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Cooking for Congregants – February 1, 2018 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – February 1, 2018
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cooking for Congregants - February 1, 2018
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 five volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
YA: The Setup Downtown SF: Stand Up Comedy 7:45 pm
YA: The Setup Downtown SF: Stand Up Comedy
Feb 1 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm
YA: The Setup Downtown SF: Stand Up Comedy
Join members of the Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El for a night at The Setup, an underground stand up comedy show located at the newly opened Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement in the heart of San Francisco. The show … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
 
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS) 5:30 pm
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS)
Feb 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS)
This evening we also have a Sukkot/Baby Blessing at Emanu-El during the 5:30 pm Service.  
One Shabbat Service (Main) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (Main)
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (Main)
 
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2-2-18 6:15 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2-2-18
Feb 2 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2-2-18
Monthly festive community Shabbat Dinner with children.First Friday of the month, 6:15 p.m in Guild Hall. Thai food will be provided.Adult Members- $18.00, Children ages 3-10- $7.50, Non-member Adults- $22.00.Event Signup
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Koleinu* Artists’ Dinner – Songs of Resilience and Renewal 5:30 pm
Koleinu* Artists’ Dinner – Songs of Resilience and Renewal
Feb 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Koleinu* Artists' Dinner - Songs of Resilience and Renewal
KOLEINU* 2018 – Songs of Resilience and Renewal EXCLUSIVE DINNER WITH KOLEINU ARTISTS Sunday, February 4, 2017 5:30 pm A bonus private dinner with our guest artists will take place on Sunday evening, February 4, … Continued
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Mah Jongg 6:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mah Jongg
 
Koleinu* 2018 Songs of Resilience and Renewal 7:00 pm
Koleinu* 2018 Songs of Resilience and Renewal
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koleinu* 2018 Songs of Resilience and Renewal
  Koleinu* 2018 Songs of Resilience and Renewal With Cantor Marsha Attie, Cantor Josh Breitzer, Cantor Leigh Korn, Cantor Arik Luck, Singer/Songwriter Chava Mirel, Cantorial soloist Jason McKinney, Cantor Jennifer Strauss-Klein and featuring our own Cantor … Continued
Koleinu* Concert – Songs of Resilience and Renewal 7:00 pm
Koleinu* Concert – Songs of Resilience and Renewal
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koleinu* Concert - Songs of Resilience and Renewal
KOLEINU* 2018 – Songs of Resilience and RenewalWith Marsha Attie, Josh Breitzer, Leigh Korn, Arik Luck, Chava Mirel, Jason McKinney, Jennifer Strauss-Klein and featuring Roz Barak. Musical direction by Jonathan Comisar.Tuesday, February 6, 2018 |7:00 … Continued
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Brown Bag – Feb 2018 12:00 pm
Brown Bag – Feb 2018
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag - Feb 2018
Join a member of our clergy for a month Brown Bag Torah study in our Voorsanger Library from 12:00 – 1:00pm on the first Wednesday of every month. Bring your lunch and dive into the … Continued
Limonata and Learning – Feb 2018 4:00 pm
Limonata and Learning – Feb 2018
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Limonata and Learning - Feb 2018
Join a member of our clergy for a monthly Torah Study session at Book Passage in Corte Madera.This is a no-host event; grab a cup of coffee or a snack and dive into the exploration.Event … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – February 8, 2018 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – February 8, 2018
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cooking for Congregants - February 8, 2018
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 five volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
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Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Feb 10 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
 
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55) 9:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55)
Feb 10 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55)
 
Got Shabbat? February 2018 10:15 am
Got Shabbat? February 2018
Feb 10 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Got Shabbat? February 2018
Congregation Emanu-El is teaming up with the Jewish Baby Network SF, Interfaith Family, and PJ Library for February’s Got Shabbat?Families with young children Birth to 5 years old are invited to come to Got Shabbat? with Mimi Greisman, Early … Continued
Shabbat Morning Service Bar Mitzvah Daniel Ravel (MMS) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service Bar Mitzvah Grant Selig 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service Bar Mitzvah Grant Selig
Feb 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Shabbat Morning Service Bar Mitzvah Grant Selig
 
Church of 8 Wheels Tribe for Women Roller Skating 7:00 pm
Church of 8 Wheels Tribe for Women Roller Skating
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Church of 8 Wheels Tribe for Women Roller Skating
Join with members of Congregation Emanu-El's Tribe for Women for an early Purim celebration! We'll come together for a night of roller skating at San Francisco's Church of 8 Wheels. It's Burning Man night at the … Continued
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Hebrew Reading Crash Course 12:00 pm
Hebrew Reading Crash Course
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hebrew Reading Crash Course
Hebrew Reading Crash Course: Learning to Decode The Alef-Bet With Cantor Marsha AttieSunday, February 11, Noon – 2:00pmAND Tuesday February 20, 6:00 – 8:00pm This crash course is designed for those who want to learn how … Continued
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Mah Jongg 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mah Jongg
 
An Evening with Certified “Calling In ‘The One’” Coach 7:00 pm
An Evening with Certified “Calling In ‘The One’” Coach
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening with Certified "Calling In ‘The One’" Coach
Special Event: An Evening with Certified Calling In ‘The One’ Coach February 13, 2018, 7:00 pm Come join an evening of conversation and interaction about the transformative program that has helped thousands create a miracle in their love … Continued
THE Book Club – February 2018 7:00 pm
THE Book Club – February 2018
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
THE Book Club - February 2018
Join this month's The Book Club with special guest Rabbi Carla Fenves! We will discuss the Jewish Ideal of Love. Tuesday, February 13, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Hosted in a private home in San … Continued
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Family Passover Seder 7:31 pm
Family Passover Seder
Feb 14 @ 7:31 pm – 8:31 pm
Family Passover Seder
Saturday, March 31 4:30 pm Guild Hall This Family Seder is designed to engage families with children. It will be led Rabbi Beth, Rabbi Fenves, Rabbi Bauer, and Cantor Luck. The Seder will be musical, … Continued
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Gilad Kariv – Community Discussion 7:00 pm
Gilad Kariv – Community Discussion
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gilad Kariv - Community Discussion
Pluralism, Religious Freedom, Working for Hope in The Promised LandJoin our community rabbis in a dialogue with a person working on the front lines to ensure that Israel is a place for all of us … Continued
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Bagels and Bagies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Bagies (MMR)
Feb 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Bagels and Bagies (MMR)
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:30 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
 
One Shabbat Service (MMS) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS)
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS)
 
Young Couples Shabbat Dinner- February 2018 7:00 pm
Young Couples Shabbat Dinner- February 2018
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Young Couples Shabbat Dinner- February 2018 @ Private congregant home
Congregation Emanu-El's Young Couples Dinners are back! You and your partner* are invited to join other young couples and members of Emanu-El for Shabbat dinner in a private home, infused with a little Torah from Rabbi Rodich.  Join us on Friday, February … Continued
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Mah Jongg 6:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mah Jongg
 
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YA: Helpy Hour at St. Anthony’s  6:00 pm
YA: Helpy Hour at St. Anthony’s 
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
YA: Helpy Hour at St. Anthony's 
Join members of the Young Adult Community and other young adults from San Francisco for a Helpy Hour with St. Anthony's Free Clothing Program. Volunteers will help St. Anthony's prepare clothing donations (quality checking, sorting, … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
 
One Shabbat Service with Rabbi Benay Lappe (MMS) 6:00 pm
Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Benay Lappe 7:15 pm
Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Benay Lappe
Feb 23 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Benay Lappe
Join us for a special dinner event with Rabbi Benay Lappe. This dinner will give you a taste, or crash course, of Talmud with one of the nations leading Talmudic scholars.Rabbi Benay Lappe is the … Continued
LifeStream Shabbat Dinner February 23, 2018 7:30 pm
LifeStream Shabbat Dinner February 23, 2018
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
LifeStream Shabbat Dinner February 23, 2018
Shabbat Dinner on February 23, 2018 immediately following Shabbat services.
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Rabbi Benay Lappe BEIT MIDRASH 9:00 am
Rabbi Benay Lappe BEIT MIDRASH
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Rabbi Benay Lappe BEIT MIDRASH
Step into the BEIT MIDRASH with Rabbi Benay Lappe, one of the great Talmud scholars of our day who specializes in making this ancient wisdom new and accessible to all. This will be an immersive Talmud … Continued
Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Feb 24 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
 
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55) 9:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55)
Feb 24 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Kushner (R55)
 
Shabbat Morning Service Bar Mitzvah Joel Keith (MMS) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service Bat Mitzvah Sophia Paris (Main) 10:30 am
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YA: Pilates, Pie, and Lattes 11:00 am
YA: Pilates, Pie, and Lattes
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
YA: Pilates, Pie, and Lattes
Pilates, Pie, and LattesSunday, February 25, 11:00 am -1:00 pmJoin the Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El for Pilates, Pie, and Lattes! We'll meet at the YuBalance studio in the Mission for a private, challenging … Continued
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Mah Jongg 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mah Jongg
 
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At the Royal Table – an Adult Megillah Experience 6:30 pm
At the Royal Table – an Adult Megillah Experience
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
At the Royal Table – an Adult Megillah Experience
Read the whole Megillah in a raucous way with good food, wine, treats, and hamantashen! We will read and discuss the elements of feminism, sexism, chance, and humor that pervade this ancient and timely text. Prepare … Continued
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Ilana Kaufman

Ilana Kaufman

March 21 – Prof. Marc Dollinger in conversation with Ilana Kaufman, from the JCRC

Jews and Race: The Changing Color of American Jewry

Prof Dollinger will speak to and about white privilege; about how Jews have become white and its implications as we navigate the world around us.Dr. Marc Dollinger holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University. He is author of Quest For Inclusion: Jews and Liberalism In Modern America published by Princeton University Press, California Jews, co-edited with Ava Kahn, and American Jewish History: A Primary Source Reader, both published by Brandeis University Press. He is currently at work on: Is It Good For The Jews? Black Power and the 1960s. He is a past president of both the Jewish Community High School of the Bay and Brandeis Hillel Day School. Marc serves as academic vice president of Lehrhaus Judaica as well as trustee of URJ Camp Newman and the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center. Marc sits on the California advisory committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, was named 2008 Volunteer of the Year by the SF Jewish Community Federation, and was awarded the San Francisco JCRC’s 2015 Courageous Leader award for his work against the BDS movement. Just for fun, Professor Dollinger helped actress Helen Hunt learn about her Jewish roots on the NBC program, “Who Do You Think You Are?”

Ilana Kaufman will bring perspectives on and from Jews of Color in the US, and Jews, Jewish Identity and Racial Justice in the US. Ilana is Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Director, East Bay, for the San Francisco, CA-based Jewish Community Relations Council. She has twenty years of leadership, community building and organizational development experience. As a strategic designer, planner and problem solver, Ilana is regularly engaged by regional and national Jewish federations, community relations organizations, philanthropic entities and community service providers. She has been featured in the Jewish Times of America and the J Weekly, and has published articles the Forward, eJewish Philanthropy, The Foundation Review and Independent School Magazine. A nationally regarded thought leader on the importance of grappling with race and racism in the Jewish community, Ilana was featured in the series “ELI Talks: Inspired Jewish Ideas” in 2015 and was recognized by both the Jewish Multiracial Network and the New York Public Library Blog Celebrating African American Jews for Black History Month in 2016.

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