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PROVIDING AIR PURIFIERS FOR OUR NEIGHBORS: Partnering with Climate Resilient Communities (CRC), we are promoting a campaign to raise $20,000 to purchase 125 air purifiers for neighbors in East Palo Alto and other neighborhoods where air quality continues to be unhealthy. Each device costs $150. Contributions in any amount are warmly welcomed. Donations can be made here. The good news is that we already met our previous goal of $15,000, so CRC has upped the ante. We believe we can succeed in partnership with Beth Am and Spark Congregation.


EDUCATIONAL EVENTS: Acknowledging that each of us needs to grow in learning in order to become motivated and then to choose our actions wisely, we have sponsored a series of meetings with wise teachers. We met with Rev. Danielle Parish who had just returned from the world climate meeting in Scotland, Dr. Chris Jones  and our own Phil Metz to be introduced to consumption based emissions. We promise more to come.


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

Sunday: 9:00am - 2:00pm

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

Friday: 9:00pm - 2:00pm

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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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​​​​​​From our June 12th event with Climate Resilient Communities (CRC), here are four projects for which they’re looking for volunteers. If you’re interested, please call Shelly Lewis at 650-380-5125 or Nechama Tamler at 650-493-0502.

1.  RESILIENT HOMES: Providing East Palo Alto, Belle Haven, Redwood City and North Fair Oaks homeowners with resources such as air purifiers and double-paned windows to retrofit their homes for energy efficiency and safety upgrades.

2.  RAINGARDEN WATER CISTERN PROJECT: Building 25 raingardens and water cistern systems in East Palo Alto to address food and water insecurity.

3.  OUR COMMUNITIES OUR BAY (OCOB): Addressing pollution by surveying residents in Redwood City, North Fair Oaks, Belle Haven and East Palo Alto and providing health improvement technologies in their homes.

4. RINGWOOD AND COLEMENT TRANSPORTATION STUDY: Redesigning Ringwood and Coleman Avenues to better fit community needs and preferences.

We have surpassed planting 10,000 trees in our National Forests!! For $1/tree, you can keep our campaign going strong by CLICKING HERE.

Fri, December 9 2022 15 Kislev 5783