Community Corner

Moses Veiled and Unveiled
Presented by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg
Jewish Community Library
1835 Ellis St in San Francisco
Monday, April 16, 7 pm
Free event with free garage parking on Pierce St between Ellis and Eddy streets.
The narrative of revelation at Mount Sinai is immediately followed by the catastrophic episode of the Golden Calf. Dr. Zornberg will explore Moses’ role in this episode and answer the question: Why does his face radiate light at the end of the narrative?

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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

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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

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