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 


Dec. 1

9:30 am: Reform Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Tamar Malino.
12:00 pm: Join Kiddush lunch (hosted by TBS)

Dec. 7

6:00pm: Joint musical Shabbat service - CEE and TBS

Dec. 9 J-Village Chanukah Festivities

10:00am: Join other families with young children for social time and Chanukah festivities, including storytelling and donut-tasting from Hello Sugar. Please RSVP by emailing director@sajfs.org.

Dec. 9 Community Hanukkah Party hosted by Hadassah

4:45pm Doors open
Candle lighting 5:00pm, followed by latke dinner.

Dec. 13 Jewish Family Services Luncheon

12:00pm SAJFS Luncheon. More info at: http://sajfs.org/

Dec. 21 Reform Shabbat Services

6:00pm: Reform Service led by Rabbi Tamar Malino

Jan. 5 CEE Lay-Led Service

9:30 – 11:00 am: CEE Shabbat Services Lay-led

Jan. 6 Panel Conversation about Israel

10:00am – 12:00pm: Have you heard the joke about 2 Jews and 3 opinions? Panel participants will vary and will represent a wide range of political perspectives on the history and current events of Israel. *No Registration Required

Moderated by Rabbi Malino & Iris Berenstein

Jan. 11 Joint Services

6:00pm: Joint Service with TBS

Jan. 13 J-Village

10:00am: Come meet other parents in the greater Spokane Jewish community who have young children! All interfaith/Jewish families with young children are welcome, and you do not need to be a TBS or CEE member to attend. Discussions will revolve around the joys and challenges of parenting plus activities for your little ones. No cost.

Adult Education


Intro Wednesday October 24, Subsequent  meetings the 2nd and 4th 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 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