Please remember: For those attending Shabbat Services or coming into the building that are unvaccinated, you must wear a mask!
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.
Small Western PA Congregations
Rabbi Lenny will be conducting a seminar on the Development of the Hebrew Braille Sefer Torah.
Wednesday, October 5 at 7PM
It is free and open to the public.
This will be online via zoom. Click this link to register:
Connect with a synagogue wherever you are
We can service the needs of the blind and visually impaired
We have programs for Assisted Living Facilities Residential Facilities and Nursing Homes
Congregation Emanu-El Israel (CEI), a Reform affiliated Jewish synagogue and community, welcomes you to join us in celebrating our religious, spiritual and cultural values, practices and traditions.
In addition to the spiritual, educational and cultural activities that we provide at CEI’s physical location, we have an active online presence. CEI conducts online Friday night Shabbat services and online educational opportunities that encourage connection with our Jewish community no matter where you are located.
CEI has also developed initiatives to reach out to Jewish individuals who wish to maintain a connection and participate in a Jewish community, but may have been unable to do so for various reasons. The initiatives focus on Jewish Blind and Visually Impaired individuals; persons living in Assisted Living, Residential Living and Nursing Home facilities; and those who cannot travel or are distant from a synagogue. Please click on this link to find out about these exciting programs:
- Friday Sept. 24, 7:30 pm, Shabbat Service – Celebrate Sukkot, in person and online
- Simchat Torah – Friday October 1 7:30 pm
- Friday Oct. 8, 7:30 pm, Shabbat Service
- Friday Oct. 15, 7:30 pm, Shabbat Service
- Friday Oct. 22, 7:30 pm, Shabbat Service