We Look Forward to Seeing You

We Look Forward to Seeing You


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.

CEE President’s High Holy Day Message on Yom Kippur 2020 – 5781.

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 

PO Box 30234
Spokane, WA 99223

HIAS Welcome Campaign Congregation


Friday, July 9 TBS Shabbat Service

6:00 pm: Outdoor Shabbat service - Sign up on the TBS website

Wednesday, July 28 PJ Library and PJ Our Way Community & Family Picnic at Manito Park

5:00 - 7:00 pm: Join community members and other PJ Library and PJ Our Way families for food, activities, storytelling, and more in and around the Lower Manito Park shelter!

Cost: $20/family or $10/person.

RSVP no later than July 21st

Friday, Friday, August 27 Outdoor CEE Shabbat Service

6:00 pm: Outdoor Shabbat service in person! Keep an eye on your email for information for our next in-person service of the year. This service will take place outdoors with masks required. In order to accommodate social distancing and group size, you will need to reserve your spot/seat.


Rabbi Tamar Malino Podcast Interview

Rabi Tamar Malino is interviewed on the FāVS Forward podcast.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As part of community efforts to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Congregation Emanu-El has cancelled all in-person services until further notice. The Temple Beth Shalom board has also decided to cancel in-person events and classes until further notice. This includes Adult Education, Religious School, Hebrew School and any other planned activities at the synagogue.

Please check this page and the Temple Beth Shalom webpage regularly for the most up to date information, including the availability of live streaming of services and online capacity for classes.

More information on the status, prevention and treatment of COVID-19 can be found from the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD.org), the Washington Department of Health ( https://www.doh.wa.gov) , and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html). For additional information, please contact the Washington State Department of Health at 1-800-525-0127 and press #.  

Shabbat Services and Education

Many Reform congregations around the country are live-streaming their services, you may find them by visiting the Union for Reform Judaism Website

A copy of our Siddur, Mishkan Tefillah, is available for free online

Temple Beth Shalom is streaming Saturday Shabbat morning services at 10:00 am and holding a virtual Minyan via Zoom on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. Adult and Youth Education is also continuing online! To access these services go to: https://spokanetbs.org

Tikkun Olam - Community-Wide Opportunities

Spokane Regional Health District Community Health Volunteers: The Spokane Alliance is organizing volunteers to be trained as Spokane Regional Health District Community Health Volunteers to check-in over the phone with patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are in their homes. The volunteer will call these community members every day by phone to document worsening symptoms as well as the person's oxygen levels.

Please contact Katie at the Spokane Alliance if you would like to volunteer (katie@spokanealliance.org).

Various Volunteer Opportunities organized by:

We Support the Spokane County Human Rights Task Force

We support the Spokane County Human Rights Task Force's efforts in tracking hate crimes and hate incidents so we can create a community record of these occurrences, develop publicly available reports, and work on improving response and prevention efforts in Spokane. If you have experienced a hate crime or hate incident or know someone who has, report it through this anonymous process.

Human Rights Task Force page

#SpokaneCountyHumanRightsTaskForce #HumanRights #ReportHateCrimes #SayNoToHate

Adult Education

Community Resources

CEE members have access to all Temple Beth Shalom adult education programs. A schedule of all upcoming adult education opportunities is available at: TBS Lifelong Learning Page

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 president@spokaneemanu-el.org