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Temple Etz Chaim Youth Programs

usy logoTemple Etz Chaim's Youth Department offers programs available to youth and teens in grades K-12. 

Machar is K-2; Kadima includes grades 3-6; Jr. USY serves grades 7 and 8; and, Sr. USY is our 9th-12th grade program.

All ages can participate in Lounges and events as part of Temple Etz Chaim Youth.

Our Temple Etz Chaim chapter is part of the Far West Region of United Synagogue Youth. This region includes other chapters from Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Hawaii. Youth and teens can get involved at the regional level by attending assorted weekends (Kinnusim) throughout the year as well as summer travel programs, which includes trips across the country and throughout Israel.

Please clcik on the following links to download the schedule of events and navigate the Youth Department's section on the website:

Machar membership application

Kadima Program

Jr. and Sr. USY Program

2018-2019 Chapter Activities coming soon

            TEC USY 2018-2019 Event Calendar coming soon

Select the following link to access our Online Membership Application form.

We have an online TEC USY Photo Album, and we'd love to share our pictures. The guest password is: "tecyouth"

To sign up for our weekly newsletter, email [email protected]

Contact Shannon Tepfer, Youth Director, at [email protected] or (805) 494-3648 for more information about our Youth Programs.

Rabbi Search

Messages from your Rabbinic Search Committee

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. 

 

Chai Lights

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

Be The Change - USY Tzedakah campaign - Are you ready to be the change? Suggested donation of $5.

Argentenors Concert - There were lots of rehearsals, lots of email blasts, but it all came together when we saw our very own Hazzan Pablo Duek perform with his fellow Cantors at the Argentenors Concert! If you weren't able to attend, we've got your back. 

 

Celebrate Sukkot

Order your own Lulav and Etrog

Celebrate Sukkot and buy a Lulav and Etrog. Orders due by August 27th.

        

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

Infant Care Now Registering!

Infant Care Now Registering!

Now Offering Full-time Infant Care from 3 months on. 

Small caretaker - child ratio.
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].

Registration Form

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Register for Religious School

Register your son or daughter for Religious School here!

Currently registering for grades TK-12.

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