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Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 8/1/20) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 8/1/20)
Aug 1 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Jonathan Singer, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
Havdalah with Margeaux Wolberg (8/1/20) 8:00 pm
Havdalah with Margeaux Wolberg (8/1/20)
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Havdalah with Margeaux Wolberg on Facebook Live, click here.
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Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery! 5:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
  For over two years, every Sunday night Emanu-El congregants have provided dinner for the youth living at G-House (a transitional home for youth experiencing homelessness run by Larkin Street Youth Services), by bringing food … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
How to be an Antiracist Book Club (Young Families) 7:30 pm
How to be an Antiracist Book Club (Young Families)
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Rabbi Sarah Parris, ECE Director Nika Greenberg, and CEEP Teacher Abiba Bola, to discuss the book, How to be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi. Reading a book will not end racism, but the … Continued
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music, with Cantor Arik Luck. Facebook Live.
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Congregation Emanu-El BLOOD DRIVE 10:00 am
Congregation Emanu-El BLOOD DRIVE
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Congregation Emanu-El BLOOD DRIVEThis blood drive is being conducted in collaboration with Vitalant, one of the nation’s oldest and largest transfusion medicine organizations. To schedule your appointment, please visit bloodheroes.com and use Sponsor Code: Emanu-El. ADVANCE APPOINTMENTS are encouraged to help … Continued
The Gold(berg) Rush with Judi Leff (Day Time) 11:00 am
The Gold(berg) Rush with Judi Leff (Day Time)
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Gold(Berg) Rush: History of San Francisco Jewry led by legacy Emanu-El member Judi Leff Free program via Zoom Thursday, August 6, 11:00am – 1:00pm PST  Judi is passionate about San Francisco Jewish history and produced the 125th Anniversary of the Jewish … Continued
Hebrew, Music and Prayer (8/6/2020) 12:00 pm
Hebrew, Music and Prayer (8/6/2020)
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Join Cantor Marsha Attie to discuss prayer, Hebrew, and music. Registration is required.Event Signup
A Conversation About Emanu-El’s Member Survey 5:00 pm
A Conversation About Emanu-El’s Member Survey
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Life under Covid-19 has impacted our entire community. Last month you participated in Emanu-El's member survey, as part of a national survey of Jews conducted by the URJ. The results are in. We want to … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
One Shabbat Service (8/7/20) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (8/7/20)
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat service led by Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris and Cantor Marsha Attie. Click here to participate via Facebook Live, our preferred platform – you don't have to join Facebook to participate. For alternative access via livestream, click … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Ryan Bauer – 8/8/20) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Ryan Bauer – 8/8/20)
Aug 8 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Ryan Bauer, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
Havdalah with Eric Schoen (8/8/20) 8:00 pm
Havdalah with Eric Schoen (8/8/20)
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Havdalah with Eric Schoen on Facebook Live, click here.
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Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery! 5:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
  For over two years, every Sunday night Emanu-El congregants have provided dinner for the youth living at G-House (a transitional home for youth experiencing homelessness run by Larkin Street Youth Services), by bringing food … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
How to be an Antiracist Book Club (Young Adults) 6:00 pm
How to be an Antiracist Book Club (Young Adults)
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Rabbi Jason Rodich to discuss the book, How to be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi. Reading a book will not end racism, but the idea that learning leads to action is a foundational … Continued
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music, with Cantor Marsha Attie. Facebook Live.
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Hebrew, Music and Prayer (8/13/2020) 12:00 pm
Hebrew, Music and Prayer (8/13/2020)
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Join Cantor Arik Luck to discuss prayer, Hebrew, and music. Registration is required.Event Signup
Multi-Racial and Multi-Ethnic Families Gathering (Aug 2020) 7:00 pm
Multi-Racial and Multi-Ethnic Families Gathering (Aug 2020)
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join fellow members of Emanu-El from multi-racial and multi-ethnic families in a Zoom gathering to meet one another, share stories, and build a community to support each other through the complexities of the world around us … Continued
The Gold(berg) Rush with Judi Leff (Evening) 7:00 pm
The Gold(berg) Rush with Judi Leff (Evening)
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gold(Berg) Rush: History of San Francisco Jewry led by legacy Emanu-El member Judi Leff Free program via Zoom Thursday, August 13, 7:00 – 9:00pm PST  Judi is passionate about San Francisco Jewish history and produced the 125th Anniversary of the Jewish … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Stephen Pearce 8/15/20) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Stephen Pearce 8/15/20)
Aug 15 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Stephen Pearce followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
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Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery! 5:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
  For over two years, every Sunday night Emanu-El congregants have provided dinner for the youth living at G-House (a transitional home for youth experiencing homelessness run by Larkin Street Youth Services), by bringing food … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
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July Jewish Book Club (Young Adult Program) 6:00 pm
July Jewish Book Club (Young Adult Program)
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Have some extra time on your hands and want to dive into a meaningful book? You’re invited to a virtual discussion about The Weight of Ink, by Rachel Kadish, led by our community member Annie Alpers! … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music, with Cantor Arik Luck. Facebook Live.
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Hebrew, Music and Prayer (8/20/2020) 12:00 pm
Hebrew, Music and Prayer (8/20/2020)
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Join Cantor Marsha Attie to discuss prayer, Hebrew, and music. Registration is required.Event Signup
How to be an Antiracist Book Club (With Rabbi Beth Singer) 12:30 pm
How to be an Antiracist Book Club (With Rabbi Beth Singer)
Aug 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join Rabbi Beth Singer to discuss the book, How to be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi. Reading a book will not end racism, but the idea that learning leads to action is a foundational … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 8/22/20) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 8/22/20)
Aug 22 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Jonathan Singer, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
Havdalah (8/22/20) 8:00 pm
Havdalah (8/22/20)
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Havdalah on Facebook Live, click here.
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Discovering Your Life’s Purpose (YA Program) 11:00 am
Discovering Your Life’s Purpose (YA Program)
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The pandemic has created a perfect time to pick up new hobbies, think introspectively, and dream about “what’s next.” Get off the couch!  Join Young Adult Community member Juliana and YALCer Anna as they walk … Continued
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery! 5:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
  For over two years, every Sunday night Emanu-El congregants have provided dinner for the youth living at G-House (a transitional home for youth experiencing homelessness run by Larkin Street Youth Services), by bringing food … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music, with Cantor Marsha Attie. Facebook Live.
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Hebrew, Music and Prayer (8/27/2020) 12:00 pm
Hebrew, Music and Prayer (8/27/2020)
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Join Cantor Arik Luck to discuss prayer, Hebrew, and music. Registration is required.Event Signup
How to be an Antiracist Book Club (With Rabbi Beth Singer) 12:30 pm
How to be an Antiracist Book Club (With Rabbi Beth Singer)
Aug 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join Rabbi Beth Singer to discuss the book, How to be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi. Reading a book will not end racism, but the idea that learning leads to action is a foundational … Continued
Jews of Color Virtual Gathering (Aug 2020) 7:00 pm
Jews of Color Virtual Gathering (Aug 2020)
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Led by congregants who identify as Jews of color, we are convening regular gatherings of Emanu-El members who identify as Jews of color of any race or ethnicity, to meet each other, share stories, and explore … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 8/29/20) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Jonathan Singer – 8/29/20)
Aug 29 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Jonathan Singer, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
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Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery! 5:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Support youth experiencing homelessness with a Sunday night dinner delivery!
  For over two years, every Sunday night Emanu-El congregants have provided dinner for the youth living at G-House (a transitional home for youth experiencing homelessness run by Larkin Street Youth Services), by bringing food … Continued
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Our Community

Congregation Emanu-El Preschool represents a partnership among faculty, staff, and parents. We are a collaborative community that shares a deep commitment to the development and enrichment of our children. Through our open-door policy, we welcome parents, caregivers, and family members into our program in a capacity that is meaningful to the child.

Families

Our families reflect the diversity of San Francisco and we are sensitive to individual family needs.

Working Parents – Over half our families have two parents working full-time outside the home
Family Structures – Married, Divorced, Single Parents, LGBT, Extended Families
Financial – Broad range of socio-economic levels
Jewish Observance & Spirituality – Vary widely from non-Jewish to the Rabbi’s children.

Neighborhood

Congregation Emanu-El Preschool is located inside the Congregation Emanu-El synagogue at the corner of Arguello Boulevard and Lake Street on the border of the Inner Richmond and Presidio Heights neighborhoods. Our close proximity to the Presidio National Park (one block away) drives our embedded outdoor education curriculum for every age group. Our community includes families from across San Francisco, and we welcome families from all neighborhoods, ethnicities, and affiliations into our community.

Parent Association

All parents are invited to join our active PA and encouraged to contribute to their child’s preschool experience by supporting the faculty and participating in community events and programming. Parent Association activities are scheduled at various times to accommodate different family schedules. There are countless ways to get involved and to become connected to this warm and vibrant community – helping out before, during or after an event, being a room parent, co-chairing a committee.

Parent Association Activities

  • Sunday morning park playdates
  • Parent Education events – Weekday mornings and evenings with childcare. Recent events have included Sibling Rivalry, Cooking for your Family, Story Telling and Positive Discipline.
  • Family Shabbat Services and Dinners
  • Staff Appreciation Events
  • Family Fun Day (school carnival)
  • Purim Bake Sale
  • Homeless Shelter Dinner
  • Classroom-specific events – Mom’s dinner, Park Playdates, Parent’s Night Out
  • Annual CEEP Benefit and Art Auction
  • “Chesed” Community Support – Coordinated “Helping Hands” support to families within the preschool in times of need (meals, playdates, providing transportation)

 

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