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‘A Good Name’: What Jewish Law Says About Crimes Committed In Youth
By Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt for The Forward
On Thursday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified that President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, tried to rape her in 1982. Her testimony, some of which has been public for weeks, sparked a vociferous debate about sexual assault.
It’s all about creativity for ISRAEL21c’s ambassadors
By Nicky Blackburn for Israel21c
Students from across the US arrived in Chicago to take part in ISRAEL21c’s 2nd Ambassadors Retreat, collaborating to come up with exciting new ideas.
There’s always an element of the unexpected when ISRAEL21c’s Digital Ambassadors get together for a retreat. You’re never entirely sure what ideas will emerge, but one thing you can count on is that they will be wildly creative.
Harvard’s Jewish president wants to restore faith in higher education
By Penny Schwartz for JTA
Lawrence Bacow, who began his new position as the Harvard president on July 1, and his wife, Adele Fleet Bacow, plan to spend some of the High Holidays at religious services at the Ivy League school’s Hillel. The Jewish couple met on the campus more than 40 years ago, when Bacow began Harvard Law School, he recalled.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE JULIA SALAZAR DRAMA
By Emily Burack for HeyAlma.com
Julia Salazar, the 29-year-old candidate for New York State Senate, can’t seem to stay out of the news.
Self-identified as a Latina Jewish millennial and democratic socialist, Salazar was poised to become “the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.” As The New York Times reported, “Like Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Ms. Salazar is young and Latina, poised and progressive, and a democratic socialist.
Save the Dates!
The Rabbinic Search Committee is happy to announce two candidates are visiting on the following dates:
Friday, October 26 - Sunday October 28, 2018
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.
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!
Register for Preschool
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.
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.