Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, October 28 at 6:30 PM

Bar Mitzvah of Adin Jepsky
Saturday, October 29 at 10:30 AM

Erev Shabbat Family Service with 5th and 7th Grades
Friday, November 4 at 7:00 PM

Erev Shabbat Service
Friday, November 11 at 7:00 PM

Baby Shabbat
Saturday, November 12 at 9:00 AM

It's World Series Time. Are You Watching?
While everyone is watching the World Series, we're watching our annual campaign donations rise! But we haven't reached our goal yet. Are you ready to play ball with us? A winning team needs support from all it's players to win the championship, and we hope we can count on our Temple Emanu-El team - you, our wonderful members and friends - to contribute to help us reach our annual campaign goal!

Thank you to those of you who have already donated! If you haven't had your chance at bat yet, take the swing by clicking here to donate!   Click here to donate if you have not done so already.
Adult Intro to Hebrew Class
Beginning Sunday, October 30 at 10:30 AM
This class will be held for 10 sessions and be taught by Cantor Amanda Winter and Director of Education Phil Hankin.  The class will be open to the public and will concentrate on basic Hebrew reading skills. There will be a materials fee of approximately $25.
Members who are interested in having an adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah are required to attend this class (as it will be a pre-requisite to the Adult B'nai Mitzvah class).  Please e-mail admin@templesanjose.org with any questions, or to sign up for the class.

25th Annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival
Saturday, November 5 at 9:00 PM, RSVP by October 29
Join Brotherhood during the Silicon Valley Jewish Films Festival for "The Kind Words" at AMC Saratoga 14 in San Jose. $10 cost.  Checks made out to Brotherhood can be mailed to the Temple Administrative Office.   RSVP by  Oct 29th  to Zach Szereszewski  408 834-466   Zach.szereszewski@gmail.com  or  Philip Schwarz  pdschwarz@aol.com.  No Host Dinner at Capers restaurant will proceed the movie at 7:00 PM (please indicate if you would like to be added to the reservation when RSVPing).

Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 PM
Great exercise! Great fun! Great chance to meet new people!
Put on your dancin' shoes and come to our free Israeil dance class taught by our very own Loui Tucker. No dance experience necessary and we welcome everyone from the community to join in the fun.
lunch and learn
Lunch and Learn with the Cantor!
Wednesday, November 2 at 12:00 PM
Join the Cantor for lunch, and bring your thirst for Jewish liturgy!  Bring a sack lunch and join Cantor Winter on the first Wednesday of each month to share in a stimulating discussion on music and liturgy!

San Jose Students Bring Anne Frank Exhibit to School
Sunday, November 6 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.  RSVP by November 4 to admin@templesanjose.org
Some of our students at Discovery Charter School in Moreland school district learned about the Holocaust.  They were so moved by what they had studied, that they felt caused to do something. They located an opportunity to bring a traveling exhibit about Anne Frank to San Jose.  They committed themselves to raising the funds required to host this exhibit.(It was over 5,000!) They also committed to learning more about the Holocaust and preventing this kind of horror from ever happening again. Together with other DCS middle-schoolers, these students will be hosting the exhibit, "Anne Frank: A History for Today," in Room 3.   Join Temple Emanu-El for a special viewing of the exhibit on Sunday, November 6.  Discovery Charter School is located at 4835 Doyle Road, San Jose, CA 95129

Friday, November 4 at 6:00 PM
Everyone is welcome to join our congregational family for a Shabbatluck Dinner. These potluck dinners take place throughout the religious school year on the first Friday of each month before the Erev Shabbat Family Service.

This service will include the participation of our 5th Grade class with leadership from our 7th Grade class.

Meet and schmooze with our students, their families, and our congregation during a friendly potluck dinner and stay for a delightful Shabbat service.

Please bring a dish to share. The following designations are based in the first letter of your last name:
A-L: Side dish, salad, fruit M-Z: Main Dish

We hope to you see you there!

Erev Shabbat Family Service
Friday, November 4 at 7:00 PM
This service includes the participation of our 5th Grade Class with leadership from our 7th Grade Class. We're proud of our students and their participation and leadership in our service. This Family Service is preceded by a congregational Shabbatluck potluck dinner. We hope you share in this delightful Shabbat service with us.
Baby Shabbat
Saturday, November 12 at 9:00 AM
Temple Emanu-El presents a Shabbat experience geared towards families with children ages 1-30 months.  Little ones will enjoy a service full of Shabbat songs, Torah talk, and parachute play!  Kiddush, motzi, and a bagel oneg sponsored by Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood follows this fun-filled program.  What a great opportunity for parents of young children to meet and form groups- perhaps even life long friendships- with their peers.  Everyone is welcome!

Sisterhood Membership Luncheon
Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 PM
Come thank fellow members and enjoy lunch and a program focusing on the history of our Sisterhood.  The Membership Appreciation Luncheon is free to members who have paid their dues for 2017.  Lunch features Mediterranean cuisine.  Non member guests are welcome for $10.

Parenting Circles: Raising a Resiliant Child
3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM beginning October 20.  Next Meeting: November 17.
Learn how to raise resilient children in the face of trends toward anxious parenting and over-parenting, and share your own ideas and experiences.  Parents of children ages 0-11 will discuss the novel The Blessing of a Skinned KneeFor more information, contact Emily at Emilyhrosenbaum@gmail.com.   Purchase tickets here.  Although the first meeting has happened, you may still attend future meetings.  Please contact Emily about the materials and reading for the November meeting.

Latkes and Laughs
Sunday, December 18.  Doors Open at 5:30 PM, Show at 6:30 PM
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!  Enjoy potato pancakes and punchlines from amazing comedians.  NEW THIS YEAR: A delicious, latke dinner is included in the ticket price. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here.

An Interfaith Trip to Israel and Rome!
April 18-May 2, 2017
Rabbi Dana Magat and Bishop PJ McGrath will be leading an interfaith trip to their respective spiritual homelands: Israel and Rome! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the roots of two of the most influential and important world religions. Registration is available on our website, or by clicking here.

In the Community
Torah Study Class at the JCC: Women's Commentary
Wednesdays November 30-December 21 at 7:00 PM
In the last generation or so, our ongoing conversation with Torah has been greatly enriched by the unique perspectives and experiences of women rabbis, scholars and thought-leaders. This lively and engaging class will explore selected Torah portions through the lenses of some of our wisest and most profound women commentators. Please  join us as we find new ways for our ancient texts to inform our lives as women and men today. Instructor: Rabbi Carol Caine. Cost: $79 (JCC members $36). For more information or to register, contact CJLL@apjcc.org
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