Temple Etz Chaim
Temple Etz Chaim Upcoming Events

April 5, 2017
We want to wish you and your family a happy, healthy and joyous Pesach.  We want to wish Betty Reiser a happy and healthy 105th birthday. T he Kiddush  on Saturday  will be sponsored by Patty and Jerry Kaye in honor of Betty Reiser's special day. Come join in the celebration.
Scroll down and read all the times for our services celebrating Pesach. Please mark your calendar and join us for all the amazing programs we offer in April and beyond at Temple Etz Chaim....Your Jewish Neighborhood!

Shabbat Shalom
Temple Etz Chaim Clergy and Staff
Passover Schedule of Services 2017/5777
April Say Shalom
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Friday, April 7th
7 :00 p.m.

Come welcome Shabbat in the Remembrance Hall and say "shalom" to old friends while making new ones before enjoying a beautiful Friday night service.
Spring Blood Drive
Sunday, April 9th
9:00 a.m.

At Temple Adat Elohim
2420 E. Hillcrest Dr., Thousand Oaks.
To schedule your appointment contact:  
Debra Levine at  debra@schmeezle.com
Family Camp at Camp Ramah
May 19th-21st
Friday arrival between
Depart Sunday
around noon

Camp Ramah invites you to Family Camp.
For families with children 8 and under. Come spend the weekend in beautiful
Ojai at Camp Ramah.

Click here  to register.  
Camp Conejo Creek 2017
Spend your summer at Camp Conejo Creek! Camp Conejo Creek is a new and exciting camp program we are starting at Temple Etz Chaim for children 5-years-old through eighth grade. You can select from either 5 days a week or 3 days week. Please contact Dena Feingold with any questions: camp@templeetzchaim.org .

Camp Conejo Creek Information and Forms:
Preschool Summer Camp
June 19th-August 25th-10 week program!

Registration is now open for a summer of fun! Click here for the calendar and registration package
USY Bake Sale
Sunday, April 9th
11:30 a.m.

All proceeds go toward TEC USY's SATO. Everything is just $1.00! Stop by at pick up from Religious School!
Jr./Sr. USY Hamilton Seder
Sunday, April 9th
12:00 p.m.

We will retell the story like it's never
been told before and go through the
customs of our ancestors, while
singing and listening to new pop hits
about Pesach.
Scout Shabbat
Shabbat Morning Jam
Saturday, April 15th
10:00 a.m.

Families with preschool and early elementary school aged children (ages 2-8) are invited to participate in this interactive Shabbatmorning program with Hazzan Pablo Duek and musician and educator Steve Ormond. Free and open to the community.   
There are Jews Here 
Film Screening & Discussion
Yom HaShoah Observance at TEC
Friday, April 21st
7:30 p.m.

Featuring special guest speaker James Bachner,

Holocaust survivor & author of  My Darkest Years: Memoirs of a Survivor of Auschwitz, Warsaw and Dachau & The TEC Choir performing Music from the Holocaust.

It's Tea Time with Women of TEC
Feeding the Hungry with TEC USY
Tuesday, April 25th
6:00 p.m.
At Calvary Church

Call or email with your RSVP and what you'll bring
(805) 494-3648 or youth@templeetzchaim.org
Spring Boutique
Sunday, April 30th
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Do you have something special you would like to sell? 

*$50.00 table fee
* No extra costs!
* Your profit is all yours!
Limited space available! Sign up by April 20.
For more information call 805-494-8174 or  
email: joyce@templeetzchaim.org
Informational Meeting regarding 10 10 program
Sunday, April 30th
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Remembrance Hall

Start the discussion and Learn More
Grab a light bite after minyan and join in. Advanced planning representatives from Mt. Sinai Simi Memorial Parks to discuss 10 10 program and advance needs benefits.

Any inquiries please call Tami Wank, Trustee TEC Community Outreach, 805 497 6891
Program ends March 1, 2018; Cremation properties excluded.  Please note Mt. Sinai has a firm price policy.
Walk to End Genocide
Sunday, May 7th
12:00 p.m.

Sign up for the 5th Annual Walk to End Genocide on  Sunday May 7th ! At our new location at the Thousand Oaks Civics Arts Plaza. Help to make The TEC Tzedakkah Tzrollers the largest team for the 5th year running while improving the lives of genocide survivors in Africa. Sign up today at  Conejo Valley Walk to End Genocide.

Want to become more involved in fighting genocide? Jewish World Watch is hosting an empowering weekend of education and activism. Preventing Mass Atrocities: From Rhetoric to Reality. April 1st and 2nd at the University of Southern California. For more info and to sign up, click here. 
USY Summer Experience
For more than 55 years USY Summer Experience has provided life changing summer travel opportunities for Jewish teens. Our trip destinations include North America, Israel, Europe, and beyond, opening participants eyes to new places, new experiences, and different cultures all over the globe. Now it's your turn, see where it takes you! Click here for more information.
Women of TEC Cruise - 2018
January 19-22, 2018

Carnival Inspiration 
To Baja Mexico From Long Beach
Don't Be Left on Shore!
Sign up NOW

Parent and Me Class
Parent & Me class for
6-18 months. 
Wednesday mornings 9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Enjoy story time, art, music, movement, Jewish traditions, baby signs, discussions and more!  Contact the Preschool office at 
805-497-6852 to sign up.
Be The Change
Tzedakah campaign  - Are you ready to be the change? Suggested donation of $5.
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Sale of Chametz
Participate in the mitzvah of selling non-Pesach food. If you wish to make a contribution,  all proceeds go to charity to help those in need celebrate Pesach!
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April Etzetera

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Temple Etz Chaim's  Thursday Night Bingo Doors Open  4:00 p.m. Games Start  6:15 p.m.
All Games, Including Early Birds, Pay $250
Click here for more information.
Gift Shop
Regular Schedule
Monday through Thursday:  
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 Sunday mornings:  
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

(Or, to arrange to Shop by Appointment-- call Temple Office.)
 JNET is the premier Professional Networking
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JNET meetings are held at TEC on the second  Thursday  of each month (networking starts at  6:30 p.m. ; the meeting starts at  7:00 p.m. ).