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 


March 2 CEE Saturday Morning Shabbat

9:30 am: Led by Rabbi Tamar and followed by a joint Kiddush lunch.

Friday, March 8 Joint Erev Shabbat Service

6:00 PM: Rabbi Tamar will lead a joint (CEE & TBS) Non-Musical Erev Shabbat Service

Saturday, March 9 Shabbat Beit Midrash

9:30 am: Shabbat school: Study session for adults and kids. (No religious school or adult education classes on Sunday, March 10th)
10:30 am: Services
11:00 am: Tot Shabbat
11:45 (ish): Kiddush Lunch

Sunday, March 10 Activities

4:30 pm: Online Zohar Class with Dr. Daniel Matt in the TBS library. Please check your newsletter or get in touch with Rabbi Tamar if you are interested in signing up for this distance learning group class.
6:00 pm: USY Bingo Dinner Fundraiser

Thursday, March 14 SAJFS Luncheon and Adult Education: Part 1

12:00 pm: SAJFS luncheon/program
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)

Friday, March 15 Reform Erev Shabbat Service

6:00 pm - CEE Reform Erev Shabbat Service, led by Rabbi Tamar Malino. Followed by potluck dessert Oneg.

Friday, March 15 Spokehilla Shabbat Dinner for young Jewish adults

Check your newsletter or contact ashmore.katie@gmail.com or rhythmbeast@gmail.com for additional information.

Wednesday, March 20 Purim Celebration

5:15 pm: Pizza and salad dinner (no charge)
6:00 pm: Purim spiel, followed by hamantashen for dessert

Thursday, March 21 Adult Education: Part 2

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)

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)

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. Additional information and a registration form will be coming soon.

Sunday, April 28 Yom HaShoah Holocaust Observance Service

Sunday, May 15 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