At Da’at Elohim: The Temple of Universal Judaism (TUJ), we take pride in being a “house for all people” (Isaiah 56). For forty years we’ve been a Reform congregation where both Jews and non-Jews can find a welcoming Jewish home. As a Union for Reform Judaism congregation, we embrace the two-millennia old premise of Rabbinic Judaism which saw the unfolding Jewish future as a shifting mirror of Judaism’s ancient past.
What makes TUJ unique among mainstream Reform congregations is respect for each individual’s and family’s choices. We embrace interfaith couples, dual religion families, agnostics and humanists, gays and lesbians, singles and people of color, the young and old. Anyone – Jew or Gentile – can join our Jewish congregation.
As we continue to grow, our members come from all the great population centers of world Jewry: North America, South America, France, Israel, and many more. At TUJ you will find a combination of beautiful and ancient Jewish traditions and modern creative adaptations.
With affordable dues, an open door policy with no one turned away, an individualized Bar/Bat Mitzvah program for children – and adults – without high fees, “x” years of Hebrew school or the number of prayers recited, we are NYC’s best-kept Jewish secret.
Mostly, we are a warm and friendly congregation where you will be embraced and find a warm welcome. Visit us for the Holy Days, Sukkot, Hanukah, Passover Seder, a Family Shabbat or any 1st & 3rd Shabbat eve @730pm.
Friday, Feb 20th 2015 at 7:30 pm
Friday, Mar 6th 2015 at 12:00 am
Friday, Mar 20th 2015 at 12:00 am
Friday, Apr 3rd 2015 at All Day
NO Service: 1st Night of Passover
Friday, Apr 17th 2015 at 7:30 pm
Friday, May 1st 2015 at 7:30 pm
Friday, May 15th 2015 at 6:00 pm
6pm Shabbat-Shavuot Dinner by donation.
730pm Shabbat-Shavuot Service
Saturday, Jan 31st 2015 at All Day
Friday, Feb 6th 2015 at 6:00 pm
6pm Tu Bishvat Seder-Dinner. By donation.
730pm NO Regular Shabbat Service
Saturday, Feb 28th 2015 at 7:00 pm
@Home of Rabbi Fridkis. By donation.
*Pls RSVP for Rabbi’s Address
Saturday, Apr 4th 2015 at All Day
@Henry’s Restaurant, Bway/W 105 St.
Cost TBD. *Pls RSVP
(includes all High Holy Day services for Member & children under 21)
Minimum $36 – $125 per person per (each) High Holy Day Service.18 – 30 Years:
Minimum $18- $50 per person per (each) High Holy Day Service.Children: No charge.
Parents attending Family Services are invited to contribute.