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.
Fast on Sunday, July 5 The 17th of Tamuz falls on Shabbat this week, so the Fast will be on Sunday, July 5. It begins in Palo Alto at 4:15 am and ends after 9:11 pm. (In the morning, a meal with bread must begin by 3:45 am.)
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.
Mazal Tov on Recent Births
Mazal Tov to Veronique Zerbib & Robin Morris on the birth of
Idan Chaim on April 27.
Mazal Tov to Faiga & Shabsi Walfish on the birth of
Chaya Elka Esther on March 8.
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