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 
509-717-3233

CEE Members at 2018 Sukkot
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Events

Friday, Feb. 21 CEE Erev Shabbat Service

6:00 pm: CEE Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Tamar Malino

Sunday, March 1 J-Village

Meet other families with kids and build community. Are you a parent and excited to help your child learn and love their Jewish identity? J-Village is the place to gather with other parents and their kids in our community.

Friday, March 13 Special Refugee Shabbat Service

6:00 pm: Rabbi Tamar led service followed by light Shabbat dinner
Congregation Emanu-El is proud to participate in HIAS’ National Refugee Shabbat, during which the American Jewish community will dedicate sacred time and space to the issues of refugees and asylum seekers. Together, we will learn about the global refugee crisis, connect to the national Jewish movement for refugees, celebrate local acts of welcome and recommit to putting our values into action. We are pleased to have representatives from World Relief Spokane, our local refugee resettlement agency with us for this special service. We hope you will join us for this important and informative Shabbat!

Sunday, March 15 Panel Discussion on Israel

10:00 am: Wide Open Panel Discussion on Israel. A light breakfast will be served.

Friday, March 20 Joint Musical Erev Shabbat Service

6:00 pm: CEE and TBS Musical Erev Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Tamar with community potluck dinner to follow. TBS to provide main dish. CEE, please bring salads or vegetable dishes to share. Join in a "Carlebach minyan" exploring familiar melodies as well as a few new ones!

Saturday, March 21 Reform Shabbat Service

9:30 am: Reform Shabbat service led by Rabbi Tamar. Joint Kiddush Lunch to follow hosted by TBS

March 19 - April 27 Americans and the Holocause Exhibit at Gonzaga

Save the Date: “Americans and the Holocaust” special exhibit and events at Gonzaga University’s Foley Center Library, one of the first four U.S. libraries selected to host this exhibit. This traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum examines the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war, and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and 1940s.

Exhibition Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm, and Sunday, 1 - 4 pm Website: Americans and the Holocaust

Saturday, April 11 Passover Seder

Save the Date: Passover Seder Sponsored by Congregation Emanu-El

Sunday, April 12 J-Village Hike

Meet other families with kids and build community. Are you a parent and excited to help your child learn and love their Jewish identity? J-Village is the place to gather with other parents and their kids in our community.

Sunday, May 17 J-Village

Meet other families with kids and build community. Are you a parent and excited to help your child learn and love their Jewish identity? J-Village is the place to gather with other parents and their kids in our community.

Adult Education

Sundays beginning November 17, 2019 through June 2020 

Prayer book Hebrew and Sundays with Rashi, taught by Rabbi Malino.More details and how to register for adult classes coming soon.
 
 

9:30-10:30 am: Prayerbook Hebrew: Level II class (must be able to read Hebrew)

TBS and CEE members: $180 Non-member fee:  $360 

 

 

10:45 am “Sundays with Rashi”:  Rabbi Tamar led class covering commentaries on the Torah and Talmud written by 11th century giant Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki (also known as Rashi).<br>

Free to TBS and CEE members.<br>

Non-member fee:  $18/session or $90/8 sessions. 

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:

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

CALL 509-717-3233 (message)
or EMAIL president@spokaneemanue-el.org