Temple Emanuel

Temple Emanuel was established in 1951 by a group of Jewish families seeking to bring the beauty and spirit of Reform Judaism to Pittsburgh’s South Hills. At it’s current location on Bower Hill Road in Mt. Lebanon since 1954, Temple Emanuel offers opportunities for worship, education and community.


The  40,000-square-foot building hosts Torah Center, one of greater Pittsburgh’s largest synagogue religious schools, the Early Childhood Development Center enjoys a supurb reputation both in the Jewish and general community. Adult education, social action, cultural, youth and social programs fill Temple Emanuel’s calendar.


Most importantly, Temple Emanuel is a spiritual home celebrating Shabbat, the holidays and the sacred moments of congregants’ lives.


Temple Emanuel

1250 Bower Hill Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15243

(412) 279-7600

Rabbis: Rabbi Mark Mahler, Rabbi Jessica Locketz

Executive Director: Leslie Hoffman


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