Meet other Temple members! Learn a new activity! Share an interest! Have fun! Registration is required for all activities, unless noted.
JBOB (Jewish Babies of the Bay)
We are a group of parents with pre-preschool children who are members of Congregation Emanu-El. We gather together to build Jewish community and experience Jewish rituals and holidays together. Come join us to connect with other families and to make new friends for you and your little one.
Next gathering: Saturday, October 11 – Sukkot in the Singers’ Sukkah
Save the dates below!
November – Date TBD – Intimate gathering in a private home in San Francisco
Saturday, December 13 – Chanukah Party
Individuals in their 50s and 60s Havurah
This event will be in Board Room unless otherwise noted
Are you in your 50s and 60s and looking to take part in monthly activities such as Shabbat dinners, hikes, urban events, discussions, and holiday get-togethers? Then the “Individuals in their 50s and 60s” Havurah is the place for you.
Upcoming Shabbat Potlucks:
Friday, November 21, 6:00 pm
To learn more about this Havurah, please contact Jennifer Goldstein, Community Engagement Professional, at email@example.com or (415) 751-2541 x171
Cooking For Congregants
The first and second Thursday of each month from 9:00 am - 11:00 am, unless otherwise noted, Emanu-El Kitchen
Participate in this mitzvah led by congregant and former restaurant owner, Gail Laghi. Gail has volunteered to run a two-hour cooking session with up to ten congregant volunteers to make meals for congregants in need, either facing a recent illness, death, or birth. Preschool parents are invited to cook on the first Thursday of the month, while all congregants are invited to help out on the second Thursday of the month. Menu, ingredients, and storage containers are provided. Questions? Contact Jennifer Goldstein at (415) 751-2541 x 171 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark your calendars and save the following dates. Registration required!
November 6 - preschool parents only
November 13 - all congregants welcome
December 4 - preschool parents only
December 11 - all congregants welcome
Register for November dates here
The first Monday of each month from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, unless otherwise noted, Congregation Emanu-El
The Stories of Your Life: A Guided Autobiography and Life Review Writing Group
Upcoming Dates:Monday, October 6
Monday, November 3
Join a group of older adult peers (60 and better!) to explore, share and preserve your unique life. Get to know yourself and others better. The writing will mostly be done outside of group time and shared, if chosen, in a safe and structured way. Facilitated by fellow congregant, LCSW, Geriatric Social Worker, mother, and writer, Nancy Alpert. Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. To register, contact Jennifer Goldstein at (415) 751-2541 x 171 or email@example.com. New participants are always welcome!
We’ll use writing as a tool to explore topics such as:
· Turning points
· Family relationships
· If I knew then…
· My Jewish identity
· Money Issues
· Successes and regrets
· What’s left undone?
Monday Afternoons except on Federal holidays
12:00 – 2:00 pm, 5th floor
No charge; Drop in
Do you love Scrabble and the challenge of putting letters together to form words?
Join the Temple’s Scrabble Group and play a rousing game or two. Perfect your word skills and expand your social circle. Bring a Scrabble set (optional) along with your enthusiasm and a love of words. All ages and experience levels are invited. For more information, contact Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 751-2541 x111.
6:30 – 9:00 pm; Rinder Chapel
No charge; Drop in
Enjoy playing Mah Jongg? Come and join us! Arrive by 6:30 if you have any questions. Play goes by 7:00 pm and lasts till 9:00 pm. Open to players at all levels from beginners to expert, but they must be able to play as there will be no teaching at this time. For more information, contact Terry at email@example.com or (415) 751-2541 x111.
Bridge Club - Lessons and Game - resumes Tuesday, Sept. 2
10:00 am – 12 noon; Rinder Chapel
Members $11; Friends of members $16
If you are more than a beginner, you are welcome to join this very popular and lively group for duplicate style bridge. Play while improving your game. No partner needed. Deborah Murphy is the instructor. For more information, contact Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 751-2541 x111.