Yom Chamishi, 29 Iyyar 5777
  • Sign of the Times Our building sports new signage in May, 2017
  • 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.
  • 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 Building at Night Our 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.

Friday - May 26, 2017
Led by Rabbi Jay Sherwood
Oneg Shabbat following the service
Saturday - May 27, 2017

Led by Rabbi Jay Sherwood
Parashat Bamidbar - - Numbers 1:1-4:2
Haftarah - Hosea 2:1-22
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

May 2017 Bulletin now online!

Download and view the complete 16-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.

Home of Eternity Cemetery open May 29

The drive-through gates of the Home of Eternity Cemetery & Mausoleum will be open on Memorial Day Monday - May 29th from 9:00 am to 4:00pm.

Confirmation service May 30

Join us to honor our confirmands, Drew Holder, Emma Lehman, Adeline Swedlove, and Sydney Weissmany in an Erev Shavuot service on May 30 at 7:00pm!

Shavuot Service May 31, 10am

Congregation Emanu El celebrates Shavuot on Wednesday, May 31 at 10:00am. The service will include a Yizkor memorial prayer service.

Rabbi Cohn to receive honorary doctorate June 17

Our congregation is proud of the honor to be conferred on our Rabbi Emeritus by CSUSB. This is the first time in the CSU system that a Rabbi is being honored in this way.

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!