Friday Night Services begin at 7:30 pm, Oneg following

Shabbat Morning Services begin at 10:15 am                              (Preliminary Service at 9:45)
Kiddush Lunch following with 1:00 Torah Study

The Shofar, Etz Chayim’s February Newsletter

Rabbi Listfield’s Rosh Hashanah (first day) Sermon

Yom Kippur Supplimentary Reading Selected by Rabbi Listfield

Etz Chayim Event Schedule, 5780

Etz Chayim & Jewish Community Calendar

Members Join our FaceBook Group

What A Community: We painted the building together! Then breakfast was served to the painters. Thank you to all who participated in organizing us, painting, serving breakfast & cleaning up afterwards!


Sukkah Construction! Thanks go out to those who helped build and decorate our sukkah this year!




Purim, 2016

Some of our local BBYO members did the Purim Spiel to wide acclaim! We all enjoyed a Hot Dog Supper and delicious homemade hamentaschen!




The Great Big Challah Bake

We participated in The Great Big Challah Bake, a worldwide event for Jewish women to emphasize the significance and symbolism involved in baking challah for Shabbat. We had lots of fun and our challah turned out beautifully!







Rabbi Stephen Listfield

IMG_2100aRabbi Stephen Listfield visits about 9 times throughout the year. He leads Erev Shabbat and Shabbat morning Services. After the Shabbat Luncheon, he conducts a learning/study class. On, Sunday we have a brunch with time to chat with the Rabbi.

Rabbi Listfield is comes to us from the Atlanta area, where he is retired. Sometimes his wife, Leslie, visits too.

Rabbi Stephen Listfield began his education with a BA from Rutgers, where he was Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He continued his studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary, receiving his MA and graduating as the class valedictorian. He also studied at Princeton and at Yale Graduate School, as well as the Sorbonne in Paris and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has been a congregational rabbi for 39 years, since his ordination from JTS.

Rabbi Listfield’s extensive experience started in Hollywood, FL, as Associate Rabbi of Temple Sinai, then continued as Associate Rabbi in Washington, DC, at Adas Israel. While in Washington, he created the largest synagogue singles program in America and is responsible for over 100 marriages.


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