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Events at Temple Etz Chaim

High Holidays 5777/2016

Temple Etz Chaim offers you and your family many opportunities to connect with G-d and your fellow Temple members this coming Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Please join us.

For information about the services and other activities taking place during the High Holidays, including programming for newborns through 7th graders, click here.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 10:00am
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 7:00pm
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 6:30pm

Caring Connections and More

Caring Connections Support Groups: TEC proudly offers 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. 

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 Temple Member 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. 

Please come to a fundraiser at TGIF's in Simi Valley tomorrow, Thursday, 7/21, to raise money to help Sabrina who was recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer.

Click here for the Name Your Passion Shabbat Handout .

Click here for Mother's Day and Father's Day Shabbat Handout.

Click here for the Caring Connections Local Resource Guide.

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

TEC Choir - Rehearsals begin Weds., July 6th. The goal of the TEC  Choir is to inspire our local Jewish community with captivating Jewish music and is open to anyone in the community (5th grade and up) regardless of musical background. The choir will perform throughout the year at Shabbat services, High Holidays, and special events. For more info, contact Choir Director Lorry Black at [email protected] or Hazzan Pablo Duek at [email protected]

Rabbi is leading a trip to Israel - 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.

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. 

Dodgers Jewish Communtiy Day - Join Men's Club and Temple Etz Chaim families at Dodger Stadium on Sunday, August 28th for Dodgers Jewish Community Day! The Los Angeles Dodgers will be taking on the Chicago Cubs in the 17th annual "Jewish Community Day." Order your tickets here.

Read Hebrew America is returning to TEC this fall! - Classes start Sept. 11. Read Hebrew America is perfect for everyone, from beginner Hebrew readers to people who would like a refresher course on Hebrew. Experienced teacher Gail Simpson will guide you through this free six week course, offered Sundays from 9:30am to 11:30am in September through November. To sign up, please contact Rebecca in the main office at 805-497-6891 or email [email protected].

Women of TEC invite you to their Membership Catered Luncheon. On Sunday, September 25th, come join the Women of TEC for an afternoon of fun, music, and friendship! Click here for more information about the luncheon and how to RSVP.

Operation Isaiah - Donate to SOVA during the High Holiday Food Drive (Oct. 2 - Oct. 12). Jewish Family Services and SOVA depend on your donations to meet the needs of the nearly 9,000 people who visit these food pantires each month. USY will be collecting the items listed here during the High Holidays, from October 2nd to October 12th, to benefit these organizations.

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!

Judaica Gift Shop is now on Summer Hours - On-Call Only - Please call the Temple Office if you want to come by - 805-497-6891

 

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 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.

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.