Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Don't have time to eat before Shabbat services? Join us for dinner instead!

Tomorrow, April 5th, we will be hosting our monthly Congregational Shabbat Dinner. For $5 per person, you can spend time with your fellow Temple-goers, eat food, and welcome Shabbat in the Erev Shabbat Family Service following the dinner!

Please call the Administrative Office at (408) 292-0939 to see if we still have room to accommodate you.

Your Friends at Temple Emanu-El
Service & Event Times
Fri. April 5th
6:00 PM
Fri. April 5th
7:00 PM
Sat. April 6th
6:30 PM
Wed. April 10th
12:00 PM
Fri. April 12th
7:00 PM
Sat. April 13th
9:00 AM
Sat. April 13th
10:30 AM
Sun. April 14th
4:00 PM
Tues. April 16th
5:00 PM
Tues. April 16th
7:30 PM
Sat. April 20th
9:00 AM
Sat. April 20th
5:00 PM
Tues. April 23rd
6:00 PM
Wed. April 24th
12:00 PM
Fri. April 26th
9:00 AM
Fri. April 26th
6:30 PM
Congregational Shabbat Dinner
Friday, April 5th at 6:00 PM
Don't miss our Congregational Shabbat Dinner! For only $5 per person   you can get an awesome meal and some fabulous company. This is immediately followed by our Erev Shabbat Family Service.  Please call the Administrative Office at (408) 292-0939 if to see if we still have room to accommodate you.
Sisterhood Camperships
DEADLINE: Sunday, April 7
Sisterhood Camperships are available to current students or graduates of Temple Emanu-el’s Religious School whose parent or guardian is a current member of Sisterhood and who attended at least one Sisterhood event since April 1, 2018. The application deadline is April 7. Click here to submit an application.  If you have questions, or if your application is not acknowledged within 48 hours, contact Sandi Cohen at [email protected] .
Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, April 10th at 12:00 PM
Join Rabbi Magat for lunch, and bring your own lunch - and opinion! This month's topic for Lunch and Learn will be focused on the Israeli elections. This event is open to the community.
Tikkun Olam Speaker: Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom
Thursday, April 11th at 7:00 PM
The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom is a national network of Muslim and Jewish women. Members of our organization build strong relationships by engaging in dialogue, socializing, participating in social action projects and activities to expand our knowledge of each other’s practices and beliefs. Please come learn more!  Registration is free, but required for entrance to the event. Click here to register.
Important Upcoming Dates
Sisterhood Game Night
Saturday, April 6th at 6:30 PM
Open to members and non-members! Join us for a fun night of games for a low price, and bring your Mah Jongg cards in case we can make a game! Member prices are only $2.50/person or $10/family, non-member prices are $3/person or $12/family. Bring a non-dessert snack to share such as cheese, pretzels, etc. Please RSVP to [email protected] .
Baby Shabbat
Saturday, April 13th 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 and Torah talk! Kiddush, motzi, and a bagel oneg. Everyone is welcome!
Second Night Seder
Saturday, April 20th at 5:00 PM
It’s time to read from the Haggadah, enjoy a warm seder, and have a joyous time with your family, friends, and loved ones here at Temple Emanu-El! Join us as we explore the story of the Exodus from Egypt. Passover dinner is served; bring your own wine. Vegetarian meals available upon request. Everyone is welcome. Registration ends Friday, April 12 at 12:00 PM. Click here to register.
Sisterhood Women's Seder
Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:00 PM
Calling all sisters, mothers, daughters, and friends - come share in a delicious Women's Seder hosted by Sisterhood. Join in the camaraderie and uplifting ritual by bringing a Kosher for Passover style salad, side dish or dessert to share. $8 for Sisterhood members, and $12 for non-Sisterhood members. Please RSVP by April 19 to [email protected] or call (408) 239-6416.
Community Events
Help Homeless Women in Need
Month of April
Abigail Everett, whose Bat Mitzvah is this upcoming month of April, is organizing a drive for basic hygiene supplies for homeless women here in our community as part of her mitzvah project. Recently formed in 2015,  Simply the Basics  collects and organizes hygiene supplies and support partner organizations that are providing direct services to homeless people. You can learn more about their work in this inspiring  video . Abigail has prepared a donation box which will be placed in the Administrative Office here at Temple Emanu-El. Donations will be collected through the end of April.
A Night of Magic
Sunday, April 7th at 5:00 PM
Yavneh Day School, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos, CA
Please join us as we celebrate and honor Rebecca and Arnnon Geshuri for their tireless dedication to Yavneh Day School and community. The Spring Benefit is our annual event to honor outstanding 
community members and to raise funds for Yavneh Day School. There will be a magician, entertainment, and great food. Tickets Sponsorship and Tributes:  https://e.givesmart.com/events/c1E/
SVHSA Brunch
Sunday, April 14th at 10:30 AM
APJCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos, CA
Max Garcia will be the guest speaker for this brunch. Max and his daughter, Michelle will talk about his book, Auschwitz, Auschwitz I cannot forget you Click here to see the flyer.
JHTC: Create a Winning Resume
Monday, April 15th at 7:00 PM
PJCC - 800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City, CA
The JHTC Mentorship Program introduces its first Professional Development Series! Ready to jump start your career? Interested in learning leadership skills and how to succeed at work? The JHTC Mentorship Program cordially invites you to participate in our Inaugural Professional Development Series. For more information and to register, click here.
Join Team San Jose!
JCC Maccabi Games 2019 in Atlanta, July 28-August 2
Each summer, we send a delegation of Jewish teens ages 12-16 from Silicon Valley to participate at this international athletic competition for Jewish teens. All teens are welcome, even if you don't play a sport. This summer's games are in Atlanta, Georgia, from July 28-August 2. For details and prices, go to  https://apjcc.org/maccabiinfo  .   
For a registration form, go to 
Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126

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