Welcome to Congregation Emek Beracha
For over 35 years, Congregation Emek Beracha has welcomed students, business visitors, and tourists to Silicon Valley. Our growing, vibrant Orthodox community of over 135 families creates a warm atmosphere and welcoming environment for people from all backgrounds.
Guided by Rabbi Yitzchok Feldman, our Shul is committed to approaching the modern world through the perspective of Halacha, embracing religious Zionism, and growing in Jewish learning and observance.
Shabbat Youth Groups Youth groups are held every Shabbat from 10 AM until the end of services. The groups visit a nearby senior citizen home every other Shabbat at 10:30 AM. A class for girls ages 8 and up is held every Shabbat towards the end of services.
Purim Times The Fast of Esther on Wednesday begins at 5:18 am.
Maariv & Megilla Wed at EB will be at 6:15 pm.
The women's reading for women only will be at 8:15 pm. There will be another reading available at 8:30 pm at EB.
Shacharit on Thurs morning with Megilla is scheduled for 6:30 am.
There is a women's reading for women Thurs morn at 8:30 am hosted by Liora Schultz at 820 Matadero.
Rabbi's Shiur Shabbat afternoon an hour before Mincha.
Tuesday Evenings Classes The Beit Midrash offered by Rabbi Feldman covers a variety of subjects and all are welcome. November through February, it meets at 8 pm.
February 10th, Beit Midrash will be given by R' Bezalel Naor. The topic: R' Kook on the Shades & Hues of Beit Shammai & Beit Hillel.
Mazal Tov on Recent Births
Mazal Tov to Erica & Barry Berkowitz on the birth of
Sara Malka on January 20.
Mazal Tov to Rabbi Maury & Malka Grebenau on the birth of
Meira Shira on December 25.
Mazal Tov to Aryeh & Alexis Kushner on the birth of
Naftali Baruch Halevi on December 15.
Mazal Tov to Ruthie & Shimshon Ayzenberg on the birth of
Alef Bina on November 24.
Mazal Tov to Moshe & Hannah Druckman Looks on the birth of
Avigail Margalit on November 9.
Mazal Tov to Ziva & Jonah Hassenfeld on the birth of
Amal Nehama on November 5.
Mazal Tov to Daniel & Leah Isseroff Bendavid on the birth of
Orli Na'ama on October 28.
Mazal Tov to Devorah & Michael Avrukin on the birth of
Sara Hadassah on October 11.
Mazal Tov to Lital & Tahg Adler on the birth of
Beniya Avichai on September 25.
Mazal Tov to Liora Schultz & Ari Tuchman on the birth of
Adin Emanuel on September 17.
Mazal Tov to Ken & Lauren Eichenbaum on the birth of
Yael (Annette Isabelle) on August 13.
Mazal Tov to R' Noam Silverman & Maya Bernstein on the birth of
Niva Hallel on July 14.
Mazal Tov to Elana & Michael Schwab on the birth of
Minna Leah on January 14.
Mazal Tov to Shona & Eli Schwartz on the birth of
Ariel Natan on January 5.
Between January and December 2013 we welcomed 10 babies to Emek Beracha: Miriam Nechama, Maryasha Chava , Shlomo Yosef, Lucie, Yedid Yosef, Yaakov Rafael, Yosef, Tehilla Rivka, Elisheva and Nechama Shifra