Services & Events
Friday, June 17
6:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Saturday, June 18
9:00 AM Shabbat Morning Minyan
10:30 AM Bar Mitzvah of Sam Messinger

Friday, June 24
6:30 PM Meeka Shabbat Service, celebratory Oneg sponsored by Sisterhood to follow.
Saturday, June 25
10:30 AM Bat Mitzvah of Ella Carr

Friday, July 1
6:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
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.
Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, June 21 at 7:30 PM
Put on your dancin' shoes and join our free dancing class taught by our very own Loui Tucker. This class takes place on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. No dance experience necessary and we welcome everyone from the community to join.
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Lunch and Learn Torah Study
Wednesday, June 22 at 12:00 PM
Need a better way to spend your lunch hour?  Join Rabbi Magat on the fourth Wednesday of each month for an informal study and discussion session of a selected Torah portion. We will navigate through traditional interpretations and modern applications of our historic teachings.  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.
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Religious School Registration is OPEN
Religious School registration is now open for our 2016-2017 school year.  Be sure to take advantage of Early Bird Pricing by registering your student before July 15.   Register here!
Patio Services are Back!
Our Patio Services are back for summer! Be sure to join us for our Kabbalat Shabbat services and enjoy the amazing California weather on our courtyard.

Tot Shabbat on Vacation
Our Tot Shabbat services go on vacation for summer!  We can't wait to see everyone back at our next Tot Shabbat Service on September 16 at 6:00 PM. We hope to see all our tots at our Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Services this summer.

Meeka Shabbat
Friday, June 24 at 6:30 PM
Join us as we celebrate with a special Meeka Shabbat in honor of the last Shabbat service officiated by our cantor. We will celebrate Cantor Meeka's years and contributions to our Temple and our community.  An expanded oneg sponsored by Sisterhood will follow.

Sisterhood Family Game Night
Saturday, June 25 at 6:30 PM
BIG fun for a SMALL price! Enjoy family game night. We will have lots of board games available to play, and occasionally get a game of Poker or Mah Jongg together.
Member Prices: $3/person, $5/couple, $10/family
Non-Member Prices: $5/person, $10/couple, $15/family
PLUS bring a snack to share!
Cold drinks, coffee and tea, and dessert provided by Sisterhood. You may bring other liquid refreshment.
Putluck Dinner and Discussion
Friday, July 1 at 7:30 PM
Join Rabbi Magat for a potluck dinner and political discussion at Temple Emanu-El following our Kabbalat Shabbat Service. This event is open and welcome to members and non-members. The current election season is sure to be a topic!
New Temple Directory
The 2016 Temple Emanu-El Directory is here!  You may pick up your Temple Directory from the Temple Administrative Office during regular business hours.  One Directory per family. Now is the perfect opportunity to add your photo to your Temple account online.  Our online roster allows you to see people's photos!
Camp Newman Shabbat
Friday, July 15 at 4:00 PM
Join Rabbi Dana Magat and your Temple Emanu-El community for a Shabbat at URJ Camp Newman! Festivities include a reception with our Camp Directors, Shabbat dinner, singing, and dancing. Parents, you are welcome to visit camp on Shabbat this summer with one exception: you may not have a child/grandchild/relative at camp during your visit because it causes homesickness and issues within the cabin.  Held at URJ Camp Newman, 4088 Porter Creek Rd., Santa Rosa.   Please register for your visit by clicking here .

In the Community
San Francisco Pride with URJ
Sunday, June 26 at 10:00 AM at Civic Center UN Plaza Station, 450 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco.
For the third year in a row, join the URJ San Francisco Bay Area Community to march together in the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26.  Reform Jews from across the Bay Area will march together as one united group to show our solidarity with the Pride movement, proclaim our support of civil and human rights, and demonstrate our own strength in numbers.   Sign up here!
Silicon Valley Jewish Music Festival
Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 PM
This year's headliner is Molly Ringwald, playing favorites from the American Jazz Songbook. Other bands in the lineup include Mostly Kosher, Lior Ben-Hur & Sol Tevél, and children's favorite Mister G. The festival takes place on the JCC's athletic field, so bring a blanket or lawn chairs. There will also be food vendors, artisan vendors, a KidZone, and more.Tickets are $8-$20. Kids under 12 get in free. The Addison-Penzak JCC is located at 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. For tickets and more information, go to
Opening at Hatikvah House 
Hatikvah House is a lovely Jewish home for six adults with developmental disabilities located in Campbell, CA.  We are a licensed, level 3, staff-operated residential program providing services and support in an environment that embraces Jewish values and traditions.  Each resident participates in a structured schedule of activities that is responsive to their individual needs and services plan.  Hatikvah House currently has one opening for an adult age 18-59 with challenges in cognitive, self-help, and social functioning.  For more information click here.

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