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.

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, August 21 CEE Erev Shabbat Service ONLINE

6:00 pm: Please email theCongregation President for information on attending services remotely.

Click here for a copy of our Reform Siddur Mishkan T'Filah or contact the TBS office to borrow a copy.

High Holy Days

Congregation Emanu-El High Holy Days Virtual Services and Events - Details Coming Soon!


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:

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:


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