Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Streamed Patio Kabbalat Shabbat Service With Zoom Oneg
Fri., July 17 // 6:30pm

Shabbat Shalom everyone! F ollow along with Rabbi and Cantor using the Siddur Shalom, linked on our home page. Remarks, Refuah Shlema, Yahrzeits, and Announcements will also be shared towards the end of service, just as it would in person. 

Service & Event Times
Fri, July 17th
6:30 PM

Fri., July 17th
7:30 PM
Mon, July 20th
7:00 PM
Tues, July 21st
12:00 PM

Wed., July 22nd
12:00 PM
Thurs. July 23rd
12:00 PM
Sun, July 26th
10:00 AM
Mon, July 27th
7:00 PM
Important Upcoming Events
Membership Renewal
Membership renewal information was recently mailed. All membership commitment pledges have been added to your member account. Log in here to initial automatic reoccurring payments. Please contact Stephanie Pollock with any questions regarding this process.

If you require any assistance from any Temple Emanu-El staff, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Whether it's scheduling a meeting with the Rabbi, updating Yahrzeits, refuah shlema, groceries, prescriptions, or anything else, please e-mail us at: admin@templesanjose.org .
Now more than ever, we need to find new ways to connect. Make sure you like our Facebook page to connect to fellow congregants and friends, and stay up to date on the latest Temple Emanu-El news.
Chat with Rabbi Magat
Tues., July 21st // 12pm

We hope that your summer has been going well and you're staying safe. We miss all of you and would love to catch up and chat! Come hang out with Rabbi Magat to talk current events, sports, and more!

Lunch & Learn: Torah Study
Wednesday, July 22nd // 12pm

We've already started our planning for this year's High Holy Days services. Wondering what goes into planning services? What are some of the behind the scenes happenings? Come ask the clergy and questions you may have!

TV/Film Discussion
Thursday, July 23rd // 12pm

Join Rabbi Magat and Religious School Director Phil Hankin, as they discuss popular & relevant TV shows & Films, as they relate to current events.

This week we will be discussing Season 3 of the Netflix series "Fauda".

Patio Shabbat Service with D'var from Cantor
Fri., July 24th // 6:30pm

We invite you to join us for a special Shabbat Service tonight. It will be streamed as normal, but Cantor Edmondson will be delivering the D'Var this evening. In person services are still canceled at this time.

How to Be An Anti-Racist, Book Club
The Tikkun Olam Committee is sponsoring a book club on zoom, reading and discussing the book "How To Be An Anti-Racist" by Ibram X. Kendi. The book is available for purchase, download on kindle or other devices, or read aloud by the author on Audible. This week we will be discussing questions posed by Chapters 6-8.

Tikkun Olam Committee
Do you want to make the world a better place? Interested in social justice issues or environmental issues? Please consider joining the Tikkun Olam Committee.
There are many ways to get involved.

Contact Sharon at  shosh4511@comcast.net

New Opportunity!
Are you interested in discussing some of the “great questions of existence” we all ponder? Want to learn more about other religions, both Western and Eastern? Join us as we study and discuss various other religions and spiritualities, including a comparison of the ways that they are both similar to, and different from, Judaism.

Email Len Schreibstein, Temple member and group facilitator for more info.

Community Events
Equipped to Learn Back-to-School Drive
July 1 through July 31

Join us in helping needy students be Equipped to Learn – Now all Online!
Temple Emanu-El is once again partnering with Jewish Family Services to help children, youth and recently arrived refugees to be ready for a successful 2020-21 school year. 

This year JFS is featuring adorable backpacks, much-needed tablets and laptops on the JFS   Amazon Smile Charity gift registry .   Also featured are Target gift cards to make shopping easier for our families in need .   Go to the Target JFS 2020 Back to School Drive page to order gift card(s) or a school calculator

Email: backpack@jfssv.org . Thank you your generosity in helping a student in need.
B'nai B'rith Institute of Judaism
August 10 - 14

The B'nai B'rith Institute of Judaism provides an opportunity for the
attendee to confront, explore, and clarify questions about Judaism and Jewish life, in an individual, national, and global context. Such topics covered include Klezmer music, comedy and good food. This year, due to the pandemic, it is all happening virtually online

JCC Camp Shalom
The JCC is now offering in-person summer camp for all ages  (Preschool-8th Grade). Spots are limited and camps are filling up fast. Registration deadline is June 19.

Temple Emanu-El
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San Jose, CA 95126

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