Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Thu 13

    Board Mtg

    May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Fri 14

    Shabbat Service

    May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Fri 28

    Shabbat at Home

    May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Fri 04

    Shabbat Service

    Jun 04 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Wed 09

    Emeth Reads

    The Lover by A.B. Yehoshua – discussion
    Jun 09 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Thu 10

    Board Mtg

    Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Fri 11

    Shabbat Service

    Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

See More Events

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

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First Thoughts on the Latest Pew Research Center Study on Jewish Americans urjadmin May 11, 2021

In the days and weeks ahead, much will be written about the Pew Research Center’s "Jewish Americans in 2020." Having just received the full study today, we are still absorbing its findings. The Pew data is likely to provide a wealth of information that can be a useful resource for understanding many aspects of our community

Accessing a New Kind of Jewish Community Through Introduction to Judaism Online

Accessing a New Kind of Jewish Community Through Introduction to Judaism Online urjadmin May 11, 2021

Three years before the COVID-19 pandemic response sheltered millions of people at home and drove us to do all things virtual, the URJ was crafting online communities of learners as they journeyed together through our 21 sessions of Introduction to Judaism Online.

Meet the First Reform Rabbi to be Elected to Israel’s Parliament

Meet the First Reform Rabbi to be Elected to Israel’s Parliament jstern May 10, 2021

Rabbi Gilad Kariv made history on March 23, 2021 when he became the first Reform rabbi to win a seat in the Israeli Knesset. The former head of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism is number 4 on the Labor Party slate. The following is adapted from his debut address to Parliament as a member.

Don’t Sacrifice My Trans Child on the Altar of Political Opportunism

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Last year, my 15-year-old daughter, Eva, adopted at birth, was thrilled to discover through DNA