Join us for one-of-a kind opportunities to connect and engage with your fellow congregants!
The Chuppah and Beyond: Spring 2016
Thursdays, February 11 - March 17, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Are you an engaged or newly married couple? Then this series is meant for you. The Chuppah and Beyond helps participants cultivate the foundational tools for a successful life together while simultaneously building a community of peers. Emanu-El co-facilitates each class along with Yael Melamed, psychotherapist and relationship expert.
Assessing the challenges of communication
Develop skills for conflict resolution
Lessons from a successful marriage
Cost is $150 congregant couple/$200 non-congregant couple
THIS SERIES IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED. THANK YOU!
The Chuppah and Beyond and InterfaithFamily
March 31, 7:00 pm, Chapel
Are you part of an interfaith or intercultural couple? Join us to explore how religion, spirituality, and heritage fits within your relationship. This session offers a safe environment to discuss options for weddings, raising kids, managing relationships with in-laws, and living in harmony with multiple identities in your home.
This session is open to all engaged, newly married or committed couples who identify as interfaith. Led by Rabbi Mychal Copeland, Director of InterfaithFamily/Bay Area.
Challah Baking with Donny Friend
February 19, 3:45 pm, Emanu-El Kitchen
Donny Friend, President of Congregation Emanu-El, invites fellow congregants to bake challah with him in preparation for the Sabbath. Learn Donny's easy recipe and provide challah for the 6:00 pm One Shabbat service!
Register to attend by emailing: Jennifer Goldstein
New Congregant Welcome Havdalah
Saturday, March 19, 6:30 pm
Location: Home of Caroline and Larry Werbhoff
Are you new to Emanu-El? Join us for Havdalah at the home of Caroline Kahn-Werboff and Larry Werboff. Please register for this special evening welcoming all new congregants who have joined Emanu-El since September 2015. Spend an evening getting to know clergy, staff, and other new congregants as we celebrate the end of Shabbat. Wine and light refreshments will be provided. This evening is generously hosted by congregants Caroline Kahn-Werboff and Larry Werboff in Seacliff.
Questions? Contact Community Engagement Director, Sandy Rechtschaffen
Limonata and Learning in Marin
February 24, 4:00 - 5:30 pm, Book Passage, Corte Madera
Join Rabbi Jonathan Singer for a special learning opportunity, Limonata and Learning, offered exclusively for our congregants in Marin. We will meet for happy hour at Book Passage in Corte Madera while discussing text from the Torah. Please register so we know to expect you.
Securing a dangerous world - the impact of Israel cyber-security
Thursday, March 3, 7:00 pm
Location: Martin Meyer Sanctuary
Please join us for an evening "fireside chat" with Rami Efrati, an expert and a noted speaker on cyber-security. Rami will present the history of Israel's cyber-security infrastructure, its economic value, geo-strategic importance and implications for war and peace. Rami is founder and CEO of Firmitas Cyber Defense Technology Solutions for Critical Infrastructure. Prior to his current position, he founded the Israel National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister's Office and commanded numerous prestigious positions in the Military Intelligence Division of the Israel Defense Forces.
David J. Blumberg, founder and managing partner of Blumberg Capital, a global, early-stage venture capital firm, and an Emanu-El congregant will moderate the conversation and Q&A.