Emanuel Synagogue

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.

Our vision

All Jews have a spiritual home to sanctify their lives through Jewish practice, sensitive to contemporary society and committed to Jewish tradition.

Our mission

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.

Our values

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.