OUR

SPIRIT

Rejoicing in Prayer

Unwind and take a deep breath as you leave the week behind, and connect with us as we sing ourselves into a place of appreciation and Jewish learning.  Join our participatory services that are filled with soulful, moving music, relevant Torah teachings from our rabbis and guest teachers, and a community that welcomes you.

  • Shabbat Unplugged

    Temple Emanuel’s signature in-the-round service features uplifting music, meditation, and poetry.

    Temple Emanuel’s signature in-the-round service features uplifting music, meditation, and poetry. Our congregation can’t help but sing to the energy flowing from our acoustic band. Enjoy a thoughtful short teaching by our clergy, or diverse and engaging special guests.

    First Friday of the Month  |  8:00 pm  |  Corwin Family Sanctuary

    (Summertime may affect scheduling of certain Shabbatot – please refer to the calendar)

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  • Simply Shabbat

    Our Simply Shabbat service in our Belle Chapel is a low-key, peaceful hour of music and prayer.

    Our Simply Shabbat service in our Belle Chapel is a low-key, peaceful hour of music and prayer. The melodies, both nostalgic and contemporary, remind us of the sweetness of the Sabbath. This service features a d’var Torah (teaching) that reassures, challenges, and moves us.

    Second through Fifth Friday of the Month  |  6:15 pm  |  Belle Chapel

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  • Shabbat Spark

    Come to Shabbat Spark if you are looking for a high energy, uplifting Friday night. Groove to our six-piece rock band.

    Come to Shabbat Spark if you are looking for a high energy, uplifting Friday night. Groove to our six-piece rock band. Listen as our wonderful student Soul Singers and Junior Cantors lead the prayers, and learn from a Jewish folktale or two.

    This interactive Shabbat service is perfect for kids and the adults alike and is a favorite of our ECC and Religious School families. We look forward to dancing, singing, and sharing Shabbat dinner with you.

    Select Fridays  |  6:15 pm  |  Corwin Family Sanctuary

    Click Here for Full Worship Service Calendar

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  • Shabbat Morning @Emanuel

    Looking for a vibrant Saturday morning prayer community? Join Shabbat Morning @Emanuel, attended by a steadfast group of people who welcome newcomers as they enjoy services that are innovative, relevant, and responsive to our diverse membership.

    Looking for a vibrant Saturday morning prayer community?  Join Shabbat Morning @Emanuel, attended by a steadfast group of people who welcome newcomers as they enjoy services that are innovative, relevant, and responsive to our diverse membership. Our original siddur, blends Hebrew (transliteration and translation) with contemporary poems and readings.

    Our clergy accompany traditional nusach and contemporary melodies with soulful guitar and piano music. Together with interested congregants, the service includes an interactive teaching led by one of the rabbis, which often flow into discussions over a delicious kiddush lunch.

    Saturday Mornings  |  10:00 am  |  Bess P. Maltz Center

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  • Shabbat for Families

    Temple Emanuel has three wonderful Shabbat style programs geared specifically towards families with young children. Bim Bam Shabbat, Little Sparklers, and Shabbat in the Park offer something for everyone, whether your child is 6 months or 6 years. We hope to see you this year!

    Parents and families with children up to two years of age have a new Shabbat experience just for them with Bim Bam Shabbat!

    Meet fellow parents and kick off Shabbat in a whole new way on the second Friday of each month from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Non-members are welcome to participate.

    Bim Bam Shabbat is a Friday morning experience where we sing, play, and enjoy a story with Cantor Lizzie Weiss and Rabbi Adam Lutz.

    Second Friday of the Month, September through June  |  10:00 am  |  300 N Clark Drive



    Little Sparklers Shabbat
    is a combination of kids’ favorite things: stories, dancing, music, and food! Imagine Belle Chapel filled with excitement as your children help the rabbis open the arc to reveal the beautiful Torah scrolls.

    Stay afterwards for our wonderful Shabbat Spark service. Siblings, parents, guardians, and grandparents are welcome!

    Select Fridays  |  5:15 pm  |  Corwin Family Sanctuary

    Click Here for Full Worship Service Calendar



    Shabbat in the Park is a special Saturday morning service just for families with children six years and younger. We gather at a beautiful park in Beverly Hills three times a year for singing, dancing, stories and all around fun! Bring your friends and family and a picnic blanket, and get ready to have a great time!

    First Saturday of the Month, November, March, and June |  10:00 am  |  Beverly Cañon Gardens

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  • Expression of Soul

    Through quiet meditation, chant and conversation about the parasha of the week, our Expression of Soul service explores our physical relationship with our soul.

    Through quiet meditation, chant and conversation about the parasha of the week, our Expression of Soul service explores our physical relationship with our soul.

    Join us in this relaxing morning of meditation. For more information about this service and the facilitator, Perry Oretzky, email us at info@tebh.org.

    First Saturday of the Month  |  10:00 am  |  Belle Chapel

    All Other Saturdays  |  9:30 am  |  Belle Chapel

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  • B’nai Mitzvah

    How empowering to watch a young person lead our community in prayers and ritual.

    How empowering to watch a young person lead our community in prayers and ritual! How exciting to listen to a teen chant Hebrew and understand what s/he’s saying!  How inspiring to listen to fresh, meaningful interpretations of Torah through the lens of Jewish values, history, and culture!

    This age-old rite of passage is always personally relevant and meaningful at Temple Emanuel, and you are welcome to join any Saturday morning or afternoon as our teens become B’nai Mitzvah!

    For times and locations, click here for full worship service calendar.

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  • Shabbat Lyrics

    Download Shabbat Lyrics

    Candle Blessing
    Kiddush Blessing
    Hamotzi Blessing
    Blessing Before the TorahBlessing After the Torah
    Bim Bam – Shabbat Shalom
    Hine Matov
    Shalom Aleichem

    Download Shabbat Lyrics Here

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