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Yom Shabbat, 7 Elul 5778

emeth 35-webCome Home to Congregation Emeth! We are a warm and inclusive Reform congregation located in Morgan Hill and serving southern Santa Clara County, California. We recently celebrated our 35th anniversary. We are dedicated to nurturing the spiritual, intellectual, and social needs of all individuals and families seeking a meaningful Jewish connection in Gilroy, Morgan Hill, south San Jose and the surrounding communities.


Let Torah be a way of life, and welcome every person as a friend
--Pirke Avot (The Ethics of the Fathers), 1:15


  • We first established ourselves as the "South County Jewish Community" in 1976
  • We hired our first Rabbi in 1984.
  • We purchased our first Torah in 1984.
  • Rabbi Debbie Israel became our spiritual leader in 2006.
  • We purchased a permanent home at 17835 Monterey Street in Morgan Hill in 2008.
  • Our membership consists of approximately 90 households.
  • We are a thriving, growing congregation; families with young children make up the fastest growing segment of our membership.

For additional historical detail, see Our History


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