have some physical issue, CEI can fulfill your religious wishes – regardless of where you live in the country.  

CEI wishes everyone a Shana Tova, a Happy New Year.

The link provided will open our 2023 Book of Remembrance.

Book of Remembrance


Click here for the CEI policy on opening doors: 

Door Policy



Rabbi Lenny

Rabbi Lenny Sarko

Our rabbi at CEI.

Click the link to see pictures of a Hebrew Braille Sefer Torah Scroll that was created by the rabbi:

Braille Torah Pics

If you would like more information about the braille scrolls please click on the link for Devarim Institute

We also have a home course that teaches Hebrew braille and the Mishkan T’filah Prayerbook as a refreshable braille file – both which are free.  Contact Rabbi Lenny for more information.

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Weekly News at CEI

and Monthly Newsletter



  • No Talmud this week we will be off for one month.  We return on September 28
  • Friday Sept. 22, Friday night Shabbat service, 7:30 pm, online and in-person
  • Friday Sept. 29, Friday night Shabbat service & Sukkot Celebration, 7:30 pm, online and in-person
  • Friday October 6, Friday night Shabbat service & Simchat Torah Celebration, 7:30 pm, online and in-person


Dates for High Holy Day Services

Friday Sept. 15 Erev Rosh Hashanah 7:30 pm

Saturday Sept. 16, Rosh Hashanah Daytime service 10 am

Tashlich – directly after service on Sept. 16 on front porch

Sunday Sept. 17 Kvar Avot Cemetery Service 10 am  – at the cemetery

No second day synagogue service – Rabbi to visit any person that wishes in home service.

Friday Sept. 22 Shabbat Shuvah, 7:30 pm service

Sunday Sept. 24, Yom Kippur Evening Service, 7:30 pm

Monday Sept 25, Yom Kippur morning Service 10 am

          Afternoon Service 3:30 pm

          Yizkor Service 4:30 pm

          Closing Service 5 pm

          Break the fast 5:30 pm 

Friday Sept. 29 Sukkot