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Shabbat Services at Temple Kol Emeth

We welcome you into our sanctuary for Shabbat services.  Friday night in-person services are at 8:00 p.m. except for the second Friday of the month when they are at 7:00 p.m.

We also stream our services on Youtube.  You do not have to have a Youtube account to view.  Simply click the link below.

Family Promise Host Week

Sunday, Dec 18 - Monday, Dec 26

We are looking forward to welcoming Family Promise to the Doc Lebow Center for Christmas week! We expect to be hosting two to three families over winter break and the Christmas holiday.

Since we are hosting during Christmas, we will add touches to make the week special. We will decorate and provide some fun activities and holiday meals. Please join us for this special and meaningful volunteer opportunity! 


TKE Judaica Shop Gift Shop has all your Chanukah Needs!

Check out TKE's Judaica Shop Fridays before Services and Sundays during Religious School

Looking for a special Chanukah gift?  Need a little something for a special someone?  Our Judaica Shop has all your holiday needs from gift wrap, tissue paper, candles, menorahs and Chanukah gifts for family, friends and teachers. The shop is open on Fridays before Shabbat Services, Sundays during religious school or by appointment.

Email Illyse Sheaffer for info or an appointment.  

Religious School Latke Sale
Buy your latkes now for Chanukah!

Get delicious latkes and support the TKE Religious School! The latkes come frozen and are easy to prepare. One box containing 24 latkes is $22. Latkes can be picked up from the Religious School on Sunday, December 11 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. To schedule another pickup time or if you have any questions, please contact Jonah Queen at  

Order Latkes by Dec. 6

Scholar-in Residence Weekend with Dr. Gary Zola 

December 2 - 4, 2022

Temple Kol Emeth's Center for Jewish Life and Learning is proud to host a scholar-in-residence weekend with Dr. Gary Zola, Professor of the American Jewish Experience at HUC-JIR and Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. As we celebrate our 40th Anniversary, Dr. Zola will give us insight into how our community fits into the history of Jews in America.

Join us on Friday, December 2, at 8:00 p.m., for a special Shabbat evening service led by Rabbi Sernovitz with remarks by Dr. Zola on the meaning of this significant anniversary with a talk on "Profiles in American Jewish Courage."

Join us on Saturday, December 3, at 10:30 a.m., for Shabbat morning services followed by a Kiddush Lunch & Learn with a study session, "George Washington, Jews, and the story of Religious Freedom."

Join us on Sunday, December 4, at 10:15 a.m., for a multi-media presentation and Q&A on "Great Voices, Civil Rights, and American Jewry."

For more information, please see a detailed description of these programs HERE.

There is no cost to attend the Saturday or Sunday sessions, but an RSVP by November 29 is requested so we can plan for lunch or refreshments.

Who Knows One? 

Saturday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m.

We may be the chosen people, but who is The Chosen One?

Find out when TKE comes together to play WHO KNOWS ONE? This exciting, interactive game show is the brainchild of Micah Hart, and he’s bringing it to Temple Kol Emeth as part of our 40th Anniversary celebration.

You’ve heard of Six Degrees of Separation. You’ve talked about Jewish Geography. Well, now’s the chance to see them come together and for YOU to play along. There will be audience participation and prizes for winners throughout the night.

For more information, and to purchase your tickets, click the button below.


We want YOU to be a part!

As part of TKE's 40th Anniversary, the synagogue is putting together a memory book to commemorate the past 40 years. We are now accepting photo submissions. We need your help to fill the book with photos from your Simchas, TKE events, and more. Look through those old photo albums and digital pictures and submit your photos by clicking the button below. If you need help contact TKE40story@gmail.comTo submit photos, click HERE.


Young Couples Retreat

January 20-21, 2023

TKE is excited to partner with Rabbi Jen Gubitz of Modern Jewish Couples for a Young Adult Couples Retreat in January. Participants will celebrate Shabbat together, build community, and explore their relationships. This program is for all young adult couples who are TKE members or children of TKE members. It is open to those who are Jewish, Jew-ish, interfaith, LGBTQ+, spiritual but not religious, multi-heritage or however you describe your relationship to Judaism.

Want to get on the list to be the first to learn about the details? Email Cindy Livingston, TKE Director of Member Engagement.

Upcoming events

All Events
  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  7 , 2022
    KEFTY's Stand With Us Lounge Nights (9th-12th)

    Wednesday, Dec 7th 5:30p to 8:00p
    Join KEFTY and Josh Blank from Stand With Us for an evening of learning, engagement, and discussion! Josh will be covering the topic of Anti Semitism vs Legit Criticism of Israel. This event is FREE for Ultimate KEFTY Members, $5 for Base KEFTY Members, and $10 for Non-KEFTY Members.


  • Friday ,
    DecDecember  9 , 2022
    Family Shabbat Dinner and Consecration Service

    Friday, Dec 9th 6:00p to 8:00p
    Join us as we officially launch our newest learners onto their Jewish educational path at our Consecration Shabbat service! Join us for Shabbat dinner before the service at 6:00 p.m. RSVP no later than noon on Tuesday, December 6 via the "more info" button.


  • Saturday ,
    DecDecember  10 , 2022
    KEFTY's Nailed it: Chanukah Edition Cook-Off

    Saturday, Dec 10th 4:00p to 7:30p
    LETS STIR UP SOME CHANUKAH DISHES! Join KEFTY for the cook-off of the year and stop by our Nailed It Chanukah Edition Competition! Are you good at cooking?! It doesn’t matter. Come and do your best to put together a tasty dish with no experience! Let’s kick of the Chanukah season by lighting the way to delicious Chanukah food! The event is FREE for Ultimate KEFTY Members, $15 for Base Kefty Members and $30 for Non-KEFTY Members.


  • Saturday ,
    DecDecember  10 , 2022
    L'Chaim Goes to the Theater: The Last Night of Ballyhoo

    Motzei Saturday, Dec 10th 8:00p to 11:00p
    Limited tickets are available as this is the last performance and the theater only seats 125. Tickets are $25 and the registration deadline is November 30. For those who would like to dine together before the show, we will meet at 6 p.m. at Jim N’ Nick’s Bar-B-Que (conveniently located one driveway over).


  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  11 , 2022
    LifeSouth Blood Mobile at TKE

    Sunday, Dec 11th 9:00a to 2:00p
    Did you know that one pint of blood saves three lives? LifeSouth's BloodMobile will be in the TKE parking lot on Sunday, December 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Advance registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Be A HERO and schedule your appointment today via the button below.


  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  11 , 2022
    Family Chanukah Celebration!

    Sunday, Dec 11th 12:30p to 2:00p
    Calling all TKE Religious School families! Join us on Sunday, December 11 at 12:30 p.m. for the TKE Family Chanukah Celebration. There is something for everyone at this event! Join us for lunch and Chanukah activities, games, crafts and more.


  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  11 , 2022
    WRJ Chanukah Games

    Sunday, Dec 11th 6:00p to 8:30p
    Test your Jewish gaming-skills, eat good food, and celebrate Chanukah with your WRJ friends. We will share a lovely pot-luck meal and compete in a variety of card and board games with a Jewish twist. Think Texas Hold 'Em Dreidel meets The Chosen One: A Chutzpah Filled Party Game.


  • Tuesday ,
    DecDecember  13 , 2022
    L'chaim Koffee and Kibbitz with BINGO and Latkes

    Tuesday, Dec 13th 11:00a to 1:00p
    Join your friends from L'Chaim and meet some new friends at our Chanukah-focused Koffee and Kibbitz! We'll have a latke tasting starting at 11:00 a.m. and Bingo with prizes will begin at noon. Join us for a fun and social time as we get ready for Chanukah. This event is co-sponsored by AgeWell Atlanta Neighborhoods. An RSVP is requested for this FREE event.


  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  14 , 2022
    KEFTY's Chanukah Lounge Night

    Wednesday, Dec 14th 5:30p to 8:00p
    CHANUKAH IS HERE! December 14, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Doc Lebow Center Let’s celebrate and spend this Holiday Season surrounded by KEFTY at Lounge Night! These event is FREE for Ultimate KEFTY Members, $5 for Base KEFTY Members, and $10 for Non-KEFTY Members.


  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  18 , 2022
    6-8th Chanukah Cook-Off!

    Sunday, Dec 18th 11:00a to 1:00p
    COME MAKE A LATKE DELICIOUS FOOD Join your TKE and Temple Beth Tikvah friends for the Chanukah Cook-Off Competition at Temple Beth Tikvah. Come cook up some delicious Chanukah food with your friends this Holiday Season! The event is FREE for Ultimate Kol Noar Members, $10 for Base Kol Noar Members and $18 for Non Members. The address for the event is: 9955 Coleman Rd, Roswell, GA 30075.


  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  18 , 2022
    East Cobb / Roswell Community Chanukah Party

    Sunday, Dec 18th 2:00p to 4:00p
    CELEBRATE CHANUKAH WITH SNOW! Sunday, December 18, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Congregation Etz Chaim Temple Kol Emeth is excited to once again co-host the East Cobb / Roswell Community Chanukah Party! Drop in at Congregation Etz Chaim (1190 Indian Hills Parkway) anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. We'll have crafts, sufganiyot, music and SNOW! This FREE party is made possible by generous support of a Making Jewish Places grant from the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. Please register so we make sure to have enough sufganiyot. Did we mention there will be SNOW?


  • Tuesday ,
    DecDecember  20 , 2022
    Chanukah in my Pajamikas

    Tuesday, Dec 20th 5:30p to 6:30p
    Join your Kiddish Klub friends (and meet new ones) for our second annual Chanukah in my Pajamikas Celebration! Wear your favorite PJs (Chanukah-themed or not!) and join us for crafts, songs, story time, donuts, and lighting the outdoor menorah. Bring your own dinner, and we'll supply the dessert! This event is open to all families with preschool-aged children (and their siblings), so invite your neighbors and friends! An RSVP is requested. Click on More Info to register.


  • Friday ,
    FebFebruary  24 , 2023
    2023 RAC L'Taken Trip

    Friday, Feb 24th (All day)
    Your Temple Kol Emeth teen has the extraordinary opportunity to participate in a four-day Jewish social justice trip in Washington, D.C., February 24-27, 2023. with Rabbi Sernovitz and Lauren Davis, Youth Engagement Coordinator. It will be a highlight of their Jewish learning and an experience so inspiring that many return for a second time.



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