• Welcome Rabbi Jay Sherwood Join with the congregation in welcoming our new rabbi!
  • Our 2015 Confirmation Class Congratulations to the young women and men of our congregation!
  • Simchat Torah 2014 Sydney Weissman, daughter of Jill and Greg Weissman, enjoys the festive atmosphere.
  • Cantor Bern-Vogel and Rabbi Emeritus Cohn Our clergy makes every service special, enjoyable, and uplifting.
  • Our New Building at Night Our new synagogue rises majesically into the night sky.
  • Autumn Gourmet Spectacular Heidi Nimmo and Cherrie Lube enjoy the atmosphere in our beautiful Merkaz.
  • The song that unites us Cantor Jennifer Bern-Vogel sings in the beautiful sanctuary of our new building.
  • Ahoy Maties!
  • Believe Walk 2013; Team Sh'vitzen
  • TYGER (Temple Youth Group Emanu El Redlands) TYGER members stop and pose for a quick picture!

This week at Congregation Emanu El

Starting July 3, all Friday services will begin at 7:00pm.

SHABBAT NACHAMU - The Shabbat of “Comfort”
Friday - July 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm - Led by Rabbi Sherwood
“ASK THE RABBI” - Rabbi Sherwood will respond to any and all questions about Jewish belief and practice
Oneg Shabbat following the service hosted by Leslie & Dr. William Soltz

Saturday - August 1, 2015 - Led by Rabbi Sherwood
Torah Study - 9:00 to 9:30 am - Shabbat Morning Service - 9:30 am
Parashat Va-etchanan - Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11 - Haftarah - Isaiah 40:1-26
Kiddush following the service


Visit our beautiful new facility!

Our new address is:

1495 Ford Street (Corner of Ford and Patricia, enter from Patricia)

Office: (909) 307-0400   Fax: (909) 307-0500  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Serving the community since 1851

We hope members and visitors alike take advantage of the information you'll find here about our history and mission; our worship opportunities; our school and youth programs; our cultural, educational, and social action programs;  lifecycle events; our clergy and their wisdom; and much more.

Helpful Information

Emanu-Electronic News

Keep up with Congregation Emanu El with Rabbi Sherwood's weekly email. Each week this email newsletter includes a D'var Torah, Temple Tidings, Upcoming Events and Programs.

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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.

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

Erev Shabbat Services to Begin at 7:00 pm Every Week Beginning on July 3rd

Don't miss services at their new earlier time!

High Holy Days at Congregation Emanu El

Saturday - September 5, 2015
S’lichot Service 11:00 pm to 12:00 Midnight

Eve of Rosh Hashanah
Sunday - September 13, 2015 - 7:00 pm

1st Day of Rosh Hashanah
Monday - September 14, 2015 - 9:30 am
Followed by Congregational Kiddush hosted by Sisterhood

Monday - September 14, 2015 - 4:30 pm
at Ford Park in Redlands

2nd Day of Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday - September 15, 2015 - 9:30 am
Followed by Luncheon hosted by Caroldyne Swedlove in memory of Hershel & Jerome

Eve of Yom Kippur - Kol Nidre
Tuesday - September 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Yom Kippur
Wednesday - September 23, 2015
Morning Service - 9:30 am
Yizkor - 1:00 pm
Martyrology - 2:15 pm
Mincha-Afternoon Service - 3:15 pm
Neilah-Concluding Service - 4:30 pm
Followed by Break-the-Fast hosted by Sisterhood

Sisterhood Book Club August 12

The next Sisterhood Book Club
meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 12th at 7:00 pm at the home of Shelley Bodnar. The book that will be discussed is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.
For further information call Leslie Soltz at 909-864-2655 or 714-813-1792.

Tot Shabbat August 14

an Erev Shabbat experience for children in Pre-K through 1st grade (but all are welcome to join in!)

Join Rabbi Jay Sherwood for a 30-minute service that includes music, stories and a Hershey’s kiss to welcome the sweet Shabbat

Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition trip August 23

Join Rabbi Jay Sherwood for a Field Trip to at the California Science Center Sunday - August 23, 2015 followed by a deli dinner at
Canter's Deli with a teaching by Rabbi Jay Sherwood
about the modern significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Call the office for more details.

Seniors Program Luncheon September 10

Save the Date
Thursday -September 10, 2015 at Noon
Get-Together to Begin Our New Seniors Program
Complimentary Luncheon and a Delightful Program!

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.