Temple Emanu-El Happenings
Latkes & Laughs Tickets on Sale!
Sunday, December 13 // 5:30pm

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!

JUST ANNOUNCED: If you purchase tickets to Latkes & Laughs BEFORE December 6th, you will have your name entered twice into the Raffle to win 1 of 3 prizes, all valued over $100.

Annual Campaign Recap
All we can say is WOW!! This was amazing to wake up and see today! We are so very grateful for all the donations and support to get us this far! We are thankful to have such a caring and connected congregation. With all of your support, Temple Emanu-El can continue to provide programming, events, safety and more for our congregation.

If you haven't donated yet, there's still time to make a tax deductible donation before the end of the year. Donate here.
Service & Event Times
Fri., Dec. 4th
Sat. Dec. 5th
9:00 AM
Tues., Dec. 8th
12:00 PM

Tues., Dec.8th
7:00 PM
Wed. Dec. 9th
12:00 PM
Thurs. Dec. 10th

Thurs., Dec. 10th
6:00 PM

Sun. Dec. 13th
9:00 AM

Sun., Dec. 13th
5:30 PM

Tues., Dec. 15th
12:00 PM

Tues., Dec. 15th
Tues., Dec. 15th
7:00 PM

Wed., Dec. 16th
Important Upcoming Events
Live Family Shabbat Service - 5th Grade
Friday, December 4th // 7:00pm

Joins us tonight for our monthly Family Shabbat Service. Throughout the year, different grade levels will take turns in leading services and singing. This month, we are honored to have our 5th Grade students leading services. 

Chat with Rabbi Magat
Tuesday, December 8th // 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, December 10th // 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)

First Night Celebration with Shira Kline
Thursday, December 10th // 6:00pm

We look forward to celebrating the first night of Chanukah with Shira Kline! This is a musical experience that is great for the entire family and a perfect way to celebrate Chanukah.

Streaming Chanukah Shabbat Musical Experience
Friday, December 11 // 7pm

Tune in for a special Chanukah treat! Rabbi Magat and Cantor Edmondson will lead a special, streamed Shabbat and Chanukah service that will incorporate fun music from our adult choir, our MazelTones youth choir, and our Rock Shabbat band.

Learn about the Hindu Religion
Sunday, December 13 // 12:30pm

Have you always wanted to learn more about the Hindu religion? We have scheduled a presentation and discussion with an expert on the Hindu religion for our next Great Questions Religion Group meeting. We welcome you to join us.

Zig Zag Happy Hour
Wednesday, December 16 // 7:00pm

Are you looking for more ways to connect with your fellow congregants and have a great time? Come to the Chanukah Happy Hour! BYOB and snuggle up to Zoom for some laughter and a fun time. Share a fun photo of Chanukahs past or any photo that will bring a smile. More details below!

Important Announcement
Mahjonng cards WILL NOT BE ORDERED THIS YEAR. Checks will be mailed back to you if you purchased through Sisterhood.

Please email questions to Sisterhood@templesanjose.org
Community Events
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. 

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

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(408) 292-0939