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Welcome to Temple Etz Chaim

  • Shalom

    Welcome to

    Temple Etz Chaim

  • Hanukkah Boutique

    Shop, Nosh, and Shmooze

    Sunday, November 22nd 


  • Shabbat Community Dinner Honoring New Members and Celebrating the Spirit of Hanukkah

  • Religious School Fall Registration Now Open

    Religious School Registration 2015-2016 

  • 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

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 8:30am
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 7:15pm
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 (All day)
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 4:15pm

Caring Connections and More

Caring Connections Support Group: TEC is proud to offer a support group open to the community: Our Bereavement group will meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.



Celebrating Hanukkah

Visit our Hanukkah Holiday Kit for resources and more information on this upcoming holiday.

Chai Lights

Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Wednesday, November 25th, 7:30PM - Hosted by our friends at the United Methodist Church - Rabbi Spiegal invites you to share in a meaningful service of giving thanks with our friends at the United Methodist Church.  Click here for flyer.

E. Randol (Randy) SchoenbergDecember 2nd, 6:00PM, Sanctuary, Mr. Schoenberg will be presenting his story of triumph in his fight for a Jewish family's prized Gustav Klimt painting seized by the Nazis. Click here to RSVP. His story can be seen in the feature film "Woman in Gold."  Click here for flyer. 

Community Shabbat Dinner - Friday, December 4th, 6:00PM - Enjoy dinner with your Temple Etz Chaim family and celebrate the spirit of Hanukkah at the Community Shabbat Dinner. Please RSVP to the Temple Office - 805-497-6891, $20/Adults and $12/Children (12 and Under). Click here for flyer.

Say Shalom - Friday, December 4th at 7:00PM - Remembrance Hall. Come welcome Shabbat and say "shalom" to old friends while making new ones before enjoying a beautiful Friday night service.

Celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with the fabulous Shirettes! The free concert is on Sunday, December 6th at 5 PM. The music program will include popular Shirettes’ original songs, as well as traditional Hanukkah tunes, designed to engage and involve the audience.

Menorah Lighting at Janss Marketplace - Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30PM - Join Rabbi Spiegel and Hazzan Pablo as we light the 18-foot menora, enjoy yummy latkes, and sing and dance to lively Hanukkah tunes!  Click here for flyer.  Also, on this date, grab a bite at Sharky's and show this flyer (click here) , and help raise money $$$ for TEC USY.  Sharkys will donate 20%  of Net Sales!

Sisterhood & Men's Club Brunch is Sunday, December 6th, 10:30AM - 12:30PM - Social Hall, Learn about volunteering In Israel.  RSVP:  [email protected] or [email protected]. For more information click here.

Rabbi is a leading trips to Israel and Spain - A trip to the Holy Land is perfect for all generations and a unique opportunity for a special Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  Click here for Israel Tour flyer  and Click here for Spain Tour flyer.

8th Grade Confirmation Students Collecting Coats for Casa Pacifica -  Hello TEC!  Our 8th grade Confirmation class is sponsoring a Winter Clothing Drive for Casa Pacifica.  Casa Pacifica is desperately in need of rain gear, jackets, coats, umbrellas, beanies and more for the upcoming rainy season.  They are asking for new and/or gently used items for babies through adults.  Please help us help those in need!  Drop off bins are located in the rotunda and the temple foyer.  We will be collecting items through the holidays, but the sooner you bring these items in, the sooner we can get them to the kids at Casa Pacifica. Thank you for helping our 8th grade Confirmation class help others!! To view the flyer click here

For the Troops Wish List collection - The youth department is joining the efforts of a nonprofit organization called "For the Troops" in making care packages for our deployed service people. We plan on sending these packages during the December holidays and NEED YOUR HELP in collecting items from their wish list. We are asking for the items below to be collected and dropped off to the TEC Rotunda by the first week in December 15th. For more information and to view the list  click here.

The Jewish Federation's 10th Annual Festival of Lights Toy and Book Drive -  Please drop off your toys and books in the labeled boxes in the Rotunda and the main building at Temple Etz Chaim until November 30.  For more information  click here 

Make Donations and Tributes Online!

The future of Judaism is very much tied to the survival of our congregation, and the survival of our congregation is very dependent on the generosity of its congregants. Make your donation by clicking here.  

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.

Support Temple Etz Chaim everytime you shop

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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!

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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