CEE Members at 2018 Sukkot

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming service or event!

Congregation Emanu-El (CEE) is a Reform Jewish community serving the Inland Northwest. Our mission is to provide a welcoming and inclusive Jewish community that is committed to learning about and celebrating the spirituality and history of Judaism. We invite you to browse our website, attend an event, or contact us for further information.

Services are held in the CEE rooms on the west side of the Temple Beth Shalom building:

Temple Beth Shalom Building

1322 E 30th Ave
Spokane, WA. 99203 


Sunday, March 24 Wide Open: Panel Conversations About Israel

10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Have you heard the joke about two Jews and three opinions? Panel participants will vary and will represent a wide range of political perspectives on the history and current events of Israel. Moderated by Rabbi Tamar Malino and Education Director Iris Berenstein. This will be the fourth panel occurring this year. This month’s conversation is about the upcoming elections in Israel.

Thursday, March 28 Adult Education: Part 3

7:00 - 8:30 pm: Rabbi Tamar will teach a three-part class entitled: The Original Jewish How-To Manuals: Mishneh Torah (Maimonides) and the Shulkhan Aruch (Rabbi Joseph Karo)

Thursday, April 11 SAJFS Luncheon

12:00 pm

Friday, April 12 - 13 Zizzy Giangreco Bar Mitzvah

Come celebrate with the Giangreco family as Ziggy becomes a Bar Mitzvah!

Sunday, April 14 J-Village

10:00 am: A social gathering for Jewish and Interfaith families with young children

Saturday, April 20 Community Seder

Save the date for CEE’s annual Community Seder on the 2nd night of Passover, led by Rabbi Tamar Malino. 4:30 - 7:30 pm. We must receive your paid reservation no later than Friday April 12th, and cannot guarantee reservations made after that date. See the orange button at the top of this page to register.

Friday, April 26 Reform Erev Shabbat Service

Join us for CEE Reform Erev Shabbat Service, led by Rabbi Tamar Malino at 6:00 pm. Followed by kosher for Passover dessert oneg.

Sunday, April 28 Yom HaShoah Holocaust Observance Service

Saturday, May 4 Reform Shabbat Services

9:30 am: CEE Shabbat service, led by Rabbi Tamar Malino
11:00 - 11:45 am: Tot Shabbat
12:00 pm (approximate): Joint Kiddish lunch, hosted by TBS

Sunday, May 19 CEE Spring Yard Sale Fundraiser

Save the date and check your email for information on how you can contribute to this important fundraiser.

Adult Education


Intro Wednesday October 24, Subsequent  meetings the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, November through May, 6:30pm – 8:00 pm. 

Mussar is a Jewish path of character development and spiritual growth leading to awareness, wisdom, and transformation. Studying Mussar provides guidance for the fullness of life’s experiences. If you cannot attend the introduction and would like to join the group, please contact Adie Goldberg at 509.939.0800

Cost: $25 per person plus materials for TBS and CEE members

Living Judaism – A Course in the Basics

Starting Sunday October 14, 2018  9:30am – 10:45am – Class goes until June 2019. Taught by Rabbi Tamar Malino.

Cost: $180 for TBS and CEE members (Scholarships available)

Beginning Hebrew

The beginning is a very good place to start!  We’ll learn all the letters of the aleph-bet, begin to read aloud, and learn some vocabulary words commonly used in prayer and Jewish life.  Starting Sunday October 14, 2018,  11:00 am-12 Noon pm – Class Goes Until June 2019   Taught by Rabbi Tamar Malino

Cost: $180 for TBS and CEE members (Scholarships available)

Youth Education

Every Wednesday

4:00 pm: Hebrew school

Every Thursday

7:00 pm: Midrasha High for teenagers

Every Sunday

9:45 am – 12:00 pm: Youth Education 

New to the Spokane area and thinking about joining a Reform congregation, visiting and away from your congregation, or just inquiring about attending a service? Please call us at our message phone below:


CALL 509-717-3233 (message)
or EMAIL bulletin@spokaneemanu-el.org