Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Freedom Concert - Save the Date
Saturday, January 16th, 2021 // 7pm

In our congregation, we share a desire to help all people become free. We will be joined by Elana Arian, Michelle Citrin, Saul Kaye, Dan Nichols, and Cantor Natalie Young as we we will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and our commitment as a congregation to black lives and people of color.

TEE Way Back When Happy Hour
Monday, January 11 // 7:00pm

Want to see what Temple Emanu-El looked like back in the day? Join us for this fun Zoom session and please send any fun old photos of Temple Emanu-El to lonna@pacbell.net so that we can all enjoy them together. Please sign up below to join us for a great evening!

Service & Event Times
Thurs., Jan 7th
7:00 PM
Fri., Jan. 8th
7:00 PM
Sat. Jan. 9th
10:30 AM
Sun., Jan. 10th
9:00 AM

Sun., Jan. 10th
10:30 AM

Sun., Jan 10th
12:30 PM
Sun., Jan. 10th
5:00 PM
Mon., Jan. 11th
7:00 PM
Tues., Jan. 12th
12:00 PM

Tues., Jan. 12th
Wed., Jan. 13th
Thurs., Jan. 14th
12:00 PM
Important Upcoming Events
Streaming Shabbat Service
Friday, January 8th // 6:00pm

Shabbat Shalom! We hope that you are doing well and have had a great week. Our clergy invite you to spend Shabbat with them on their streaming services.Your family is welcome to attend and sing along

Sisterhood - RBG Movie Night
Thursday, January 7th // 7:00pm

Join our Sisterhood tonight for Movie Night as they discuss "On The Basis Of Sex", about Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg's historical path to become appointed to the Supreme Court. Everyone is requested to watch the movie beforehand so that we can have a discussion about it. If you would like more information & to receive an invite, please e-mail Beverly Mendel by clicking here.

Great Questions Discussion Group
Sunday, January 10th // 12:30pm

This is an ongoing group that meets once a month. New members are welcome to join. We discuss the Great Questions of Existence that we all ponder, through the lenses of religion, spiritual beliefs and philosophy. For more information, and/or to receive a Zoom link for this meeting, please e-mail group coordinator and facilitator, Len Schreibstein, at Lendebsch@aol.com..

Sefer Club
Sunday, January 10th // 5:00pm

Our next Sefer Club read is the powerful coming-of-age story of an ultra-Orthodox child who was born to become a rabbinic leader and instead became a woman.
Powerful in the truths it reveals about biology, culture, faith, and identity, Becoming Eve poses the enduring question: How far will you go to become the person you were meant to be?

TV / Film Discussion
January 14th // 12:00pm

We invite you to join us today as Rabbi Magat & Phil Hankin, Director of Education for Temple Emanu-El, for a new weekly segment, where they review and break down current & relevant TV shows.

This week we will be watching Menashe (Netflix)

Virtual Israel Tours
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!

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).

Mahjongg Update
Thank you Bobi Levine for chairing the Mahjongg Card Sisterhood Fundraiser.

If you would like to purchase a card through Sisterhood, $9 for small card, $10 for large card 

Please mail check payable to Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood and mail to

 Bobi Levine, 1361 Cordelia Ave., San Jose, CA 95129. 

 Deadline is January 20th, 2021 
Video Chat
COVID Questions
We know there's a lot happening with COVID, immunizations, regulations and more. We are happy to help get those questions answered, or direct you to the appropriate resource for you. Please reach out to Temple Emanu-El Staff through email below and we will support you.

Community Events
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.

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

Click on the image to learn more about Economic Justice
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