2023 10th grade NY trip 4/20-4/23
Apr 23 2022 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 20 2023 @ 8:00 am

NY 10th grade trip: April 20th-23rd, 2023. The balance of $1400 is due by March 31, 2023.

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Sage Brigade: Emanu-Elders Sukkot Lunch 55+
Oct 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Please join your fellow Sage Brigade members for a Mediterranean lunch in the sukkah to kick off our new Sage Brigade Seniors Programming! This is an opportunity to socialize with other community members of our congregation, learn about our upcoming activities, and meet with clergy.

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Tribe for Men BBQ Potluck
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Rabbi Ryan Bauer and Cantor Arik Luck for a Sukkot Tribe Event! All male-identifying parents aged 30s-50s are invited to join Rabbi Ryan Bauer, Cantor Arik Luck and your fellow Emanu-El Tribesmen for a night of grilling and chilling in the sukkah! Bring your favorite BBQ foods to share with the tribe.

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Ladies’ Lilah in the Sukkah
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your fellow Emanu-El sisters and clergy for a special evening in the Sukkah –

A night of Schmoozing, Teaching, Singing and Sharing food!!


Bring your favorite Sukkot or yummy harvest dish to share ~ savory or sweet! Your choice!

We ask that you label your dish and please list the ingredients — in case of any food allergies.


Please dress in layers ~ as the evening may get cool outside.


*Members are welcome to bring non-member guests.

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Shabbat Service
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for In-Person Shabbat Services this Friday, October 14th at 6:00 pm!

Led by Rabbi Jason Rodich with Cantor Marsha Attie.

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.

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October Late Shabbat Sukkot Party
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Friday, October 14th at Congregation Emanu-El 

Join the Young Adult community of Congregation Emanu-El for a special Sukkot edition of Late Shabbat! We'll be partying under the sukkah with cider from Ethic Ciders, Mediterranean food, Israeli music, and more! Come shake the lulav and welcome in the beautiful harvest festival of Sukkot with friends.

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

Schmoozing and wine start at 8pm / services begin at 8:30pm / oneg with food, 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!

Clergy-Led Torah Study (10/15/2022)
Oct 15 @ 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 – Eli Sosna-Jacobson (Meyer)
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for In-Person Shabbat Morning Services 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:


  • 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.
  • Proof of vaccination is no longer checked at the front gate.
  • Masks are optional indoors.
  • 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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Yizkor Service
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join Cantor Attie in the courtyard from 3:00-3:30 pm 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.

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Simchat Torah Parade and Celebration
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 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 Avenue and Lake Street for a festive parade with the Torah, as we return to our courtyard for music and revelry. It’s the perfect celebration for all ages! Light dinner will be served. 

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