Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Annual Campaign
It's time to donate to the Annual Campaign to support weekly programming, adult education offerings, Shabbat & holiday services, and more!

This campaign is a critical part of our annual operations budget. Your donations help to provide programming, events, and more for the Temple Emanu-El Community. Additionally, your donations will help provide for health & safety at Temple Emanu-El.
5 Fun Excursions to Enjoy During Coronavirus
Thursday, November 12th // 7:00pm

Looking for an adventure? Looking to get outdoors? Join your fellow congregants as we explore 5 different ways you can explore the bay area while being socially distant and safe.

Sigd Celebration
Thursday, November 12 // 7:30pm

The South Bay Jewish community in conjunction with Be’chol Lashon is pleased to invite you to learn about and celebrate the Ethiopian and Israeli holiday of SIGD! Celebrated seven weeks after Yom Kippur, Sigd has been an official Israeli holiday since 2008, during which 130,000 Ethiopians and other Israelis are welcomed to join together to celebrate the unique Ethiopian Jewish heritage.

Service & Event Times
Thurs, Nov. 12th
12:00 PM
Thurs., Nov. 12
7:00 PM
Thurs., Nov. 12
7:30 PM
Fri., Nov. 13th
6:00 PM
Fri., Nov. 13th
7:00 PM
Sun., Nov. 15th
9:00 AM
Tues., Nov. 17
12:00 PM
Tues., Nov. 17th
7:00 PM
Fri., Nov. 20th
7:00 PM
Sun. Nov. 23rd
6:30 PM

Tues. Nov. 24th
7:00 PM

Thanksgiving Day
Thurs., Nov. 26th

Fri., Nov. 27th
6:30 PM
Tues., Dec. 1st
12:00 PM

Important Upcoming Events
TV Film Discussion
Thursday, November 12th // 12pm

Want to talk about more Jewish films? This month we are discussing the movie Dough. It's a heartwarming story about a baker and his young apprentice. It can be found on Amazon Prime (Click here)

Streaming Shabbat Service
Friday, November 13 // 7:00pm

Shabbat Shalom! We welcome you this Friday to our streaming shabbat Service. Sing along with Rabbi and Cantor, and invite your family to join you.

Chat with Rabbi Magat
Tuesday, November 17th // 12pm

Want to chat with the Rabbi? Want to talk about the elections? Come hang out with the Rabbi today and ask him any questions that you may have on your mind.

TEE Town Hall Meeting
Tuesday, November 17 // 7:00pm

Rabbi Magat and President Steve Krandel have have important information regarding considerations for reopening and more. Please fill out the form for more information and to receive an invitation.

Zoom Legacy Shabbat
Friday, November 20 // 7:00pm

Join us for a special and unique Shabbat Service as we honor and recognize Legacy Donors with our partners at Jewish Family Services. These L'Dor V'Dor Society members have committed to supporting the Jewish Community and Temple Emanu-El through their respective estate plans. 

Interfaith Thanksgiving
Sunday, November 22 // 6:30pm

We invite you to join us online for a unique, and special, Thanksgiving Service and Experience with our friends at Stone Church of Willow Glen. Clergy from both Temple Emanu-El and Stone Church, in addition to choirs, will be providing words and singing for you to enjoy.

Latkes & Laughs Tickets on Sale!
Sunday, December 13 // 5:30

Come join us for the biggest Latkes & Laughs in history! We are excited to bring you this hilarious comedy show, from the comfort of your own couch! We're hosting it online this year, so anyone can tune in, from AROUND the world! Tell your family. tell your friends!

Mah Jongg Cards 2021
Calling all Mah Jongg Players!

Time to reorder cards for 2021! Get the call out to all your Mah Jongg friends! Please gather all information and monies, and remit to HARRIET SALTZMAN or to the Temple Office, earmarked for Sisterhood.

Remember that this is a Sisterhood fundraiser, and the more individual cards ordered, the more monies are rebated to Sisterhood. Please make out all checks to:

Surprise, Surprise. The price of cards are up. $9.00 for the standard (small) card and $10.00 for the large print card.

The deadline for all information is January 30th, 2021. The final listing is due in the National Mah Jongg Office in New York by February 1, 2021.

So you Mah Jongg Mavens, Let's get busy!

If you have any questions, please email Sisterhood@templesanjose.org 
Community Events
Family Day of Code, Tinkering & Play, 7.0
Sunday, November 15

This year, the event is virtual, so please feel free to invite friends and family from near and far. There will be LIVE sessions and unplugged sessions per age group. Sessions include: coding, Roblox, robotics with Wonder Workshop, tinkering stations and an escape room. Register by November 3rd to receive information for material pick up (not required). This event is free and open to all.

Wisdom and Inspiration in Challenging Times
With Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Sunday, November 15 // 7pm

Rabbi Amy Eilberg will explore with us the
possibilities for personal transformation
during this year of pandemic and social upheaval. By facing the trials of these times with curiosity and compassion, we just may emerge with deepened personal wisdom and strengthened collective commitment for a just and caring society.

November 17, 12:00pm
November 18, 7:00pm

As we look forward to the planned merger of the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley we’d like to remind you to register for one of our two virtual town hall meetings in November to address any questions or concerns you may have. Click below to register and get more information

November 18 - December 18

Once again, Temple Emanu-El is partnering with Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley to fulfill the Chanukah and holiday wishes of families and seniors who would otherwise go without gifts. To maintain the safety of JFS staff, volunteers and clients during COVID 19, this year Temple Emanu-El is sponsoring an online virtual dreidel board. 

More information to come soon!
Israeli Author Etgar Keret on Zoom
Sunday, November 22, // 8pm

The Israeli writer and filmmaker discusses his newest collection of short stories, "Fly Away." Followed by a Q&A on Zoom. Moderated by Tricia Creason-Valencia of MACLA. Presented by the Addison-Penzak JCC. Tickets $20. 

Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126

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(408) 292-0939