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Rabbi Andy Koren was a guest on Bill and Odell Are Finding Common Ground podcast on February 3, 2023

"Common Ground: Anti-Semitism"

Click here to read the article featured  on Good Faith Media on October 16, 2023, by Rabbi Libby Fisher.

"Our Departed Family Members: Keeping the Flame Alight"

Rabbi Andy Koren discusses the concerns of Anti-Semitism in NC and the need to stand against hate as both the Jewish community and the greater Greensboro community. This aired of WXII-12 News, Tuesday, December 20, 2022. Link to the full article

Click to read the article

featured in the News & Record

on May 1, 2022, by Rabbi Andy Koren

"Never again? It's happening again right now."

Rabbi Andy Koren joined 30 other members of Jewish clergy, from around the world, to assist Ukrainian people who have crossed the western border into Poland from Ukraine.

This aired on WXII-12 News, Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

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Rabbi Andy Koren adding messages of support to the Temple Hanukkiah was featured in the News & Record on December 23, 2022.

"Rabbi affixes community support on giant Hanukkah menorah"

Rabbi Koren talks about the significance of Hanukkah

on WXII-12's, The Local Vibe, November 2021 


2023 Confirmation Shabbat Booklet

on Friday May 12, 2023

Schmooze with the Rabbis featuring

Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish

Recorded on Wednesday November 16, 2022

"Israel's Independence in the 21st Century:  

with Guest Natasha Kirtchuk"

Recorded on Zoom May 5, 2022,

check out the video below!

Temple Emanuel joined the National Council of Jewish Women in marking ReproShabbat on January 28th, 2022.

Rabbi Fisher's sermon focused on long-standing Jewish views on questions related to abortion and access to reproductive health care and choice.

This excerpt from services also includes a pre-taped background Q&A that Rabbi Koren conducted with Tara Romano from Pro-Choice North Carolina.


Even if you were at the service in person or previously saw it on a Temple digital platform, we encourage you to see it again and SHARE it with others within and beyond our community.

Click here to read a New Year's Message

from Rabbi Andy Koren:

2022 Year in Review from a Jewish Perspective

Special Shabbat with Dr. Whitney Oakley

We were fortunate enough to host Jill Wilson and Dr. Whitney Oakley, the GCS Superintendent, on December 2, 2022. If you missed the speeches from them you can find them here!

Greensboro Community Yom Ha'Shoah Service

Recorded on Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Below is the recording of this year's Greensboro Community Commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Join us as we remember the lives and heroism of the Jewish people who died in the Holocaust.

This year we were honored to feature personal reflections by Natasha Kobleva, a Kiev native who has called our area home for decades. The program was sponsored by Temple Emanuel, the Greensboro Jewish Federation, and Beth David Synagogue.

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