Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service- Sisterhood Shabbat
Friday, August 11 at 6:30 PM
Bat Mitzvah of Emma Josephs
Saturday, August 12 at 10:30 AM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Friday, August 18 at 6:30 PM
Bar Mitzvah of Jonathan Ross
Saturday, August 19 at 10:30 AM
Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Friday, September 25 at 6:30 PM
Bat Mitzvah of Karlie Gold
Saturday, August 26 at 10:30 AM
High Holy Days Online Registration is Live!
High Holy Days booklets were mailed to members! You may register online now for Tickets, Greetings in Connections, Childcare, and Yizkor Book listings.  Greetings in Connections are due August 16, and all other sign ups are due September 1.   Register here.   All Temple members in good standing (all financial obligations to the Temple current through August 2017) will automatically be mailed High Holy Days tickets.   If you have additional questions, please call the Temple Administrative Office at 408-292-0939.
women and torah
Sisterhood Shabbat
Friday, August 11 at 6:30 PM
Members of Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood participate in leading a Shabbat service once a year. Our women come together to lead Friday night service, chanting their favorite Hebrew blessings, and sharing special readings.
Sisterhood Family Game Night
Saturday, August 12 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
Israeli Dancing
Tuesday, August 15 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.
Tot Family Potluck
Friday, August 18 after the beginning of our Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Join our congregational Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service with Tot Shabbat prayers at the beginning.  Families with tots will be dismissed early to enjoy a family potluck dinner on the playground. 

A-L: Side dish, salad, fruit M-Z: Main Dish
Potluck Dinner and Discussion- *NEW DATE
Friday, August 25 following the Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service
Join Rabbi Magat and Cantor Edmondson for a potluck dinner and discussion following the Kabbalat Shabbat Patio Service on August 25. This discussion will focus on immigration with special guest speaker Merle Kahn, an immigration attorney. This event is open to members and non-members, free of charge.
A-L: Side dish, salad, fruit, M-Z: Main Dish
Rosh Chodesh
Sunday, August 20 at 12:00 PM
Ladies, please join us on Sunday, August 20th for a relaxed lunch and spiritually uplifting experience, as Cantor Edmondson helps us welcome the new month of Elul. This Rosh Chodesh experience, co-sponsored by the Temple Ritual Committee and Sisterhood, is open to all adult women in the congregation and will take place from noon until about 1:30PM. Each Rosh Chodesh experience will focus on different ideas and have different activities, and in this one we'll embrace the month that is traditionally a month of reflection as we head into the High Holy Days. We'll get to know each other with a guided meditation, study, and self-reflection on this Sunday afternoon. Please come and see what this relaxing and rewarding experience is all about!  RSVP is a MUST to admin@templesanjose.org BY FRIDAY AT NOON, AUGUST 18TH.
Neighborhood Havdalah
Saturday, August 26 at 6:00 PM
Join your neighbors to mark the end of Shabbat and usher in the new week. Hosts provide the home, guests will provide an appetizer or dessert, and Temple Emanu-El will provide the wine and ritual. This is a wonderful way to connect with fellow congregants who live in your neighborhood!   Registration is now live!  You will matched with your neighborhood location after you register. 

In the Community
Fried Chicken and Latkes
Sunday, August 27 at 7:30 PM
Rain Pryor tells hilarious and heart-wrenching stories of growing up Black and Jewish in Beverly Hills. Her father was comic genius Richard Pryor, and her Jewish mother was a go-go dancer turned Astronomer! Funny, Compelling, Outstanding! Adult themes and language.  Levy Family Campus-Jewish Community Center.  14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos, Ca 95032.   Tickets are $40 and sold here.
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