Formals for Five is a fun way for Arlington high school seniors to shop for outfits for prom and graduation at great prices! All proceeds go to Washington-Liberty High School’s Best Buddies chapter. All items will be sold for $5 each at Washington-Liberty on April 30. CEH is accepting donations of clothing and accessories that are appropriate for teenagers to wear to prom from March 1 through April 22. Drop off your donations in the collection box in the CEH lobby.
Dear CEH community,
We share the concern and the pain with our fellow communities and all the people in Ukraine right now.
Yesterday, Masorti/Conservative communities from around the world gathered together to pray for the well-being of our brothers and sisters and all those in Ukraine under attack. Rabbi Reuven Stamov spoke directly from Ukraine with the latest updates of our communities there.
Congregation Etz Hayim presented and/or participated in three programs that were supported by the Scientists in Synagogues grant. Based on the feedback we received, our congregants appreciated the opportunity to discuss the intersection of faith and science. Our participation in the grant program has encouraged us to include more STEM-focused programming for learners of all ages.
A few days ago, I was in sunny California getting together with the most influential Jewish musicians of our time. Many rabbis, educators, cantors, and lay leaders came to learn together with these rockstars about our tradition and how to take it to the next level through music and community building.
Sunday morning, January 29, a group of us gathered in the Etz Hayim library and discussed the Disney Pixar movie Soul. At the center of the movie is a man, Joe, who wants to be a jazz…
Come learn with Rav Natan how to read and chant Torah! Tuesdays from 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM starting March 1. You must know how to read Hebrew.
Camp hours are Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (with an optional shorter day for nappers), including time for lunch (campers bring own lunch) and is open to all children ages 2.5 to 5…
To my dear Etz Hayim family, I know we have all been thinking of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, and we are deeply relieved that this terrible situation has ended with no injury to the rabbi or synagogue members held hostage. I write to you because it is important that we support each other as a community at this very difficult time.
Sunday, February 27th, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (online). Bread Givers is a 1925 novel by Jewish-American author Anzia Yezierska. This masterwork of American immigrant literature is set in the Lower East Side of Manhattan and tells the story of Sara Smolinsky, the youngest daughter of an Orthodox rabbi, who rebels against her father’s rigid conception of Jewish womanhood. Discussion led by Debbie Ann Doyle.
Wednesday, February 16th, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM (online). Join Rav Natan and Michael Harris to learn what’s Jewish about solar energy and the ins and outs of going solar.