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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.

Shabbat Morning Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
Sep 25 @ 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 – Sebastian Vermut (Main)
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for In-Person Shabbat Morning Service in our Main 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 Main 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.

Click here to watch on our website livestream page. To follow along with prayers, click here for a free online Mishkan T'Filah prayer book.

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
26
Sun
2021
Women of Emanu-El Sukkot Garden Tour
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Help us kick off a newly re-envisioned group at Emanu-El – WOMEN OF EMANU-EL, created for women-identified members of all ages, to join together to strengthen the voice of women in our community and help to foster personal and spiritual growth thru various activities and community-building events.

Our first Sukkot event will be a private tour of the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, with tour guide and member, Marjory Kaplan. Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy while you schmooze in the garden at the end of the tour.

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Young Adult Sukkot Hike
Sep 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Bay Area 20s & 30s are invited to join YALCers Becca and Aaron for a hike and Sukkot celebration! We'll bring the Lulav and Etrog. Just bring yourself, comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a bottle of water. Location will be announced closer to the program.

This is a program of Emanu-El's 20s & 30s Young Adult Community – thank you for respecting this age requirement.

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Sep
27
Mon
2021
Yizkor Memorial Service
Sep 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us in the courtyard for a Yizkor (Remembrance) Memorial Service, which is recited on the eighth day of Sukkot (Shemini Atzeret). It is said by every person who has lost a parent or other loved ones. Led by Rabbi Jason Rodich and Cantor Marsha Attie.

To best ensure we can provide a safe and sacred experience, there will be some limits initially. Capacity is limited, and advance registration is required. 

Masks will be required at all times, along with social distancing and other safety requirements. Please review our COVID-19 safety protocols, so you’ll know what to expect and how to prepare. 

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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Simchat Torah Parade and Celebration
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Rejoice with us as we mark the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings and the beginning of a new cycle! We will meet at the staircase at 8th Ave. and Lake St for a festive parade with the Torah, as we return to our courtyard for music and revelry. The perfect celebration for all ages.

To best ensure we can provide a safe and sacred experience, there will be some limits initially. Capacity is limited, and advance registration is required. 

Masks will be required at all times, along with social distancing and other safety requirements. Please review our COVID-19 safety protocols, so you’ll know what to expect and how to prepare. 

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
29
Wed
2021
Weekly Morning Minyan (Sept 29)
Sep 29 @ 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.

Oct
1
Fri
2021
One Shabbat Service – (10/1/2021)
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for In-Person Friday Night Shabbat Service this Friday, October 1st, at 6:00 pm!

Led by Rabbi Jason Rodich and Cantor Marsha Attie in the Main Sanctuary.

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

  • All services will be in the Main 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 into our beautiful sanctuary.

Click here to watch on our website livestream page. Or click here to participate via Facebook Live, you don't have to join Facebook to participate. To follow along with prayers, click here for a free online Mishkan T'Filah prayer book.

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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