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Our Beautiful Campus

Temple Etz Chaim has a lovely campus located in the heart of Thousand Oaks.

Main building streetfront - 250 pxThe Paskow Sanctuary, Winer Chapel, large social hall, gift shop, meat and dairy kitchens and main office are all located in the main building. Rabbi Spiegel and Hazzan Duek also have offices in this building. The Kane Community Center, located across the plaza from the main building, houses the Wolfson Auditorium, Cohen Family Library, Scherr Office, adult lounge and art room. The Ner Tamid Education Center provides our children with state-of-the-art classrooms, youth lounge, teacher’s lounge, dairy kitchen and offices for the Religious School, Early Childhood Education and Youth Directors and staff. The grounds are beautifully maintained with a great lawn in front of the Ner Tamid Education Center and multiple age-appropriate playgrounds in the back of the building.

The Main Building

Paskow Sanctuary 250px web HDRThe Paskow Sanctuary seats approximately 350 people. During the High Holydays and other large functions, the wall separating the sanctuary from the social hall can be opened for additional seating. The unusual ark flanked by beautiful stained glass windows gives the room a warm and spiritual feel. 

 

The Winer Chapel, small and intimate, is perfect for minyan services. The social hall seats approximately 300 people. Paskow ark right-side detail 100px webWith both dairy and meat kitchens, we can provide extended kiddushes and Shabbat dinners catered by the Women of TEC as well as more elaborate lunches and dinners catered by our exclusive kosher caterer, Nana's Kosher Catering. The gift shop houses a beautiful and extensive collection of Judaic items.

Kane Community Center

Kane Community Center rain 250pxThe Wolfson Auditorium in the Kane Community Center is available for smaller gatherings and meetings. It has its own ark and can be used for services on an as needed basis. The Cohen Family Library currently has over 1700 volumes. Come in and browse its ever-growing collection. Kane Community Center garden The art room boasts its own kiln so our students are able to make beautiful ceramic art projects.

Ner Tamid Education Center

Ner Tamid Ed Ctr 250 pxThe Malchicoff Rotunda is the defining architectural feature of the Ner Tamid Education Center building. As you enter, look up and be delighted by the beautiful Star of David and lovely pastel colors. The rotunda has its own ark dedicated to Elisa Feldman, of blessed memory, which is used on the first Saturday of each month for Junior Congregation. There is also a gift shop display case. The Kane Youth Lounge, a large open room with its own patio, opens off the rotunda. Ner Tamid Rotunda StarReligious School and Early Childhood Education classrooms, a dairy kitchen, teacher’s lounge and offices complete the inside of the building. Around the back and side of the building are multiple playgrounds with age-appropriate equipment. The front of the building is dominated by the Warren Family great lawn, which can be reached directly from the Wolfson Auditorium and front gate.

Main building front - 250 pxWe are very proud of our beautiful campus and encourage everyone to take advantage of all it has to offer. 

Rabbi Search

Save the Dates!

The Rabbinic Search Committee is happy to announce two candidates are visiting on the following dates:

Rabbi Ben Herman

Friday, October 26 - Sunday October 28, 2018

Rabbi Ari Averbach

Friday November 2 - Sunday, November 4, 2018

For more information, please visit the Rabbinic Search Information page.

Caring Connections and More

I Care, We Care, TEC Cares!

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

Bereavement Support Group: meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

Al-Anon in the Adult Lounge every Wednesday from 7:00-9:00PM.

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. 

 

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Sponsor Friday Night Oneg and Saturday Morning Kiddush

Sponsor Oneg and Kiddush

If you'd like to sponsor Oneg and Kiddush, please fill out the form and return it to the front office. Follow the instructions on the form for payment.

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

Preschool

Register for Preschool

Click here for a schedule of feesinformation form, and registration form.

Click here to view the ECE page on the website.

Parent and Me Classes

Wednesdays, 9:15 AM -10:30 AM. Storytime, art, music, Jewish traditions, crafts, and so much more.

Infant Care Now Registering!

Click here for infant care registration form.

Full Time Monday to Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm.

Space fills up fast, plan ahead and reserve your spot! To schedule a tour please contact the pre-school office at (805) 497-6852 or email us at [email protected].

See's Candy Fundraiser

Support Temple Etz Chaim Preschool through our See's Candy Fundraiser! See flyer below.

Shop with Scrip Gift Cards and Support Temple Etz Chaim

Purchase gift cards to your favorite outlets and help support Temple Etz Chaim.

Please e-mail Shari Mark at [email protected] or call Jessica Jacoby at the front office at 805-497-6891.

Register for Religious School

Register your son or daughter for Religious School here!

Currently registering for grades TK-12.

Mitzvah Day 2018

Please flyer here for our Religious School Mitzvah Day project.

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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 schools designated by its users.

Support Temple Etz Chaim everytime you shop on Amazon- Support us when you shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible to Temple Etz Chaim.