• Our Honorable Octogenarians Margy Spears, Marjorie Brown, Jay Smith and Ethel McAfee pose with Sisterhood President Francesca Sweet
  • 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!
  • Honoring our Past Presidents Past Presidents Philip Gold, Aaron Katz, Jeffrey Spears, Cherrie Lubey, and Ina Katz celebrate our restored plaques.
  • Rabbi Jay Sherwood Rabbi Sherwood's services are always enjoyable!
  • 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.
  • The song that unites us Cantor Jennifer Bern-Vogel sings in the beautiful sanctuary of our new building.

This week at Congregation Emanu El

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Friday - September 23, 2016 - Led by Rabbi Jay Sherwood & Cantor Jennifer Bern-Vogel
Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 7:00pm
Oneg Shabbat following the service

Saturday - September 24, 2016 - Led by Rabbi Jay Sherwood
Shabbat Morning Service - 10:00 am
Parashat Ki Tavo 
Deuteronomy 26:1 - 29:8 - Haftarah - Isaiah 60:1 - 60:22

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

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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.

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

September Bulletin now online!

Download and view the complete 12-page 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.

Mental Health First Aid Sept. 18 and 25

The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health provides an 8-hour training to develop understanding and
skills to be of assistance to someone in crisis.This training will be held at Congregation Emanu El and is open to everyone. 

Sunday,-September 18, 2016 AND Sunday,-September 25, 2016
Each session will begin at 1:00 pm and will conclude at 5:00pm
If you are interested, please call the office. 

Seniors for Seniors present KosMYK the magician Sept. 21

Join us for lunch on Wednesday - September 21st at 11:45 am
at Congregation Emanu El
Delicious Catered Lunch by Alfredo’s
$10.00 per person
Reservations must be made by Monday September 19th
by calling or emailing the temple

SPECIAL DATE: Board Meeting September 22

The Congregation Emanu El Board of Directors will be meeting on September 22, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Raynes Family Learning Center. All are welcome to attend.

Simcha Tree dedication September 23

The congregation is invited to share in the unveiling of our new Simcha Tree in a special service on September 23 at 7:00pm. No reservations are required... come as you are! The Simcha Tree is a tradition dating back decades in our congregation and celebrates special events. For more information, call the temple office.

High Holy Day Schedule now available

S’LICHOT Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 • 7:30pm

EREV ROSH HASHANAH Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 • 7:00pm

FIRST DAY OF ROSH HASHANAH Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 • 10:00am
Kiddush hosted by Sisterhood

TASHLICH Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 • 4:30pm
Ford Park in Redlands

SECOND DAY OF ROSH HASHANAH Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 • 10:00am

KEFER AVOT Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 • 1:00pm
Home of Eternity Cemetery

EVE OF YOM KIPPUR/KOL NIDRE Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 • 7:00pm

YOM KIPPUR Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Morning Service 10:00am
Yizkor & Martyrology approx. 1:00pm
Mincha - Afternoon Service 4:00pm
Neilah - Concluding Service - 5:30pm
Followed by Break-the-Fast at 6:58pm

Sukkot with Sisterhood October 23

We will gather at 9:30 in the Sukkah on the Patio to enjoy mimosas and conversation
At 10:00 am brunch will be served in the social hall.
This is the Annual Paid Up Membership Brunch
No charge to members and male associates of Sisterhood
Non-members $15---Open to all ages

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!

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.