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Tauber Beit Midrash
This week (11/22) come and learn with special guest: Daniel C. Matt, Kabbalah scholar and translator of the Zohar.
Rabbi Jonathan Singer, Rabbi Jane Litman and Rabbi Lawrence Kushner rotate through our Beit Midrash.

Learn more about all of our Adult Learning Programs.

stand against violenceStand United Against All Violence

December 12

U.N. Plaza,
1038 Howard Street, SF

 Our own Rabbi Beth will speak at a rally (starting at 12:30 pm) at the U.N. Plaza in the Stand United Against All Violence.
 Please click on the image poster for the full schedule of events!


11th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Day Service

Thursday, November 26, 2015  10:00 am to 11:00 am

The Baha'i Community in San Francisco 170 Valencia Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94103

World AIDS Day Interfaith Service

Sunday, November 29, 2015  6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

St. Mark's Lutheran Church 1111 O'Farrell Street San Francisco, CA 94109



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Luck installation Installation of Emanu-El's 8th Cantor,  Arik Luck!

 December 4, 6:00 pm, Main Sanctuary

 Please join our entire clergy as we formally install  Arik Luck as the 8th Cantor in the 166-year history  of Congregation Emanu-El.
 Special Guest Artist: Internationally recognized Cantor Jack Mendelson 

 Join us as we look boldly towards the future of Jewish music!

chanakah hannakahLight the Chanukiah with us! Review all of our candle lightings!

Join your Emanu-El clergy and neighbors as we gather for Emanu-El's third year of public Chanukah lightings! Visit this page to review all of our activities and help us bring this memorable tradition to the wider community!


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listen to shabbat sermons online!

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Access all our sermons in the sermon archive

Services at Emanu-El


Friday 11/27

6:00 pm: ONE SHABBAT Service - Martin Meyer Sanctuary

Saturday 11/28

10:30 am: Shabbat Morning Service - Main Sanctuary

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150 Years of Jewish Magicians!

Exhibit Open Through January 2016

Join us as the Elizabeth S. and Alvin I. Fine Museum presents an exhibition of posters, letters, and personal artifacts spanning 150 years of magic.

israel trip







Join Congregation Emanu-El's 2016 Trip to Israel!
The 2016 trip Itinerary is up!

June 22 - July 4
Highlights include guided tour of Neot Kedumim, the Bilbical Nature Reserve, hiking up Masada in time for sunrise, floating in the Dead Sea, traveling along the Jordan River Valley to the Upper Galilee, optional wine tasting at the Bahat winery, swimming in the Kinneret at the "Luna Park," exploring the mystical city of Zefat, including ancient synagues and Jewish Quarter, and so much more!

See photos from the 2013 Emanu-El Israel trip!


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