Congregation Emanu-El offers a range of inclusive, uplifting worship services, where our renowned clergy guide congregants’ meaningful practice of lifelong Judaism.



Transport Seniors

Are you able to provide regular or occasional transportation for seniors who wish to attend Shabbat services?
If so, please contact Sandy Rechtschaffen (415) 751-2541 x177

Participate in family-oriented worship, Late Shabbat for Young Adults, intimate lay-led services, grand worship with full choir and cantor, and joyful celebration of High Holy Days and festivals.

Our distinguished rabbis offer personal perspectives and unique approaches to the translation of sacred texts. Active in the San Francisco, national and international communities, our clergy uphold Congregation Emanu-El’s tradition of civic leadership and participation.

Music is a fundamental part of worship at Congregation Emanu-El. Our services offer varied musical styles—from the exultant, lyrical renderings of our cantor, to contemporary services alive with joyous singing and clapping.

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Be a Shabbat Greeter

For more information, contact Terry Kraus (415) 751-2541 x111

Oneg & Kiddush


Sponsor an Oneg or Kiddush on Shabbat

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