Welcome to

Congregation Emanu-El

of Waukesha!

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Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha

Located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha is the second oldest reform Jewish synagogue in the Milwaukee area. Our members come from a wide geographic area that includes Milwaukee, Waukesha, Jefferson and Walworth counties. By mid 2018 our membership totaled approximately 80 households.

Our sacred mission is to inspire and affirm our diverse Jewish community by blending progressive thought with tradition, by being accepting and accessible, and by serving greater Waukesha through education, worship and social action.

Message From Cantor Martin

Shalom, and welcome to Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha! I am Cantor Deborah Martin, Spiritual Leader of this growing, vibrant and egalitarian community of committed Jewish individuals and families. We invite you to visit us, and if you wish to make an appointment with me and/or President Ann Meyers, feel free to give us a call or send us an e-mail.


Congregation Emanu-El offers a full range of programs and activities for the Jewish community, in addition to regular Shabbat and holiday services. Our religious school serves students from preschoolers to teenagers, our adult education committee sponsors a range of programs and our social action committee engages our members in activities that benefit the surrounding communities. We also have a gift shop that carries a wide variety of Jewish items, including holiday necessities.

Come to Israel With Us

From the Midwest to the Mideast: An unforgettable journey to Israel with Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Led by Cantor Deborah Martin, October 27 – November 7, 2019 

Special Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Sat 24

    Adult Biblical/Prayer Book Hebrew Class

    Aug 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. Sat 24

    Dining Group

    Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Sun 25

    Hebrew/Religious School Open House/Meet and Greet

    A Congregational and Hebrew / Religious
    Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Wed 28

    Midrash Class

    Aug 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Thu 29

    High Holidays Choir Rehearsal

    Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Fri 30

    Member-led Service

    Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm