Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Virtual Israel Tours
Starting on January 24th // 10:00am

Join Rabbi Magat and his Israeli Education & Tour guide Muki Jankelowitz for virtual tours around Israel. This will be a great event for the entire family to explore Israel. Bring photos from previous trips to share!

Free and open to the public! Invite your friends!

Zig Zag Survey
The ZIGZAG (Zoom Interest Groups/Zoom Affinity Groups) and Adult Education Committees are interested in creating opportunities for you and your family members to socialize and learn. 

Take this survey so that we can continue to provide both continuing & new programming opportunities for you.

Membership Directory
Do you need a hardcopy of the Temple Emanu-El Membership Directory? We would be happy to print one for you that will have contact information for members.

This Membership Directory is only available to Temple Emanu-El Members. Please contact us via email below and we will reach back out to you.

COVID Vaccine Update
Recently it was announced that all Californians over 65 can get the vaccine. Some providers in Santa Clara County are only allowing 75 and older. Please read the information below and contact your provider to see if you are eligible for the vaccine.

The Temple Emanu-El Admin team is here to help you find resources, get information, and more. For assistance, email us at admin@templesanjose.org or call us at 408-292-0939

Service & Event Times
Fri., Jan. 22nd
6:30 PM
Sun., Jan. 24th
10:00 AM
Sun., Jan. 24th
10:00 AM

Tues., Jan. 26th
Thurs., Jan. 28th
12:00 PM
Thurs., Jan 28th
7:30 PM
Fri., Jan 29th
6:30 PM
Tues., Feb. 2nd
12:00 PM
Tues., Feb. 2nd
7:00 PM
Wed., Feb. 3rd
12:00 PM
Fri., Feb. 5th
Sun., Feb. 7th
Important Upcoming Events
Streaming Shabbat Service
Friday, January 22nd // 6:30pm

Join us for streaming Erev Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Magat and Cantor Edmondson. They will be be streaming them so you can participate and hear Refuah Shlemah & the Yahrzeit list. Announcements will be read afterwards by a board member.

Sisterhood Schmooze
January 24th // 4:00pm

Hey there Temple Emanu-El ladies! Come schmooze with your fellow congregants, over Zoom, of course! Bring a drink and a snack!

Beginning Adult Hebrew
Weekly on Mondays, January 25 - April 5th // 7:00pm

Whether you are interested in learning your Aleph/Bet or beginning the process of wanting to become an adult B’nai Mitzvah, come and learn Hebrew from Phil Hankin, our Director of Education, in a fun and interactive manner (on Zoom).

TV/Film Discussion
January 28th // 12:00pm

Join us this week for the next installment of our TV/Film Chat with Rabbi Magat & Phil Hankin. This week, they will be discussing Tehran, on Apple TV+. This is a great spy thriller that you don't want to miss.

Zig Zag Parenting Meeting
January 28th // 7:30pm

Hello Temple Emanu-El Parents!
Grab a glass of wine or cocktail, and join Board Member Christina Blue, on January 28th at 7:30-8:30pm to chit-chat and connect about parenting our kids from K-12

Tikkun Olam Committee
The Tikkun Olam Committee and Parents Circle – Families Forum invite you to join a virtual conversation with two courageous bereaved mothers, an Israeli and a Palestinian. Despite having paid the highest price in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict – the loss of a child – both women have chosen a unique path of reconciliation and dialogue instead of revenge.

Date TBD in late January/early February, but will be at 9:00 or 10:00 a.m. because of the time difference between Israel and California. If you are interested in joining the conversation, please contact Marci Gerston at marci.gerston@gmail.com or admin@templesanjose.org.
Community Events
Hebrew Union College: Sing Unto God
Thursday, January 28th // 5pm

Join us to celebrate Debbie with an evening of song and memory on Zoom.
As we have done for the past nine years, we will gather to raise our voices, rejoicing in the incredible canon of Jewish music that Debbie lovingly created.

Jewbilee: Immerse Yourself in a Jewish Learning Experience
Sunday, January 31 // 1:30-6:00pm on Zoom

The afternoon will be divided into sessions, with dozens of speakers and presenters to choose from. This year's theme is Social Justice and Social Action. For tickets, schedule, session descriptions and speaker bios, go to apjcc.org/jewbilee

Presented by the Addison-Penzak JCC in partnership with Congregation Beth David, Congregation Emeth, Congregation Shir Hadash, Congregation Sinai, Temple Emanu-El, and other organizations.

Hillel L'Dor V'Dor
Sunday, February 21, 2021 // 5:00pm on Zoom

At the event, we will be honoring community members Dan Pitt and Barbara Green for their many years of dedicated service on behalf of the students we serve. We are proud to announce that this year’s student honoree is Ron Levy. Ron is President of the Students Supporting Israel club and member of the Jewish Students Union at San Jose State University.

URJ: STEM for Jewish Families
The Union for Reform Judaism is proud to introduce a tactical application of that truism – a simple way for your congregation to offer fun and engaging Jewish experiences to school-aged families while also helping to grow and strengthen your community

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