Vision & Values
Emanuel Synagogue offers a home where you can live your Judaism in a contemporary world, drawing on our ancient teachings and traditions.
We are a pluralistic community offering a choice of services, programs and activities for the Masorti, Progressive and Renewal movements. We bring a contemporary understanding towards creating a dynamic and diverse community. We welcome you and your involvement.
All Jews have a spiritual home to sanctify their lives through Jewish practice, sensitive to contemporary society and committed to Jewish tradition.
To provide a dynamic, pluralist Jewish congregation committed to Jewish tradition, creating community and celebrating diversity.
We do this through transformative learning, inspiring prayer and communal engagement.
Integrity: we act with clear intention and demonstrate accountability.
Leadership: we demonstrate leadership while listening and showing humility.
Inclusiveness: we go out of our way to make people welcome.
Respect: we deeply respect each other, our community, the wider community and the environment.
Growth: we encourage personal growth spiritually, emotionally and intellectually.