Temple Emanu-El Events for August 2016

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All events take place at Temple Emanu-El unless otherwise noted.


Special Note:           Temple Emanu-El is excited to announce the launch of a New Prospective Membership Giveaway Program! Prospective members who attend any service or event at Temple Emanu-El can enter into a raffle for 12 months of FREE membership at the temple! 
One entry per family can be made for EACH event attended. Every month, one free membership will be given away. The year of free membership will begin on the first of the month following the raffle draw.
This amazing opportunity will take place for one full year. Raffle winners who continue their membership following the promotional free year will be eligible for our ongoing membership incentive (Two years at 50% regular membership fees).
Some restrictions apply, please phone temple office for details.


August 13                 Erev Tisha B'Av Program  We begin at 9:00 pm with a program led by Rabbi Vaisberg and Cantor Marer on "When Bad Things Happen to Good People: A Timeless Conversation."  This will be followed by a service featuring a reading from the Book of Eichah (Lamentations). Please bring a flashlight as we will conduct the service in a darkened room, befitting the atmosphere to mark the seriousness of the austere occasion.


August 19                 Tot Shabbat  An age-appropriate Shabbat program for younger children up to six years old which also includes a Jewish-themed art/craft session. The program starts at 6:00pm.


August 26                 Shabbat Under the Stars and Open House.  Bring your favorite Shabbat Dinner for your own family, we will provide drinks, challah and dessert (oneg).  Dinner starts at 6:00 pm.  At 7:00 pm we'll have services outside, under the stars with music and song.  A cookie swap oneg will follow the outdoor service- bring your tastiest cookie creation for everyone to share. Visitors and friends are warmly welcome, a great opportunity to check out our community. 

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