Currently, LA county policy requires that all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask indoors.

As part of our commitment to the safety of our congregants, we have compiled all necessary and important information here regarding the temporary suspension of programs, religious services and in-person social gatherings. 

We continue to monitor the fluid situation brought on by the international outbreak of COVID-19, and we are intent on following the guidelines of local and national health agencies and implementing best practices. Religious services are open at Temple Emanuel, but worshipers are required to wear a mask inside.  During this time, you can also find Shabbat services online at YouTube, Facebook.

Our ECC is open with strict guidelines to comply with state regulations. Please stay tuned for more information regarding all Temple Emanuel early childhood and religious school e-opening procedures. 

Individual meetings with clergy and tutors are currently being scheduled to meet virtually or rescheduled. 

Temple Emanuel is here to help you during this difficult time. If you are seeking support, please click here and let us know how we can help you. If you can help someone in need and are healthy, willing, and able, please click here

If someone in your family becomes infected and you’d like to let the temple know about possible exposure, please contact our Executive Director,

If you need to get in touch with our clergy, please email

For general questions, please email

As always if you need to call the temple, please do so at our main line 310-288-3737. 

We remain vigilant about the situation and will update you as necessary. We appreciate your partnership in keeping you, your family, and our community healthy. 

Current Information from the CDC

Press Briefings from the World Health Organization

California Department of Public Health 

Temple Emanuel is a member of OneLA-IAF — working with partners across Los Angeles County training new leaders in civic engagement to create a more just city.  Currently, OneLA-IAF has created useful guides to help navigate important issues facing residents of Los Angeles. Please stayed tuned for updates. 

How to Protect Yourself & Understand the Law from One LA-IAF

Renters Rights

For a sample letter to send to your landlord, click here. This document is also available in Spanish.

Unemployment Insurance

Small Business Assistance

2020 Census

If you have any questions about these documents, please email


Recent Updates from Local Government Authorities 

Los Angeles County Department of Health 

City of Beverly Hills

How to Talk to Children about Coronavirus

Psychology Today

The New York Times