Welcome to the new Congregation Emanu-El website!
This site is currently under development, but check back soon for additional content and information about our community. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming service or event!
Congregation Emanu-El is a Reform Jewish community serving the Inland Northwest. Our mission is to provide a welcoming and inclusive Jewish community that is committed to learning about and celebrating the spirituality and history of Judaism. We invite you to browse our website, attend an event, or contact us for further information.
Services are held in the CEE rooms on the west side of the Temple Beth Shalom building, at 1322 E 30th Ave, Spokane, WA, unless otherwise indicated.
(Check Calendar tab above for additional information):
Feb. 10 - Shabbat Services6:00 - Joint Tot Shabbat for families with young children6:30 - Joint potluck dairy dinner7:30 - CEE Erev Shabbat Services with Rabbi Tamar, followed by an oneg
Feb. 24 - Erev Shabbat Service at Gonzaga, led by Rabbi Elizabeth Goldstein in the Hemingson Center, room 311 at 6:00 pm.
Feb. 25 - Shabbat Service with Rabbi Tamar Malino at 9:30 am. There will be special activities for children during the service. Followed by a potluck dairy luncheon.
Feb. 26 - Interfaith Souper Bowl Challenge community event. Spokane faith communities are invited to this challenge which involves a service project to collect soup for a food bank and an interfaith potluck gathering to build personal connections with our wonderfully diverse faith community here in Spokane. Check your email for more information on how to register.
Mar. 3 - Erev Shabbat Service at Gonzaga, led by Rabbi Elizabeth Goldstein in the Hemingson Center, room 311 at 6:00 pm.
Apr. 15 - CEE Community Seder. Save the date for the annual CEE Community Seder on Saturday, April 15 at 4:30 in the CEE space at TBS. More information to follow in the March newsletter.
Youth Education - Every Sunday morning from 9:45 am -12:00 pm.
Midrasha High - Thursdays at 7 pm.
"Engaging Israel: Foundations for a New Relationship" - Facilitated by Rabbi Tamar & Iris BerensteinClass held Thursdays February 9, 16, 23 and March 2; 7-8:30 PMIn this fascinating video lecture series created by the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, we will hear top Israeli scholars focus on the critical questions facing world Jewry with regard to Israel. The videos will be followed by discussions. These classes are a continuation of last year's series. You are welcome to come even if you did not participate last year.
Adult B'nei Mitzvah Class - A year long course starting on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 10-11 AM.
Hebrew through Prayer - A year long course starting on Sunday, January 8 from 11:15-12:15. Introduction to grammar and vocabulary. You will need to know decoding (reading) Hebrew.