50/25 Years in the Rabbinate: Honoring Rabbis Pearce & Mintz

August 5, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Main Sanctuary
Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA

Please join us for a special Shabbat service August 5th at 6:00 pm to honor Senior Rabbi Emeritus Stephen Pearce for his 50 years in the rabbinate and Senior Associate Rabbi Sydney Mintz for her 25 years in the rabbinate with Congregation Emanu-El. After the service, we will celebrate in the courtyard with a festive oneg.

Led by Rabbis Beth and Jonathan Singer with Cantors Marsha Attie, Arik Luck and Cantor Emeritus Roslyn Barak.

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.
  • Please have your proof of vaccination and ID ready before approaching the front gate at Emanu-El. All individuals ages 5+ must show proof of vaccination. All ineligible for vaccination must provide proof of negative Covid test within 72 hours of the event.
  • Masks are required for services taking place, indoors, at Emanu-El. During services and lifecycle events, all those on the bimah may unmask.
  • Masks are not required for outdoor events, including the courtyard.
  • Please review our COVID-19 on-site event protocols so you’ll know what to expect. We're so excited to welcome you back into our beautiful sanctuary.

Our services will also continue to be held virtually, on our Livestream page and Facebook Live. 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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