Kol Nidre Congregational Service
Friday, September 29 at 7:30 PM *NOTE NEW TIME
Yom Kippur Children's Service
Saturday, September 30 at 9:00 AM
Yom Kippur Congregational Service
Saturday, September 30 at 10:00 AM
Yom Kippur Afternoon Healing Service
Saturday, September 30 at 3:30 PM
Yizkor, Neilah, and Havdalah Services
Saturday, September 30 at 5:00 PM
Erev Sukkot Experience
Wednesday, October 4 at 4:30 PM
Erev Shabbat Sukkot Service with MazelTones
Friday, October 6 at 7:00 PM
Bat Mitzvah of Kira Kalbfeld
Saturday, October 7 at 10:30 AM
Erev Simchat Torah Service and Consecration
Wednesday, October 11 at 5:00 PM
Simchat Torah/Yizkor Service
Thursday, October 12 at 9:00 AM
Erev Shabbat Torah Service
Friday, October 13 at 7:00 PM
Shabbat in Nature with Baby Shabbat
Saturday, October 14 at 10:00 AM
L'Shana Tovah
Gmar Chatimah Tovah! High Holy Days tickets were mailed out to all Temple members in good standing (all current financial obligations paid through August 2017)!  If you would like to purchase additional tickets for Yom Kippur services or register for our FREE children's services you may do so by contacting the Temple Administrative Office before noon tomorrow at 408-292-0939 or admin@templesanjose.org.
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
Live Web Streaming
We are Live Streaming Again on Yom Kippur!
Temple Emanu-El is thrilled to be streaming our High Holiday Services again this year.  You can find the link on our webiste, or by watching live on our Facebook page.
Got Schach?
Now through October 1
Help us build our sukkah by dropping off freshly cut palm fronds between September 22 and 30!
Yom Kippur at The Heritage Theatre
Friday, September 29
7:30 PM - Kol Nidre Congregational Service *NOTE NEW TIME
Saturday, September 30
9:00 AM - Children's Service (Preschool - K)
10:00 AM - Childcare Program (2 years - 2nd Grade)
10:00 AM - Congregational Service
12:30 PM - Sermon Discussion with Rabbi Magat
1:00 PM - Social Action/Tikkun Olam Discussion
1:00 PM - Teen Discussion with Randy Levinson
2:00 PM - Yoga
2:45 PM - Study session with Phil Hankin, Director of Education
3:30 PM - Afternoon Healing Service with Haftarah, led by Ritual Committee
4:15 PM - Musical Interlude
5:00 PM - Yizkor, Neilah, and Havdalah Services
6:30 PM(approx) - Break the Fast
Break the Fast
Saturday, September 30
Temple Emanu-El will sponsor a Break the Fast at The Heritage Theatre (1 West Campbell Ave., Campbell) at approximately 6:30 PM on Saturday, September 30 to conclude our Yom Kippur Day.  To RSVP and/or become a sponsor, click here.
Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, October 3 at 7:30 PM
Great exercise! Great fun! Great chance to meet new people!
Put on your dancin' shoes and come to our free Israeli 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.
Congregational Erev Sukkot Experience
Wednesday, October 4 at 4:30 PM
Bring your own dinner and decorate the sukkah with your Temple family followed by a special Sukkot festival service.
EESY Sleepover in the Sukkah
Saturday, October 7 at 6:00 PM
All high schoolers! Please join Temple Emanu-El's senior youth group, EESY, for our annual Sukkah Sleepover! Bring a pillow, sleeping bag, and your clothes for Sunday! For more details, you can follow EESY's instagram page (@eesysenioryouth) or feel free to contact an EESY board member!
We are Going to Israel
Sunday, October 8 at 12:30 PM
Join Rabbi Magat for an information session about the Israel trips he will be leading in 2018.  A light lunch is provided.
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.
Sushi in the Sukkah
Tuesday, October 10 at 6:00 PM
20s and 30s are welcome to join Cantor Amanda Edmondson for sushi in the sukkah!  RSVP is a must to admin@templesanjose.org by October 6.  BYOB if you'd like!  Schmooze and hang out with your Temple friends while enjoying delicious vegetarian and fish sushi options in our beautiful sukkah!
Simchat Torah
Wednesday, October 11
5:00 PM - Free pizza dinner for everyone.
5:30 PM - Erev Simchat Torah Service, Consecration of students (grades K and up) who are new to our Religious School, and Israeli Dancing.
Thursday, October 12
9:00 AM - Simchat Torah Morning and Yizkor Services.
Shabbat in Nature with Baby Shabbat
Saturday, October 14 at 10:00 AM
Join us outdoors for a fall-themed, clergy led minyan service, followed by a potluck lunch and optional hike.  Bring a vegetarian dish to share.  This Shabbat in Nature will combine with our Baby Shabbat Service at Ed Levin County Park, Elm Picnic Area in Milpitas.  Parking is $6.  Dogs on leash are permitted.  This event is sponsored by the Ritual Committee.
Sisterhood Family Game Night
Saturday, October 14 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
Join the Kugel Brigade
Sunday, October 15 at 12:30 PM
The Temple Emanu-El Caring Committee is looking for volunteers to make "Noodle Kugels." We look forward to distributing them to Temple members who just came out of the hospital or rehab, to grieving families, for welcoming a new member, family or baby to the Temple, etc.  R.S.V.P.  to our Kugel Mavens Fagie Rosen - (408) 988-3270  or Harriet Saltzman - (408) 268-4311.
Preschool Dinner Night Out
Tuesday, October 17 at 4:00 PM
Please join us to help raise funds for Temple Emanu-El Preschool.  While we have a great time, help yourself to some amazing pizza!  Round Table Pizza is located at 2615 The Alameda in Santa Clara.  Mention the Preschool fundraiser when you dine-in, take-out, or delivery!  15% of the proceeds go to Temple Emanu-El Preschool. Bring this flyer to support Temple Emanu-El Preschool.

In the Community
San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society 
Using her family's stories, Joan Adler will show how to flesh out the lives of people by writing vignettes about them and how to publish these stories in book form or post them on a family Web page with photographs where available, to bring your ancestors to life and to connect with them.
Option one: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Rhoda Goldman Plaza
2180 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Option two:
Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Congregation Etz Chayim
4161 Alma Street
Palo Alto, CA 94306
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