Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Announcements
Meditate with us this Saturday, May 18th, for Yoga Minyan at 10:00 AM! Join Rabbi Laurie Matzkin for a Shabbat yoga class in the BFR, combining mindful movement, creative ritual and reflective study. Makom Yoga provides a refreshing mix of Jewish learning with guided meditation, breath work and asana practice. Rabbi Matzkin’s class is gentle and suitable for all levels, with modifications offered to meet individual needs. Come with a beginner's mindset and an open heart, and get ready to stretch your body into Shabbat! No prior experience necessary. Please note that you must bring your own yoga mat.

Your Friends at Temple Emanu-El

Service & Event Times
Fri. May 17th
6:00 PM

Sat. May 18th
10:00 AM
Sun. May 19th
12:30 PM
Tues. May 21st
7:30 PM
Fri. May 24th
6:30 PM
Fri. May 31st
6:30 PM
Sat. June 1st
10:00 AM
Sat. June 1st
6:30 PM
Sun. June 2nd
11:00 AM
Tues. June 4th
7:00 PM
Tues. June 4th
7:30 PM
Wed. June 5th
12:00 PM
Thurs. June 6th
6:00 PM
Highlights
Yoga Minyan
Saturday, May 18th at 10:00 AM
Join Rabbi Laurie Matzkin for a Shabbat yoga class in the BFR, combining mindful movement, creative ritual and reflective study. This class is gentle and suitable for all levels, with modifications offered to meet individual needs. Come with a beginners mind and an open heart, and get ready to stretch your body into Shabbat! Please RSVP to admin@templesanjose.org .
End of School BBQ
Sunday, May 19th at 12:30 PM
Join our religious school families for an end-of-the-school-year delicious BBQ lunch and musical fun for the kids. Come tour the Temple and facilities, meet our clergy, leadership, and congregation, and have fun in the process. Prospective members are welcome and we’d love to see you there. No RSVP is required.
Shabbat in Nature
Sanborn Park, 16055 Sanborn Rd, Saratoga, CA
Saturday, June 1st at 10:00 AM
Get your nature on with Rabbi Dana Magat, Cantor Amanda Edmondson, and the Ritual Committee at Sanborn Park in Saratoga! The Shabbat service will be followed by a potluck lunch and optional hike. Bring a vegetarian dish to share. Meet at the Sequoia Peterson Grove. Please note that parking is $6.
Important Upcoming Dates
Tot Shabbat with Free Dinner
Friday, May 17th at 6:00 PM
Families with young children will enjoy upbeat songs, a short story, and a talk with the Rabbi on the bimah. All are welcome to these brief services on the third Friday of each month. Stay after services and enjoy a delicious dinner provided by Sisterhood, of course at no charge!
Shabbat HaNefesh
Friday, May 24th at 6:30 PM
Join us for the last Shabbat HaNefesh of the season! This will be a chance to come together for a soulful Shabbat experience and a delicious feast. The next one won't be until the end of September, so don't miss out!
Potluck Dinner and Tikkun Olam Discussion
Friday, May 31st at 7:30 PM
Join us after our 6:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat Service for a potluck dinner and Tikkun Olam discussion! Bring a dish to share as we discuss the Israeli elections and hot topics facing us as Jews. Please RSVP to Marci Gerston at marci.gerston@gmail.com.
Sisterhood Game Night
Saturday, June 1st at 6:30 PM
Open to members and non-members! Join us for a fun night of games for a low price, and bring your Mah Jongg cards in case we can make a game! Member prices are only $2.50/person or $10/family, non-member prices are $3/person or $12/family. Bring a non-dessert snack to share such as cheese, pretzels, etc. Please RSVP to anitajmed@yahoo.com .
2019 TEAMys
Sunday, June 2nd at 11:00 AM
Join us for our 2019 Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition! A delicious lunch will be served, and you will get a chance to see the premiere of the 2018 - 2019 Highlights Video! Please RSVP to admin@templesanjose.org .
Community Events
2019 Silicon Valley Jewish Music Festival
Sunday, June 2nd at 2:00 PM
APJCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos, CA
Enjoy live music, food, and family activities at this annual festival on the JCC field. This year’s theme will be camping and there will be song circles around an artificial campfire in between the headlining bands that will perform on the main stage.
This year’s performers will be  Eric & Happie , the  Pharaoh’s Daughter  Trio, and  RocKid . Tickets are $10-$18.  Get tickets by clicking here .
Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126

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