Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Annual Campaign
It's time to donate to the Annual Campaign to support weekly programming, adult education offerings, High Holy Days Services and more!

This campaign is a critical part of our annual 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.
Live Erev Shabbat Family Service
Friday, November // 7:00pm

Shabbat Shalom! Join the clergy and our 6th & 7th Grade students for our Live Shabbat Family Service. You'll be able to share Shabbat services on Zoom with your congregants and friends.

Discussion with Ibram Kendi
Wednesday, November 11 // 7:00pm

Temple Emanu-El is proud to offer the opportunity to join the American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley, PACT, NAACP and the City of San Jose in a conversation with Prof. Ibram X Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist (Book here). This will be an important conversation on racial justice and what we can do to work towards an antiracist society.

Service & Event Times
Fri., Nov. 6th
7:00 PM
Sun. Nov. 8th
12:00 PM
Tues. Nov. 10th
12:00 PM
Tues., Nov. 10th
5:00 PM
Tues., Nov. 10th
7:00 PM
Wed., Nov. 11th
12:00 PM
Wed., Nov. 11th
6:00 PM
Thurs, Nov. 12th
12:00 PM
Thurs., Nov. 12
7:00 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
6:00 PM
Fri., Nov. 20th
7:00 PM
Important Upcoming Events
Chat with Rabbi Magat
Tuesday, November 10th // 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.

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)

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.

Friday, November 13th // 7pm

Shabbat Shalom! We're excited to bring back our streaming services for you. We encourage you to sing along with our clergy and

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

Rabbi Magat and President Steve Krandel have have important information discussing 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. We will be hosting our Shabbat Service tonight on Zoom and we invite you to sing with us and your congregants.

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 providingwords 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!

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.

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