Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service - Labor in the Pulpit
Friday, August 31 at 6:30 PM
Saturday, September 1 at 7:00 PM
Lunch and Learn with the Cantor
Wednesday, September 5 at 12:00 PM
Erev Shabbat Family Service
Friday, September 7 at 7:00 PM
Baby Shabbat
Saturday, September 8 at 9:00 AM
Selichot Events
Saturday, September 1, starting at 7:00 PM
Temple Emanu-El presents a beautiful introduction to the High Holidays. The evening begins with a film and discussion followed by a special oneg. The evening concludes with the Selichot Service: a time for reflection that will help prepare you spiritually for the upcoming holidays. RSVP is not required, but if you do plan to attend, we'd love to hear from you so we can plan accordingly. Please reach out to us at admin@templesanjose.org.
7:00 PM Film and Discussion
8:00 PM Special Oneg
9:00 PM Selichot Services in the Santuary
Please note that your High Holy Days booklet may have an incorrect start time of 6:30 PM; 7:00 PM is the new start time.
Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Great exercise!  Great fun!  Great chance to meet new people!
Put on your dancin' shoes and come to our free Israeil dance class taught by our very own Loui Tucker. No dance experience necessary and we welcome everyone from the community to join in the fun. 

Deadline for Childcare is September 5, 2018
If you wish to submit your request for childcare, or you would like to RSVP to Break the Fast or be a sponsor, please return the order form included in your High Holy Days booklet or click here. If you have questions, please contact us at  admin@templesanjose.org or 408-292-0939.

We would not be able to do what we do without your help on the ground! If you are interested in volunteering for the High Holy Days, you may sign up using the form below. For more information about the volunteer positions available,  click here . If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us at  admin@templesanjose.org . Please fill out the form here to sign up.
Baby Shabbat
Saturday, September 8 at 9:00 AM
Baby Shabbat is back from summer break!  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, Torah talk, and parachute play!  Kiddush, motzi, and a bagel oneg sponsored by Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood follows this fun-filled program.  What a great opportunity for parents of young children to meet and form groups- perhaps even life long friendships- with their peers.  Everyone is welcome!

Monday, September 10 at 5:00 PM
Following our morning Rosh Hashanah congregational service, we will be join Rabbi Magat and Cantor Edmondson for the traditional casting away of our sins at Oak Meadow Park, Areas 1 and 2. 

Erev Sukkot Experience
Sunday, September 23 at 5:00 PM
Bring your own dinner and decorate the sukkah with your Temple Family followed by a special Sukkot festival experience. Open to non-members and members.