Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Fri 18

    Shabbat at Home

    Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Sat 26

    Shabbat Morning Service

    Jun 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. Fri 02

    Shabbat at Home

    Jul 02 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Thu 08

    Board Mtg

    Jul 08 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Fri 09

    Shabbat Service

    Jul 09 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. Sat 17

    Shabbat Morning Service

    Jul 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  7. Fri 23

    Shabbat Service

    Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 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


Rabbi Dantowitz

RABBI’S WEEKLY MESSAGE

Read Rabbi Dantowitz’s messages. This message is usually based on the week’s Torah portion.   Go to Rabbi’s Message


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Latest News

Stay informed about upcoming events, including Shabbat services, education, and special programming. Join our email list for weekly updates, browse our monthly flyers, and/or enjoy our Kol Emeth newsletter (published three times a year).

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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 prepare a meal to feed the needy at the Lord’s Table in Gilroy on the third Thursday of every month. We also take a leadership role with the Interfaith CommUNITY of South County. If your 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

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew?

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew? kbkaput June 10, 2021

While Juneteenth marks an incredibly important step in Black American rights, it was just that – one step. Juneteenth celebrated slavery becoming illegal, but it did not do away with racism; not even close. And yet, the history and spirit of Juneteenth make me hopeful.

The Ethical Conundrum of a Jewish and Democratic State

The Ethical Conundrum of a Jewish and Democratic State jstern June 8, 2021

When the State of Israel was established in 1948, its secular founders envisioned a nation that would be both Jewish and attuned to the values of liberal democracy. They were confident that a country with an overwhelming Jewish majority could maintain a Jewish character and ensure civic equality for all its inhabitants.

The Tulsa Massacre in the Yiddish Press

The Tulsa Massacre in the Yiddish Press jstern June 8, 2021

On June 2nd, 1921, when news of the Tulsa massacre reached New York, Yiddish newspapers in the city were unified in their impassioned coverage of the events.

Final Account: Film Review

Final Account: Film Review jstern June 7, 2021

The film, produced by the USC Shoah Foundation, attempts to capture the recollections of an elderly subset of Germans who lived through the Third Reich and will soon no longer be around to give voice to what they witnessed.