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, director of the Israel Religious Action Center and fellow congregant John Rothmann on current issues facing Israel and the upcoming Israeli elections.  

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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. 

See the full list of classes and schedules

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

Purim Pageant For The Shushan Royal Family

Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 pm, Martin Meyer Reception and Sanctuary

Join us for the first-ever Emanu-El talent show for the Royal Shushan Family!  Enjoy complimentary tacos and margaritas while you take in the show. Learn more. 

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 are required to purchase food and a chance to soak a clergy member in our "Shushan Soak" booth! Purchase tickets in advance.

Interfaith Adults Purim Celebration!

Thursday, March 5, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Swank, 488 Presidio Avenue, San Francisco

Join Emanu-El's interfaith group for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres (no-host) at Swank. In the spirit of Purim, costumes and silly hats are strongly encouraged.Learn more. 


Congregational Megillah Reading

Thursday, March 5, 8:30 am

Join clergy for a full Megillah reading complete with schnapps and hamantashen on the Thursday morning of Purim. For preschool parents, a fun-filled preschool celebration will follow.






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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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hear shabbat sermons online!

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Worship at Emanu-El


Friday 2/27

6:00 pm : ONE SHABBAT - Martin Meyer Sanctuary

Saturday 2/28

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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