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TEMPLE EMANUEL
CELEBRATING OVER 150 YEARS

"To foster and promote the love, understanding, and practice of Reform Judaism"

Yom Rivii, 8 Shevat 5778
  • Temple Emanuel Welcome
  • The-Written-Law The Torah Scroll. Our most sacred artifact.
  • Shofar When the Shofar blows, Jews everywhere heed the call.
  • Sanctuary Artistic beauty.
  • Sunrise at The Western Wall May peace be in our future for all generations and for all people.

Sanctuary Ark

For over 150 years, Temple Emanuel has served the Jews of the Quad Cities – the small towns and large cities of Iowa and Illinois bordering the Mississippi River – with distinction.

Our congregation is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ).  We welcome diversity, innovation and progressive thought.  This is demonstrated daily throughout our Temple life with our traditional and creative Shabbat Services, active Religious and Hebrew Schools, vibrant Sisterhood, various educational and programming activities and strong social actions and calls for social justice. We are a congregation who support a wide range of programs and activities for members of all ages.  Visitors are always welcome especially for Shabbat Services.  Please contact our Temple Office to arrange the best time for your visit.

We strive to build community based on inclusiveness, where everyone is welcome, regardless of age, marital status, sexual orientation, a Jew by birth or by choice and anyone who identifies with the Jewish faith.

 

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Save the Date for these Special Events!

Welcome to Temple Emanuel - Upcoming Events - Please contact the Temple Office for Reservations.  For more Information on these events click on the Calendar tab, call    563.326.4419 or email office@qctemple.org.

Please note these Special Events

Image result for free clip art of jewish star Thursday, Jan 25 - River Bend Mobile Food Pantry Distribution at 10:30 am
Drive thru the Temple's parking lot and pick up a box of free food.  Partnering with Progressive Baptist Church.

Image result for free clip art of jewish star Friday, Jan 26 - Social Action Shabbat at 6:30 pm.  Celebrating Tu B'Shevat & Community Involvement.  Join us for a special Shabbat Service with participation from the Congregation.  "Understanding the concerns and consequences of lead-based paint in our community." 
For more information click here.  Special Oneg to follow with fruits and chocolates celebrating Israel and the Festival of Trees.



Other Upcoming Events
Image result for free clip art of jewish star Mar 31 - Annual Congregational Passover Seder Celebrating the 1st Night of Passover.  Open to the Public and unaffiliated Jews in our Community.  Military families and college students especially welcome!  Dinner and Reservation information to follow. 


     
SHABBAT SERVICES BEGIN at 6:30 pm unless otherwise noted
* Jan 26 - Social Action Shabbat - Celebrating Our World & Our Community
* Feb  3 -  Saturday Morning Services - 8:45 am/Bagel Breakfast with Services beginning at 9:30 am.  Everyone is welcome.
(Please note that Friday Night Shabbat Services on Feb 2 will be held at the Tri-City Jewish Center with an Appetizer Oneg at 6:00 pm/Services at 6:30 pm, led by children of our Joint Religious School.)

WEEKLY TORAH STUDY - EVERYONE WELCOME
Saturday mornings  @ 9:30 am - Next Session Resuming on Saturday, February 10
Feb 10 - Torah Study with Rabbi Scott Saulson



Social Action - Repairing the World

Cafe on Vine Oct 2013Our Tikkun Olam Committee is actively involved with coordinating the efforts of the congregation’s social action activities, fulfilling the mitzvah of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world. 

Whether it's the annual CROP Walk, serving dinners at the Cafe on Vine or introducing new programs like "Focus on Ethics," our culture is one of educating our members and helping others live better lives.  Be sure and check us out by clicking on   Tikkun Olam
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Temple Sisterhood - A Place to Make Lifelong Friends

Jewelry Making.Lolkus   Do you wanna have fun,
   meet wonderful people and make a difference? 
   Come and join our Sisterhood. 
   We may be small, but we stand tall among the giants!


  Click  here  to find out the 
    "Top Ten Reasons to Get Involved with   Sisterhood."       
 
You'll be glad
you did!  

    

An Enriching Experience! Our Religious and Hebrew Schools

05.13 KAH.HollandWe have wonderful Rabbis, teachers and music waiting to immerse your children in the joys and love of Jewish history, rituals and acts of social justice and loving kindness. 

Come join us and set your children on a path of embracing their Jewish Heritage.  For more information on our Religious and Hebrew Schools click  here.

The Scribe Newsletter

NewsletterOur "Scribe" Newsletter is a great way to find out  more about what's going on in our synagogue, upcoming events and this month's happenings.

Please contact the Temple Office for more information about the latest edition.  563.326.4419   or   office@qctemple.org


 

Upcoming Events

24Jan
01.24.2018 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hebrew School
25Jan
01.25.2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am
River Bend Mobile Food Pantry
26Jan
01.26.2018 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tikkun Olam Social Action Shabbat Services
27Jan
01.27.2018 9:00 am - 9:00 am
NO Torah Study
28Jan
01.28.2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hebrew School
28Jan
01.28.2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Joint Religious School - Session #15
31Jan
01.31.2018 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hebrew School
3Feb
02.03.2018 8:00 am - 8:00 am
NO Torah Study
3Feb
02.03.2018 8:45 am - 11:00 am
Bagel Breakfast and Morning Shabbat Services