Community Corner

Limmud Bay Area Festival 2018

You are invited to Limmud Bay Area Festival 2018, where Jews from across all backgrounds and ages will come together to engage in a community of learners at Sonoma State University on June 29-July 1st.  Limmud Bay Area is a unique experience in California drawing a diverse group of 100 presenters and hundreds of participants for a residential retreat. Discounts for young adults, parents, groups, camp and teen programs are available – inquire at Register at  Limmud BA


Kohn Summer Internship program

Are you a Jewish college student who is going home to the Bay Area for the summer? Do you want to get paid to work at a Jewish nonprofit? Learn more about the Kohn internship program


#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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