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Progressive Judaism in Europe: Sixteen Countries in Ten Minutes, Presented by Guest Speaker, Miriam Kramer

Miriam KramerFriday, February 12, 6:00, Martin Meyer Sanctuary

Miriam Kramer is a member of the World Union for Progressive Judaism executive board and WUPJ’s Advocacy Committee and chaired the Leo Baeck College Board  in London for four  years. She has also served her home community, Wimbledon & District  Synagogue, in many capacities. Her professional life was devoted to the visual arts: she trained as an art  historian and for more than 30 years worked as a freelance writer about art and antiques.



rami efrati Special Guest speaker: Mina Miller, MOR  Founder
 Friday, February 19, 6:00 pm 
 Location: Martin Meyer Sanctuary

 Please join us for this very special Shabbat service as we hear from Music of Remembrance (MOR) founder and artistic director, Mina Miller, who will  share how this unique organization has not only honored the memory of Europe's murdered Jews, but also told stories of others targeted by Nazi  persecution: homosexuals, Roma, political dissidents, free-thinking artists and intellectuals, and others. Her talk will focus on MOR's world premiere  performances this May in San Francisco of Out of Darkness, a bold new opera by the acclaimed coposer Jake Heggie. 

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On Gay Rights and Minimum Wage: Torah Cares, And So Should We - An Orthodox Call for Social Justice: Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Tuesday February 23, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Martin Meyer Sanctuary 

Hear from Modern Orthodox Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz; founder and president of Uri L'Tzedek, the Orthodox Jewish social justice organization and founder and CEO of the Shamayim V'Aretz Institute. He was named by Newsweek as one of the most influential rabbis in America. 

This lecture is sponsored by Gunda Trepp in memory of her late husband, Rabbi Leo Trepp. 

academy orchestraSan Francisco Academy Orchestra

February 29, 7:30 pm, Martin Meyer Sanctuary

The masterpieces of Vivaldi will be performed by this group, featuring young professional musicians who are the cream of the crop from five continents. 

Hailed by the SF Classical Voice as "simply amazing..."

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rami efrati 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 president of Firmitas, a cyber defense technology solutions for critical infrastructure company. 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.

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Friday 02/12

6:00 pm: One Shabbat Service - Main Sanctuary
8:30 pm: YA Late Shabbat Service - MMS

Saturday 02/13

10:30 am: Shabbat Morning Service - Main Sanctuary

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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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