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AFIPO Presents Shesh Besh 7:00 pm
AFIPO Presents Shesh Besh
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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Brown Bag April 2019 12:00 pm
Brown Bag April 2019
Apr 3 @ 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 April 2019 4:00 pm
Limonata and Learning April 2019
Apr 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for a no-host study session at Book Passage in Corte Madera. Take a break from your day with a little Torah, a little nosh, and a little discussion. Grab a snack or a … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – April 4, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – April 4, 2019
Apr 4 @ 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)
Apr 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:00 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS) 5:30 pm
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS)
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Pre-Oneg (Foyer) 5:30 pm
Pre-Oneg (Foyer)
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Classic Shabbat Service (Main) 6:00 pm
Classic Shabbat Service (Main)
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 6:15 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner
Apr 5 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-04-05 6:15 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-04-05
Apr 5 @ 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. Mediterranean food will be provided.Adult Members- $20.00, Children ages 3-10- $10.00, Non-member Adults- $24.00.Event Signup
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-04-05 6:15 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-04-05
Apr 5 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Monthly festive community Shabbat Dinner with children. Mediterranean food will be provided.First Friday of the month, 6:15 p.m in Guild Hall.  Adult Members- $20.00, Children ages 3-10- $10.00, Non-member Adults- $24.00.Event Signup
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Israeli Elections Discussion 9:30 am
Israeli Elections Discussion
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Israeli Elections Discussion
The Israel Elections are on Tuesday, April 9. Please come to hear from Israel expert, John Rothmann, and Israel Consul General Shlomi Kofman as they discuss the pending elections and what could transpire for Israel … Continued
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Mazel Tots (MMR) 9:30 am
Mazel Tots (MMR)
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
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Intro to Judaism – Spring 2019 7:00 pm
Intro to Judaism – Spring 2019
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Emanu-El clergy to learn about the breadth and wonder of Jewish tradition. This class is a pathway for the adult learner who wishes to discover or deepen Jewish knowledge, non-Jews who are marrying a … Continued
Origins of the Bible – Lev & Deut 7:00 pm
Origins of the Bible – Lev & Deut
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Origins of the Bible and How to Read It: Leviticus and Deuteronomy (This is a continuation of the fall course with Rabbi Jeremy Morrison from Lehrhaus Judaica.Newcomers are welcome and the course may be … Continued
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Women’s Seder 2019 6:30 pm
Women’s Seder 2019
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We invite all the women of the Emanu-El community to participate in our annual intergenerational Women’s Seder.  With song, ritual, story and prayer, we join Jewish women all over the world who gather each Passover to … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – April 11, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – April 11, 2019
Apr 11 @ 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
LifeStream Speaker Luncheon 2019-04-11 11:30 am
LifeStream Speaker Luncheon 2019-04-11
Apr 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
LifeStream Luncheon ticket for April 11 Event Signup
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Apr 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:30 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Apr 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
One Shabbat Service (MMS) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS)
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Charles Michael Scholar Wknd Dner w/ Rabbi David Ellenson 7:15 pm
Rabbi David Ellenson Dinner 7:15 pm
Rabbi David Ellenson Dinner
Apr 12 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a special dinner and discussion with Rabbi David Ellenson, the Interim President and Chancellor Emeritus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.  Rabbi Ellenson will continue his lecture from the 6:00pm Shabbat … Continued
Late Shabbat Meditation (R56) 7:30 pm
Late Shabbat Meditation (R56)
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
YA Late Shabbat Welcome Reception (Foyer) 8:00 pm
YA Late Shabbat Welcome Reception (Foyer)
Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Late Shabbat (MMS) 8:30 pm
Late Shabbat (MMS)
Apr 12 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
 
YA Late Shabbat Oneg (GH) 9:45 pm
YA Late Shabbat Oneg (GH)
Apr 12 @ 9:45 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Apr 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55) 9:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55)
Apr 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
LGBTQ Family Get Together Picnic & Hike 10:00 am
LGBTQ Family Get Together Picnic & Hike
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
LGBTQ Family Get TogetherPicnic and hike atop Mt. Davidson! Saturday, April 13, 201910:00 AM – 12:00 PM Please join us for a picnic brunch and hike led by Rabbi Sydney Mintz with Director of Education, Lom Friedman.See the … Continued
Shabbat Morning Minyan – BM Liana Kadis (MMS) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Minyan – BM Liana Kadis (MMS)
Apr 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Shabbat Morning Service – BM Cole Wells (Main) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – BM Cole Wells (Main)
Apr 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Blessing of the Animals & Walk – April 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Blessing of the Animals & Walk – April 13, 2019
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Blessing of the Animals & Walk - April 13, 2019
Location: Emanu-El Courtyard and Walk to Mountain Lake Dog Park in the Presidio Gather in our courtyard and bring along your furry or fluffy friends!  Even your cats!The blessing of the animals is popular in … Continued
Shabbat Morning Minyan – BM Liana Kadis (MMS) 1:30 pm
Shabbat Morning Minyan – BM Liana Kadis (MMS)
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
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Rabbi David Ellenson Sunday Lecture 9:30 am
Rabbi David Ellenson Sunday Lecture
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a special lecture by Rabbi David Ellenson. He will speak about Multiple Consciousnesses: Jewish Identity in the Trump Era.This weekend is made possible by the generosity of Jon Holman and Diana Grand.Event … Continued
Volunteer with SF Campus for Jewish Living 10:00 am
Volunteer with SF Campus for Jewish Living
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Come spend time with local Russian elderly residents at the San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living! This is an amazing opportunity to engage with the Elderly community, help bridge the generational gap and practice your … Continued
Tribe for Men Earth Day Celebration at Hamilton Families 1:00 pm
Tribe for Men Earth Day Celebration at Hamilton Families
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join The Tribe for Men for a special Earth Day with Hamilton Families, a San Francisco nonprofit organization that works to prevent and end family homelessness, providing shelter for families in crisis as well as … Continued
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Mazel Tots (MMR) 9:30 am
Mazel Tots (MMR)
Apr 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
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Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Apr 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Family Passover Seder 2019 4:30 pm
Family Passover Seder 2019
Apr 20 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
This Family Seder is designed to engage families with children. It will be led by Rabbi Beth, Rabbi Fenves, Cantor Luck, and Jonathan Bayer. The Seder will be musical, participatory, and fast-paced with a delicious dinner. … Continued
Adult Passover Seder 2019 6:00 pm
Adult Passover Seder 2019
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This event is for those who want a chance to join in a Seder of discussion, songs, and engagement. This Seder is welcoming to adults and youth who want a full Seder experience and will … Continued
Young Adult Passover Seder 2019 6:30 pm
Young Adult Passover Seder 2019
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Young Adult Passover Seder 2019
Join other Jews in their 20s and 30s for our annual Young Adult Passover Seder! Nosh on gefilte fish and horseradish! Sing dayeinu! Find an Afikoman and make a new friend! Led by Rabbi Rodich, … Continued
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Men’s Group -April 28, 2019 9:30 am
Men’s Group -April 28, 2019
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Men's Group -April 28, 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. … Continued
White privilege and the Marginalization of Jews and Zionism 2:00 pm
White privilege and the Marginalization of Jews and Zionism
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
White privilege and the Marginalization of Jews and Zionism
Sunday, April 282:00 – 4:00pmMartin Meyer Sanctuary  White privilege, Intersectionality and the Marginalization of Jews and Zionism– Perspectives of Jews from Arab countries Join us as we hear the compelling personal stories of former Jewish … Continued
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Mazel Tots (MMR) 9:30 am
Mazel Tots (MMR)
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
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Side by Side May 2019 Session 9:30 am
Side by Side May 2019 Session
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Side by Side May 2019 Session
Emanu-El’s Side by Side program introduces our youngest children (18 months to 2.5 years) to a preschool environment with their parent or caregiver by their side. Our Side by Side program is rich in Jewish … Continued
Kanta Judezmo – World Premier! 7:00 pm
Kanta Judezmo – World Premier!
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kanta Judezmo - World Premier!
The Neighborhood Performance Project and Congregation Emanu-El Present  Kanta Judezmo, by Sascha Jacobsen  An oratorio sung in Ladino and English (World Premiere) Narrated by Bobby Coleman Performed by the Musical Art Quintet, Melinda Becker, with Special Guests … Continued
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Passover at Emanu-El

Passover at Emanu-El

Doing your Passover shopping?  Support the Jewish Family & Children’s Service food pantry by buying an extra non-perishable food item that is NOT in a glass container.  A 5-pack of matzo or canned gefilte fish helps a low-income senior observe the holiday.  JFCS food barrels are located in the Temple Courtyard.

Learn more about the Passover holiday, traditions and customs.


The Omer Project

Join The Omer Project, as we gather to count the Omer on different street corners in the Sunset and Richmond districts of San Francisco. Join The Omer Project gathering at the main entrance near the corner of Arguello & Lake at 9:00 pm on Saturday night, April 20, the first day of the Omer.


We’ve got a number of Seders to choose from, including the 23rd Annual San Francisco Multicultural Passover Freedom Seder on April 17 done in cooperation with the JCRC and JCCSF. Please review them all to find the right one for you.

Family Passover Seder, April 20

Adult Passover Seder, April 20

Young Adult Passover Seder, April 20

Attention all Seder attendees!

The Tzedek Council in partnership with Larkin Street Youth Services is holding a drive to help Larkin Street graduates get settled in their new apartments, easing the transition to life outside the structured environment of the Larkin Street residential program. The drive reflects the spirit of the conclusion of the Passover story – settling in a new land after a trying period of wandering.

Please consider bringing any of the items listed below to the temple the evening of the Seder. For further details or to order online, please see the Amazon Wish List or the Target Registry for the items still needed for the 30 Welcome Gift Baskets.

  • Towels
  • Bedding
  • Pillows
  • Small cleaning supplies
  • Laundry hamper
  • Detergent
  • Fun items; Slippers, robe
  • Gift card to purchase items to make the space their own

Erev Passover Shabbat Service

Friday, April 19
5:30 pm
Chapel


Passover Service
Saturday, April 20

10:30 am
Martin Meyer Sanctuary


Family Passover Sederoneg passover
Saturday, April 20
4:30 pm
Guild Hall

This Family Seder is designed to engage families with children. It will be led by Rabbi Beth, Rabbi Fenves, Cantor Luck, and Jonathan Bayer. The Seder will be musical, participatory, and fast-paced with a delicious dinner.

Please arrive at 4:30 pm for registration. The service will start around 4:45 pm, followed by dinner. We will conclude our Seder at 6:45 pm.

(No childcare will be available)

Seating Requests: Please email anable@emanuelsf.org with the names of the people with which you would like to be seated.
Dietary Restrictions: If you have any dietary restrictions please email Alex Nable at anable@emanuelsf.org.

Registration will close at 12:00 pm (Noon) on Friday, April 12th, 2019.  Space is limited and priority is given to members.

Registration is still open!

Seating Requests: Please email Alexandra Nable with the names of the people with which you would like to be seatedDietary Restrictions: If you have any dietary restrictions please email Alex.

Adult (member): $50
Child (member; ages 3-10) $25
Child (member; ages 11-17) $40

Adult (non-member): $65
Child (non-member; ages 3-10) $25
Child (non-member; ages 11-17) $65


Adult Passover Seder
Saturday, April 20
6:00 pm
Martin Meyer Reception

adult seder
Photo credit: Rachel Barenblat
 

This event is for those who want a chance to join in a Seder of discussion, songs, and engagement. This Seder is welcoming to adults and youth who want a full Seder experience and will be led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer. We will follow the order of the Haggadah and end with Birkat Hamazon and songs.

If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Alexandra Nable.

Registration is now closed. 

Adult (member) $50
Child (member; ages 11-17) $35

Adult (non-member) $65
Child (non-member; ages 11-17) $40


Young Adult Passover Seder
Saturday, April 20
6:30 pm
Foyer

Join other Jews in their 20s and 30s for our annual Young Adult Passover Seder! Nosh on gefilte fish and horseradish! Sing Dayeinu! Find the Afikoman and make a new friend! Led by Rabbi Rodich, Rabbi Mintz and Cantor Attie, this Seder will be fun, musical and all young adults (who register) are welcome. We’d love to have you!

Registration will close at 12:00 pm on Friday, April 13. Space is limited and priority is given to members.

Food will be Kosher-style. If you have any dietary restrictions, please email Alexandra Nable.

Registration is now closed. 

Adult (member) $45
Adult (non-member) $65


23rd Annual San Francisco Multicultural Passover Freedom Sedersider image
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
5:45 pm doors / 6:45 pm program

Join JCRC, JCCSF and Congregations Emanu-El (with Rabbi Carla Fenves) and Sherith Israel for the 23rd Annual Multicultural Freedom Seder at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

Our community is a bastion of freedom with a commitment to acceptance, and the Freedom Seder celebrates this with a joyous gathering of friends, neighbors and fellow San Franciscans! During this multicultural and multifaith Sederwe extol freedom for all with songs, storytelling and a delicious kosher meal. It will be a great opportunity to build relationships with public officials, participate in cross-cultural exchange, and honor one of the most important Jewish holidays of the year.

Event is now full. Click here to be added to the waitlist.

Non-member: $40
JCCSF General Member: $35
Children under 12: $15


Passover Yizkor Service
Friday, April 26
5:00 pm Yizkor Service (Chapel)
6:00 pm One Shabbat Service


End of Passover Pizza Oneg
Friday, April 26
Martin Meyer Reception
7:00 pm

Please join us for an end to Passover as we nosh on some tasty pizza!

FYI – Our offices will be closed on April 19 & April 26 for the observance of Passover. 

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