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 


Friday, Aug. 9 CEE Outdoor at TBS

Followed by picnic potluck oneg

Saturday, Sept. 7 Reform Service

6:00 pm: CEE Shabbat service led by Rabbi Tamar Malino followed by potluck dessert/snack oneg

Friday, Sept. 13 Joint Musical Service

Sunday, Sept. 15 Intro to Mussar Study

10:15 am: In the TBS Library, Adie Goldberg will provide an Introduction to Mussar to see if there is an interest informing a first year Va'ad (study group).

Friday, Sept. 20 Reform Service

6:00 pm: CEE Shabbat service led by Rabbi Tamar Malino followed by potluck dessert/snack oneg

Sunday, Sept. 29 Erev Rosh Hashana

7:30 pm: Joint Services with TBS in main sanctuary led by Rabbi Malino. Reception to follow in Diskin Social Hall.

Monday, Sept. 30 Rosh Hashana

9:30 am: Services in CEE room led by Rabbi Wax
12:00 pm: CEE lunch
1:45 pm: Tashlich at Lincoln Park (directions provided at lunch)

Sunday, Oct. 6 Kever Avot (Memorial Service)

1:30 pm: Mt. Nebo Cemetery (Fairmount Cemetery only upon request)

Tuesday, Oct. 8 Erev Yom Kippur

5:45 pm: Joint Kol Nidre services with TBS in main sanctuary led by Rabbi Malino

Wednesday, Oct. 9 Yom Kippur

9:30 am: Morning service led by Rabbi Wax in CEE room
11:00 am: Joint children’s service for all ages
3:30 pm: Joint discussion “Ask the Rabbi” with Rabbi Malino
4:00 - 6:00 pm: CEE Mincha and Yizkor Service led by Rabbi Malino
~6:00 pm: Closing Discussion led by Rabbi Wax
~7:00 pm: Joint Havdalah, Shofar, and Break-the-Fast Dairy Potluck meal in Diskin Social Hall Sukkot

Sunday, Oct. 13 Sukkot

4:00 pm: Religious School
6:00 pm: Joint Sukkot Service

Thursday, Oct. 17 Sukkot

5:00 - 7:00 pm: CEE Sukkot Celebration and new member welcome at home of Rachel Zack and Scott Eubanks (Dairy Potluck)

Sunday, Oct. 20 Simchat Torah

4:00 pm: Religious School and Adult Education Torah Study
5:30 pm: Joint Dairy Potluck in Diskin Social Hall
6:00 pm: Hakafot and Simchat Torah Service in CEE space

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