Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Annual Campaign
It's time to donate to the Annual Campaign to support weekly programming, adult education offerings, Shabbat & holiday services, and more!

This campaign is a critical part of our annual operations budget. Your donations help to provide programming, events, and more for the Temple Emanu-El Community. Additionally, your donations will help provide for health & safety at Temple Emanu-El.
Zoom Legacy Shabbat
Friday, November 20 // 7:00pm

Join us for a special and unique Shabbat Service as we honor and recognize Legacy Donors with our partners at Jewish Family Services. These L'Dor V'Dor Society members have committed to supporting the Jewish Community and Temple Emanu-El through their respective estate plans. 

Interfaith Thanksgiving
Sunday, November 22 // 6:30pm

We invite you to join us online for a unique, and special, Thanksgiving Service and Experience with our friends at Stone Church of Willow Glen. Clergy from both Temple Emanu-El and Stone Church, in addition to choirs, will be providing words and singing for you to enjoy.

Service & Event Times
Fri., Nov. 20th
7:00 PM

Sun. Nov. 23rd
6:30 PM

Tues. Nov. 24th
7:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day
Thurs., Nov. 26th

Fri., Nov. 27th
6:30 PM
Tues., Dec. 1st
Tues., Dec. 1st
12:00 PM
Tues., Dec.1st
7:00 PM
Fri., Dec. 4th
Tues., Dec. 8th
12:00 PM

Tues., Dec.8th
7:00 PM
Wed. Dec. 9th
12:00 PM
Thurs. Dec. 10th

Important Upcoming Events
Streaming Shabbat Service
Friday, November 27 // 7:00pm

Shabbat Shalom! We welcome you this Friday to our streaming shabbat Service. Sing along with Rabbi and Cantor, and invite your family to join you.

Tuesday, December 1st

Have you joined in the Annual Campaign yet? On #GivingTuesday, your donations will be matched to help support Temple Emanu-El. All donations are tax deductible & help provide programming opportunities, student education and PPE for our preschool students. Be part of the Annual Campaign today!

Chat with Rabbi Magat
Tuesday, December 1st // 12pm

Want to chat with the Rabbi? Want to talk about the elections? Come hang out with the Rabbi today and ask him any questions that you may have on your mind.

Family Shabbat Service - 5th Grade
Friday, December 4th // 7:00pm

Joins us tonight for our monthly Family Shabbat Service. Throughout the year, different grade levels will take turns in leading services and singing. This month, we are honored to have our 5th Grade students leading services. 

TV Film Discussion
Thursday, December 10th // 12pm

Want to talk about more Jewish films? This month we are discussing the movie Dough. It's a heartwarming story about a baker and his young apprentice. It can be found on Amazon Prime (Click here)

Latkes & Laughs Tickets on Sale!
Sunday, December 13 // 5:30

Come join us for the biggest Latkes & Laughs in history! We are excited to bring you this hilarious comedy show, from the comfort of your own couch! We're hosting it online this year, so anyone can tune in, from AROUND the world! Tell your family. tell your friends!

Mah Jongg Cards 2021
Calling all Mah Jongg Players!

Time to reorder cards for 2021! 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.

Remember that this is a Sisterhood fundraiser, and the more individual cards ordered, the more monies are rebated to Sisterhood. Please make out all checks to:

Surprise, Surprise. The price of cards are up. $9.00 for the standard (small) card and $10.00 for the large print card.

The deadline for all information is January 30th, 2021. The final listing is due in the National Mah Jongg Office in New York by February 1, 2021.

So you Mah Jongg Mavens, Let's get busy!

If you have any questions, please email Sisterhood@templesanjose.org 
Community Events
November 18 - December 18

Once again, Temple Emanu-El is partnering with Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley to fulfill the Chanukah and holiday wishes of families and seniors who would otherwise go without gifts. To maintain the safety of JFS staff, volunteers and clients during COVID 19, this year Temple Emanu-El is sponsoring an online virtual dreidel board. 

More information to come soon!
Israeli Author Etgar Keret on Zoom
Sunday, November 22, // 8pm

The Israeli writer and filmmaker discusses his newest collection of short stories, "Fly Away." Followed by a Q&A on Zoom. Moderated by Tricia Creason-Valencia of MACLA. Presented by the Addison-Penzak JCC. Tickets $20. 

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126

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(408) 292-0939