Pride Shabbat
Friday, June 23 at 6:30 PM
Bar Mitzvah of Joshua Tucker
Saturday, June 24 at 10:30 AM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Friday, June 30 at 6:30 PM
Camp Shabbat at Camp Newman
Friday, July 7 at 4:00 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Friday, July 7 at 6:30 PM
Spring Cleaning
Our Fiscal Year ends June 30.  Please take a moment to make sure your Temple financial account is up to date- all balances are paid in full.  If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Pollock, or 408-292-0939. You should have received your membership renewal information in the mail. Be sure you log in on July 1 to set up payments for the year. 
Pride Shabbat at Temple Emanu-El
Friday, June 23 at 6:30 PM
Join Rabbi Dana Magat and Cantor Edmondson, together with the clergy of Congregation Shir Hadash, Congregation Beth David, and Congregation Sinai for Pride Shabbat. 

We welcome the LGBTQ Jewish community, along with allies, family and friends, to celebrate Shabbat with an inspiring service of celebration, remembrance, and hope with inclusive and affirming liturgy.
March with Temple Emanu-El and the URJ at the SF Pride Parade
Sunday, June 25 at 9:00 AM
Temple Emanu-El is joining the URJ San Francisco Bay Area Community to march together in the San Francisco Pride Parade, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Reform Jews from across the Bay Area will march together as one united group to show our solidarity with the Pride movement, proclaim our support of civil and human rights, and demonstrate our own strength in numbers.  This is an excellent opportunity for us to present ourselves as allies to the community!

Earlier that weekend, Temple Emanu-El will be hosting Pride Shabbat on Friday, June 23 at 6:30 PM.  Join us before and after the service to make signs for our group marching.

Sign up to march with Temple Emanu-El!  E-mail and let us know you would like to join by June 16.
lunch and learn
Lunch and Learn, Torah Study
Wednesday, June 28 at 12:00 PM
Food for your body.  Food for your soul.  Need a better way to spend your lunch hour?  Join Rabbi Magat for an informal study and discussion session of our current Torah portion, as we are navigating the Torah in order.  Together we will navigate through traditional interpretations and modern applications of our Torah.  Bring your lunch and be ready to get a new perspective on Torah. Open to members and non-members and no previous Torah study is required.
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! 

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
Sign Up for Camp Shalom at the JCC
Looking for a great summer day camp? Camp Shalom has 50 years of experience in helping campers explore new worlds, discover their passions, and make lifelong friends. Camp runs all summer long, with programs for toddlers through teens. Choose from traditional day camp sessions or a variety of specialty camps.  More information and online registration:
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