After nearly eighty years of joyously fulfilling the needs of Conservative Jews in Parkchester, Temple Emanuel sadly closed its doors on October 31, 2011, shortly after the High Holy Days.
You can read a bit about the Temple's history and closing at The Bronx Ink.
Mourning Prayer is a short documentary following the closing weeks of Temple Emanuel at Parkchester.
The Temple's address was 2000 Benedict Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462.
Over its long history, TEP was fortunate to have been served by an exceptional group of rabbis, cantors, and rabbinical students:
Nathan Arias Lublin (ret. 1953)
J. Leonard Romm (Retired)
Marvin Savitt (d. October 27, 1997)
Harold M. Schulweis (d. Dec 18, 2014)
Edward Romm (Israel)
Mark Greenspan (Oceanside, N.Y.)
Howard Morrison (Toronto, Canada)
Kenneth Katz (Madison, Wisc.)
Moshe Saks (Calgary, Canada)
Robert Kasman (Schenectady, N.Y.)
Michael Singer (Malverne, N.Y.)
Jacob Benzaquen (Pittsburgh, Penn.)
Royi Shaffin (Lincoln, Neb.)
Michael Mauricio Fel
The locations in parentheses are as of 2009.