Tot Shabbat with Catered Dinner
Friday, May 19 at 6:00 PM

Erev Shabbat Service
Friday, May 19 at 7:00 PM

Minyan led by 5th Grade
Saturday, May 20 at 9:00 AM

Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, May 26 at 6:30 PM
Bar Mitzvah of Ilan Eisenberg
Friday, May 27 at 10:30 AM

Erev Shavuot and Confirmation Service
Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 PM
Shavuot Morning and Yizkor Service
Wednesday, May 31.  Blintzes at 8:00 AM, Service at 9:00 AM

Graduation Rock Shabbat
Friday, June 2 at 7:30 PM

Tot Shabbat with Catered Dinner
Friday, May 19 at 6:00 PM
Worried that your little ones will squirm and make noise during services?
No need to worry at Tot Shabbat!
Led by Rabbi Magat and Cantor Amanda Edmondson, families with young children will enjoy upbeat songs, a short story, and a talk with the Rabbi on the bimah during these brief services. The perfect way to introduce your little ones to the tradition of Friday nights.  Following services, enjoy a delicious dinner provided by Sisterhood, of course at no charge!
Shabbat Morning Minyan led by 5th Grade
Saturday, May 20 at 9:00 AM
Missed services Friday night or can't get enough of Shabbat?  Celebrate Shabbat at Temple Emanu-El's Saturday morning Minyan.  Conducted by lay-leaders, everyone is invited to participate in a lively discussion of the weekly Parasha (Torah Portion).  As with all Jewish events, enjoy refreshments following the service.  This Minyan includes leadership from our 5th Grade Religious School Class.
Open House and End of School BBQ
Sunday, May 21 at 12:30 PM
Prospective members are welcome to join our religious school families for an end-of-the-school-year delicious BBQ lunch provided by Brotherhood. Come tour the Temple and facilities, meet our clergy, leadership, and congregation, and have fun in the process. No RSVP is required. 
Get Involved
May 24-31
We are looking for volunteers to support the host site for the Village House Women's Shelter located at St. Paul United Methodist Church. We are also looking for slipper donations.  If you are able to volunteer, please sign up using this link.  If you have questions, get in touch with Jan Phinick at 408-615-1605.
Spring Cleaning
Our Fiscal Year ends June 30.  Please take a moment to make sure your Temple financial account is up to date- all balances are paid in full.  If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Pollock, or 408-292-0939. 
lunch and learn
Lunch and Learn, Torah Study
Wednesday, May 24 at 12:00 PM
Food for your body.  Food for your soul.  Need a better way to spend your lunch hour?  Join Rabbi Magat for an informal study and discussion session of our current Torah portion, as we are navigating the Torah in order.  Together we will navigate through traditional interpretations and modern applications of our Torah.  Bring your lunch and be ready to get a new perspective on Torah. Open to members and non-members and no previous Torah study is required.
Counseling Opportunity
Wednesday, May 24 at 6:30 PM
Next Session: Wednesday, June 7 at 6:30 PM
If you suffered a medical emergency or accident and were unable to make your own decisions, who would you want to make them and what would you want them to decide??
While we prefer not to think about it, this could happen to you at any age and at any time.  Are you prepared?  If not, join us for an information session to learn about:
-Advance Directives: what they are and why they are important
-POLST: what is it and when do you need one
Individual sessions will be available for those who want additional information and/or assistance completing an Advance Care Directive.
Erev Shavuot and Confirmation Service
Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 PM
We hope that you will join us for this powerful service led by our clergy and the Confirmation Class of 2017.  Mazel Tov to all of our students achieving Confirmation.

Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Tuesday, May 30 at 9:00 PM
May 30, following the Confirmation Service. Join us for the tradition of Shavuot night study sessions.  This year our study sessions will be taught by Rabbi Magat, Cantor Edmondson, and Phil Hankin with members of our Ritual Committee.

Sunday Morning Study and Yizkor Service
Wednesday, May 31 at 8:00 AM
Come back for homemade blintzes for breakfast followed by a Shavuot Morning Yizkor Service.
Graduation Rock Shabbat
Friday, June 2.
Wine and Cheese 6:30 PM;
Graduation Rock Shabbat 7:30 PM
Featuring the musical stylings of our Rock Shabbat Band!  An innovative and joyous worship experience with musicians (piano, percussion, guitars, trombone, etc.) and singers joining Rabbi Dana Magat and Cantor Amanda Edmondson. Congregational singing is definitely encouraged, as is dancing in the aisles.  Join us as we welcome the Sabbath in a fun and lively manner.  All members and non-members are invited to a service like you've never been to before.

In the Community
Elu v'Elu
Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 PM
Join the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley for an event on Israeli and Jewish American perspectives on the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War.  6:30 PM wine reception, 7:00 PM conversation.  $12 for adults, $10 for seniors/students.   Tickets available here.  Held at the Levy Family Campus, 14855 Oka Rd., Los Gatos.

Temple Emanu-El | (408) 292-0939 | |
1010 University Ave
San Jose, CA 95126