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2019 6th Grade Family Retreat 9:00 am
2019 6th Grade Family Retreat
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – Feb 3 @ 3:00 pm
 
Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS) 5:30 pm
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS)
Feb 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:30 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Feb 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Classic Shabbat Service (Main) 6:00 pm
Classic Shabbat Service (Main)
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-02-01 6:15 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-02-01
Feb 1 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Monthly festive community Shabbat Dinner with children.First Friday of the month, 6:15 p.m in Guild Hall. Contemporary American food will be provided.Adult Members- $20.00, Children ages 3-10- $10.00, Non-member Adults- $24.00.Event Signup
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Great People, Great Workout! Great Tribe! 10:00 am
Great People, Great Workout! Great Tribe!
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Great People, Great Workout!Tribesmen Leo Shveyd is opening up his gym, AW-Personalized Training & Sports Performance, exclusively for the Tribe for Men where he will tailor a workout for all to be able to participate … Continued
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Mazel Tots (MMR) 9:30 am
Mazel Tots (MMR)
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
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Brown Bag February 2019 12:00 pm
Brown Bag February 2019
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us for this monthly drop-in learning session with a member of our clergy. Bring your lunch, build community, enjoy some Torah!This program occurs on the first Wednesday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 … Continued
Limonata and Learning February 2019 4:00 pm
Limonata and Learning February 2019
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for this monthly drop-in, no-host, learning session in Marin. Grab a drink and dive into Torah with a member of our clergy.This program happens on the first Wednesday of each month.Event Signup
Chuppah and Beyond Winter 2019 7:15 pm
Chuppah and Beyond Winter 2019
Feb 6 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Winter 2019 dates for Chuppah and Beyond are: January 23, 30 and February 6, 13, 20, and 27 plus 2 home-hosted Shabbat dinners Six consecutive Wednesdays, 7:15 – 9:15 pm Topics covered include:  Recognizing the challenges of communication Managing … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – February 7, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – February 7, 2019
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Do you enjoy cooking? Participate in this mitzvah led by congregant and former restaurant owner Gail Laghi, and congregant and chef Sari Swig. Together, up to two volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
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8th Grade Jewish Heritage Trip to LA FEB 9 – 10/2019 8:00 am
8th Grade Jewish Heritage Trip to LA FEB 9 – 10/2019
Feb 9 @ 8:00 am – Feb 10 @ 11:59 pm
Event Signup
Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Feb 9 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55) 9:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55)
Feb 9 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Got Shabbat? February 9, 2019 10:15 am
Got Shabbat? February 9, 2019
Feb 9 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Congregation Emanu-El is teaming up with the Jewish Baby Network SF, Interfaith Family, and PJ Library for February’s Got Shabbat?Join us from 10:15-11:30am for a fun Shabbat experience for families with children under 5, led by Rabbi Carla Fenves and Early … Continued
Shabbat Morning Minyan- BM of Maya Egrie (MMS) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Minyan- BM of Maya Egrie (MMS)
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Shabbat Morning Service- BM of Madelyn Garfinkel (Main) 10:30 am
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Dennis Ross 4:00 pm
Dennis Ross
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us to hear from Ambassador Dennis Ross on Sunday, February 10 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. He will speak about his new book, Fateful Choices: Will Israel remain a democratic state or become a … Continued
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Mazel Tots (MMR) 9:00 am
Mazel Tots (MMR)
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
 
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Koleinu* Hear Our Voices – Songs of the Earth and Sky 7:00 pm
Koleinu* Hear Our Voices – Songs of the Earth and Sky
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
KOLEINU* Hear Our Voices – Songs of the Earth and SkyCongregation Emanu-El’s Koleinu* Hear Our Voices is our annual musical celebration exploring a Jewish theme and the music that surrounds and inspires it.This year we look … Continued
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Chuppah and Beyond Winter 2019 7:15 pm
Chuppah and Beyond Winter 2019
Feb 13 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Winter 2019 dates for Chuppah and Beyond are: January 23, 30 and February 6, 13, 20, and 27 plus 2 home-hosted Shabbat dinners Six consecutive Wednesdays, 7:15 – 9:15 pm Topics covered include:  Recognizing the challenges of communication Managing … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – February 14, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – February 14, 2019
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Do you enjoy cooking? Participate in this mitzvah led by congregant and former restaurant owner Gail Laghi, and congregant and chef Sari Swig. Together, up to four volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Feb 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Guided Meditation with Rabbi Ryan Bauer, February 2019 5:30 pm
Guided Meditation with Rabbi Ryan Bauer, February 2019
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Torah-based teachings and practices of Meditation (Avodah) and loving-kindness (gimilut chasadim) are at the heart of our meditation at Emanu-El. Practicing our יְהֹוָה Meditation develops mindfulness, and the capacity to become more conscious and find Shalom in the … Continued
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:30 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
One Shabbat Service (MMS) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS)
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
YFE Pop-Up Shabbat – February 15, 2019 6:00 pm
YFE Pop-Up Shabbat – February 15, 2019
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This Pop-Up Shabbat, generously hosted by Silvia Cheskes and Brian Poger, will be led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer and musician Jonathan Bayer.  It is designed for  those in our Youth and Family Education program who … Continued
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Chuppah and Beyond Winter 2019 7:15 pm
Chuppah and Beyond Winter 2019
Feb 20 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Winter 2019 dates for Chuppah and Beyond are: January 23, 30 and February 6, 13, 20, and 27 plus 2 home-hosted Shabbat dinners Six consecutive Wednesdays, 7:15 – 9:15 pm Topics covered include:  Recognizing the challenges of communication Managing … Continued
Genes and Jews Feb 20 2019 7:30 pm
Genes and Jews Feb 20 2019
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
For all Jews, genetic disease screening is incredibly important. Ashkenazi, Mizrahi and Sephardi communities are at increased risk for different genetic diseases that occur more frequently than in the general population. Early education, awareness and … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Feb 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:30 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
One Shabbat Service (MMS) with Malia Cohen 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS) with Malia Cohen
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS) with Malia Cohen
As we celebrate African American History Month, former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and current member of the California State Board of Equalization, Malia Cohen will be our guest speaker at this … Continued
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Friends of the Urban Forest Volunteer Day – February 23 2019 9:00 am
Friends of the Urban Forest Volunteer Day – February 23 2019
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
YALC will be joining Friends of the Urban Forest to help neighborhood homeowners plant trees in Bayview. FUF will supply the tools, guidance, and even coffee and bagels before hitting the streets. We'll regroup after … Continued
Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Feb 23 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55) 9:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55)
Feb 23 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Shabbat Morning Minyan BM of Chloe Hall-Sherr (MMS) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Minyan BM of Chloe Hall-Sherr (MMS)
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
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Men’s Group -February 24, 2019 9:30 am
Men’s Group -February 24, 2019
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Men's Group -February 24, 2019 @ Private Residence
Men of Congregation Emanu-El have a monthly opportunity to socialize and study with a member of the clergy at a private home. This cross-generational group provides a small group experience so important to building community. This … Continued
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Mazel Tots (MMR) 9:30 am
Mazel Tots (MMR)
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
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Chuppah and Beyond Winter 2019 7:15 pm
Chuppah and Beyond Winter 2019
Feb 27 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Winter 2019 dates for Chuppah and Beyond are: January 23, 30 and February 6, 13, 20, and 27 plus 2 home-hosted Shabbat dinners Six consecutive Wednesdays, 7:15 – 9:15 pm Topics covered include:  Recognizing the challenges of communication Managing … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – February 28, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – February 28, 2019
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Do you enjoy cooking? Participate in this mitzvah led by congregant and former restaurant owner Gail Laghi, and congregant and chef Sari Swig. Together, up to four volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
Exploratorium After Dark: Seeing Double 6:30 pm
Exploratorium After Dark: Seeing Double
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Young Adult Community is going to the Exploratorium! The theme of the night is “Seeing Double”. Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at the adults-only After Dark. Grab … Continued
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Celebrate Chanukah with Your Emanu-El Community!

Celebrate Chanukah with Your Emanu-El Community!

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The flames of the Chanukah menorah are a symbol of Jewish identity and continuity. We light the menorah for eight days to remember the miracle of the human spirit, honor the light of rededication and the Maccabees who put their trust in God. 

And if you’re looking for Tzedek gift ideas this Chanukah, look no further than our list compiled by none other than our Senior Rabbi Beth Singer


Pop-Up Neighborhood Menorah Lightings

Wednesday, December 5
Laurel Village Chanukah Lighting (outside of Books Inc.)
6:00 – 6:20 pm 

Join your Emanu-El clergy as we celebrate with musicsinging, candle lighting, & Chanukah treats! We‘ll be giving out dreidels too!


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Noe Valley 
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6:00 – 6:20 pm
West Parklet: 24th Street between Noe & Sanchez, in front of Just for Fun.
We will have a large menorah, music and treats. All are welcome!

Marin Chanukah Lightingmarsha with Cantor Marsha Attie
Tiburon Fountain Plaza (across from Servino’s Restaurant, 9 Maine Street)

6:00 – 6:20 pm
Please join in with us as we celebrate with music, singing, candle lighting, treats. 


Chanukah Service and Dinner
(Combining First Friday Under Five and One Shabbat; no Classic Shabbat service)

Friday, December 7
Pre-oneg:  5:30 pm
Brief service:  6:00 pm
Followed by Chanukah dinner and entertainment. This year, we’ll have a clown/juggler artist who will spend time before and after making balloons for the kids.
Please bring your Chanukiot to light with the community.

Update 12/7 – *We have now reached capacity for the Chanukah dinner and registration is closed. 


The Tribe for Men’s Annual Chanukah Night Out 2018poker chip

Thursday, December 13
7:00 – 10:00 pm

Join the Tribe for Men at our annual Chanukah Night Out. We will be eating pizza, playing poker, and giving gelt. And no, we didn’t forget about the onsite Bourbon! After registration, you will receive an email with details and instructions for the special celebration. Please note this is for dads only, no kids. Address given upon registration.

Questions? Contact Rebecca Reiner at rreiner@emanuelsf.org

Please register.


A Very Jazzy Chanukah

Sunday, December 9
5:00-7:00 pm: Dinner at a private home (brisket, roasted veggies, latkes and sufganiyot from Wise Sons)
6:30 pm: Light candles
7:00 pm: Head over to SFJAZZ
7:30 pm: Jazz Mafia Accomplices

Join the Emanu-El 30s and 40s community for a jazz-filled Chanukah celebration on December 9, 2018, from 5:00-9:00 PM. We’ll start at a private home (address provided upon registration; 10 min walk to SFJAZZ) for some nosh starting at 5:00 PM. Once we’ve had our fill, we’ll head over to the Joe Henderson Lab (the more intimate performance space) at SFJAZZ to see Jazz Mafia Accomplices at 7:30 PM.

Registration has been extended until this Friday at Noon.

Please register.

We have a limited number of tickets for this event and ticket sales will close at noon on Wednesday, December 5. Check out Jazz Mafia Accomplices here: https://youtu.be/r0xgCaVjZzY


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