Community Corner

Have Your Voice for a Nuclear-Free World be Heard
The United Religions Initiative is a global grassroots interfaith network that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences and work together for the good of their communities and the world. Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons CC is one of 871 member groups and organizations, called Cooperation Circles, that engage in community action such as conflict resolution and reconciliation, environmental sustainability, education, women’s and youth programs, and advocacy for human rights. URI’s networks span over 100 countries.
To fortify you with thought and soul on the issue of Nuclear proliferation, please go to to read URI’s Call to Conscience statement and view their Nuclear Prayer video. On their website, you will be able to learn more about the URI, their mission, and specific steps you can take to have your voice heard.
What to bring with you in an emergency!

AARP has put together an excellent list of what to put inside your Go Bag in cases of emergency!

#Volunteers are needed for the Institute on Aging‘s Friendship line. Please consider sharing this post with friends or people you know who have time to give to this special service.

Trained volunteers at the Friendship Line make and receive calls to and from individuals who are either in crisis or just in need of a compassionate voice and listening ear. Learn more!

Join Emanu-El on the 2018 Summer Congregation Emanu-El Trip to Israel with Rabbi Ryan Bauer!
SAVE THE DATES! June 26 – July 7, 2018

If you would like to receive future emails regarding this trip, please email Rebecca Reiner at


Welcome to Congregation Emanu-El

Congregation Emanu-El’s renowned clergy, dedicated board and welcoming staff serve our congregants and provide an open, responsive, nourishing environment in which to personalize discovery of the three pillars of Jewish life: Worship, Learning, and Community.

Congregation Emanu-El
2 Lake Street (at the corner of Lake and Arguello)
San Francisco, CA 94118
Telephone: (415) 751-2535

Explore the Sermon Archive

Revisit the sermons from all of our Rabbis.

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Host an Event at Emanu-El

Our rabbis and cantor are available to officiate at weddings of Jewish couples and interfaith couples. Interfaith couples must agree to meet the Temple’s criteria for interfaith marriages.

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