December 22, 2014   30 Kislev 5775
Congregation Emanu-El Spokane Washington 
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Welcome!  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.

 
Upcoming Services and Events  
Dec. 5 Member Kyle Williams will continue our speaker series with a presentation at 7:00 at the UUC. See your newsletter for more information on this interesting evening!
Dec. 7 Adult education class led by Rabbi Tamar: "Mysteries Revealed: An Introduction to Kabbalah and Jewish Mystical Practice". Free to members of TBS and CEE (held at TBS). 10-11:30am.
Dec. 13 Monthly Family Shabbat Celebration and Religious School - 9:30 AM at the UUC. Celebrate Shabbat with services as well as Torah study and education classes for kids and adults. Please bring a dish for the dairy/vegetarian potluck luncheon following services. Babysitting is provided. There will also be a staff member visiting today from URJ's Camp Kalsman to share information about their summer programs (at 11:45).
Dec. 14 Adult education class led by Rabbi Tamar: "Mysteries Revealed: An Introduction to Kabbalah and Jewish Mystical Practice". Free to members of TBS and CEE (held at TBS). 10-11:30am.
Dec. 17 Community Hannukah Party sponsored by Hadassah - 6 PM at TBS. Great Dinner... Latkes... Games... Bring your Menorah. Suggested Donation $5 per person or $20 family.
Dec. 19 Erev Shabbat Service - 7 PM. Come celebrate Shabbat with services led by Rabbi Tamar at the UUC.
Dec. 26 Joint Erev Shabbat Services at TBS - 6 PM. Oneg to follow. No babysitting.
Jan. 10 Monthly Family Shabbat Celebration and Religious School - 9:30 AM at the UUC. Celebrate Shabbat with services as well as Torah study and education classes for kids and adults. Please bring a dish for the dairy/vegetarian potluck luncheon following services. Babysitting is provided.
Jan. 16 Erev Shabbat Services - 7 PM
Jan. 23 Movie night - details TBA
Jan. 30 Family Musical Erev Shabbat - 6 PM.  Joint service with TBS.
Jan-Feb

Upcoming adult education classes - BE INSPIRED: SKILLS FOR LEADING PRAYER - 6 classes on Jan. 22 & 29 and Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26. We will discuss the meaning and skills required to serve as prayer leader, known in Hebrew as a shaliach tsibbur (an emissary of the community), as well as practice the specific texts and melodies for the traditional Shacharit service for Shabbat morning. Those who are already able to decode Hebrew will get the most out of this class.

A complete schedule for 2014-2015 can be found here. Please keep in mind that this is a working document and is subject to change. Check this webpage or your email for current information on services and events.
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Services are held at the Unitarian Universalist Church (Thoreau Room), 4340 West Fort George Wright Drive, Spokane, WA, unless otherwise indicated.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
CALL 509-835-5050 (message)
or EMAIL info@spokaneemanu-el.org

 

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