Welcome to Temple Etz Chaim
October 8, 2014 at 6:00pm
Come celebrate Sukkot with a pizza, pasta (vegan approved) and salad dinner, sponsored by the Brotherhood. We start dinner around 6pm, but you are invited to come a little earlier (5:45'ish) to decorate our sukkah. Register online.
For further information or to ask questions, contact
Schedule and related information for this upcoming High Holy Days have been posted to the Holidays page.
TEC Members - log in to the Members Only area to view additional forms for babysitting, extended family tickets, and yizkor memorial book requests.
Friday, Sep. 9, 16, 23, 30, 10:00 am at Temple Building, 900 Washington St, Franklin
Tiny Tots is designed to help families with children birth through preschool make Jewish connections. Our gatherings are casual, our connections become strong.
For more information, contact Melissa Chartoff at
Fall 6-Week session starting September 8th through Sukkot, Monday nights at 7:30 - 8:30 pm, $40 Temple Members, $50 Non-Members
Zumba is a fun, Latin-dance, cardio workout - guaranteed to get you sweating and burning calories! Sign up with Dawn at
No dance experience required, just be ready to have some fun!
Rosh Hashanah, Thur., Sept. 25 and Yom Kippur, Sat., Oct. 4, 10:00 am $13.00 per service for 1st child, $11.00 for each additional child Ages 2 through 10 years old. Registration deadline is September 5th
The Early Childhood Committee will once again arrange babysitting for our congregation during the High Holy Day services. Babysitting will be provided during adult services on Rosh Hashanah morning and Yom Kippur morning.
For more information contact Dawn Doucette-Kaplan at
We need your support!
Shana Tova! Our Temple Etz Chaim Community Oneg will take place on Thursday, September 25th following services at FFC (Franklin Federated Church). Sisterhood sponsors the oneg each year, but we need the TEC community to support our efforts with delicious contributions. Please be sure to check our SignUpGenius and sign up for your contributions. If you have any questions, please contact Jill Simms at
Saturday, Sept. 20, 10:00 am at FUSF (First Universalist Society of Franklin) 262 Chestnut St., Franklin
Please join Scott and Emily Berman in celebration as their daughter, Michaela Berman, is called to the Torah as Bat Mitzvah.
The whole community is welcome in celebrating Shabbat and helping honor our B'nei Mitzvah students as the lead us in prayer. Please join the famiy for Oneg following the service.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 8pm - 10pm at Temple Building, 900 Washington St., Franklin Meet Boris Yellnikoff. Is he really a "profound and sensitive soul with an enormous grasp of the human condition" or is he just a miserable old man? Can his story teach us anything new about religion, grace, and happiness?
Join us for this annual TEC tradition as this year we contemplate Woody Allen's latest film "Whatever Works". Larry David and an all-star cast lead us through what Time Magazine calls "a feel good movie and cinematic soul message" just in time to prepare for our Days of Awe.
For more information and to RSVP, please contact Melissa Folsom at
Friday, September 19, 7:30 pm at Temple Building
Shabbat is a time for Jews to exercise freedom from the regular labors of everyday life. It offers an opportunity to contemplate the spiritual aspects of life and to spend time with friends and family.