Temple Emanu-El Happenings
We would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. The Temple Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, and will be back available Monday morning
Tuesday, December 1st

Have you joined in the Annual Campaign yet? On #GivingTuesday, your donations will be matched to help support Temple Emanu-El. All donations are tax deductible & help provide programming opportunities, student education and PPE for our preschool students. Be part of the Annual Campaign today!

Protecting our Planet Speakers Series
Wednesday, December 2nd // 7:00pm

Join us to learn where our water comes from. How it is delivered? What can you do to protect this precious resource? Valley Water Director, Barbara Keegan and District staff, will provide us with a comprehensive overview of Valley Water (previously Santa Clara Valley Water District). 

Service & Event Times
Thanksgiving Day
Thurs., Nov. 26th

Fri., Nov. 27th
6:30 PM
Tues., Dec. 1st

Tues., Dec. 1st
12:00 PM

Tues., Dec.1st
7:00 PM

Wed., Dec. 2nd
7:00 PM
Fri., Dec. 4th
Sat. Dec. 5th
9:00 AM
Tues., Dec. 8th
12:00 PM

Tues., Dec.8th
7:00 PM
Wed. Dec. 9th
12:00 PM
Thurs. Dec. 10th

Thurs., Dec. 10th
6:00 PM

Sun. Dec. 13th
9:00 AM

Important Upcoming Events
Streaming Shabbat Service
Friday, November 27 // 7:00pm

Shabbat Shalom! We welcome you this Friday to our streaming shabbat Service. Sing along with Rabbi and Cantor, and invite your family to join you.

Chat with Rabbi Magat
Tuesday, December 1st // 12pm

Want to chat with the Rabbi? Want to talk about the elections? Come hang out with the Rabbi today and ask him any questions that you may have on your mind.

Live Family Shabbat Service - 5th Grade
Friday, December 4th // 7:00pm

Joins us tonight for our monthly Family Shabbat Service. Throughout the year, different grade levels will take turns in leading services and singing. This month, we are honored to have our 5th Grade students leading services. 

TV Film Discussion
Thursday, December 10th // 12pm

Want to talk about more Jewish films? This month we are discussing the movie Dough. It's a heartwarming story about a baker and his young apprentice. It can be found on Amazon Prime (Click here)

First Night Celebration with Shira Kline
Thursday, December 10th // 6:00pm

We look forward to celebrating the first night of Chanukah with Shira Kline! This is a musical experience that is great for the entire family and a perfect way to celebrate Chanukah.

Streaming Chanukah Shabbat Musical Experience
Friday, December 11 // 7pm

Tune in for a special Chanukah treat! Rabbi Magat and Cantor Edmondson will lead a special, streamed Shabbat and Chanukah service that will incorporate fun music from our adult choir, our MazelTones youth choir, and our Rock Shabbat band.

Great Questions Discussion Group
Sunday, December 13 // 12:30pm

Have you wanted to learn more about other religions? Do you have questions that need to be answered? Come join our Adult Education Great Questions Discussion group.

Latkes & Laughs Tickets on Sale!
Sunday, December 13 // 5:30pm

Come join us for the biggest Latkes & Laughs in history! We are excited to bring you this hilarious comedy show, from the comfort of your own couch! We're hosting it online this year, so anyone can tune in, from AROUND the world! Tell your family. tell your friends!

Important Announcement
Mahjonng cards WILL NOT BE ORDERED THIS YEAR. Checks will be mailed back to you if you purchased through Sisterhood.

Please email questions to Sisterhood@templesanjose.org
Community Events
November 18 - December 18

Once again, Temple Emanu-El is partnering with Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley to fulfill the Chanukah and holiday wishes of families and seniors who would otherwise go without gifts. To maintain the safety of JFS staff, volunteers and clients during COVID 19, this year Temple Emanu-El is sponsoring an online virtual dreidel board. 

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126

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(408) 292-0939