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Sep
18
Sat
2021
Torah Study (with Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris – 9/18/2021)
Sep 18 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Torah Study with Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.

Shabbat Morning Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A Zoom seminar – " The Spiritual Teachings of the Sefat Emet".

Text:

The Language of Truth, trans. & ed. Arthur Green (Jewish Publication Society).

Available in paperback on Amazon

The Sefat Emet is the pinnacle of Hasidic spirituality.

Background:

Only a very, very, modest familiarity with Hebrew but a serious interest in learning more will be needed.

Time:

Starting Saturday, September 4, from 10:00 – 11:00am

Zoom invitations to be sent out at 9:45am each morning to those who sign up.

If interested, please contact Ariana Estoque, [email protected] or at 415-750-7552

Shabbat Morning Service – Steven Weinstein (Meyer)
Sep 18 @ 10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Join us for In-Person Shabbat Morning Service in our Martin Meyer Sanctuary along with one of our b'nei mitzvah celebrants! 

To best ensure we can provide a safe and sacred experience, please note the following:

 

  • This service will be in the Martin Meyer Sanctuary. 
  • Capacity is limited to allow attendees to social distance if they are more comfortable doing so.
  • Advance registration is required. 
  • Masks are required at all times inside.
  • Please review our COVID-19 on-site event protocols so you’ll know what to expect. We're so excited to welcome you back to into our beautiful sanctuary.

We understand rules and norms are changing quickly. Our COVID advisory team continues to monitor legal requirements and best practices and may change requirements as the environment changes.

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Sep
20
Mon
2021
Community Sukkot Celebration and Artist Talk by Shimon Attie
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Community Sukkot Celebration

and

Here Not Here: An Artist Talk by Shimon Attie

Experience the joy of Sukkot with your community. The evening will include a presentation by the internationally renowned artist, Shimon Attie (and twin brother of our own Cantor Attie), as well as music and a brief service. Shimon Attie's new project, Night Watch, will travel the San Francisco Bay shoreline from September 17-19. All are encouraged to experience the floating installation, and then meet the artist and learn more about his powerful work. Please note: the service will take place outdoors in the courtyard sukkah and the presentation will be indoors in the Martin Meyer Sanctuary.

EMANU-EL'S COVID POLICY

Congregation Emanu-El continues to strive to maintain an environment that promotes the health and well-being of our congregants, employees, those who visit our synagogue, as well as the public at-large. As part of this effort, we have made several changes to our existing high holiday plans in response to congregant feedback and the current status of COVID-19 and the Delta variant in our community. When attending our in-person offerings, we ask for your compliance with the policies and procedures of Congregation Emanu-El, which will be updated to reflect most current best practices, addressing COVID-19 and the prevention thereof, to follow health hygiene and respiratory etiquette, and to respect different comfort levels around physical forms of greeting such as handshakes and hugs.

 

Upon arrival to Emanu-El, you will be asked to present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event.

ABOUT NIGHT WATCH

Shimon Attie's floating art installation combines contemporary LED-technology with a historic mode of water transport – a barge – to create a sophisticated and layered artistic and sculptural work of art. Night Watch will activate and animate the San Francisco Bay as both a literal and metaphoric site and landscape for escape, rescue, safe-passage, and the offering of safe-harbor for those most vulnerable. The artwork engages one of the most urgent issues of our time – that of welcoming or closing our doors to asylum seekers. See the schedule below for specific viewing times and related public programs throughout the city. A retrospective exhibition of Mr. Attie’s work will also be on view at the Catharine Clark Gallery in San Francisco, from September 18-October 30.  

NIGHT WATCH SCHEDULE 

Friday, September 17: Angel Island + Fort Mason and Rincon Park (San Francisco)

Saturday, September 18: Fort Mason and Warm Water Cove (San Francisco)

Sunday, September 19: Oakland Estuary + Brooklyn Basin (Oakland)

Night Watch Viewing Schedule

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Sep
21
Tue
2021
Sukkot Festival Service
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

In lieu of the Sukkot festival service, please visit the sukkah of nature instead, and gather as a community for our Sukkot Festival service, this Friday at 6:00 pm.

Sep
22
Wed
2021
Weekly Morning Minyan (Sept 22)
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

We are offering a weekly morning minyan for our community to say kaddish together. Join our sacred ‘zoom room’ to be with each other and create space for memory. Click here to navigate to our weekly morning minyan page, which hosts the latest Zoom link.

Tzedek Council Sukkot Gathering and Program Launch
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

As we end the High Holy Days, and reflect on opportunities for repairing our world, you may ask yourself, “What's next?” Join us on Sukkot to learn about the social justice opportunities that Tzedek Council has planned for the coming year. Gather in our beautiful sukkah, meet like-minded congregants, and hear about our accomplishments from the past year and plans for 2021-22. Hear about our partnership with Youth Spirit Artworks, meet their youth leaders, and contribute your creative talents to an art project that will be installed in their tiny house village (the nation's first!) in Oakland. This will be a space to connect, create, and take action with your Emanu-El community. 

EMANU-EL'S COVID POLICY

Congregation Emanu-El continues to strive to maintain an environment that promotes the health and well-being of our congregants, employees, those who visit our synagogue, as well as the public at-large. As part of this effort, we have made several changes to our existing high holiday plans in response to congregant feedback and the current status of COVID-19 and the Delta variant in our community. When attending our in-person offerings, we ask for your compliance with the policies and procedures of Congregation Emanu-El, which will be updated to reflect most current best practices, addressing COVID-19 and the prevention thereof, to follow health hygiene and respiratory etiquette, and to respect different comfort levels around physical forms of greeting such as handshakes and hugs.

 

Upon arrival to Emanu-El, you will be asked to present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event.

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Sep
23
Thu
2021
Men’s Group Sukkot
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Men of Congregation Emanu-El have a monthly opportunity to socialize and study with Senior Rabbi Jonathan and fellow congregants. This group provides a small group experience so important to building community. This Sukkot, on September 23, you'll have the opportunity for a learning session at the Synagogue in our beautiful courtyard Sukkah with Rabbi Jonathan.

If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Reiner at [email protected]

Men’s Group events are congregant only and require registration. This program is open to all male-identifying members.

EMANU-EL'S COVID POLICY

Congregation Emanu-El continues to strive to maintain an environment that promotes the health and well-being of our congregants, employees, those who visit our synagogue, as well as the public at-large. As part of this effort, we have made several changes to our existing high holiday plans in response to congregant feedback and the current status of COVID-19 and the Delta variant in our community. When attending our in-person offerings, we ask for your compliance with the policies and procedures of Congregation Emanu-El, which will be updated to reflect most current best practices, addressing COVID-19 and the prevention thereof, to follow health hygiene and respiratory etiquette, and to respect different comfort levels around physical forms of greeting such as handshakes and hugs.

 

Upon arrival to Emanu-El, you will be asked to present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event.

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Sep
24
Fri
2021
One Shabbat – Sukkot Festival Service (9/24/2021)
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in community as we move outdoors for a special Shabbat service in our courtyard sukkah. The evening will be a spiritual celebration of the holiday, with beautiful music and the shaking of the Etrog and Lulav.

EMANU-EL'S COVID POLICY

Congregation Emanu-El continues to strive to maintain an environment that promotes the health and well-being of our congregants, employees, those who visit our synagogue, as well as the public at-large. As part of this effort, we have made several changes to our existing high holiday plans in response to congregant feedback and the current status of COVID-19 and the Delta variant in our community. When attending our in-person offerings, we ask for your compliance with the policies and procedures of Congregation Emanu-El, which will be updated to reflect most current best practices, addressing COVID-19 and the prevention thereof, to follow health hygiene and respiratory etiquette, and to respect different comfort levels around physical forms of greeting such as handshakes and hugs.

 

Upon arrival to Emanu-El, you will be asked to present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event.

To follow along with prayers, click here for a free online Mishkan T'Filah prayer book.

 

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Sep
25
Sat
2021
Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 9/25/2021)
Sep 25 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Torah Study with Rabbi Jonathan Singer, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.

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