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Side by Side July 2019 Session 9:30 am
Side by Side July 2019 Session
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Side by Side July 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
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:00 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS) 5:30 pm
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS)
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Classic Shabbat Service w/Roslyn Barak & Stephen Pearce 6:00 pm
Classic Shabbat Service w/Roslyn Barak & Stephen Pearce
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This evening's Shabbat service will feature guest appearances by Senior Cantor Emerita, Roslyn Barak and Senior Rabbi Emeritus Stephen Pearce, who will both share the bima. Rabbi Beth Singer will lead the service. Thanks to … Continued
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-07-05 6:15 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-07-05
Jul 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
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Cooking for Congregants – July 11, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – July 11, 2019
Jul 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
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Jul 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:30 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Germany Close Up founder, Dr. Dagmar Pruin to speak at our One Shabbat Service 6:00 pm
Germany Close Up founder, Dr. Dagmar Pruin to speak at our One Shabbat Service
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Germany Close Up founder, Dr. Dagmar Pruin to speak at our One Shabbat Service
Please join us as we welcome Dr. Dagmar Pruin at our One Shabbat service on July 12th. Dr. Pruin is a Protestant minister and founded Germany Close Up, a program that brings young adult Jews … Continued
One Shabbat Service (MMS) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS)
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Young Adult Late Shabbat (MMS) 8:30 pm
Young Adult Late Shabbat (MMS)
Jul 12 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
 
YA Late Shabbat Oneg (GH) 9:45 pm
YA Late Shabbat Oneg (GH)
Jul 12 @ 9:45 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Jul 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Shabbat Morning Service (Chapel) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service (Chapel)
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Single and Ready to Mingle at Dolores – July 13, 2019 3:00 pm
Single and Ready to Mingle at Dolores – July 13, 2019
Jul 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spend an afternoon in sunny Dolores Park with other singles in the young adult community at Congregation Emanu-El. Eat some snacks, drink some drinks, and meet some great people. We’ll start off in the park … Continued
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SF Jewish Living Volunteer Event – July 21 2019 10:00 am
SF Jewish Living Volunteer Event – July 21 2019
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Come join us for a Sunday morning of connecting, learning, and bonding. YALC is partnering with the SF Jewish Elderly Home where we will be paired with an elder to learn about their life and … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – July 25, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – July 25, 2019
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cooking for Congregants - July 25, 2019
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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Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Youth Experiencing Homelessness

This year, the Tzedek Council will be partnering with Larkin Street Youth Services and the City of San Francisco to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness and we would love for you to participate with us in this tikkun olam. See below for ways to get involved.

Email Rebecca Reiner for more information.


Ways you can help! 
Do you want to help make a difference in the lives of young adults experiencing homelessness? See below for information about specific volunteer opportunities.

Monthly Collection Drives  |  G-House Sunday Dinners  |  Yom Kippur 2018 program  |


Basic needs

Tzedek Council’s July/August DRIVE:
Help SF Homeless Youth Obtain Basic Supplies Drive

 

DATE: Month of July & August
COLLECTION LOCATION: Amazon Wish List (MEN ITEMS HERE & WOMEN ITEMS HERE) or Main Office Foyer

As part of our year-long effort to help serve youth experiencing homelessness please join the Tribe for Men and Tribe for Women as we collect items needed by Larkin Street Youth Services to help youth experiencing homelessness. Both groups are collecting the items as they get ready for the Tribe for Men’s Annual Camping Trip and the Tribe for Women’s Sonoma Gathering. In July and August, we’ll be gathering basic supplies for life like t-shirts, socks, and underwear to help young people engaged with Larkin Street steadily get back on their feet. Larkin Street’s program provides housing, education, employment training, and health and wellness support to help young people get off the street for good. 

Our goal is to donate 50 of each of the following items to help Larkin Street youth clients for the next several months. Please refer to the wishlists at Amazon for the specific types and numbers of items we need to complete our goal.  Donation can be dropped off in the Main Office Foyer collection bin or delivered through Amazon.

For Men:(Amazon wishlist link here)

  • Reusable water bottles
  • T-shirts
  • Socks
  • Underwear for men

For Women: (Amazon wishlist link here)

  • Tampons
  • Socks
  • Bras
  • Underwear for women

Thank you for being part of this great mitzvah.
Want to just order items for delivery to the temple? Check the drive’s Amazon Wish List. (MEN ITEMS HERE & WOMEN ITEMS HERE)

Have questions? Contact Rebecca Reiner.

 


Sponsor a Sunday night dinner for youth experiencing homelessness: Cook, eat, and socialize with residents of G-House, a transitional housing program of Larkin St Youth Services

Sunday Dinners at G-House (July 2019 dates are now open!)
Sunday evenings, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Run by the Larkin Street Youth Services G-House, a 20-bed housing program for San Francisco homeless young adults (ages 18-24, transitioning from adolescence to adulthood), provides residents tools to remove the obstacles in their life which threaten a successful transition to independent living.  Emanu-El has partnered with G-House to support the youth integrating into the community by bringing volunteers on Sunday evenings to cook, eat, and build meaningful relationships with the residents.

To volunteer, please sign up here April – June 2019 Sunday dinner sign-ups are now open!

It was a pure pleasure to be with the team at Ghouse on Sunday night. Like with most volunteering, I think I got more than I gave. Seeing these amazing youth how they are trying to navigate their lives was inspiring. What a privilege to be able to bring some lasagna, salad and amazing snacks to fill their bellies and have authentic conversations. It made me proud to be part of the Emanuel community
– Emanu-El volunteer

Our youth really enjoy volunteers cooking (bringing dinners too) for them, taking time out of their busy lives and engaging in their home. As you can see our residents are amazing human beings, strong, bright and talented! It’s a beautiful thing to see different cultures, community getting together and breaking bread so to speak and filling the room with pure unconditional love and humanity. Thank you all!
-G-House staff


Yom Kippur 2018 Program

On Yom Kippur Day, The Tzedek Council’s program, A Conversation with Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Our City*, brought over 200 Emanu-El community members together to discuss how we can help these youth in our city. View photos below and listen to a recording of the program here.

                                                                                                                  

*The panel included:

·         Inspirational youth who have experienced homelessness and are connected to Larkin Street Youth Services;

·         Congregation Emanu-El’s Rabbi Jason Rodich & Rabbi Ryan Bauer

·         Jeff Kositsky (moderator), Emanu-El congregant and Director of the San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing; and

·         Dr. Colette Auerswald, Pediatrician and Associate Professor in Community Health Sciences at the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. She has over 20 years’ experience in the clinical care of marginalized youth in San Francisco. 

 

“The Homeless discussion was quite educational and thought provoking.  The young speakers and the female expert had a significant impact on our day and permanently in our hearts and minds”

“It really was inspiring to see so many people show up to talk about how to address youth homelessness in SF”

“People that I didn’t know who happened to attend were talking about it, and saying “did you go to this awesome panel, wow”

 

 

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