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Scholar-In-Residence

"How the Kabbalah Understands God, Torah, and Creation" with Dr. Daniel C. Matt

17th Annual Men’s Club Scholar-in-Residence Weekend February 10-12, 2017

 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 6:15pm
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

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]

Support Groups 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; starting February 20th, once month - Click here for the flyer - Open to the community.

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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.

Join us in A Men’s Club’s Annual Tradition Havdalah & Bowling! Saturday, January 14th - 6:30PM - Open to Men’s Club Members and Their Families - All ages - adults and children - Lots of family fun and no bowling experience necessary.

Bingo Marathon - Sunday, January 15th, Doors open at 10 AM - Click here for the flyer. 

Rabbi Ed Feinstein - TEC Men's Club Sunday Brunch "Got Chutzpah?" - January 22, 2017, 10:30 AM

January Kadima Kinnus - Kadima Kinnus registration is now live! Click here for the flyer, and register here: fwusy.net/Kadima Cost is : $285 (scholarship is available). There will be a bus to take the kids to and from Camp Ramah in Ojai. Pick up and drop off site for the bus is TEC. 

Havdallah and Hotdogs - This year’s theme "reJEWvenation…be your Jewish Self." January 28, 2017, 5:30 PM

2017 MAH JONG CARDS are available Large Print $9.00, Regular $8.00 – Deadline to order is January 31, 2017. Make check payable to TEC and send to TEC, Attn: Etta Weinstein. For questions please call Gloria Semer: 805-498-8717 

In honor of American Heart Month…“Bless Your Heart” Shabbat Service Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm - Wear RED and come at 7:00 pm to “Say Shalom, Save a Life” Kick off the evening with a special Hands-on CPR lesson. Learn in 5 minutes…your life or someone else’s can depend on it!  Click here for the flyer.

17th Annual Men’s Club Scholar-in-Residence Weekend at Temple Etz Chaim - Professor Daniel C. Matt  How the Kabbalah Understands God, Torah, and Creation  February 10-12, 2017. 

USY Kinnus - Join us February 24-26 at TEC to get started on your journey to empowerment, self reflection, and life changing experiences. We will have guest speakers, a funSaturday night, and Israel programing! Cost is $120, not too shabby. Save the date and get ready for a weekend to remember! This weekend will be filled with magic and wonder! Click here for the flyer.

Adult B'Nai Mitzvah Class

Read Hebrew America in Thousand Oaks California

Adult B’Nai Mitzvah Class with Rabbi Spiegel and Hazzan Pablo - Sunday mornings—9:45 AM to 11:15 AM. This class will begin on December 4, 2016 and conclude with a beautiful Adult B’Nai Mitzvah Shabbat morning Service in May 2018. Do you feel a stirring inside of you and you would like to renew your connection to the prayers and Torah you learned for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah? Perhaps you never had a Bar/Bat Mitzvah as a youth and would like to experience a deeper relationship with your Judaism now? $200 course fee. To sign up, please contact Rebecca in the main office at 805-497-6891 or email [email protected].

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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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Earn Funds for TEC

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.