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Welcome to Temple Etz Chaim

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    Temple Etz Chaim

  • Family fun! Arts and crafts, waterslides, food, games, and so much more. Bring your family and bring your friends, and bring your swimsuit. Membership Open House at SummerFest - check us out! 

  • 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.

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Events at Temple Etz Chaim

FJMC's Haftarah Scroll to Visit TEC

Join us for a Special Shabbat Service as the Federation of Jewish Men's Club Haftarah Scroll visits Temple Etz Chaim

Saturday, May 28th at 10:00AM

 

 

The FJMC Haftarah program started in 2002, the scroll has traveled around North America to Men’s Clubs and Brotherhoods, to regional retreats and to FJMC conventions. It has been used in synagogues from

West Coast to East Coast, and from Florida to Canada.

Join us as we welcome it to our congregation for the first time.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 6:15pm
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 6:15pm
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:00am

Caring Connections and More

Bone Marrow Donor Registration - Four days before her first birthday, Ventura resident Skye Savren-McCormick was diagnosed with Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML). She is in need of a bone marrow transplant to survive.Our neighbor in Ventura, Temple Beth Torah, is hosting a bone marrow donor registration drive on  to help Skye find her match. Please consider registering at this drive, or you can also sign up and register as a donor at: https://join.bethematch.org/reach4skye.

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.

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. 

Help Sabrina Cohen, a single mom, battle breast cancer. Please help raise money to help Sabrina who was recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Please visit her Caring Bridge site to stay up-to-date on her health journey.

We hope you enjoyed Name your Passion Shabbat service Friday evening March 18. For those of you who missed it, click here for the article handout on "Find Your Passion with These 8 Thought-provoking Questions."  We hope you enjoy.

 

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Summer Smash 2016 Information and Forms - Summer Smash Registration Form and Summer Smash Activity Calendar

USY End-of-the-Year Party - May 25th - 6:15pm - 8:15pm. Kadima, Jr, Sr - RSVP by May 22nd. 

FJMC Haftarah Scroll Tour - Sat., May 28th, 10 am, Sanctuary - The FJMC Haftarah program started in 2002, the scroll has traveled around North America to Men’s Clubs and Brotherhoods, to regional retreats and to FJMC conventions. Join us as we welcome it to our congregation for the first time.

Father’s Day Shabbat - Fri., June 3rd, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary - Before you get bogged down with all those ties, come celebrate an early Father’s Day at a beautiful Shabbat service with special attention for the favorite dad or father figure in your life.

Keep Calm and "Carrie" On - Sun., June 5th, 9:30 am, Social Hall - Carrie's going away party. Come by and join us in wishing TEC’S beloved Administrative Director, Carrie Friedman, all the best for her future & move to Oregon!

SummerFest - Sun, June 5th, 11:30 am, Warren Lawn - Family fun: Arts and crafts, waterslides, food, games, and so much more. Bring your family and bring your friends, and bring your swimsuit. We are also auctioning off four (4) Park Hopper Disneyland tickets. Membership Open House at SummerFest - check us out! 

Judaica Gift Shop Sale - Sun., June 5th, 9:30 am - 1pm. Click here for the flyer.

Cigar, Scotch and Talmud Men's Club Event - June 8th, 8 pm. Join the Rabbi and friends on the Warren Lawn.

JNET - Thurs., June 9th, 6:30 pm -  JNET is the premier Professional Networking Organization within the Jewish community.

Tikkun Leil Shavuot - Sat., June 11th, 7:45 pm, SanctuaryA Special Night of Torah Study: Repairing the World One Letter of Torah at a Time. Shavuot Service followed by Panel Discussion “Thou Shalt Not Murder: Should the Death Penalty be Allowed?” featuring views from a judge, prosecutor and defense attorney. 

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.

Hillel Channel Islands would like to travel with you this summer on the Birthright Israel trip! For 10 days you will travel around the country of Israel for free. 

Join Us This Summer!

Join us for a summer full of fun and excitement!

We offer 4 different programs:

Preschool: 18 mos. – entering K

Mini Smash: entering 1st-3rd

Summer Smash: 3rd – 9th

Counselor in Training: grades 9 and up.

Click here for the Camp Schedule

Click here for registration forms for Mini Smash and Summer Smash

Click here for the Counselor in training application 

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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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