New Adult Learning Classes
Starting in March - Registration is open now

Explore Judaism's greatest thinkers from the Golden Age of Spain, crack up in a history of Jewish humor, or find out more about Kabbalah with Rabbi Kushner. 

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Music at Meyer is Back!
All concerts are Monday nights at 7:30 pm in the Martin Meyer Sanctuary of Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake Street, San Francisco

Concert series at Temple Emanu-El  January - June 2015

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Temple Chronicle

The latest classes, events, and much more, in PDF.

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Preschool tours are here!

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What's New

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of upcoming events and programs

Young Adult Purim Palooza

Saturday, March 7, 9:30 pm - 2:00 am The Factory, 525 Harrison Street, San Francisco
Young Adult Community and Gen E

Join us for a night filled with dancing, drinking, costuming, two DJs, a photo booth and surprises from Rabbi Mintz! Purchase your pre-sale tickets soon as cost goes up at the door. Learn more. 

Shushan's Bazaar, A Family Carnival Celebration

Sunday, March 8, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The fun of Shushan's Bazaar returns this year! Please bring canned food to donate and don't forget to wear your costume! Learn more.

Admission is free but tickets (which may be purchased at the event) are required to purchase food and a chance to soak a clergy member in our "Shushan Soak" booth!



Israel Action Update! 

Thursday, March 12, 7:00 - 9:30 pm, Congregation Emanu-El Chapel

The Israel Action Committee invites you to learn from Anat Hoffman, executive director of the Israel Religious Action Center/Chair of the Board of Women of the Wall, and fellow Emanu-El congregant John Rothmann on current issues facing Israel and the upcoming Israeli elections.


Shabbat Speaker: Anat Hoffman

Friday, March 13, 6:00 pm, ONE SHABBAT service, Martin Meyer Sanctuary

Anat Hoffman will speak on "Politics, Pluralism, and Pressure All Around," a look at the forces impacting Israel today and where opportunities can be seized for positive change.

Ruth CalderonAn Evening with Dr. Ruth Calderon

Tuesday, March 31, 7:00 - 9:00 pm (includes a 6:30 pm reception)

Dr. Ruth Calderon, Israeli academic and politician who currently serves as a member of Knesset for Yesh Atid, comes to Emanu-El. This is an evening not to be missed!



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Stand for a better Israel by casting your vote for ARZA, REPRESENTING REFORM JUDAISM, in the 2015 World Zionist Organization Elections

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Worship at Emanu-El


Friday 3/6

6:00 pm :  Family Service - Main Sanctuary                                         6:00 pm :  Worship Service - Martin Meyer

Saturday 3/7

9:15 am : Torah Study – Library
9:15 am
 : A Mystical Torah with Rabbi Kushner – Room 53

10:30 am
 : Shabbat Morning Minyan – Martin Meyer Sanctuary             10:30 am : Shabbat Morning Service - Main Sanctuary 

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