Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Happy Chanukah!
Service & Event Times
Friday., Dec. 27th
6:30 PM
Fri., Jan. 3rd
6:00 PM
Fri., Jan. 3rd
7:00 PM
Tues., Jan. 7th
7:30 PM
Fri., Jan. 10th
7:00 PM
Sat., Jan. 11th
9:00 AM
Fri., Jan. 17th
6:00 PM
Fri., Jan. 17th
7:00 PM
Tues., Jan. 21st
7:30 PM
Sat., Jan. 25th
10:30 AM
Israel 2020 Trip
May 4-15, 2020

Have you been to Israel? Do you want to go again? Join Rabbi Dana Magat as he leads an enriching trip across Israel. You will meet local people, try local cuisine, and see the sights. We look forward to having you join us on this unique experience.

Important Upcoming Events
Coffee, Shmear & Schmooze
December 29 - 10am

Coming home for the winter break? Looking to catch up with friends? Join Rabbi Magat for a fantastic and refreshing brunch! It's a great opportunity to chat with old friends about college & plans after graduation. Let your college age kids know about this great event!

It will be held at Noah & Leo Michel's house in San Jose.

RSVP by calling the Temple: 408-292-0939 or emailing admin@templesanjose.org

DEADLINE: 12/27 at 2pm.
Sisterhood Gift Shop
Mah Jongg Cards 2020
Calling all Mah Jongg Players!

Time to reorder cards for 2020! Get the call out to all your Mah Jongg friends! Please gather all information and monies, and remit to HARRIET SALTZMAN or to the Temple Office, earmarked for Sisterhood.

The deadline is on January 30th!

Israeli Dancing
January 7 - 7:30pm

Start the year off right and get your dancing shoes ready! We're exciting to have Israeli Dancing in the first week of 2020! It will be a great way to start the year off right with your friends!

Brotherhood Volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank
January 22 - 5:30pm

Join the Brotherhood at the Second Harvest Food Bank as they help to feed families in our area. We invite everyone who is 14 and older to come join us as we give back to the community.

Legacy Rock Shabbat
January 24 - 7:30pm

Join us for a special Shabbat Service that you don't want to miss! We are partnering with Yavneh Day School for this year's Legacy Rock Shabbat. This is a Shabbat service where we honor all the L'Dor V'dor Society Members who have included Temple Emanu-El in their estate plans.

We will also have a full band, with singing with Rabbi Dana Magat & Cantor Edmonson.

Community Events
Storytime Shabbat
Saturdays 4:30 -5:30pm
Dates: Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Mar. 14, Apr. 4, May 9

PJ Library is excited to introduce a new monthly program for the whole family that will liven up your Saturdays with stories, music and movement the whole family will enjoy. Led by Jewish educator, Rabbi Laurie Matzkin.

Support(ive) Group for Parenting on the Special Needs Journey
Time: Mondays 7:45pm - 9pm
Dates: Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4, June 1

Parenting can be joyful, stressful, uplifting and frustrating - all in one day (hour?!) The journey to, through and beyond a special needs diagnosis can make the parenting experience all the more intense. Facilitated by Rabbi Laurie Matzkin, JCC Mindful Jewish Journeys Educator. Co-Sponsored by the Los Gatos JCC and Parents Helping Parents
Singing Together for Change
January 6 - 7pm

Join the  Jerusalem Youth Chorus  in the co-creation of music and story sharing at a multicultural workshop, with a special performance by Notre Dame's Latinas Unidas Folklorico Dance Group.

Jewbilee - The Stories we Tell
January 26 - 1pm

Immerse yourself in a Jewish learning experience. Jewbilee is an annual day of Jewish learning at the JCC. The day is divided into sessions, with many classes, workshops and performances happening simultaneously during each session. YOU choose what you want to do. Hundreds of participants, and dozens of teachers, artists, educators, speakers, and performers. Just for kids, there’s a “Kids Jewbilee” program too!

January 6-7 (San Jose)
February 3-4 (Morgan Hill)
March 9-10 (San Jose)
April 28-29 (Sunnyvale)
May 4-5 (San Jose)
June 4-5 (Sunnyvale)

ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. ASIST can be learned and used by anyone (age 16 and above).

The Training is two days, from 8:30am-5:00pm.

If you would like to register (free to attend), please e-mail Jasmine Lopez. 
Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126

Need help? Contact us!

(408) 292-0939