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2023 LA trip Feb 25-26 (8th/9th) 10:59 am
2023 LA trip Feb 25-26 (8th/9th)
Jan 17 @ 10:59 am – Feb 1 @ 11:59 am
8th/9th grade LA trip: February 25-26th, 2023. Please reserve a spot with a non-refundable $400 deposit by February 1st (the balance of $400 is due by February 15, 2023).Event Signup
JETY 6th/7th “Shades of Shabbat” 4:00 pm
JETY 6th/7th “Shades of Shabbat”
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 14 @ 11:59 pm
This event is limited to 10 students in 6th/7th grade.Register only your student! Friday, February 17th at 6pm services followed by dinner and a guided paint session from 7pm-8:30pm.    Event Signup
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Tot Shabbat – (2/3/23) 5:00 pm
Tot Shabbat – (2/3/23)
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tot Shabbat Join us in Martin Meyer Reception at 5:00 pm to connect with fellow families while children nosh. Followed by a joyful and engaging 30-minute service in Martin Meyer Sanctuary from 5:30 – 6:00 pm. PJs … Continued
Shabbat Service (2/3/23) 6:00 pm
Shabbat Service (2/3/23)
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for In-Person Shabbat Services this Friday, February 3rd at 6:00 pm!Led by Rabbis Ryan Bauer and Jason Rodich with Cantor Arik Luck. To best ensure we can provide a safe and sacred experience, … Continued
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Torah Study 9:15 am
Torah Study
Feb 4 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Each week, a member of our clergy leads a group in Torah Study, followed by Mourner’s Kaddish and Healing Prayer. We are back to hybrid. Please check the Torah Study session webpage for more information, or … Continued
Shabbat Morning Service – Shael Ehrlich (Main) 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – Shael Ehrlich (Main)
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
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 … Continued
2023 Shabbat Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner 10:00 am
2023 Shabbat Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This year Rabbi Kushner will be using Arthur Green’s Speaking Torah: Spiritual teachings from around the Maggid’s Table (Genesis-Leviticus).Zoom meetings, Saturday mornings, 10:00 am – 11:00amFirst session: Saturday morning, September 24,2nd session, Oct 83rd session, … Continued
Shabbat Morning Service – Ilan Oren (Main) 11:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – Ilan Oren (Main)
Feb 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 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 … Continued
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Hebrew 102 with Yaffa Tygiel 7:00 pm
Hebrew 102 with Yaffa Tygiel
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hebrew 102 (Second trimester for beginners) with Yaffa TygielTuesday evenings on zoom: 7:00 – 8:30 pmIn this class students will study to speak basic modern Hebrew by communicating with each other, reading texts, poems & … Continued
KOLEINU – Home: Songs of Longing and Belonging 7:30 pm
KOLEINU – Home: Songs of Longing and Belonging
Feb 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
KOLEINU – Hear Our VoicesHome: Songs of Longing and BelongingAfter a three-year hiatus, we are delighted that Koleinu returns to Congregation Emanu-El!Tuesday, February 7, 20237:30 PM | Martin Meyer Sanctuary | Congregation Emanu-ElTake a musical journey … Continued
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Marin Gathering – February 2023 4:30 pm
Marin Gathering – February 2023
Feb 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join Rabbi Jonathan for our February Marin Gathering at Book Passage Bookstore & Cafe (51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera) from 4:30 – 5:30pm on Thursday, February 9, 2023.Hope you can join us!Event Signup
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Shabbat Service (2/10/23) 6:00 pm
Shabbat Service (2/10/23)
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for In-Person Shabbat Services this Friday, February 10th at 6:00 pm!Led by Rabbis Beth Singer and Sydney Mintz with Cantor Marsha Attie. To best ensure we can provide a safe and sacred experience, … Continued
February Late Shabbat 8:00 pm
February Late Shabbat
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Torah Study 9:15 am
Torah Study
Feb 11 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Each week, a member of our clergy leads a group in Torah Study, followed by Mourner’s Kaddish and Healing Prayer. We are back to hybrid. Please check the Torah Study session webpage for more information, or … Continued
Shabbat Morning Service – Sloane Ginnochio 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – Sloane Ginnochio
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
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 … Continued
2023 Shabbat Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner 10:00 am
2023 Shabbat Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This year Rabbi Kushner will be using Arthur Green’s Speaking Torah: Spiritual teachings from around the Maggid’s Table (Genesis-Leviticus).Zoom meetings, Saturday mornings, 10:00 am – 11:00amFirst session: Saturday morning, September 24,2nd session, Oct 83rd session, … Continued
Shabbat Morning Service – Taryn Krow (Main) 11:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – Taryn Krow (Main)
Feb 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 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 … Continued
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Shabbat Service (2/17/23) 6:00 pm
Shabbat Service (2/17/23)
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for In-Person Shabbat Services this Friday, February 17th at 6:00 pm!Led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer with Cantor Marsha Attie. To best ensure we can provide a safe and sacred experience, please note the … Continued
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Torah Study 9:15 am
Torah Study
Feb 18 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Each week, a member of our clergy leads a group in Torah Study, followed by Mourner’s Kaddish and Healing Prayer. We are back to hybrid. Please check the Torah Study session webpage for more information, or … Continued
Shabbat Morning Service – Theo Jacoby 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – Theo Jacoby
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
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 … Continued
2023 Shabbat Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner 10:00 am
2023 Shabbat Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This year Rabbi Kushner will be using Arthur Green’s Speaking Torah: Spiritual teachings from around the Maggid’s Table (Genesis-Leviticus).Zoom meetings, Saturday mornings, 10:00 am – 11:00amFirst session: Saturday morning, September 24,2nd session, Oct 83rd session, … Continued
Shabbat Morning Service – Alice Hoffman (Main) 11:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – Alice Hoffman (Main)
Feb 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 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 … Continued
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Men’s Group – February 19, 2023 9:30 am
Men’s Group – February 19, 2023
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Gentlemen of the El, For our February Men's Group – Bagels, Lox and Learning!, please join Rabbi Lawrence Kushner for a chance to engage with one of the leading teachers of our day. Rabbi Kushner … Continued
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Guitar Concert with Lucian Plessner 6:30 pm
Guitar Concert with Lucian Plessner
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 23 6:30pmMartin Meyer SanctuaryCongregation Emanu El and the German Consulate General in San Francisco have the pleasure of inviting you to a guitar concert by Lucian Plessner.'This recital features one of the masterpieces originally … Continued
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Shabbat Service (2/24/23) 6:00 pm
Shabbat Service (2/24/23)
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for In-Person Shabbat Services this Friday, February 24th at 6:00 pm!Led by Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris with Cantor Arik Luck. To best ensure we can provide a safe and sacred experience, please note … Continued
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Torah Study 9:15 am
Torah Study
Feb 25 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Each week, a member of our clergy leads a group in Torah Study, followed by Mourner’s Kaddish and Healing Prayer. We are back to hybrid. Please check the Torah Study session webpage for more information, or … Continued
2023 Shabbat Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner 10:00 am
2023 Shabbat Torah Hevra with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This year Rabbi Kushner will be using Arthur Green’s Speaking Torah: Spiritual teachings from around the Maggid’s Table (Genesis-Leviticus).Zoom meetings, Saturday mornings, 10:00 am – 11:00amFirst session: Saturday morning, September 24,2nd session, Oct 83rd session, … 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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