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Sep
9
Fri
2022
Elul Shabbat Services (Elul Siddur/Shofar blowing)
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for In-Person Friday Night Elul Shabbat Services this Friday, September 9th at 6:00 pm!

Led by Rabbis Sarah Joselow Parris and Ryan Bauer with Cantor Arik Luck.

For the month of Elul we are using a special prayerbook.

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

  • Advance registration is required. If for any reason you are not able to register in advance, you are still welcome to attend and we will take care of registration at the gate.
  • Please have your proof of vaccination and ID ready before approaching the front gate at Emanu-El. All individuals ages 5+ must show proof of vaccination. All ineligible for vaccination must provide proof of negative Covid test within 72 hours of the event.
  • Masks are required for services taking place, indoors, at Emanu-El. During services and lifecycle events, all those on the bimah may unmask.
  • Masks are not required for outdoor events, including the courtyard.
  • 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.

Our services will also continue to be held virtually, on our Livestream page and Facebook Live.

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.

If you would like to have your own Elul Prayerbook, Mishkan HaLev, you can order a hard copy or kindle version here.

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September Late Shabbat
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join Jewish young adults from around the Bay for Congregation Emanu-El's Late Shabbat!  

A festive evening of community-building, spiritual connection, and incredible music. 

Schmoozing and wine start at 8pm / services begin at 8:30pm / oneg with tacos, drinks, and music follows at 9:45pm until 11:00 pm. 

If you are looking to connect with other 20s & 30s in the Bay Area Jewish community, this is the place for you! 

Bring your mask, your vax card, and your best friends. 

COVID safety precautions & requirements for attending

  • Advance registration is required. 
  • At this time, masks are required for services taking place indoors at Emanu-ElMasks are not required for outdoor events, including in the courtyard.
  • Full-vaccination, for those who are eligible, are required for ALL Emanu-El events. Please have your proof of vaccination and ID ready before approaching the front gate.
  • For those who are ineligible for vaccination, we are accepting PCR or rapid test results.
  • All clergy have been vaccinated and are routinely tested.
  • No food or drink inside.
  • Please note that this is an event for Young Adults in their 20s and 30s. 

We can't wait to celebrate Shabbat with you!

Register Here

Sep
10
Sat
2022
Clergy-Led Torah Study (9/10/2022)
Sep 10 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Torah Study with a member of our Clergy, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.

Shabbat Morning Service – M. Moskowitz and B. Elson(Meyer)
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

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

 

  • Service will be in the Martin Meyer Sanctuary. 
  • Advance registration is required. If for any reason you are not able to register in advance, you are still welcome to attend and we will take care of registration at the gate.
  • Please have your proof of vaccination and ID ready before approaching the front gate at Emanu-El. All individuals ages 5+ must show proof of vaccination. All ineligible for vaccination must provide proof of negative Covid test within 72 hours of the event.
  • Masks are required for services taking place, indoors, at Emanu-El. During services and lifecycle events, all those on the bimah may unmask.
  • Masks are not required for outdoor events, including the courtyard.
  • 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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Shabbat Morning Service – Sophie Fluhr(Main)
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for In-Person Shabbat Morning Services 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:

 

  • Service will be in the Main Sanctuary. 
  • Advance registration is required. If for any reason you are not able to register in advance, you are still welcome to attend and we will take care of registration at the gate.
  • Please have your proof of vaccination and ID ready before approaching the front gate at Emanu-El. All individuals ages 5+ must show proof of vaccination. All ineligible for vaccination must provide proof of negative Covid test within 72 hours of the event.
  • Masks are required for services taking place, indoors, at Emanu-El. During services and lifecycle events, all those on the bimah may unmask.
  • Masks are not required for outdoor events, including the courtyard.
  • 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
16
Fri
2022
Elul Shabbat Services (Elul Siddur/Shofar blowing)
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for In-Person Friday Night Elul Shabbat Services this Friday, September 16th at 6:00pm!

Led by Rabbis Beth Singer and Jason Rodich with Cantor Marsha Attie.

For the month of Elul we are using a special prayerbook.

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

  • Advance registration is required. If for any reason you are not able to register in advance, you are still welcome to attend and we will take care of registration at the gate.
  • Full vaccination status is required for those eligible when participating in our programs (including booster for those eligible). Consistent with city, state, CDC and other public health authority guidance, COVID-19 vaccines are the most important and effective tool in preventing COVID-19 disease, especially severe illness and death.
  • Masking is optional at all services and events taking place inside Emanu-El or for outdoor events, including in the courtyard
  • For those ineligible for vaccination, testing is required within 24 hours of the event (rapid antigen or PCR).
  • Although masks are not required, we understand that many people will continue to mask for a variety of reasons. We fully support those who choose to mask and invite all in our community to act in a spirit of non-judgmental kindness as we navigate this landscape together.
  • Please review our COVID-19 on-site event protocols.
  • We, along with our COVID-19 Advisory Team, will continue to monitor case rates in San Francisco and other important factors and respond to the changing circumstances accordingly.
  • Our services will continue to be held virtually, on our Livestream page and Facebook Live.

If you would like to have your own Elul Prayerbook, Mishkan HaLev, you can order a hard copy or kindle version here.

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Sep
17
Sat
2022
Clergy-Led Torah Study (9/17/2022)
Sep 17 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Torah Study with a member of our Clergy, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.

Shabbat Morning Service – Bailey Tulchin (Main)
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for In-Person Shabbat Morning Services 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:

 

  • Service will be in the Main Sanctuary. 
  • Advance registration is required. If for any reason you are not able to register in advance, you are still welcome to attend and we will take care of registration at the gate.
  • Please have your proof of vaccination and ID ready before approaching the front gate at Emanu-El. All individuals ages 5+ must show proof of vaccination. All ineligible for vaccination must provide proof of negative Covid test within 72 hours of the event.
  • Masks are required for services taking place, indoors, at Emanu-El. During services and lifecycle events, all those on the bimah may unmask.
  • Masks are not required for outdoor events, including the courtyard.
  • 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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HHD 2022 – S’lichot Program and Service
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Emanu-El in partnership with ACT and Grace Cathedral for a reading of short plays written by Ukrainian theatre artists. This evening is part of a worldwide effort to support Ukraine and the artists whose lives have been upended and destroyed by the war with Russia. Cantors Arik Luck and Marsha Attie will offer Ukrainian songs in counterpoint.

Here's the link to the official website with more info: https://www.citd.us/worldwide-ukrainian-play-readings

All donations go to the Ukrainian Playwrights for their contributions to this evening’s performance. Please note: Program material includes explicit language and may not be appropriate for children under 12. 

 

This program will be immediately followed by a traditional S'lichot service. 

*This service is open to members and the entire community. Registration is required for in-person attendance only. This event will also be livestreamed on our website.

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

  • Capacity is limited; advance registration is required. 
  • Please review our COVID-19 on-site event 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
18
Sun
2022
HHD 2022 – The Tribe for Men: Mikvah with Rabbi Bauer
Sep 18 @ 5:00 am – 8:00 am

The High Holy Days are a time where we open ourselves up and look deep inside our souls to examine who we have been and who we want to be. We confront who we are and what we can change, as well as what we cannot control.

Join Rabbi Ryan Bauer and your fellow Tribesmen (male-identifying only) for this morning of spiritual exploration and preparation. We will meet at Baker Beach for a short meditation followed by our mikvah in the ocean at dawn! Bring warm clothes, a towel and an appetite for a nosh afterwards!

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

  • Capacity is limited; advance registration is required. 
  • Please review our COVID-19 off-site event protocols, so you’ll know what to expect and how to prepare. 

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Dec
02
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