Legacy Kabbalat Shabbat Service with APJCC and JFSV
Friday, October 27 at 6:30 PM
Bar Mitzvah of William Gabbert
Saturday, October 28 at 10:30 AM
Erev Shabbat Family Service with 6th and 7th Grades and MazelTones
Friday, November 3 at 7:00 PM
Bat Mitzvah of Aurora Zeltser
Saturday, November 4 at 10:30 AM
Erev Shabbat Service with Sermon and Song
Friday, November 10 at 7:00 PM
Baby Shabbat
Saturday, November 11 at 9:00 AM
Bat Mitzvah of Sarah Vogler
Saturday, November 11 at 10:30 AM
The Annual Campaign
Erev Rosh Hashanah marked the beginning of our Annual Campaign.  Contributions to this campaign are an important part of our year round effort to ensure that Temple Emanu-El maintains its existing programs and events while continuously growing our offerings to our members and community.  All gifts to the Annual Campaign will be recognized in Connections and make a difference in the lives of your fellow congregants.  Thank you for your support of our Temple and our community.   Click here to donate if you have not done so already
Legacy Kabbalat Shabbat Service with APJCC and JFSV
Friday, October 27 at 6:30 PM
This service is dedicated to recognizing those members of Temple Emanu-El and supporters of Jewish Family Services and The Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley who, by their generous commitments, support the Jewish Community with a planned gift to one of these beloved organizations. We encourage everyone to bring a friend who may be interested in learning about how to become a member of our L'dor V'dor Legacy Society.
Death and Dying Course
Sessions: 10/22, 10/29, 11/5 at 11:30 AM
Join Rabbi Magat for an Adult Education Course on Death and Dying.  This course will investigate traditional and Reform Jewish practices, customs, and concepts surrounding death. We will also discuss some of the important issues that surround bereavement and the grieving process. Finally, we will investigate some modern theories concerning the stages of grief. We will also spend time discussing life after death and how death relates to our beliefs.
Free to members.  Small donation requested from non-members.  RSVP to admin@templesanjose.org.
Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, October 31 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.
lunch and learn
Lunch and Learn with the Cantor
Wednesday, November 1 at 12:00 PM
Join the Cantor for lunch, and bring your thrist for Jewish knowledge!  Bring a sack lunch and join Cantor Edmondson on the first Wednesday of each month to share in a stimulating discussion of Jewish liturgy and music. This event is open to the community.
Preschool Turkey and Canned Food Drive
November 1-21
Please join Temple Emanu-El Preschool in our annual Turkey and Canned Food Drive to benefit Sacred Heart Community Services.
Turkeys (frozen), canned food and donations (made payable to Sacred Heart) can be delivered to the preschool between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday-Friday 11/1-22. Please help us to touch the lives of others!!!
Contact Barbara 408-293-8660 or barbara@templesanjose.org with any questions.
Shabbatluck Dinner and Erev Shabbat Family Service with 6th and 7th Grades and MazelTones
Friday, November 3 at 7:00 PM
Everyone is welcome to join our congregational family for a Shabbatluck Dinner. These potluck dinners take place throughout the religious school year on the first Friday of each month before the Erev Shabbat Family Service.

On November 3, our family service will led by our 6th Grade Class with participation from our 7th Grade Class.

Meet and schmooze with these students, their families, and our congregation during a friendly potluck dinner and stay for a delightful Shabbat service.

Please bring a dish to share. The following designations are based in the first letter of your last name: 
A-L: Side dish, salad, fruit M-Z: Main Dish
We hope to you see you there!
Edwin Black Speaker
Sunday, November 5 at 12:30 PM
On November 2, 1917 The 
Balfour Agreement helped 
create the State of Israel. 100 years later, discover what it means. Join us as we welcome Edwin Black, New York Times bestselling author, IBM and the Holocaust, The Farhud & 
Financing the Flames. This event is free and open to the community.
Baby Shabbat
Saturday, November 11 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, 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!
Sisterhood Holiday Arts & Crafts Boutique
Sunday, November 12 at 11:00 AM
Join us for all your holiday needs. There will be arts & crafts, a bake sale, and second chance gifts. 
On The Table
Wednesday, November 15 at 6:30 PM
Sponsored by Silicon Valley Community Foundation, this one-day event will feature meal-time discussions throughout San Mateo and Santa Clara counties on Nov. 15. It's a chance to get to know neighbors and colleagues, make new connections and inspire action. Join us at Temple Emanu-El. Click here to learn more.
Rapid Response Training
Monday, November 13 at 7:00 PM
Please join us in a training to learn how we can help immigrants when ICE (Immigration Customs Enforcement) shows up at the doors, place of work etc with intimidation.  

This training involves being witnesses, video taping, writing notes, taking photos of what is happening so that evidence may be gathered to prevent deportation of innocent people.   I want to emphasize it is not about confronting, engaging or talking with ICE.  It is being the eyes and ears and voices of those who are vulnerable.

Please sign up at attend by clicking on this link.

Latkes and Laughs
Sunday, December 18. Doors Open at 5:30 PM, Show at 6:30 PM
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! Enjoy potato pancakes and punchlines from amazing comedians.  A delicious, vegetarian, latke dinner is included in the ticket price. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here.
We are Going to Israel
Temple Emanu-El has two unique and fun opportunities to travel to Israel with Rabbi Dana Magat in the near future.  Each trip is an amazing opportunity to connect to Judaism, your fellow congregants, and more!
Trip One: June 18-29, 2018.  For adults looking to return to Israel and experience the country on a deeper level.
Trip Two: July 4-15, 2018.  For families and first time Israel travelers.

In the Community
Temple Emanu-El Holiday Dinner Drive
We are participating in the holiday dinner drive benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.  Donate online here.  You may also donate by mailing a check to 1010 University Ave., San Jose, CA 95126 made out to Second Harvest Food Bank with "Holiday Dinner Drive" in the memo line.
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1010 University Ave
San Jose, CA 95126