Camp Shabbat at Camp Newman
Friday, July 7 at 4:00 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Friday, July 7 at 6:30 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Friday, July 14 at 6:30 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Friday, July 21 at 6:30 PM
Membership Renewal
If you have yet to do 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 membership commitment, please contact Stephanie at 408-292-0939. 
Camp Shabbat
Friday, July 7 at 4:00 PM
Join Rabbi Magat, Phil Hankin, and your congregation community at URJ Camp Newman on Friday, July 7th for a Camp Shabbat. Get a taste of camp life with a special reception with the camp directors and a moving Shabbat service followed by a delicious dinner, festive singing and Israeli dancing! Festivities are from 4pm to 9pm. Register and get lots more info at  Please note: Camp Shabbats are ideal for all congregation staff, board, congregants, and especially any parents of future campers interested in camp! 
Caring Committee Kugel Baking
Sunday, July 9 at 11:00 AM
Come join the Caring Committee to bake kugels.  All the supplies will be at Temple.  Simply show up, help follow the recipes, and we will freeze kugels for when congregants are sick, have a baby, lose a loved one, etc.  Sign up by contacting
Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, July 11 at 7:30 PM
Great exercise! Great fun! Great chance to meet new people!
Put on your dancin' shoes and come to our free Israeil dance class taught by our very own Loui Tucker. No dance experience necessary and we welcome everyone from the community to join in the fun.
lunch and learn
Lunch and Learn -  Cancelled
Wednesday, July 12 at 12:00 PM
Please note that the Lunch & Learn on July 12 has been cancelled.  We look forward to seeing you at Lunch & Learn -Torah Study on July 26.
Sisterhood Family Game Night
Saturday, July 15 at 6:30 PM
BIG fun for a SMALL price! Enjoy family game night. We will have lots of board games available to play, and occasionally get a game of Poker or Mah Jongg together.
Member Prices: $2.50/person, $7/family
Non-Member Prices: $3/person, $10/family
PLUS bring a snack to share!
Cold drinks, coffee and tea, and dessert provided by Sisterhood. You may bring other liquid refreshment.
Tot Family Potluck
Friday, July 21 at 6:30 PM
Join our congregational Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service with Tot Shabbat prayers at the beginning.  Families with tots will be dismissed early to enjoy a family potluck dinner on the playground. 

A-L: Main Dish M-Z: Side dish, salad, fruit
Potluck Dinner and Discussion: Israel's Contributions to the World
Friday, July 21 following the 6:30 PM service
Join Rabbi Magat and Cantor Edmondson for a potluck dinner and discussion following the Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service on July 27.  This month's discussion will focus on Israel's contributions to the world.  This event is open to members and non-members, free of charge.
A-L: Main Dish,  M-Z: Side dish, salad, fruit

In the Community
Equipped to Learn Backpack Drive
June 21 - July 26
Temple Emanuel is once again partnering with Jewish Family Services to collect backpacks and school supplies for preschool through adult learners. With your help, these students will be off a great start to a successful 2017-18 school year!

There are several ways you and your family can help someone be equipped to learn and succeed. Look for the backpack boards and bins in the synagogue lobby. You can turn in your donation at the synagogue backpack bin or at JFS SV at the Levy Family Campus. You can donate a full backpack for a needy student based from a requested supply list, you can purchase Target gift cards, or buy from JFS' online registry. Check JFS' web site for details. Any questions or if you would like to volunteer with your children (over 10 years old please), contact
Quarter-Time Position at JCC
The JCC has a quarter-time opening for someone to be the customer service representative and ongoing administrator for the APJCC Corporate Alliance program.  This Alliance program gives businesses both the opportunity to support the APJCC AND have the opportunity to promote themselves every day of the year in multiple venues to our 9,000 active participants.  The APJCC Corporate Alliance is truly "A Mutually Beneficial Proposition."  For more information, or to apply, click here.
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