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Tu B’Shevat New Member Shabbat January 24, 2014

Posted by Penina on January 6, 2014 in General, home

On Friday evening. January 24 at Shabbat services, we will extend an official “Welcome” to new (and fairly new) members of Congregation Eitz Chayim. Services start at 7 pm, with Oneg Shabbat (refreshments) immediately following at 8 pm. Rabbi Liza Stern will present each new member family with a token of Tu B’Shevat – the New Year for Trees. Family members of all ages are welcome! 
New members will have received an invitation. If you did not receive one or have questions, please contact the office.

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Note from Penina Weinberg, President

Posted by Penina on August 10, 2013 in General, home

Having spent another wonderful year as your President, I can say that I am truly grateful for the chance to serve this warm and welcoming community, with a strong sense of responsibility to each other and to the environment.  We thrive because each person contributes time, energy, and money in such proportion as they are able, and then some.

This year we dedicated our accessible ramp, opened our homes to energy audits (which made money for our insulation project), conducted a fabulous Rainbow Shabbat, held our first Shabbat weekend retreat and hosted each other for meals.  Nearly everyone more »