Celebrate Purim with an Etz Chaim Purim Pack! For $18, you will receive 15 hamantaschen from Shalom Bakery along with other Purim goodies.

Pick up on Thursday, February 25 from 12:00-1:00 PM.

Orders must be in to cec.educator@congetzchaim.org by Tuesday, February 16.

Fulfill the Purim mitzvah of Matanot L'evyonim (gifts to the poor) and drop off non-perishable food donations to the Sisterhood food drive!

The items most in need are: pasta, peanut butter and jelly, canned tuna and chicken, canned veggies, pancake mix, granola bars, cereal, and mac and cheese. Since mac and cheese is our traditional grogger item we would keep our tradition of using and collecting the boxes of mac and cheese.

The Sisterhood of Congregation Etz Chaim under the auspices of WRJ Midwest District has announced a new six-month project to ease hunger in local communities, ‘Feeding the Hungry.’

This program began on January 1st and will continue until June 30th. Because of the length of time that this project will run, there will be three dates for our membership and the rest of the Congregation to participate.

The first drop off date is Thursday, February 25 from 12:00-1:00 PM.

Click here for more information.


Our last Purim program will be on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 PM. Please join the Rabbis to hear the reading of the Megillah.

The reading will be streamed via YouTube.

Bring in the Spirit & join temple Mixologists Rick Martinez and Cody Gierat for the pre-Megillah reading on Thursday, February 25 at 6:00 PM! They will enthrall with a couple of recipes that won’t know the difference between Haman and Mordechai !

NOTE: these can be made as non-alcoholic cocktails.

Click here for the recipes