Yom Chamishi, 11 Iyyar 5778
  • 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 - April 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm - Choir Shabbat and Wall of Perpetual Memorial Dedication
Led by Rabbi Crystal and Cantor Bern-Vogel
Oneg Shabbat following the services hosted by the Board of Directors

Saturday - April 21, 2018
Torah Study led by Rabbi Crystal - 9:15 to 9:45 am
Led by Rabbi Crystal and Jerry Ripley
Parashat Tazria -
Leviticus 12:1-15:33- Haftarah - Ezekiel 45:16-25 Kiddush Following the Service

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

April 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.

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. 

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.

Seniors for Seniors 4/18

April 18, 11:45am
Daniel Gorenberg presents "Something to Sneeze At: A Walk Through The Inland Empire"

Learn more about our (possible) High Holy Day Prayer Book, 4/17 and 4/22

Rabbi Crystal presents a look at Mishkan Hanefesh, the Reform High Holy Day Prayer Book on April 17 at 7pm and again April 22 at 10am. The congregation will be asked to vote on adopting the prayer book at the annual meeting.

Special Service 4/20

Please join us as we dedicate new names on our Wall of Perpetual Memorial during Erev Shabbat services on April 20, 2018.

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

Save the Date!
Honoring Susan and Paul Shimoff

Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh 5/12

Join our Sisterhood for a Rosh Chodesh celebration from 2-4pm on May 12.

Annual Meeting 5/17

Every year, we come together as the President and Board report on the events of the past 12 months and vote on new congregational business. Join us in the Social Hall on May 17 at 7:00pm.

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. 

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.