Founded in 1990, Union Temple Preschool has provided a generation of children with a solid foundation for their education. We welcome children of all faiths and backgrounds to learn in our nurturing, play-based environment.
We guide young students in their social, emotional, and creative growth. They graduate excited and prepared to enter Kindergarten with confidence.
As our Torah portion begins, there have been eight plagues upon Egypt. And now we read: Then the LORD said to Moses: “Hold out your arm toward the sky that there may be darkness upon the land of Egypt, a darkness that can be touched.” Moses held out his arm toward the sky and a thick…Read on →
Now when Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although it was nearer; for God said, “The people may have a change of heart when they see war, and return to Egypt.” – Exodus 13:17
Torah: Exodus 13:17−17:16
Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:31
Friday, January 26
4:00PM: Friday’s @ 4
6:30PM: Kabbalat Shabbat
Fourth Friday Program: Celebrate Shabbat Shira, the Sabbath of Song, with Student Cantors Benjamin Harris and Alexandra Kurland in an enhanced musical service.
Dinner to follow. RSVP for dinner so that we may prepare properly.
Saturday, January 27
9:30AM: Out of the Shabbox
10:30AM: Shabbat Shira Morning Service: The Song of the Sea will be chanted (Exodus 15.1-21).
Programs for adults, families, and children are happening all the time at Union Temple.
You'll find Torah study, Tot Shabbat, stimulating lectures, book discussions, holiday celebrations, and more.
Find everything that is coming up on our calendar.
At Union Temple we pray together to lift our hearts and spirits and we grapple with the profound question: how do we choose to live?
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A native New Yorker, Rabbi Goodman has been our spiritual leader since 1992.
An inspiring teacher and prayer leader she is also an ardent champion of women's rights, first woman President of the New York Board of Rabbis, and mentor to many.
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