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Weekday Evening Minyan (February 3) 5:00 pm
Weekday Evening Minyan (February 3)
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
We are offering a weekday evening minyan during the week for our community to say kaddish together. Join our sacred ‘zoom room’ to be with each other and create space for memory. Click here.
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music (February 3) 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music (February 3)
Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music with Cantor Marsha Attie. Facebook Live.
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Beauty of What Remains: Rabbi Steve Leder 7:00 pm
Beauty of What Remains: Rabbi Steve Leder
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A conversation with Rabbi Ryan Bauer and Rabbi Steve Leder on his new book, The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes our Greatest Gift  Thursday, February 4, via Zoom at 7:00pmAs the head … Continued
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One Shabbat Service (2/05/2021) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (2/05/2021)
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat service led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer and Cantor Marsha Attie. 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. … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris – 2/06/2021) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris – 2/06/2021)
Feb 6 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
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Weekday Evening Minyan (February 10) 5:00 pm
Weekday Evening Minyan (February 10)
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
We are offering a weekday evening minyan during the week for our community to say kaddish together. Join our sacred ‘zoom room’ to be with each other and create space for memory. Click here.
Men’s Group Virtual Gathering – February 10 2021 5:30 pm
Men’s Group Virtual Gathering – February 10 2021
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Men of Congregation Emanu-El have a monthly opportunity to socialize with each other and discuss a topic of import with Rabbi Jonathan. Join me for happy hour this month at 5:30 pm on February 10th … Continued
Resiliency Series: Becoming Teachers to our Children (2/10/2021) 7:00 pm
Resiliency Series: Becoming Teachers to our Children (2/10/2021)
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Childcare and Becoming Teachers to our Children  Led by Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris and Early Childhood Education Director Nika Greenberg, M.Ed., and co-facilitated by Dana Blum, Senior Director, Bay Area, Common Sense Media  This program is for parents and grandparents, who want to … Continued
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music (February 10) 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music (February 10)
Feb 10 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music with Cantor Marsha Attie. Facebook Live.
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Feb Young Adult Candle Lighting 5:45 pm
Feb Young Adult Candle Lighting
Feb 12 @ 5:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Let’s bring in the Shabbat light together as a community in a quick 15-minute Zoom call. Bring your candles, wine, and challah (or whatever carb you’ve got laying around) – see you there!Make sure to … Continued
One Shabbat Service (2/12/2021) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (2/12/2021)
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat service led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer and Cantor Arik Luck. 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. … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Ryan Bauer – 2/13/2021) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Ryan Bauer – 2/13/2021)
Feb 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Ryan Bauer, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
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Young Adult Mixology 4.0 11:30 am
Young Adult Mixology 4.0
Feb 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
This Valentine's Day (Sunday, February 14) we are switching up the Mixology energy with a brunch edition featuring classic beverages with your favorite YALC hosts! Once we've had a few sips to loosen up, stick … Continued
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Weekday Evening Minyan (February 17) 5:00 pm
Weekday Evening Minyan (February 17)
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
We are offering a weekday evening minyan during the week for our community to say kaddish together. Join our sacred ‘zoom room’ to be with each other and create space for memory. Click here.
Resiliency Series: Supporting Your School Age Child and Adolescent (2/17/2021) 7:00 pm
Resiliency Series: Supporting Your School Age Child and Adolescent (2/17/2021)
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Supporting Your School Age Child and Adolescent Through the Pandemic   Led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer and Marjorie Swig, MS/LMFT  This program is intended primarily for parents and grandparents of school-age children and adolescents. Together, Rabbi Bauer and Marjorie … Continued
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music (February 17) 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music (February 17)
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music with Cantor Arik Luck. Facebook Live.
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L’Chaim: A Taste of Israeli Wines (SOLD OUT) 6:30 pm
L’Chaim: A Taste of Israeli Wines (SOLD OUT)
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
L’CHAIM: A Taste of Israeli Wines Thursday, February 18, 6:30pm Zoom event with Sommelier, Evan Hufford Registration Required by February 11 to obtain wines for pick up at Congregation Emanu-El $65 per member, which includes … Continued
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One Shabbat Service (2/19/2021) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (2/19/2021)
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat service led by Rabbi Beth Singer and Cantor Marsha Attie. 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. … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Beth Singer – 2/20/2021) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Beth Singer – 2/20/2021)
Feb 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Beth Singer followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
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Purim Music and Mixology 7:00 pm
Purim Music and Mixology
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Purim invites us to mix things up, be a little sideways, and dive into the absurd head first. Jhos Singer is a Maggid, a musician and a mixologist, which means he is the perfect guy … Continued
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Weekday Evening Minyan (February 24) 5:00 pm
Weekday Evening Minyan (February 24)
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
We are offering a weekday evening minyan during the week for our community to say kaddish together. Join our sacred ‘zoom room’ to be with each other and create space for memory. Click here.
Purim Car-nival and Canned Food Donation 6:00 pm
Purim Car-nival and Canned Food Donation
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Throw on a costume (entirely optional), grab a bag of canned food to donate, and join us at the “Palace Gates of Shushan” (aka the front of Emanu-El) for a lively drive-through celebration. On Purim, … Continued
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music (February 24) 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music (February 24)
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music with Cantor Marsha Attie. Facebook Live.
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The Whole Megillah: A Reading For Adults 6:00 pm
The Whole Megillah: A Reading For Adults
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
On Erev Purim, gather for lively discussion and the opportunity to imbibe until you can’t tell the difference between Mordechai and Haman, as we journey through the entire Megillah. The book of Esther is about … Continued
Torah on Tap: Purim Edition! (Young Adult) 6:00 pm
Torah on Tap: Purim Edition! (Young Adult)
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Torah on Tap: Purim Edition on Thursday, Feb 25th at 6pmPurim in a nutshell: they tried to kill us, we survived, let’s party!  This Purim, the Young Adult Community invites you to join as Rabbi Rodich … Continued
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One Shabbat Service (2/26/2021) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (2/26/2021)
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat service led by Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris and Cantor Arik Luck. 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 … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 2/27/2021) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 2/27/2021)
Feb 27 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Beth Singer followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
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Unity Group: Mass Incarceration — What You Can Do About It 1:00 pm
Unity Group: Mass Incarceration — What You Can Do About It
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
With increasing numbers of people being sent to jail and to prison, the San Francisco Black-Jewish (and Allies) Unity Group wants to encourage conversations leading people to challenge the American mass incarceration criminal justice system. … Continued
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Torah and Haftarah Readings

Genesis/Bereshit

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Bereshit Gen
1:1- 13
Opening 3 days
of Creation
Gen 3:1-13 Adam, Eve, Apple Isaiah 42:5-12 God recaps creation
Noah Gen 6:11-22 God commands
Noah
Gen 11:1-13 Tower of Babel Isaiah 54:6-10 God alludes to Noah
Lech Lecha Gen 12:1-13 God calls upon
Abraham
Gen 17:1-14 God makes covenant
w/ Abraham
Isaiah 41:8-13 Covenant w/ Abraham
Vayera Gen 18:22-33 Abraham bargaining
w/ God over Sodom
Gen 22:1-14 Binding of Isaac 2nd Kings 4:31-37 Revivial of Elisha’s patient
Chaye Sarah Gen 23:1-16 Abraham purchases
Cave of Machpelah
Gen 24:10-27 Rebekah at the Well 1st Kings 1:28-31 King David’s oath to Solomon
Toldot Gen 25:19-34 Birth of Jacob + Esau, birthright sold Gen 27:1-17 Jacob steals Esau’s blessing Malachi 1:1-5 Malachi alludes to Jacob + Esau
Vayetzei Gen 28:10-22 Jacob’s ladder Gen 29:31-30:8 Jacob’s first 6 sons Hosea 12:13-13:3 Hosea references Jacob’s flight
Vayishlach Gen 32:23-33:1 Jacob wrestles Gen 35:6-21 Jacob blessed
as Israel
Obadiah 1:6-11 Obadiah references Esau’s folly
Vayeshev Gen 37:1-14 Joseph’s dreams Gen 38:12-30 Judah + Tamar Amos 2:6-9 Israel sells its needy
Mikketz Gen 41:17-32 Joseph interprets
Pharaoh’s dreams
Gen 42:1-17 Joseph receives
his brothers
1st Kings 3:23-28 Wisdom of Solomon
Vayigash Gen 45:1-13 Joseph reveals
himself
Gen 45:16-28 Jacob hears that
Joseph is alive
Ezekiel 37:15-19 Joseph + Israel united
Vayechi Gen 48:1-14 Jacob blesses
Ephraim + Menashe
Gen 50:15-26 Deaths of Jacob
+ Joseph
1st Kings 2:1-4 David’s testament to Solomon

Exodus/Shemot

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Shemot Ex 2:1-15 Birth + youth
of Moses
Ex 3:1-15 The burning bush Isaiah 27:6-11 Israel will be renewed
Va’era Ex 6:2-13 God instructs
Moses to petition
Pharaoh
Ex 7:15-29 The first plague:
blood
Ezekiel 29:1-6 Ezekiel alludes to Pharaoh’s demise
Bo Ex 12:1-13 Commandment
of Passover
Ex 12:29-42 Israelites leave
Egypt
Jeremiah 46:25-27 Israel delivered from Egypt
Beshallach Ex 14:19-30 Splitting of Red Sea Ex 15:1-12 Song of the Sea Judges 5:1-5 Song of Deborah
Yitro Ex 18:13-27 Yitro teaches
Moses to delegate
Ex 20:1-14 The Ten
Commandments
Isaiah 6:1-5 Isaiah’s account of revelation
Mishpatim Ex 21:22-37 Damages
+ reparations
Ex 22:20-23:3 The poor
+ vulnerable
Jeremiah 34:13-16 Fair treatment of servants
Terumah Ex 25:1-16 The tabernacle
+ ark
Ex 25:23-40 The menorah 1st Kings 6:4-13 Solomon builds Temple
Tetzaveh Ex 28:1-12 Priestly garments Ex 28:31-43 Robe, frontlet,
tunic, headdress
Ezekiel 43:10-12 Ezekiel’s version of the Temple
KiTisa Ex 32:1-14 The golden calf Ex 34:1-16 God is revealed
to Moses
1st Kings 18:36-39 Elijah pours water on altar of Baal
Vayakhel Ex 35:1-13 Contributions
to tabernacle
Ex 35:30-36:7 Master craftsmen 1st Kings 7:48-50 Solomon furnishes the Temple
Pekude Ex 40:22-38 Tabernacle
completed
1st Kings 7:51-8:1 Solomon convokes elders

Leviticus/Vayikra

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Vayikra Lev 1:1-13 Command to offer
sacrifices
Isaiah 43:21-28 Israel fails to offer sacrifices
Tzav Lev 8:1-15 Consecration
of priests
Jeremiah 7:21-26 Israel commanded to offer sacrifices
Shemini Lev 10:1-12 Nadav + Abihu Lev 11:1-12 Kashrut laws 2nd Samuel 6:3-8 Uzzah dies trying to protect the ark
Tazria Lev 13:1-17 Purifcation
of skin diseases
2nd Kings 5:8-14 Elisha cures the leper
Metzora Lev 14:1-12 Purification
of leprosy
2nd Kings 7:8-10 The lepers repent
Acharei Mot Lev 16:20-34 Ritual of scapegoat,
Yom Kippur
Amos 9:11-15 Vision of perfected world
Kedoshim Lev 19:1-18 Holiness laws Ezekiel 20:1-6 God rebukes Israel
Emor Lev 23:1-14 Calendar of
sacred days
Lev 23:26-38 Yom Kippur
+ Sukkot
Ezekiel 44:23-27 Role of the priest
Behar Lev 25:1-12 Sabbatical
+ jubilee years
Lev 25:35-46 Fair treatment
of Israelite servants
Jeremiah 32:6-10 Jeremiah purchased land in Israel
Bechukotai Lev 26:3-15 Blessings
+ curses
Lev 27:1-13 Funding the
sanctuary
Jeremiah 17:5-8 Blessings + curses

Numbers/Bemidbar

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Bemidbar Num 1:1-16 The census Num 2:1-17 The arrangement
of the camp
Hosea 2:16-22 Marriage of God + Israel
Naso Num 6:1-12 The nazirite Num 6:22-7:9 Priestly blessing
+ Tabernacle
preparations
Judges 13:2-7 Prophecy of Samson’s birth
Beha’aloteicha Num 9:15-10:4 Fire-cloud,
trumpets
Num 12:1-13 Miriam and Aaron
gossip against Moses
Zechariah 4:1-7 Vision of menorah
Shelach Lecha Num 13:25-14:4 The spies’ report Num 15:27-41 Violating shabbat,
tzitzit
Joshua 2:8-14 Rachau + the spies
Zorach Num 16:1-14 Korach’s revolt Num 16:23-35 Korach’s demise 1st Samuel 12:1-5 Samuel pleads his innocence
Chukat Num 20:1-13 Miriam’s death,
waters of Meribah
Num 21:4-25 The wanderings
of the Israelites
Judges 11:19-22 Israel prevails over Amorites
Balak Num 22:21-35 Balaam
and the donkey
Num 24:1-13 Balaam’s 3rd Oracle
(Ma Tovu)
Micah 6:5-8 Remembering Balak + Balaam
Pinchas Num 25:10-26:4 Pinchas’ reward Num 27:1-14 Zelophechad’s
daughters
1st Kings 19:11-14 Elijah’s vision
Mattot Num 31:1-12 The war against
Midian
Num 32:16-27 Settlement
of Transjordan
Jeremiah 2:1-3 Israel as bride (1st shabbat after 17 Tammuz)
Mas’ei Num 34:1-12 Boundaries
of promised land
Num 35:9-25 Cities of refuge, manslaughter Jeremiah 2:4-7 God rebukes Israel (2nd shabbat after 17 Tammuz)

Deuteronomy/Devarim

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Devarim Deut 1:22-36 Review of 12 spies Deut 1:34-45 Israel and Moses
punished
Isaiah 1:10-17 God rejects sacrifices (3rd after 17 Tammuz)
Va’etchanan Deut 4:1-14 Review of the
ovenant
Deut 6:4-15 Shema + veahavta Isaiah 40:1-5 comfort my people (1st after 9 of Av)
Ekev Deut 10:10-22 God’s requirements Deut 11:13-25 Reward + punishment (2nd paragraph
veahavta)
Isaiah 51:1-3 God comforts Israel (2nd after 9 of Av)
Re’eh Deut 14:3-21 Kashrut laws Deut 15:1-15 Protecting the poor Isaiah 54:11-15 God protects Israel (3rd after 9 of Av)
Shoftim Deut 17:8-20 New Torah,
limits on kings
Deut 20:1-14 Laws of warfare Isaiah 52:1-6 Awaken oh Zion (4th after 9 of Av)
Ki Tetzei Deut 22:1-12 Domestic laws Deut 24:10-22 Ethical practices Isaiah 54:6-10 God forgives Israel (5th after 9 of Av)
Ki Tavo Deut 27:1-14 Mount Ebal
and Gerizim
Deut 28:1-14 Blessings of
the covenant
Isaiah 60:1-4 Rise and shine (6th after 9 of Av)
Vitzavim Deut 29:9-21 Covenant ceremony Deut 30:9-20 Torah within us Isaiah 62:1-5 God rejoices in Israel (7th after 9 of Av)
Vayeilech Deut 31:1-13 Moses’ departure
and replacement
Deut 31:16-30 Moses’ final
acts as leader
Isaiah 62:1-5 God rejoices in Israel (7th after 9 of Av)
Ha’azinu Deut 32:1-12 Moses’ poem Deut 32:40-52 God’s final instructions
to Moses
2nd Samuel 22:1-4 David’s poem
Vezot HaBrachah Deut 33:4-17 Moses’ farewell
blessings
Deut 34:1-12 The death of Moses

Special Haftarot

Holiday Haftarah Synopsis
Shabbat Shuvah Micah 7:18-20
Hosea 14:2-5
Tashlich
“Return to Israel”
Chol HaMoed Sukkot Ezekiel 38:18-22 Gog’s destruction
1st Shabbat Channukah Zechariah 4:1-7 Vision of menorah, not by might
2nd Shabbat Channukah 1st Kings 7:40-47 King Solomon furnishes temple objects
Shabbat Sh’Kalim 2nd Kings 12:5-9 King Jehoash instructs priests to direct funds to the temple
Shabbat Zachor 1st Samuel 15:2-6 War with Amalek
Shabbat Parah Ezekiel 36:33-38 God will purify Israel
Shabbat HaChodesh Ezekiel 45:21-25 Passover sacrifice
Shabbat HaGadol Malachi 3:20-23 Rewarding the righteous
1st day Passover Joshua 5:9-12 Israelites after Passover sacrifice
2nd day Passover 2nd Kings 23:21-25 Josiah orders Passover sacrifice
Chol HaMoed Passover Ezekiel 37:1-6 The valley of bones
8th day Passover 2nd Samuel 22:1-6 Song of David

Main Sanctuary – Alternate Haftarot

Holiday Haftarah Synopsis
Parsha Option 1 Option 2
Vayera Micah 6:1-8 Ezekiel 18:25-32
Tetzaveh Isaiah 61:1-7
Metzora Psalm 103: 1-9
Shelach Lecha Ezekiel 20:4-7
Chukat Ezekiel 36:33-38

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