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Brown Bag August 2017 12:00 pm
Brown Bag August 2017
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join Congregation Emanu-El clergy for Brown Bag Wednesdays. On the first Wednesday of each month, bring your brown bag lunch to the temple library for engaging spiritual and cultural discussions.  Noon – 1:00 pm. This … Continued
Limonata and Learning, August 2017 4:00 pm
Limonata and Learning, August 2017
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join a member of our clergy for a special learning opportunity, Limonata and Learning, offered exclusively for our congregants in Marin. We will meet for happy hour at Book Passage in Corte Madera while discussing … Continued
Limonata and Learning, October 2017 4:00 pm
Limonata and Learning, October 2017
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join a member of our clergy for a special learning opportunity, Limonata and Learning, offered exclusively for our congregants in Marin. We will meet for happy hour at Book Passage in Corte Madera while discussing … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – August 3 2017 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – August 3 2017
Aug 3 @ 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 five volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Aug 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS) 5:30 pm
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS)
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Classic Shabbat Service (Main) 6:00 pm
Classic Shabbat Service (Main)
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Simchat Shabbat Dinner August 4, 2017 6:15 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner August 4, 2017
Aug 4 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 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 Member-$ 18.00, Child ages 3-10-$ 7.50, Non-member Adult-$ 22.00.Event Signup
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LGBT Summer Gathering 11:00 am
LGBT Summer Gathering
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Senior Rabbis Jonathan and Beth Singer invite all Emanu-El member LGBT families to their home for an informal & casual brunch (other TEE clergy will be there also!). Come get to know other LGBT Emanu-El … Continued
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Mazel Tots! (MMR) 9:30 am
Mazel Tots! (MMR)
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Mazel Tots! (MMR) 9:30 am
Mazel Tots! (MMR)
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Scrabble (Chapel) 11:00 am
Scrabble (Chapel)
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
 
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Cooking for Congregants – August 10 2017 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – August 10 2017
Aug 10 @ 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 five volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Napa Shabbat 5:30 pm
Napa Shabbat
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Napa Shabbat
Napa ShabbatFriday, August 11, 20175:30 Pre Oneg6:15 Service7:00 DinnerWe are bringing Emanu-El to Napa to celebrate Shabbat!Teressa and Charles Michael are graciously opening their home for a beautiful Shabbat Service and Dinner. Senior Rabbis Jonathan … Continued
One Shabbat Service (MMS) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS)
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
YA Late Shabbat (MMS) 8:30 pm
YA Late Shabbat (MMS)
Aug 11 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
 
YA Late Shabbat Oneg (Foyer) 9:30 pm
YA Late Shabbat Oneg (Foyer)
Aug 11 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Aug 12 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Got Shabbat? 10:15 am
Got Shabbat?
Aug 12 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
 
Shabbat Morning Service Bat Mitzvah Jaxi Cohen (MMS) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service Bat Mitzvah Kassandra DeJean 10:30 am
Got Shabbat? (Guild Hall) 11:30 am
Got Shabbat? (Guild Hall)
Aug 12 @ 11:30 am – 10:15 pm
 
Young Couples Havdalah + Dinner August 2017 7:00 pm
Young Couples Havdalah + Dinner August 2017
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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 a Havdalah and dinner in a private home, infused with a little … Continued
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Scrabble (Chapel) 11:00 am
Scrabble (Chapel)
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
 
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Annual Camping Trip: The Tribe for Men – August 2017 5:00 pm
Annual Camping Trip: The Tribe for Men – August 2017
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm
Annual Camping Trip: The Tribe for Men - August 2017
Join your Tribe for Men for our annual camping trip, led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer and Cantor Arik Luck! Enjoy 2 nights away, including Shabbat Dinner in the woods.Tribe dads (members) and their children are … Continued
Young Adult Summer Camp MENSCHFEST – 2017 5:00 pm
Young Adult Summer Camp MENSCHFEST – 2017
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO VIEW MORE AND REGISTER FOR MENSCHFEST!Escape the always on, hustle and bustle of the Bay Area, and rediscover your relaxed and playful self. Join us for our 5th year of summer camp … Continued
One Shabbat Service (MMS) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS)
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
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Scrabble (Chapel) 11:00 am
Scrabble (Chapel)
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
 
Jewish Heritage Night with the Giants 2017 7:15 pm
Jewish Heritage Night with the Giants 2017
Aug 21 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Jewish Heritage Night with the Giants 2017 @ AT&T Park
  Monday, August 21, 2017, pregame starting at 5:00 pm Join the Bay Area's Jewish community at the Giants annual Jewish Heritage Night at AT&T Park! You are invited to bring your family and friends, … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – August 24 2017 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – August 24 2017
Aug 24 @ 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 five volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
Side by Side August 2017 Session 9:30 am
Side by Side August 2017 Session
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 9:30 am
Side by Side August 2017 Session
When registering below, please indicate that you will  not  be attending and register your child as your guest. Emanu-El’s Side by Side program introduces our youngest children (18 months to 2.5 years) to a preschool … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Aug 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
An Interfaith Gathering Against Hate Pre-Oneg 5:30 pm
An Interfaith Gathering Against Hate Pre-Oneg
Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
An Interfaith Gathering Against Hate Pre-Oneg
An Interfaith Gathering against Hate: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself! In collaboration with our partners at the Jewish Community Relations Council, the San Francisco Interfaith Council, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco and the … Continued
An Interfaith Gathering Against Hate 6:30 pm
An Interfaith Gathering Against Hate
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
An Interfaith Gathering Against Hate
An Interfaith Gathering against Hate: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself! In collaboration with our partners at the Jewish Community Relations Council, the San Francisco Interfaith Council, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco and the … Continued
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Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Aug 26 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Shabbat Morning Service Bar Mitzvah Brandon Krim 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service Bar Mitzvah Brandon Krim
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Shabbat Morning Service Bat Mitzvah Amanda Yolles 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service Bat Mitzvah Amanda Yolles
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Tribe for Women and Tribe for Men Kickball Game August 2017 3:00 pm
Tribe for Women and Tribe for Men Kickball Game August 2017
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come play kickball with the Tribes! Join us on Saturday, August 26 for a friendly, adults only game of kickball with the Tribe for Women and the Tribe for Men. We'll meet at the Moscone Recreation … Continued
Tribe for Women and Tribe for Men Kickball Game August 2017 5:00 pm
Tribe for Women and Tribe for Men Kickball Game August 2017
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come play kickball with the Tribes! Join us on Saturday, August 26 for a friendly, adults only game of kickball with the Tribe for Women and the Tribe for Men. We'll meet at the Moscone Recreation … Continued
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Interfaith Picnic – August 2017 10:30 am
Interfaith Picnic – August 2017
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday, August 27, 10:30 am – 1:00 pmMountain Lake Park  Join together with other Interfaith members and families of Congregation Emanu-El for a fun and casual morning at Mountain Lake Park. Drop by any time and bring … Continued
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“Young Jews on the outside are not knocking on the door.  It is our collective responsibility and challenge to reach them by breaking down the synagogue walls and engaging them, wherever they may be… Congregation Emanu-El [is] doing just that.” ~Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President, Union for Reform Judaism

Young Adult and Gen E Programming

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

Want to become a member of Congregation Emanu-El? Join or renew your Emanu-El membership at any time!

To join our email newsletter or if you have any questions, please contact Rachel Schonwetter, Community Engagement Professional, at (415) 751-2541 x171 or rschonwetter@emanuelsf.org. Questions about our Gen E community? Contact Monica Pevzner at mpevzner@emanuelsf.org.

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Fall Dates are now here for our Chuppah and Beyond series!


MenschFest – Young Adult Summer Camp 2017!

Friday, August 18 – Sunday, August 20

Escape the always on, hustle and bustle of the Bay Area, and rediscover your relaxed and playful self. Join us for our 5th year of summer camp throwbacks, live music and Jewish connection! MenschFest provides a wide variety of activities and ways to engage. It’s up to you how much you want to jump in the flow and how much you want to nap in a hammock. You can try something new or take some time to do your favorite things!

Swimming // Song Sessions // Ropes Course // Arts and Crafts // Jewish Learning // Sports // Yoga // Dancing // Campfires // Shabbat // Solar Carving // Journal Making // Capture The Flag // Meditation // Torah Service // Creative Writing // Coloring // Archery // Havdallah

Registration for MenschFest has closed. We’ll see you at camp!


Jewish Heritage Night with the San Francisco Giants

August 21, 2017; Game starts at 7:15 pm, with pre-party starting at 5:00 pm

Join the Bay Area’s Jewish community at the Giants annual Jewish Heritage Night at AT&T Park! You are invited to bring your family and friends, or even your entire congregation! Your Special Event ticket package includes a seat in one of the Jewish Heritage sections for the game versus the Brewers, a collector’s edition Jewish-themed Giants item, as well as admission to the Jewish Heritage Night pre-game party from 5:00-7:00 PM in Lot A! Live cultural entertainment will take place at the pre-game party, and cultural food and drink specials will be available for purchase.

Congregation Emanu-El’s seats are in View Reserve 326, which are located above the third base line with prime views. These tickets retail for up to double the price you’ll pay with us!

Tickets on sale now here.


September Late Shabbat with Reboot

Friday, September 8, 2017
Welcome Reception, 8:00 pm 
Late Shabbat Service, 8:30 pm
Late Shababt is always on the second Friday of the month at Congregation Emanu-El

You are warmly invited to experience one of the most popular young Jewish events in the Bay Area. Come as you are, no registration necessary, just show up! Accompany hundreds of young adults for a contemporary service led by members of our clergy accompanied by Eric Schoen and Jonathan Ferris. All of the splendor is followed by an oneg featuring schmoozing, snacks and spirits.

Come early to mingle and meet new people before the service for our intimate wine and cheese Welcome Reception at 8:00 pm.

We are partnering with Reboot for September’s Late Shabbat and featuring Rebbot’s 10Q project. The ten days between the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur offer a perfect period of time for personal reflection. Reboot’s 10Q project (www.doyou10Q.com) offers people of all ages–religious or not, Jewish or not, introspective or not–an opportunity to reflect through an online series of questions, one a day over the ten days in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Answers are emailed to a secure online vault just after Yom Kippur. Then next year, just before Rosh Hashanah starts, answers are sent back to participants for reflection and the whole process begins again.

Reboot invites you to do your 10Q this year. Start here:http://www.doyou10q.com/

Let us know you are coming to Late Shabbat on Facebook!


THE Book Club – September

Wednesday, September 13, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Private congregant home in San Francisco
Congregant cost: $10; General admission: $18
Dinner will be provided.

Join this month’s THE Book Club with special guest, Rabbi Carla Fenves.

*THE Book Club is a group of young adults that meets monthly to discuss texts from one of the best sellers of all time: The Bible (and other Jewish texts).
**Also known as a Torah Study group for Young Adults.
***Limited space available, register now to guarantee your spot.

Register here.


Volunteer at Glide Memorial Church 

Sunday, October 15, 9:15 am – 12:00 pm
Location: 330 Ellis St. 

Join with other young adults for a volunteer session at Glide Memorial Church. Serving a meal in their Daily Free Meals Program can be a transformative experience. Volunteers work with kitchen staff and assist with washing, chopping and mixing ingredients in preparation for our daily meal service. Arrive at 9:15 am, our shift will be from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. After our shift, we’ll walk over to a TBD restaurant for a well-earned meal and more of a chance to schmooze amongst ourselves.

More info about Glide Memorial Church at https://www.glide.org/

Register here.


Germany Close Up

We are excited to share the great news that the Emanu-El Young Adult Community is going to be an official partner of Germany Close Up in November of this year! This means that 25 young adults from our community will travel together for an eight day experience in Germany and we’re hoping you will apply to be one of them.

Trip date: November 5th –12th, 2017
Application closed on May 28th, 2017

Learn more about the trip here.


Seasonal Events

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Maintaining Intimacy: Lessons from Successful Marriages

Fall 2017 dates for Chuppah and Beyond are:
October 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, and 28 plus 2 home-hosted Shabbat dinners
Six Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Are you an engaged or newly married couple? Then this series is meant for you. The Chuppah and Beyond program will help you build and strengthen the foundational  tools for a successful, happy lifelong relationship, while simultaneously building a community with other couples. Emanu-El clergy co-facilitate each class along with Sharon Epel LMFT, a San Francisco-based psychotherapist and couples counselor. Topics covered include:

  • Assessing the challenges of communication
  • Managing conflict and staying connected
  • Financial Planning and differing approaches to money
  • Maintaining intimacy, friendship, and commitment
  • Lessons from a successful marriage

Please email Monica Pevzner if you have any questions or register here if you’re ready to sign up!

UPCOMING EVENTS

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