Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service followed by Shabarbecue
Friday, August 4 at 6:30 PM
Paws Shabbat
Saturday, August 5 at 9:00 AM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service- Sisterhood Shabbat
Friday, August 11 at 6:30 PM
Bat Mitzvah of Emma Josephs
Saturday, August 12 at 10:30 AM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Friday, August 18 at 6:30 PM
Bar Mitzvah of Jonathan Ross
Saturday, August 19 at 10:30 AM
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High Holy Days Online Registration is Live!
All Temple members in good standing (all financial obligations to the Temple paid through August 2017) will automatically be mailed High Holy Days tickets.  You may register online now for Tickets, Greetings in Connections, Childcare, and Yizkor Book listings.  Greetings in Connections are due August 16, and all other sign ups are due September 1.   Register here.  If you have additional questions, please call the Temple Administrative Office at 408-292-0939.
Shabarbecue
Friday, August 4 following the 6:30 PM service
Shabbat + Barbecue = Shabarbecue!  Fun for families, couples, singles, members, and prospective members.  Join the Temple Emanu-El community for delicious, FREE, barbecue on the patio following the Kabbalat Shabbat service.  
Paws Shabbat
Saturday, August 5 at 9:00 AM
Bring your furry family member(s) and join Rabbi Magat and Cantor Edmondson for Paws Shabbat on our beautiful patio courtyard  followed by a walk around the neighborhood.  Dog owners and dog lovers welcome!
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Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, August 9 at 12:00 PM
Join the Rabbi for lunch, and bring your opinion!  Bring a sack lunch and join Rabbi Magat on the second Wednesday of each month to share in a stimulating discussion of recent events, political happenings, and other relevant topics related to current events. This event is open to the community.
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Sisterhood Shabbat
Friday, August 11 at 6:30 PM
Members of Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood participate in leading a Shabbat service once a year. Our women come together to lead Friday night service, chanting their favorite Hebrew blessings, and sharing special readings.
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Sisterhood Family Game Night
Saturday, August 12 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: $2.50/person, $7/family
Non-Member Prices: $3/person, $10/family
PLUS bring a snack to share!
Cold drinks, coffee and tea, and dessert provided by Sisterhood. You may bring other liquid refreshment.
RSVP to anitajmed@yahoo.com
Potluck Dinner and Discussion
Friday, August 18 following the Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Join Rabbi Magat and Cantor Edmondson for a potluck dinner and discussion following the Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service on August 18. This month's discussion will focus on The High Holy Days: It's more than Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. This event is open to members and non-members, free of charge.
A-L: Side dish, salad, fruit, M-Z: Main Dish
Tot Family Potluck
Friday, August 18 after the beginning of our Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Join our congregational Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service with Tot Shabbat prayers at the beginning.  Families with tots will be dismissed early to enjoy a family potluck dinner on the playground. 

A-L: Side dish, salad, fruit M-Z: Main Dish
Rosh Chodesh
Sunday, August 20 at 12:00 PM
Ladies, please join us on Sunday, August 20th for a relaxed lunch and spiritually uplifting experience, as Cantor Edmondson helps us welcome the new month of Elul. This Rosh Chodesh experience, co-sponsored by the Temple Ritual Committee and Sisterhood, is open to all adult women in the congregation and will take place from noon until about 1:30PM. Each Rosh Chodesh experience will focus on different ideas and have different activities, and in this one we'll embrace the month that is traditionally a month of reflection as we head into the High Holy Days. We'll get to know each other with a guided meditation, study, and self-reflection on this Sunday afternoon. Please come and see what this relaxing and rewarding experience is all about!  RSVP is a MUST to admin@templesanjose.org BY FRIDAY AT NOON, AUGUST 18TH.

In the Community
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New Training for Mikvah Guides
Thursday, August 10 at 9:00 AM
The community mikvah of Silicon Valley will be offering a new training session for men and women who are interested in becoming mikvah guides. The training will be held at the Levy Family Campus in Los Gatos on Thursday, August 10, from 9 AM to 1 PM. It will include bagels and coffee, and a light lunch. If you have any questions, please call Deborah Zimmer at 408-425-7120, or send an email to jyl@jvalley.org to reserve a space.
Temple Emanu-El | (408) 292-0939 | stephanie@templesanjose.org | http://www.templesanjose.org
1010 University Ave
San Jose, CA 95126