Services & Events
Friday, January 29
6:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Saturday, January 30
10:30 AM Bar Mitzvah of Aaron Beninghaus
1:00 PM Mincha, Tea & Torah

Friday, February 5
6:15 PM Shabbatluck Dinner
7:00 PM Erev Shabbat Family Service with 6th and 7th Grade
Saturday, February 6
9:00 AM Shabbat Morning Minyan with Dalet Hebrew

Friday, February 12
7:00 PM Erev Shabbat Service
Saturday, February 13
9:00 AM Babies and Bagels: Baby Shabbat
Mincha, Tea and Torah
Saturday, January 30 at 1:00 PM
The egalitarian Tea & Torah program includes study of the week's Torah portion over tea and noshes.  Utilized are commentaries reflecting a variety of perspectives.  Open and welcoming to all who would like to learn about the history, thought process, and fast evolving freedom of expression, from a contemporary Reform Judaism approach.  This event is free and sponsored by Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood.
Preschool Open House
Tuesday, February 2 at 5:00 PM
This is a fun night for families interested in our program to come check us out.  Our program accepts children ages 2-6.

We will have activities for the kids in each classroom, the entire staff will be present to answer any questions, and the playground will be available for tours.  For more information, contact Barbara Smead,

Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, February 2 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. 
Friday, February 5 at 6:15 PM
Join your congregational family for Shabbatluck Dinner. These potluck dinners take place throughout the school year on the first Friday of each month before the Erev Shabbat Family Services.
Please bring a dish to share. The following designations are based on the first letter of your last name:
A-L: Side dish, salad, fruit M-Z: Main Dish

Mah Jongg Cards 2016
Deadline of January 30, 2015
Calling all Mah Jongg Players!  It is that time again... Time to reorder cards to the 2016 year.  Get the call out to all your Mah Jongg players and games.  Gather their information and money and remit to Harriet Saltzman, via the Sisterhood mailbox in the Temple Administrative Office.

This is a Sisterhood fundraiser and the more individual card ordered, the more money they get.  Checks may be made out to Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood.

$8.00 for standard (small) card and $9.00 for the large print card.
Baby Shabbat
Saturday, February 13 at 9:00 AM
Little ones will enjoy a program full of Shabbat songs, Torah stories, and parachute play.  Kiddush, motzi, and a bagel oneg sponsored by Sisterhood will follow.  Ages 0-30 Months. 
Sisterhood Family Game Night
Saturday, February 13 at 6:30 PM
BIG fun for a SMALL price!  Enjoy family game night.
Member Prices: $3/person, $5/couple, $10/family
Non-Member Prices: $5/person, $10/couple, $15/family
PLUS bring a snack to share!
Cold drinks, coffee and tea, and dessert provided by Sisterhood.  You may bring other liquid refreshment.

We are closed
Monday, February 15
The Temple Administrative, Clergy, and Preschool Offices will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day.

Temple Camperships
Deadline is February 27, 2016
We are thrilled to be able to offer Camperships (scholarships for Jewish Summer Camps).  Act now-- applications are due in the Religious School Office no later than 1:00 PM, February 27, 2016.   Campership Form Available Here.
Sisterhood Camperships
Deadline is April 2, 2016
Sisterhood is pleased to offer Campership (scholarships for Jewish Summer Camp) opportunities.  Applications are available on the Temple's website here and are due April 2, 2016 by mail or e-mail.

In the Community
Sunday, January 31 at 1:00 PM
Jewbilee is a full afternoon of classes, workshops, and performances for all ages. The afternoon is divided into sessions, with many classes, workshops and performances happening simultaneously during each session. You choose what you want to do.  For information on tickets, presenters, and activities, click here.

Temple Emanu-El | (408) 292-0939 | |
1010 University Ave
San Jose, CA 95126