Services & Events
Friday, July 29
6:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
7:30 PM Potluck Dinner and Meet the Cantor

Friday, August 5
6:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service

Friday, August 12
6:30 PM Sisterhood Shabbat
7:30 PM Potluck Dinner and Discussion
Membership Renewal
Just a reminder that the fiscal year ended July 1.  If you have not yet done so, please log in to your Temple account and set up recurring payments via ACH or Credit Card.  You may also mail in your check to Temple Emanu-El. If you have questions about your online account, please contact  If you have questions about your dues, please contact Stephanie at 408-292-0939.   

JPAC Action Alert: Combatting BDS
This is a JPAC Action Alert shared by our Temple's Israel Action Committee, regarding the California Combating BDS Against Israel Act of 2016, which is being heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee on August 1.  The Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC) is the largest single-state coalition of Jewish organizations in the nation. Temple Emanu-El is a very active member of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley, which is part of the JPAC coalition.   Click here to read the alert.

Potluck Dinner and Meet the Cantor
Friday, July 29 at 7:30 PM
Following our Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service, join us for a potluck dinner and discussion focused on getting to know our new cantor, Amanda Winter!
A-L: Side dish, salad, fruit, M-Z: Main dish.  Designations based on last name.
Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, August 2 at 7:30 PM
Put on your dancin' shoes and join our free dancing class taught by our very own Loui Tucker. This class takes place on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. No dance experience necessary and we welcome everyone from the community to join.
Religious School Registration is OPEN
Religious School registration is now open for our 2016-2017 school year.  Find our about our new course curriculum and school structure when you  Register here!
We Are Closed
Thursday, August 11
The Temple Administrative and Clergy Offices will be closed on the afternoon of Thursday, August 11 for a staff team building activity.

women and torah
Sisterhood Shabbat
Friday, August 12 at 6:30 PM
Members of Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood participate in leading an Erev Shabbat service once a year. Our women come together to lead Friday night service, chanting their favorite Hebrew blessings, and sharing special poems and readings. Come support Sisterhood for all they do for Temple Emanu-El.

Neighborhood Havdalah
Saturday, August 27 at 6:30 PM
Join your Temple Emanu-El neighbors to mark the end of Shabbat at Neighborhood Havdalah.  The hosts will provide the home, the guests will provide an appetizer or dessert, and Temple Emanu-El will provide the ritual.   Register here.  You will be matched with a host home after you register.  Would you like to be a host home, or have other questions? Contact  

In the Community
Opening at Hatikvah House 
Hatikvah House is a lovely Jewish home for six adults with developmental disabilities located in Campbell, CA.  We are a licensed, level 3, staff-operated residential program providing services and support in an environment that embraces Jewish values and traditions.  Each resident participates in a structured schedule of activities that is responsive to their individual needs and services plan.  Hatikvah House currently has one opening for an adult age 18-59 with challenges in cognitive, self-help, and social functioning.  For more information click here.

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1010 University Ave
San Jose, CA 95126