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Welcome to Temple Etz Chaim

  • Shalom!

    Welcome to Temple Etz Chaim

  • To Pray

    The heaven and the earth were finished on the seventh day, and God ceased from all work.  God blesses the seventh day and sanctified it. [Gen. 2:1-2]

  • To Teach

    From Generation to Generation, to inspire love of Judiasm, dedication to Torah and fulfillment of mitzvot. L'Dor v'Dor

  • At a Young Age

    Our early childhood environment is designed to create an atmosphere that enables our children to grow at their own pace.

  • Youth Programs

    Our Youth Department offers programs available to youth and teens in grades 3-12.

The melodies and the prayers we sing on Erev Shabbat are now online. Please listen ...


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Upcoming Events

Sunday, November 2, 2014 (All day)
Sunday, November 2, 2014 (All day)
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 9:30am
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, November 17, 2014 (All day)

Caring Connections Support Groups: TEC is proud to offer two support groups open to the community: Parents of Special Needs Children and Bereavement. Our Parents of Special Needs Children meet every other Saturday from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the Adult Lounge. Our Bereavement group will meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. See our flyer for complete details.

Journey of a Rabbi is now available! At Temple Etz Chaim, we are lucky to have so many talented congregants including Rabbi Jack Shechter, who has recently published Journey of a Rabbi. This two-volume Journey of a Rabbi consists of essays describing ventures undertaken, events experienced, and ideas articulated that reflect the life work of a rabbi and Jewish educator. Available for sale at journeyofarabbi.com or in the TEC Gift Shop.

Pictures from Family Fun Day. Many TEC members had a great time on June 1, taking part in Family Fun Day. See our Family Fun Day pcture gallery to see what happened.


Chai Lights

2014-2015 (5775) Membership Information is available now. Print a Membership application. See our Membership Information Page for other forms and information.

"Say Shalom": Friday November 7th at 7 p.m. in Remembrance Hall. Come welcome Shabbat and say "shalom" to old friends while making new ones before enjoying a beautiful Friday night service.

Mitzvah Day: Sunday, November 2nd. We have some amazing Mitzvah Day projects planned including Habitat for Humanity, Tents of Hope for Darfuri Refugees, Make a Bird Feeder, and more! Check out our flyer for complete details.

Community Shabbat Dinner Honoring our New Members: Friday, November 14th at 6 p.m. The entire TEC community is invited to help welcome our new members at a delicious Shabbat Dinner catered by Tarte Catering. RSVP to the Temple Office by November 7th. $20/adult and $12/child (12 & under).

Annual Holiday Boutique: Sunday, November 23rd, 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Shop, nosh, schmooze at our Annual Sisterhood Boutique. You can find purses, jewlery, books,  candles, clothing and more! 

Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service: Wednesday, November 26th at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by TEC. Join TEC along with our friends from the United Methodist Church for this inspirational Thanksgiving Service.

Family Hanukkah Festival @ Janss Marketplace: Wednesday, December 17th, 6:30 p.m. Join Rabbi Spiegel as we light the 18 ft. menorah, enjoy some delicious latkes and more! Check out our flyer for all the details.



Make Donations and Tributes Online!

You may now donate to Temple Etz Chaim via our safe and secure online donation form. Make any kind of tribute using your credit card. See our Donations Page for details.

Sisterhood Judaica Shop

Visit the Sisterhood Judaica Shop at Temple Etz Chaim! We carry a wide selection of Judaica gifts for every occasion. Visit the Sisterhood Judaica Shop web page for hours and featured items!


Earn Funds for TEC

When you search ans Shop with GoodSearch, you help Temple Etz Chaim earn money. How? Good Search is a search engine which donates 50-percent of its renveue to the charities and shcools designated by its users.

Agoura Hills Hand Car Wash "Wash Bucks" Program

Find out here how you can help support TEC every time you wash your car or shop at Agoura Hills Hand Car Wash.