Upcoming Events

  1. 05 Feb
  2. 09 Feb

    Board Mtg

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Next dates: 09 Mar | 13 Apr | 11 May |
  3. 10 Feb

    Shabbat Services

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. 25 Feb

    Shabbat Morning Services

    10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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


Shanghai Event, Feb 5Shanghai: Holocaust Port of Refuge

Presentation, Discussion & Reception
Sunday, February 5 @ 2:00 pm

Learn about the largely unknown story of the more than 20,000 stateless Jewish refugees that fled Nazi occupied Austria, Germany and Poland for Shanghai, China between 1933 and 1941.

Hear from the curators of Holocaust Museum LA’s recent exhibition, “Hidden History: Recounting the Shanghai Jewish Story,” Jordanna Gessler, Vice President of Education and Exhibits, and Christie Jovanovic, Curator of Collections.

Meet Bay Area residents with connections to this piece of history, including a 95-year old Shanghai survivor and special guest speaker former Congresswoman Jackie Speier.

RSVP here

The live event is in-person only, but an online recording will be posted afterwards.

Download event flyer. 
Read the Morgan Hill Life article about the event.


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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

Cinema Sabaya: Women Finding Themselves Behind the Camera

Cinema Sabaya: Women Finding Themselves Behind the Camera jemerman January 30, 2023

Both Arab and Jewish, young and old, the women of "Cinema Sabaya" learn about much more than filmmaking during the class; they discover that their differences are far outweighed by their bonds as women making their way in a patriarchal world.

Remembrance and Beyond: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Remembrance and Beyond: International Holocaust Remembrance Day rj-admin-new January 27, 2023

What does it mean to remember? It is to live in more than one world, to prevent the past from fading, and to call upon the future to illuminate it.

Thinking Outside the (Tzedek) Boxes

Thinking Outside the (Tzedek) Boxes jemerman January 26, 2023

A camel carrying a load. A golden pair of balanced scales. An open heart and an open mind. These are three of more than two dozen artists' visions of justice and righteousness featured in the invitational exhibition, "Tzedek Boxes: Justice Shall You Pursue."

Tu BiShvat - Nature’s Invitation to Grow

Tu BiShvat - Nature’s Invitation to Grow jemerman January 25, 2023

Tu BiShvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees, is upon us. While it may not be the most celebrated new year in the Jewish tradition, there is a simple power to the holiday - the call for us to become attuned to nature and learn what it can teach us about personal growth.