Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Tisha B'Av Experience
Wednesday, July 29 // 6pm

Rabbi and Cantor will be discussing the different ways that we as a Jewish people, and as individuals, handle mourning and how we can cope with our feelings. There will be time for meditation, music, and you will hear the traditional chanting of Lamentations. 

Streamed Patio Kabbalat Shabbat Service with D'var by Cantor
Fri., July 24 // 6:30pm

Shabbat Shalom everyone! Join us for a special service tonight, as Cantor Edmondson gives the D'var Torah for the Parasha tonight. She has also produced amazing songs tonight, that you don't want to miss. F ollow along with Rabbi and Cantor using the Siddur Shalom, linked on our home page.

Service & Event Times
Sun, July 26th
10:00 AM
Mon, July 27th
7:00 PM

Tues, July 28th
12:00 PM
Wed., July 29th
6:00 PM
Thurs. July 30th
12:00 PM
Friday, July 31st
12:00 PM
Mon, Aug. 3rd
7:00 PM
Tues, Aug. 4th
12:00 PM
Important Upcoming Events
If you require any assistance from any Temple Emanu-El staff, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Whether it's scheduling a meeting with the Rabbi, updating Yahrzeits, refuah shlema, groceries, prescriptions, or anything else, please e-mail us at: admin@templesanjose.org .
Now more than ever, we need to find new ways to connect. Make sure you like our Facebook page to connect to fellow congregants and friends, and stay up to date on the latest Temple Emanu-El news.
Chat with Rabbi Magat
Tues., July 22nd // 12pm

We hope that your summer has been going well and you're staying safe. We miss all of you and would love to catch up and chat! Come hang out with Rabbi Magat to talk current events, sports, and more!

TV/Film Discussion
Thursday, July 30th // 12pm

Join Rabbi Magat and Religious School Director Phil Hankin, as they discuss popular & relevant TV shows & Films.

Live Shabbat At Home with Oneg
Fri., July 31st // 6:30pm

Join us tonight for Summer Service series as Rabbi & Cantor are hosting services LIVE from their home. This will be a unique opportunity for a more personalized Shabbat Service. Stick around after services for a live Oneg as well!

How to Be An Anti-Racist, Book Club
The Tikkun Olam Committee is sponsoring a book club on zoom, reading and discussing the book "How To Be An Anti-Racist" by Ibram X. Kendi. The book is available for purchase, download on kindle or other devices, or read aloud by the author on Audible. This week we will be discussing questions posed by Chapters 6-8.

Tikkun Olam Committee
Do you want to make the world a better place? Interested in social justice issues or environmental issues? Please consider joining the Tikkun Olam Committee.
There are many ways to get involved.

Contact Sharon at  shosh4511@comcast.net

New Opportunity!
Are you interested in discussing some of the “great questions of existence” we all ponder? Want to learn more about other religions, both Western and Eastern? Join us as we study and discuss various other religions and spiritualities, including a comparison of the ways that they are both similar to, and different from, Judaism.

Email Len Schreibstein, Temple member and group facilitator for more info.

Community Events
Equipped to Learn Back-to-School Drive
July 1 through July 31

Join us in helping needy students be Equipped to Learn – Now all Online!
Temple Emanu-El is once again partnering with Jewish Family Services to help children, youth and recently arrived refugees to be ready for a successful 2020-21 school year. 

This year JFS is featuring adorable backpacks, much-needed tablets and laptops on the JFS   Amazon Smile Charity gift registry .   Also featured are Target gift cards to make shopping easier for our families in need .   Go to the Target JFS 2020 Back to School Drive page to order gift card(s) or a school calculator

Email: backpack@jfssv.org . Thank you your generosity in helping a student in need.
Tu B'Av Online Event Series: Celebrate Love with the JCC
July 31 - Aug 5

Tu B'Av is the Jewish holiday that celebrates love. The Addison-Penzak JCC is offering a variety of Tu B'Av themed events, including love songs, partner yoga, a workshop on love in the time of COVID-19, discussions & lectures, and a children's story & craft time, all online. One $10 fee gives you access to the entire series. For details and to sign up click the link below. 

B'nai B'rith Institute of Judaism
August 10 - 14

The B'nai B'rith Institute of Judaism provides an opportunity for the
attendee to confront, explore, and clarify questions about Judaism and Jewish life, in an individual, national, and global context. Such topics covered include Klezmer music, comedy and good food. This year, due to the pandemic, it is all happening virtually online

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

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