Services & Events
Friday, February 19
6:00 PM Tot Shabbat with Catered Dinner
7:00 PM Erev Shabbat Meshorerim Service
Saturday, February 20
9:00 AM Shabbat Morning Minyan

Friday, February 26
6:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, March 4
6:15 PM Shabbatluck Dinner
7:00 PM Erev Shabbat Family Service with 2nd Grade and Bet Hebrew
Rabbi's Israel Blog
Our Congregational Trip to Israel is almost over!  Rabbi Magat will be extending his stay in Israel for a conference and will continue his blog through the end of the month here:
Tot Shabbat with Catered Dinner
Friday, February 19 at 6:00 PM
Led by Cantor Meeka Simerly, families with young children will enjoy upbeat songs, a short story, and a talk with the Cantor on the bimah.  Thanks to the generosity of our Sisterhood group, there will be a delicious, complimentary dinner following services where you can mingle with other families.  All are welcome to these brief services on the third Friday of each month, starting at 6:00 PM. 
EESY Shul-In
Saturday, February 20 at 6:00 PM
A fun-filled night with awesome games, delicious food, social mixers, Havdallah, and more!  Please bring a sleeping bag, pillow, and anything else you might need for the overnight stay.  $5 for EESY members, $10 for non-members.  RSVP to
Brotherhood Paid-Up Membership Dinner
Saturday, February 27 at 6:00 PM
Brotherhood Members - Please be our guest, with your significant other, for our annual paid-up member dinner on Saturday, February 27th in the Temple House starting with appetizers and a blind wine tasting at 6:00pm. If you would like to participate in the judging, please bring a bottle of wine (between $12-$18 or more) to share. You will vote on your favorites, with the winner receiving a bottle of wine as your prize. A Buffet Dinner will follow the judging. This promises to be a very fun night. RSVP to no later than February 20th and indicate if you are bringing wine.  This event is free for Brotherhood Members.
Temple Camperships
Deadline is February 27, 2016
We are thrilled to be able to offer Camperships (scholarships for Jewish Summer Camps).  Act now-- applications are due in the Religious School Office no later than 1:00 PM, February 27, 2016.   Campership Form Available Here.
Friday, March 4 at 6:16 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 the month before the Erev Shabbat Service.  On March 4, our service will be led by our 2nd Grade Class with participation from our Bet Hebrew Class.  Meet and schmooze with our students, their families, and our congregation during a friendly potluck dinner and stay for a wonderful service.  

Please bring a dish to share.  These designations are based on your last name:
A-L: Salad, side dish, fruit 
M-Z: Main Dish

Israel Action Committee Speaker
Sunday, March 6 at 10:30 AM
Join the Israel Action Committee in welcoming Vlad Khaykin to Temple Emanu-El to discuss the situation for Jews in Europe at this time and how ADL is working there and also how ADL is working with Hillel and the students on university campuses in the US to combat bullying and harrassment.  Refreshments at 10:30 AM, speaker begins at 11:00 AM.  RSVP to
Sisterhood Camperships
Deadline is April 2, 2016
Sisterhood is pleased to offer Campership (scholarships for Jewish Summer Camp) opportunities to children of Sisterhood members.  Applications are available on the Temple's website here and are due April 2, 2016 by mail or e-mail.

In the Community
Senior Shabbat Lunch
Friday, February 26 at 12:00 PM
A once-a-month get together at the APJCC.  Enjoy a catered hot lunch followed by entertainment. 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. $6 Members, $8.50 Non-members, $10 at the door.

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San Jose, CA 95126