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NEW OFFICE HOURS

We are now closed on Mondays & Saturdays.  Before you come by the office, please give us a call at (650) 948-7498 & dial "0" for reception desk, or you can also email us at office@kolemeth.org.

Sunday: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Friday: 9:00pm - 2:00pm

Everyone is welcome at our egalitarian Jewish community in the heart of Silicon Valley, in Palo Alto, California.
Kol Emeth is a place to learn, grow, pray, and make face-to-face human connections.

Come and meet people from all walks of life and from all backgrounds. 
We want to warmly welcome you to our services and our community.

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Help Kol Emeth write its exciting new chapter as we enter into 5782. Dontions to the Kol Nidre Appeal help us provide all of the incredible programs and services. With your support, all our members may participate fully in synagogue life and religious school, regardless of their means, and we can sustain our innovative programming and maintain our amazing new building. 

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Our New Building

We can't wait to welcome everyone in to our new building, which is truly a work of art.
[See this J article for a peek!]

 

Upcoming Featured Events

  • Trivia Night & Havdalah

    Trivia Night & Havdalah Trivia Night & Havdalah Shabbat, January 29, 2022 @ 06:15 PM

    It's no trivial matter when KE takes on Trivia! TriviaHub will bring the party and the questions this Saturday night. We'll begin with a special Havdalah with Tyler Dean, and then let the games begin with questions & categories for all ages. Click Here

  • Text & Tea - Rabbi Lewis: Living with Joy: A Rebbe Nachman of Breslav Sampler

    Text & Tea - Rabbi Lewis: Living with Joy: A Rebbe Nachman of Breslav Sampler Text & Tea - Rabbi Lewis: Living with Joy: A Rebbe Nachman of Breslav Sampler Tue, February 1, 2022 @ 10:00 AM

    One of the greatest sources of inspiration for Rabbi Lewis has been the body of teachings of Rabbi Nachman of Breslav, the Chassidic leader who lived two centuries ago. In this short, four session course, key selections of the Rebbe’s teaching will be studied. Samplings of his most famous epigrams, stories, and music will also be introduced. A central theme in the Rebbe’s teaching is the elusive quest for joy amidst turmoil in one’s life and in the world. The class will especially focus on the quest Click Here

  • Text & Tea - Rabbi Mordecai Miller: Reading Between the Lines

    Text & Tea - Rabbi Mordecai Miller: Reading Between the Lines Text & Tea - Rabbi Mordecai Miller: Reading Between the Lines Wed, February 2, 2022 @ 10:00 AM

    In the course of Jewish History, we’ve been blessed with some great minds: Moses, Samuel, Isaiah. Later, we were blessed with the minds of Rabbi Akiva, Rabbi Yishmael, Rabbi Yochanan (who is attributed the editing of the Jerusalem Talmud). Still later, we see the works of Maimonides, and the Gaon of Vilna. All of them had, what you might call, encyclopedic knowledge. One individual who stands out is Rabbi Solomon son of Isaac, better known as “Rashi.” The sheer scope of his work includes... Click Here

  • Women's Book Group: Ethel Rosenberg, An American Tragedy

    Women's Book Group: Ethel Rosenberg, An American Tragedy Women's Book Group: Ethel Rosenberg, An American Tragedy Wed, February 2, 2022 @ 10:30 AM

    Join us on February 2 for a discussion led by Alice Stiebel of Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy. June 19,1953: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were both executed as Communist spies. In this new book, Anne Sebba explores the life of Ethel Rosenberg and what led to this moment - what she calls "An American Tragedy." Click Here

  • Text & Tea - Rabbi Sarah Graff: Women’s Study Group

    Text & Tea - Rabbi Sarah Graff: Women’s Study Group Text & Tea - Rabbi Sarah Graff: Women’s Study Group Thu, February 3, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

    The Women’s Study Group invites all women to come and study the weekly Torah portion. No background is needed. Bring a Torah text to your computer (Etz Chayim Chumash, another translation, or an online text), if you are able. We will study the Torah portion from a variety of perspectives, ancient and modern. And we will consider what wisdom the Torah can offer for our lives right now. Click Here

  • Text & Tea - Rabbi Lewis: Living with Joy: A Rebbe Nachman of Breslav Sampler

    Text & Tea - Rabbi Lewis: Living with Joy: A Rebbe Nachman of Breslav Sampler Text & Tea - Rabbi Lewis: Living with Joy: A Rebbe Nachman of Breslav Sampler Tue, February 8, 2022 @ 10:00 AM

    One of the greatest sources of inspiration for Rabbi Lewis has been the body of teachings of Rabbi Nachman of Breslav, the Chassidic leader who lived two centuries ago. In this short, four session course, key selections of the Rebbe’s teaching will be studied. Samplings of his most famous epigrams, stories, and music will also be introduced. A central theme in the Rebbe’s teaching is the elusive quest for joy amidst turmoil in one’s life and in the world. The class will especially focus on the quest Click Here

 

Fri, January 28 2022 26 Shevat 5782