Upcoming Events

  1. 08 Dec

    Board Mtg

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Next dates: 12 Jan | 09 Feb | 09 Mar |
  2. 10 Dec

    Shabbat Morning Services

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. 16 Dec

    Shabbat Evening Services

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Go to the Emeth Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events.

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Come Home to Congregation Emeth

building2-webWe are a warm and inclusive Reform congregation located in Morgan Hill and serving southern Santa Clara County, California.

We engage in lifelong learning, worship, social action, and community, while celebrating Judaic spiritual and cultural traditions.

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. Join us as we grow together, creating and maintaining a vibrant Jewish presence in the South Valley.

Let Torah be a way of life, and welcome every person as a friend.

–Pirke Avot (The Ethics of the Fathers), 1:15


Celebrate Chanukkah with Congregation Emeth

Sisterhood High Tea Chanukah Brunch
Sunday, December 11 @ 11:00 AM
Calling All Emeth Women on Sunday, December 11, at Emeth from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM!  Please Join Us for a High Tea Chanukah Brunch, and Dress the Part from Gloves to a Hat if you wish!

Chanukah Shabbat Dinner and Service!
Friday, December 16 @ 5:30 PM
Who has the best latke in town? On Friday, December 16th, we invite you to cook and taste the Chanukah season. Those interested in sharing your special latke recipe with the community, make and bring 3-dozen  latkes that night. Come, even if you are unable to bring latkes, to taste the delicious recipes from each other. After tastings are served, one family’s recipe will be crowned champion!
Services led by Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz and Cantor Richard Schwartz


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Latest News

Stay informed about upcoming events, including Shabbat services, education, and special programming through our Members Only email list for weekly updates. Friends of Emeth can join our email list occasional community updates, and/or enjoy our Kol Emeth newsletter (published three times a year). Learn more about Membership below.

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Membership

Congregation Emeth is dedicated to creating a warm, meaningful environment for our members. Please explore our site, read about our membership benefits, or contact us.

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 Youth Education

Congregation Emeth provides a comprehensive program of Jewish education, Beit Sefer (House of Books), for students from K through B’nai Mitzvah. Our teens are also active in Emet Dor Kef (The Fun Generation). Contact our Education Committee for more information.

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Volunteer

Volunteering is a satisfying way to engage in our community, to establish a meaningful connection with Emeth and with fellow members, and to meet a vital need. Tell our volunteer coordinator how you would like to help.

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Blessings

We provide resources from the URJ that will enable you to deepen your observance of Shabbat and other Jewish rituals at home.

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Tikkun Olam (Social Action & Social Justice)

We volunteer in the community in many different ways. We also take a leadership role with the Interfaith CommUNITY of South County. If you are interested in these or other projects, please contact our committee chair.

Donate

Support and enrich Emeth’s programs by making a donation. 

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

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