Emanu-El stands on the northeast corner of Fifth Avenue and
65th Street in Manhattan, where its smooth limestone fa?de is
pierced by a great archway, and the sunlight seeks out its exotic
carvings, its setbacks, and its great round stained glass window.
this great Reform Jewish congregation recently added a new worship
space, a three-manual Allen Master Design Series MDS-51S was
chosen for the new Greenwald Hall and is played daily for the
5:30 PM Service.
Above left, the facade of Temple Emanu-El Architects for this
impressive structure were Robert D. Kohn, Charles Butler, and
Clarence S. Stein. This photograph is from "A Temple Treasury:
The Judaica Collection of Congregation Emanu-El of the City
of New York."
Visit their web site at www.emanuelnyc.org.
left) A sample of the extraordinary architecture that
is found in Temple Emanu-El.
(To the right) Testimonial to the Reverend Doctor Samuel
H. Goldenson on the Occasion of His Retirement as Chief Rabbi
of Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York, December 28,
Maker: Ames & Rollinson, N.Y., New York, 1947.