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Adult Education

TEC Adult Education ... classes designed with you in mind …

Offering a wide array of learning opportunities, TEC Adult Education programming aims to enrich and expand your Jewish horizons and appeal to a wide range of learning styles, areas of interest, and varied schedules. Below is an overview of ongoing classes:

Tuesdays With Rabbi  
Adult B’nai Mitzvah
TEC Book Club
Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning (new CORE classes begin in September each year) Contact our local Melton director at [email protected]  to find out new class times and locations or visit www.meltonwestvalley.org to learn more about Melton learning for the “Wondering Jew."

Overview Classes:

Tuesdays with Rabbi (Rabbi Spiegel) - Tuesdays, from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. in the Cohen Library. Make Tuesday mornings your quality time. Join Rabbi Spiegel in weekly group study of traditional texts and discussion of their relevance to modern life.  New participants are welcome anytime in this informal, discussion based class.

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 Adult B’nai Mitzvah (Rabbi Spiegel and Hazzan Duek) - Sunday mornings from 9:45 A.M. to 11:15 A.M. Studies included in this class: Hebrew reading, Prayer Skills, Torah Reading, Holidays & Festivals, Jewish Music and more. The TEC Adult B’nai Mitzvah class will celebrate their beautiful B’nai Mitzvah ceremony in. More information about the next class will be coming soon. If you have any questions, please contact Seth at seth@templeetzchaim.org.

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TEC Book Club - Generally, the book club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 P.M. in the Scherr Conference Room or as published. Since its inception in 2001, TEC Book Club is still going strong with avid readers and lively discussion. TEC Book Club is the place to be if your niche is reading and discussing some of the best-selling and best written books … primarily by Jewish authors or about Jewish themes. See our Book Club information page for details.

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Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning: Core and Graduate Classes- University level curriculum courses, with no homework, no tests and no prep, created especially for adult learners from all backgrounds by the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. TEC is proud to host CORE classes and graduates of the two-year CORE program, Melton Scholars Courses. Melton classes are open to the community! For more information on the Melton School of Adult Jewish learning, please contact the Temple office at 805-497-6891. To learn more about the CORE classes Melton offers, visit their website at www.meltonwestvalley.org.

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Contacting Us:

To receive further information about TEC Adult Education programming, contact us at [email protected] or call the Temple office at 805-497-6891.

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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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.

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