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205 Elbo Lane  
Mount Laurel NJ 08054
Yom Chamishi, 7 Adar 5778
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Shabbat at Adath Emanu-El is a time for family, community and music.  Our Friday night and Saturday morning services are inclusive, welcoming and meaningful.  We welcome you to join us!

Did you know?

Each Shabbat Service has a different theme:

Week 1  Family Service

   Appeals to the whole family and every age

Week 2  Traditional Service

   A classic service with familiar melodies

Week 3  Guitar Service

   Instrumental accompaniment to provide an upbeat flair

Week 4  Meditative Service

   A more subdued and introspective service

Week 5  Band Service

   A lively, musical service with a spirited energy

We invite the entire community, whether members or not, to attend all of these services and celebrate Shabbat with fellow congregants and neighbors.


Friday Night

 Erev Shabbat Services   7:30 PM

   Family Shabbat

1st Friday of the month  

  7:30 PM
My Shabbat (up to age 6) Varies - please see info below
Kabbalat Shabbat Service  July 1  6:00 PM


Saturday Morning

Shabbat Morning Service  every Saturday 10:00 am
Junior Congregation
(Grades 5 & up)

Saturdays TBA
(October - May)

9:15 am

Shabbat Services are scheduled each Friday night at 7:30 PM (with the exception of  our Kabbalat Shabbat in July), using the Mishkan T'Filah prayerbook, and accompanied by Cantorial Soloist Saundra Meissinger and Keyboardist Herb Malamut. An Oneg Shabbat follows the service.

Saturday morning services are held at 10:00 a.m. Twilight services are also offered on occasion. Please check our Calendar for Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations.

Simply Shabbat 
Held on Saturday mornings during the weeks that B'nai Mitzvah have not been scheduled. This new format service will be informal. All participants will be invited to join in reading and/or aliyot. (Participation is optional). A light kiddush will be served after these services.

Learn more about our inspiring Holiday Services, and join us for our Special Shabbat programs throughout the year. You will find that Music -- vocal and instrumental -- plays a growing part at Adath Emanu-El.

Adath Emanu-El now offers a Junior Congregation Service twice a month during the school year to provide our students the opportunity to focus on practicing their prayers and their leading skills.

specialneedsShabbat Together 

This program is open to anyone of any age who is affected by Special Needs and/or anybody who would like to volunteer. It is FREE and will include: -A Brief, Musical Service -Mixers -Art Projects

November 12               January 28

March 25                       June 17

All programs start at 10 a.m.   If you would like to participate or volunteer, contact Cheryl Aboloff 856-608-1200.

TotShabbatMy Shabbat (Formerly Tot Shabbat)
 Join us for this new, fun, family-friendly Shabbat experience designed to keep kids engaged and excited about celebrating the holiday.

Sing songs, learn and recite Shabbat blessings, listen to stories, and more

Designed for children ages 0-8 and their families

Family-focused programming, with parent participation encouraged

Monthly themes focused on Jewish values and holidays, and hands-on projects to khelp kids connect with the meaning of these values and holidays

My Shabbat will be held monthly in the Tapestry Room.  The program will begin Friday Evenings at 6pm(F) and Saturdays at 9:15 am (S):

This program is aimed to engage children using diverse learning styles so that every child feels welcome to participate in a meaningful way.  The thirty-minute service will include a Torah parade, visual aids and be easy to follow.  If you have a child that has any special needs, please do not hesitate to contact us so we can further improve their experience.

Family Service 
These services are also held on the first Friday evening of each month. The Family Service offers a shorter, congregational family worship experience and often features the voices of our Youth Choir.

Religious School classes have the opportunity to experience leading the congregation in worship.

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