LGBTQ+ S’mores and Schmooze

Temple Emanu-El Hersh Family Courtyard

LGBTQ+ singles, couples and families of all ages are invited to celebrate Havdallah, enjoy dinner and a chance to meet new people and end the evening making s'mores!

Event Series Goin’ To the Chuppah

Goin’ To the Chuppah

Goin’ to the Chuppah is open to any couple who plans to create a Jewish home. Jewish, interfaith, LGBTQ – all are welcome! Goin’ to the Chuppah is a registered TwoTogether in Texas provider which means that couples being married in Texas are eligible for a substantial discount on their marriage license for completing the...

Unraveling Israel’s Story Through “Beauty Queen of Jerusalem”

Join Cantor Leslie Niren and Rabbi Michael Lewis in a 4-part adult learning series about bestselling novel turned hit TV show, "The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem." This period drama tells the story of three generations of a Sephardic family in Jerusalem against the backdrop of resistance to the Ottoman regime and later to the British...

March 1: Shabbat Evening Service with Galeet Dardashti

Temple Emanu-El Stern Chapel

Guided by Galeet, we welcome Shabbat with Sephardic melodies and traditions. The service will include a blessing for Temple’s travelers to Morocco. With Rabbi David Stern, Cantor Vicky Glikin and Cantor Leslie Niren.

March 2: Shabbat Morning Service

Temple Emanu-El Lefkowitz Chapel

with Rabbi Debra Robbins and Cantor Leslie Niren Supplemental materials can be found here

Lunch & Learn with Dr. Galeet Dardashti

Temple Emanu-El Weiss Youth Wing

Israeli Music Goes Mizrahi Dr. Galeet Dardashti will illuminate Israel’s historical and social developments over the past 75 years and how they are reflected in the country’s music, particularly with respect to Mizrahi music. Bagel lunch will be served.

Concert with Galeet Dardashti and Divahn

Temple Emanu-El Stern Chapel

Join Galeet Dardashti and her all-female powerhouse ensemble, Divahn, for an energetic concert that invites you into the beautiful shared heritage of the Middle East.