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Caring Connections and More

I Care, We Care, TEC Cares!

For more information and to be a part of Caring Connections visit our page.

Volunteer opportunity: The ALS Association is looking for volunteers to visit home-bound people with ALS once a week. Teens would be welcome. Please contact with Barbara Porush: 818-429-5686b[email protected]

Bereavement Support Group Open to the Community: Our Bereavement group will meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.

Al-Anon meets every Wednesday at TEC, 7:00-8:15PM. 

Be Involved - Click here for a calendar of upcoming events.

Refuah Shelamah Requests - Can't make it to shul for a friend or loved one in need of a prayer for healing?  Send in any name you would like read at services (Shabbat, minyan or other) and a dedicated Temple congregant will stand and read the name. Just email your request to refuah.[email protected] with the details of the individual in need of healing. It is that easy and simple!  Because No one should be without a voice. 

Community Outreach/Caring Connection presents New support group forming at TEC: Caregiver Support Group; Caring for an aging loved one; all topics encouraged; March 20th, once month - Click here for the flyer - Open to the community.

Community Family Passover Seder

Family Passover 2nd Night Seder - Led by Rabbi Richard Spiegel & Hazzan Pablo Duek Adults: - $55  Children: (6-12) - $32  (3-5) - $20 Join us on Tuesday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m. Dinner Catered by Nana’s Kosher Catering Your payment is your reservation. Please complete the form with payment by Monday, April 3rd.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:00am

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Religious School Programs available for Transitional Kindergarten through 12th Grade. For more information, contact the Religious School office at (805) 494-8174 or [email protected].

Temple Etz Chaim’s Thursday Night Bingo - Doors Open 4:00 PM Games Start 6:15 PM. All Games, Including Early Birds, Pay $250. Click here for more information.

Be The Change - Tzedakah campaign - Are you ready to be the change? Suggested donation of $5.

Parent and Me Classes - Wednesdays, 9:15 AM -10:30 AM. Storytime, art, music, Jewish traditions, crafts, and so much more. Click here for the flyer.

TEC’s Z’havah invites you to “Restaurant Night at Little Calf Creamery” Wednesday, March 29th - 5:00pm – 6:30pm. Click here for the flyer

Into the Night with TEC and STS - April 1st @ 7pm to April 2nd 7am Cost is $85 7th-12th graders ONLY

Kadimanik’s and the Chocolate Seder - Join us on 4/4 for a sweet Pesach treat! We will read from the ultra chocolaty Haggadah and discuss all of the delectable goodies on the chocolate Seder Plate. 

Jr/ Sr Hamiliton Seder - Join us on April 9 from 12pm-2pm for an innovative and creative Passover Remix!!! We will retell the story like it’s never been told before and go through the customs of our ancestors, while singing and listening to new pop hits about Pesach. Click here for the flyer.

Family Passover 2nd Night SederLed by Rabbi Richard Spiegel & Hazzan Pablo Duek Adults: - $55  Children: (6-12) - $32  (3-5) - $20 Join us on Tuesday, April 11th at 6:30 p.mDinner Catered by Nana’s Kosher Catering Your payment is your reservation. Please complete the form with payment by Monday, April 3rd.

Scout Shabbat Friday, April 14th, 7:30 P.M. Social Hall Help us to celebrate our wonderful Scouts at a special Shabbat in the Round! Scouts, of all ages, are encouraged to wear their uniforms and are invited to participate in the service. Click here for the flyer.

Shabbat Morning J.A.M. Jewish Arts & Movement Saturday, April 15th at 10 a.m. - Join us at this Shabbat morning program focused on families with children ages 2-8 led by Hazzan Pablo Duek and musician Steve Ormond. This month we’ll be celebrating Passover with singing and dancing and making our own “Miriam” timbrels. 

Yom HaShoah Observance - Friday Night Services April 21st at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary - Featuring special guest speaker James Bachner, Holocaust survivor & author of My Darkest Years: Memoirs of a Survivor of Auschwitz, Warsaw and DachauThe TEC Choir performing Music from the Holocaust. Click here for the flyer.

Please join Women of TEC for Tea, Fashion Show and Fun - Sunday, April 23, 2017 one o’clock in the afternoon - Click here for the invite and click here for the RSVP.

Join TEC USY in “Feeding the Hungry” April 25, 2017 at 6 PM - Calvary Church - RSVP and flyer.

Preschool Summer Camp - Registration is now open for a summer of fun! Click here for the list of activities. 10 week program - June 19th - August 25th. Click here for the calendar and registration package

Camp Conejo Creek - It's time to start thinking about summer - Join us here from June 19th - August 11th. We have a lot of speciality programming - come for one week or stay for the summer! 

TEC USY is leading Shabbat on March 31st. Click here for the flyer. TEC USY is serving dinner and are hosting Oneg. If you would like to sign up and help us lead services please call (805)494-3648 or email [email protected].

Camp Ramah Family Camp for TEC families - Click here for the flyer. May 19th - 21st. 

USY - Fun, exciting, meaningful, immersive Jewish experiences for teens grades 7-12. Click here for the flyer.

Camp Conejo Creek

Spend your summer at Camp Conejo Creek! Join us here at TEC June 19th - August 11th

Camp Conejo Creek is a new and exciting camp program we are starting at Temple Etz Chaim for children 5-years-old through eighth grade. You can select from either 5 days a week or 3 days week. The summer camp program is filled with activities and programming designed around campers' interests - programming like creative arts, theater performance, culinary arts, sports and recreation, science, magic, field trips and theme days are provided for your children to explore their interests this summer. Counselor-inTraining opportunities available. Please contact Dena Feingold with any questions: [email protected].

Camp Conejo Creek Information and Forms:

Activity Calendar
All about Camp Conejo Creek and Workshop/Enrichment Schedule
Registration Form - 3/days a week (M,W,F)
Registration Form - 5/days a week (M-F)

 

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Women of TEC Judaica Shop

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

 

 

 

 

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.

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When you search and 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.

TEC Trip to Spain

Rabbi Richard Spiegel of Temple Etz Chaim took a group of Temple members to Spain for a Jewish heritage tour of Spain. The group traveled to Madrid, Barcelona, Cordoba, Granada, Sevilla, Girona, and Toledo to see remnants of a once vibrant Jewish community that existed in Spain during the middle ages.