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Baby Groups with Mimi! – Zoom 11:00 am
Baby Groups with Mimi! – Zoom
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Baby Groups with Mimi! Mimi will introduce your little one to Jewish stories, songs, puppets, dancing and the important weekly rituals of Shabbat. Zoom
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The Book of Life Project – Writing Your Own Book of Life in this Significant Time – Zoom 10:00 am
The Book of Life Project – Writing Your Own Book of Life in this Significant Time – Zoom
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Book of Life Project – Writing Your Own Book of Life in this Significant Time. Join Rabbis Sydney Mintz; Yoshi Zweiback, Sr. Rabbi, Stephen S. Wise Temple in LA; and Matthew Gewritz, Sr. Rabbi, B’nai … Continued
Cantor’s Class: Reminiscing on Shalom Rav – Zoom 12:00 pm
Cantor’s Class: Reminiscing on Shalom Rav – Zoom
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cantor’s Class: Reminiscing on Shalom Rav, with Cantor Arik Luck and Special guest Cantor Katie Oringel. Cantors Luck and Oringel will explore the origins of this beautiful piece of Hebrew liturgy and share some of their favorite … Continued
Soothe Your Soul with A Moment of Music with Cantor Attie – Facebook Live 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul with A Moment of Music with Cantor Attie – Facebook Live
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Soothe Your Soul with A Moment of Music with Cantor Attie. Facebook Live.
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Baby Groups with Mimi! – Zoom 11:00 am
Baby Groups with Mimi! – Zoom
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Baby Groups with Mimi! Mimi will introduce your little one to Jewish stories, songs, puppets, dancing and the important weekly rituals of Shabbat. Zoom
Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Jonathan and Cantor Luck – Facebook Live 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Jonathan and Cantor Luck – Facebook Live
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Jonathan and Cantor Luck. To follow along with prayers, click here for a free online Mishkan T’Fillah prayer book. Facebook Live and Zoom.
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Torah Study – Rabbi Jonathan Singer – Zoom 9:15 am
Torah Study – Rabbi Jonathan Singer – Zoom
Apr 4 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Jonathan, followed by Mourner’s Kaddish and a Healing Prayer. Zoom. 
Havdalah with Rabbi Mintz and Cantor Attie on Zoom and Facebook Live 8:30 pm
Havdalah with Rabbi Mintz and Cantor Attie on Zoom and Facebook Live
Apr 4 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Havdalah with Rabbi Mintz and Cantor Attie, Facebook Live and Zoom.
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Men’s Group virtually – April 5, 2020 9:30 am
Men’s Group virtually – April 5, 2020
Apr 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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. Our … Continued
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Baby Groups with Mimi! – Zoom 11:00 am
Baby Groups with Mimi! – Zoom
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Baby Groups with Mimi! Mimi will introduce your little one to Jewish stories, songs, puppets, dancing and the important weekly rituals of Shabbat. Zoom
Getting a head start on the Passover Seder – Zoom 1:00 pm
Getting a head start on the Passover Seder – Zoom
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rabbi Kushner will lead three Monday (this is the third) sessions about Passover, via Zoom, beginning on March 23 on how to celebrate what may be one one of the most memorable Seders in Jewish … Continued
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2nd Night Adult Seder 5:30 pm
2nd Night Adult Seder
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
2nd Night Adult Seder, led by Rabbi Jonathan and Cantor Attie. We will sing, discuss, and celebrate together. Have a seder plate nosh in front of you as we cover parts of the Haggadah and enjoy songs and … Continued
Adult Passover Zoom Seder 5:30 pm
Adult Passover Zoom Seder
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us on the second night of Passover for an Adult Focused Zoom Seder led by Rabbi Jonathan and Cantor Attie. On Zoom we will sing, discuss, and celebrate with a Haggadah guide on screen. … Continued
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Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Mintz, Rabbi Rodich and Cantor Attie 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Mintz, Rabbi Rodich and Cantor Attie
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Mintz, Rabbi Rodich, and Cantor Attie. To follow along with prayers, click here for a free online Mishkan T’Fillah prayer book. Stay tune for the Zoom link. Also to be featured on Facebook … Continued
Young Adult Virtual Community Shabbat Passover Dinners – Facebook Live 7:30 pm
Young Adult Virtual Community Shabbat Passover Dinners – Facebook Live
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Young Adult Virtual Community Shabbat Passover Dinners – Inviting all Jewish young adults from around the Bay Area to come together for intimate Shabbat Passover dinners – between 5 and 7 people – for virtual conversations … Continued
Young Adult Late Shabbat – Facebook Live 8:30 pm
Young Adult Late Shabbat – Facebook Live
Apr 10 @ 8:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Young Adult Late Shabbat with Rabbi Mintz, Rabbi Rodich and Cantor Attie. Facebook Live.
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Torah Study – Rabbi Jonathan Singer – Zoom 9:15 am
Torah Study – Rabbi Jonathan Singer – Zoom
Apr 11 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Jonathan, followed by Mourner’s Kaddish and Healing Prayer. Zoom.  
Havdalah with Rabbi Rodich – Facebook Live and Zoom 8:00 pm
Havdalah with Rabbi Rodich – Facebook Live and Zoom
Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Havdalah with Rabbi Rodich. Facebook Live and Zoom.
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Women’s Passover Gathering: Reflections and Remembering in the Time of COVID – Zoom 7:00 pm
Women’s Passover Gathering: Reflections and Remembering in the Time of COVID – Zoom
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Rabbi Beth Singer, Cantor Marsha Attie, and Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris for a conversation about Passover traditions and how they translated to our new virtually-connected reality. All Emanu-El woman-identifying congregants are invited to join … Continued
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Passover Yizkor Observance 4:00 pm
Passover Yizkor Observance
Apr 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us for a Zoom Yizkor observance at the end of Passover. The service itself is brief, musical and heartfelt, with an opportunity for you to focus on where you are right now with that … Continued
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April 2020 YFE Family Shabbat Dinner 7:00 pm
April 2020 YFE Family Shabbat Dinner
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for our April YFE Family Shabbat Dinner! Our April Shabbat is being co-planned by the Tzedek Council’s new Family Tzedek committee, which is working to infuse the Jewish value of tikkun olam into … Continued
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Aaron David Miller – Superpower of Superlost? 3:30 pm
Aaron David Miller – Superpower of Superlost?
Apr 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Superpower or Superlost? The US Role in the Middle East in the Ear of Trump: US Strategic Interests and Prospects Going ForwardWith Former State Department Negotiator, Aaron David Miller America  confronts a broken, angry dysfunctional Middle … Continued
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Intro to Judaism – Spring 2020 7:00 pm
Intro to Judaism – Spring 2020
Apr 21 @ 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
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Tribe for Women Mahjong Night 6:00 pm
Tribe for Women Mahjong Night
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Back by popular demand, Congregation Emanu-El’s Tribe for Women is invited to join together for a great evening of desserts, drinks, and Mahjong on Wednesday, April 22, at 6pm! There will be tables for social … Continued
Chuppah and Beyond Spring 2020 7:00 pm
Chuppah and Beyond Spring 2020
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CHUPPAH AND BEYOND: MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT FOR ENGAGED AND NEWLY MARRIED COUPLES*WEDNESDAY EVENINGS—APRIL 22-MAY 27—7-9pm*The first week of May, class will be held on TUESDAY, May 5 instead of Wednesday, May 6. All other classes will … Continued
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Torah Study – Rabbi Jonathan Singer – Online Only, TBD 9:15 am
Torah Study – Rabbi Kushner – Online Only, TBD 9:15 am
Torah Study – Rabbi Kushner – Online Only, TBD
Apr 25 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Hasidic Masters on the Parasha
April Saturday Morning Kids Shabbat Service – TBD 10:00 am
April Saturday Morning Kids Shabbat Service – TBD
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Please join us for a Saturday Morning Kids Shabbat service for families with children ages 5 and under! This event is in partnership with Jewish Baby Network. Event Signup
Shabbat Morning Service – TBD 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – TBD
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Shabbat Morning Service – TBD 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service – TBD
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
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Max Czollek – Contemporary Jewish Thought In Germany 7:00 pm
Max Czollek – Contemporary Jewish Thought In Germany
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Contemporary Jewish Thought and the Construction of a New Germany – Why the Past is Not The Past. With Max Czollek, acclaimed German poet and bestselling author Wednesday, April 29 7:00pm Rinder Chapel  There is the saying in Germany that … Continued
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Young Adult Programming

Update – April 1, 2020

We can still be together while practicing social distancing (or as we like to call it, “physical distancing”)! Congregation Emanu-El’s Young Adults are excited to present you with a wide variety of virtual offerings.

You’re invited to our programs and events tailor-made for the Young Adult Community (20s & 30s- programming is open to all 21+) and our mid-30s & 40s group. Please check back often as we update this page with new events regularly.

Join or renew your Emanu-El membership at any time. Subscribe to the Young Adult Newsletter by logging into your MyEmanu-El portal and select My Settings from the drop-down menu at the top right corner where your name is listed. 


The Book of Life Project
Thursdays weekly (April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7) at 10:00 am

The Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El invites you to join the Book of Life Project. This reflective, learning, meditation, writing project to write our own books of life takes place each Thursday at 10:00 am.
Join Rabbis Matthew Gewirtz, Sydney Mintz, and Yoshi Zweiback for this online study opportunity.
Register here.


Coffee + Happy Hour Small Group VC 
Thursday, April 2 at 8:00 am or 6:00 pm

Join the Young Adults of Emanu-El for a Virtual Coffee or Happy Hour! Please sign up if you’d like to join other young Jewish Adults in the Bay Area for a virtual coffee meet-up or “happy hour”. You’ll have a video conferencing set-up and individually sign in, grab a drink of choice from the comfort of your own home, and meet some new folks based on your interest over a video chat! 

RSVP on our Facebook page
Sign up here


Havdallah with Ari & Jory Gwasdoff 
Saturday, April 4 at 8:45 pm 

Join song leaders and brothers Ari and Jory Gwasdoff in this short but sweet musical Havdallah ceremony as we come together to close out the last week and welcome in the coming week. You’ll find us live-streaming this ceremony from the Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El page.

RSVP on our Facebook page


Virtual Community Shabbat Passover Dinners 
Friday, April 10 at 7:30 pm 

We are excited to invite all Jewish young adults from around the Bay Area to come together for intimate Shabbat Passover dinners – between 5 and 7 people – for virtual conversations over Shabbat dinner at the start of Passover. While we are not able to be physically with our loved ones in person for seder this year, we hope this will be a great opportunity to connect and be “together” during this challenging time.  

Following dinner, we encourage you to head over to our Young Adult at Congregation Emanu-El Facebook page for a special virtual Late Shabbat service at 8:30pm. 

Register for dinners here.


April Live-Streamed Late Shabbat 
Friday, April 10 at 8:30 pm 

Join us as we come together for our monthly Late Shabbat service, only this time it’ll be from the comfort of your own home! You’ll find us live-streaming this special service led by Rabbi Mintz, Rabbi Rodich, and Cantor Attie from our Young Adult Community  Facebook page at 8:30pm on Friday, April 10th.

RSVP on our Facebook page


Virtual Workout Class w/ Vince Celli
Sunday, April 12 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join past physical trainer and Young Adult Leadership Committee member Vince Celli in a workout utilizing just your own body, no weights needed! Only materials needed will be a computer/ tablet with wifi to join the call and a room with enough space to stretch out. We look forward to sweating together! You’ll find us live-streaming this class from the Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El page. 

RSVP on our Facebook page


Financial Planning 101 with Experts in the Field Aaron H & David K 
Thursday, April 16 at 6:00 pm 

Please join financial professionals and community members, Aaron Hattenbach, CFP®, AIF® and David Kielsmeier for a timely discussion on financial planning and investing. During this 1-hour seminar, we will be sharing best practices and answering your questions as we seek to get through a very difficult time together.

RSVP on our Facebook page
Join the Zoom call


Virtual Yom Hashoa Commemoration
Monday, April 20

Join the JFCS Holocaust Center and the greater Bay Area community as we commemorate Yom HaShoah virtually through an online program. The virtual commemoration will include a reading of the names and community yizkor service with participating clergy from San Francisco synagogues and the Israeli Consul General.

Details on programming to be announced in the coming weeks. RSVP on our Facebook page 


Cooking Class with Sharon Profis
Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00 pm

Join past cooking show host Sharon Profis as she teaches us how to whip together something delicious using just common household ingredients! Check out #profiskitchen on Instagram to see some of Sharon’s delicious creations!

RSVP on our Facebook page
Join the Zoom call


Interviewing 101 with Zach Parris
Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 pm 

Are you on the job hunt? Thinking about your next move? Need help interviewing? Join Zach Parris, Chief of Staff to the head of HR at Facebook, former HR consultant, veteran interviewer, and proud Emanu-El rebbetz-man, in learning best practices for how to manage shifting roles from visioning what your future role could be down to the mechanics of interviewing. 

RSVP on our Facebook page 
Join the Zoom call


Virtual Workout Class w/ Vince Celli
Sunday, April 26 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join past physical trainer and Young Adult Leadership Committee member Vince Celli in a workout utilizing just your own body, no weights needed! Only materials needed will be a computer/ tablet with wifi to join the call and a room with enough space to stretch out. We look forward to sweating together! You’ll find us live-streaming this class from the Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El page. 

RSVP on our Facebook page


Coffee 101 with Expert Jordan Vaughter  
Wednesday, April 29 at 1:00 pm 

Spend your lunch break with Jordan Vaughter, a former barista of 6 years, to learn about new ways to brew coffee. During this session, Jordan will teach you about making coffee at home as well as how to make some fun coffee cocktails too!

RSVP on our Facebook page
Join the Zoom call


May Live-Streamed Late Shabbat 
Friday, May 8 at 8:30 pm 

Join us as we come together for our monthly Late Shabbat service, only this time it’ll be from the comfort of your own home! You’ll find us live-streaming this special service led by Rabbi Mintz, Rabbi Rodich, and Cantor Attie from our Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El Facebook page at 8:30pm on Friday, May 8th. 

RSVP on our Facebook page


Emanu-El 30s/40s GroupA group for adults in their 30s and 40s, we regularly come together in meaningful ways to have fun, develop meaningful relationships, and deepen our Jewish identity through spiritual, educational, social, and service oriented programming. Most events are open to congregants and non-congregants, but certain events are congregant-only.  For more information on events in this group contact Rachel Melman.

 

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