• Sign of the Times Our building sports new signage in May, 2017
  • Welcome Rabbi Darryl Crystal Congregation Emanu El welcomes our new interim Rabbi!
  • 2017 Confirmation Class Adeline Swedlove, Drew Holder, Sydney Weissman and Emma Lehmann
  • Sisterhood Shabbat Sunny Rabenstock, Alyssa Wise-Wolk, Lisa Wise-Wolk, Phyllis Newman, and Gloria Cutler join together to celebrate Sisterhood
  • Simchat Torah Cherrie Lubey & Ellen Weiss proudly carry the torah!
  • A moment to learn Drew Holder takes advice from Rabbi Emeritus Hillel Cohn
  • Honoring our Past Presidents Past Presidents Philip Gold, Aaron Katz, Jeffrey Spears, Cherrie Lubey, and Ina Katz celebrate our restored plaques.
  • Our Honorable Octogenarians Margy Spears, Marjorie Brown, Jay Smith and Ethel McAfee pose with Sisterhood President Francesca Sweet
  • Cantor Bern-Vogel and Rabbi Emeritus Cohn Our clergy makes every service special, enjoyable, and uplifting.
  • Our Building at Night Our synagogue rises majesically into the night sky.

Welcome to Congregation Emanu El!

Friday - February 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Shabbat Led by Rabbi Crystal and Cantor Bern-Vogel
Oneg Shabbat following the service hosted by Cantor Bern-Vogel in memoryof her mother, Marianne Bern

Saturday - February 24, 2018
Torah Study led by Rabbi Crystal - 9:15 to 9:45 am
Led by Rabbi Crystal amd Jerry Ripley
Parashat Tetzaveh - Exodus 27:20 - 30:10; Deuteronomy 25:17-19 - Haftarah - I Samuel 15:2 - 15:34
Kiddush Following the Service

Cantors Concert Corrected


Helpful Information

Emanu-Electronic News

Visit the Sisterhood Gift Shop!

Our Sisterhood Gift Shop is now open in the Temple Lobby! The hours are Wednesday from 4-6pm and Sunday, 9:30-11:30am!

Think Scrip!


Scrip is available for grocery stores, retail stores, dining out, and much much more, at no additional cost to you! Scrip is great for everyone on your list! It's quick and easy.

Scrip can be purchased at the Temple Office or at shopwithscrip.com.

Download a list of what's available in the office by clicking here.

Click here for details including downloadable information about shopwithscrip.com

Making a Donation to Congregation Emanu El

coinsYour contributions to our synagogue are always greatly appreciated! For your convenience, we have made it possible to download the donation form online. Please mail this form to the tem
ple with your check enclosed. Of course, you are still welcome to call the temple office to make your donations.

Thank you so much for your generosity!

Upcoming Events

Rabbinic Search News

The Rabbinic Search Task Force is pleased to announce that Rabbi Lindy Reznick has officially joined Congregation Emanu El as its next settled Rabbi, beginning July 1, 2018. 

Read more here. 

February 2018 Bulletin now online!

Download and view the complete bulletin by clicking here. Older issues can be read by clicking here

Starting with the January, 2016 edition, bulletins are no longer printed or mailed unless you tell us you want a mailed copy. Contact the office for more information.

Intro to Judaism Class 1/14-6/3

Rabbi Singer is sponsoring an intro to Judaism class starting January 14. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rabbi Hillel Cohn Endowed Lecture 3/13

Come to the Student Union at Cal State to hear Dr. Gary P. Zola speak on "The Judaization of Abraham Lincoln."

Cantor's Concert 3/18

It's the 5th annual concert... look for your invitation!

Rabbi Norman F. Feldheym Award Dinner/Dance 4/21

Save the Date!
Honoring Susan and Paul Shimoff

Bylaws Review - be part of history

At our annual meeting, the Congregation will be asked to vote on revised bylaws that reect our
current policies and the realities of life in the 21st century. The draft bylaws will be available for review at the temple offce until March 15, 2018 or can be emailed to you. Contact the office for more information.

Check Out Congregation Emanu El Online!

Be sure to stop by Congregation Emanu El's Facebook Page and Youtube Channel where you will find information on upcoming events as well as new and exciting videos as well as the enriching "Rabbinic Reflections" video series. 

Make reservations online for temple events

Congregation Emanu El uses Eventbrite for reservations. To keep costs down, all events are listed as "free" even if they are paid events. If you reserve online, the temple office will add the item to your monthly statement or you may pay at the temple office. Click here to go to our event page and choose the event you want to reserve!

Purim Schpiel and Carnival 2/25

This year, the Purim Schpiel will be held on February 25 so that more families can participate. Make plans to join us!

Home of Eternity Cemetery

Visit Home of Eternity Cemetery - the oldest Jewish cemetery in the west. 

Located at 801 North Sierra Way in San Bernardino.