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Nov
1
Tue
2022
Hebrew 101 with Yaffa Tygiel
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Hebrew 101 (for beginners) with Yaffa Tygiel

Tuesday evenings on zoom: 6:30 – 8:00 pm

In this class students will study to speak basic modern Hebrew by communicating with each other, reading texts, poems & songs and writing short paragraphs in Hebrew. We will be using the book “Hebrew from Scratch”.

The course also offers a first introduction to Jewish and Israeli culture as well as the Jewish traditions, using music, food and art.  

Ms. Yaffa Tygiel, a very experienced native speaking teacher, will be teaching this class in Hebrew.

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Nov
4
Fri
2022
Tot Shabbat – (11/4/2022)
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

ALL kids 6 and under, their adults and older siblings are welcome, free of charge. We’ll start with a simple kid’s dinner & teen-led activities at 5:00 pm in our beautiful courtyard. Then, join us in the Martin Meyer Sanctuary for a fun and community building 30-minute service from 5:30 6:00 pm.

You don’t need to be an Emanu-El member, know Hebrew, understand Shabbat, or be familiar with synagogues. Just come with your kids and have a good time, we’ll teach you the rest.

Registration required, preferably in advance but, if unable to register, please come and we will take your information at the gate.  

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 24 hours of the event.
  • Masking is voluntary.
  • 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.

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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Nov
5
Sat
2022
Clergy-Led Torah Study (11/5/2022)
Nov 5 @ 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.

Nov
6
Sun
2022
Blessing of the Animals & Walk (with Cantor Attie)
Nov 6 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Location: Emanu-El Courtyard and Walk to Mountain Lake Dog Park in the Presidio

12:15 – 12:45 pm: Emanu-El Courtyard

12:45 – 1:45 pm: Walk to Mountain Lake Park Dog Play Area and watch the dogs romp!

Gather in our courtyard with your furry or fluffy friends! Even your cats are invited to be blessed… as are your feathered friends and those with fins or shells!

The blessing of the animals is popular in many religions, so make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to pal around with your fur babies. Afterwards, walk to the Mountain Lake Dog Park in the Presidio with other animal-loving folks. Please bring your own animal treats and people snacks!

Please register.

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Nov
12
Sat
2022
Clergy-Led Torah Study (11/12/2022)
Nov 12 @ 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.

Nov
19
Sat
2022
Clergy-Led Torah Study (11/19/2022)
Nov 19 @ 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.

Nov
23
Wed
2022
Eve Thanksgiving
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Office closes at 3:00 pm.

Nov
24
Thu
2022
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm

Office closed.

Nov
25
Fri
2022
Day after Thanksgiving
Nov 25 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm

Office closed.

Nov
26
Sat
2022
Clergy-Led Torah Study (11/26/2022)
Nov 26 @ 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct
04
Kol Nidre

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Office closed at 1:00 pm.

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