The temple held its annual event to welcome families back after summer vacation.
The energy was lively at Temple Emanu-El's Welcome Back Shabbat on Aug. 16. The Shabbat welcomed home families after a summer filled with vacations and summer camps.
Children ran around playing games, drawing at the arts and craft table, and catching up with friends.
The dinner featured a family-style dinner, crafts, activities, an ice cream sundae bar, games and balloon animals created by rabbis Brenner Glickman and Michael Shefrin.
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