Celebrate Shabbat at the Beach June 23rd!


Shabbat on the beach pic



Temple Etz Rimon is celebrating a special summer Shabbat! Join Rabbi Sherman as she leads Shabbat services at Tamarack State Beach in Carlsbad.

Bring your family, a picnic dinner, a dessert to share, beach chairs, blankets, and a jacket for a special sunset celebration. Shabbat Service will start at 5:30 pm with dinner to follow.

Special Guest, Mark Silberstein Speaks on July 24th….

Special Guest, Mark Silberstein Speaks on July 24th….

Mark Silberstein, former Public Relations Director for the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles, will speak at a Temple Etz Rimon gathering on Monday, July 24 at 2:00 pm and at 4:00 pm.

Mark is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa and now lives in Israel. He speaks off the cuff and is up-to-the-minute on the latest happenings in Israel.

Seating for our membership is limited. Contact Us to make your reservations and specify the time you wish to attend.



You & Your Family Are Invited for a Camp Shabbat!

You & Your Family Are Invited  for a Camp Shabbat!

Temple Etz Rimon members are invited to join Rabbi Sherman, Harvey, Rebekah, and Ellie at URJ Camp Newman on Friday, July 21st for a Camp Shabbat.

If you have been to camp and miss the fun, if you are considering sending a child or grandchild next summer, or if you just want to experience the camp magic for yourself, this is your opportunity! Get a taste of camp life with a special reception with the camp directors and a moving Shabbat service followed by a delicious dinner, festive singing and Israeli dancing!

Festivities are from 4pm to 9pm. Contact the temple to register and get lots more information.

Join Us for Our Annual Open House! Sunday, August 28th

Sunday August 27th



Come and visit Temple Etz Rimon for our Annual Open House event on Sunday and meet our Rabbi, Karen Sherman and many of our members. Enjoy the food, music, festivities and fun. Learn more about our celebrations and congregational learning programs and the wide range of services we provide. Experience for yourself how Temple Etz Rimon may be the ideal place for you and your family to call home!


Did you know…

As a mid-size Jewish congregation and Religious School, located in the heart of Coastal North County, we are dedicated to providing vital Jewish life experiences, spiritual growth, and ongoing educational opportunities.

We are committed to ensuring the continuity of Judaism as a force for good in the world and fulfilling the Jewish needs of our members across all generations.

We are dedicated to our community and spiritual growth. Whether you express your Jewish identity through social action, study, social activity or worship, you will be welcomed and valued at Etz Rimon.

Our membership includes a mix of people from diverse backgrounds, beliefs and practices. Interfaith couples and families participate actively in congregational life. We honor diversity.

At our Religious School, experienced and dedicated teachers share their knowledge of and passion for Judaism with our children. Our small classes o er students the opportunity for individualized instruction and personal
attention. Our Religious School conveniently meets on Sunday afternoon providing instruction for children in grades kindergarten through 7th. We offer Confirmation class for students in 10th and 11th grade, and vibrant youth groups.

Sign up at the Open House for Religious School and receive a $150 discount.



Would you like to become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah?


If this is something you have been thinking about, your opportunity is coming! Temple Etz Rimon would like to start a new Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah class beginning in the fall of 2016. Classes meet 2-3 times per month in preparation for the B’nai Mitzvah in the spring of 2018.

If you would like to be part of this class, please Contact Us or call the temple to reserve your place or to receive additional information.

Become A Member of Our Legacy Society…

What will be your legacy? Will you have a lasting impact on the people and organizations you love and value? Temple Etz Rimon is undoubtedly one community you want to support, as commanded by the principle of l’dor vador (“from generation to generation”.)

Many of us have already added Temple Etz Rimon to our wills, trusts, and estate plans. Through a Legacy bequest; a gift of retirement plan assets, real property or appreciated securities; or a life income gift such as a charitable remainder trust or gift annuity, we can guarantee that our temple will thrive long after we are gone. For more information go to our Giving page and leave your legacy today for all the tomorrow’s to come! Go to our Giving page or download a Legacy Society form.

Join Our Circle of Giving!

The Circle of Giving is a program whereby members can enhance their dues and give as they choose at different levels. Take the opportunities to be a part of the Circle of Honor, Circle of Life, Circle of Blessing or Circle of Light. This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference within our Temple Etz Rimon community. You and your family will become a part of a pillar in the life of our temple. Go to our Circle of Giving page or download a Donation form.

Help Our Temple Each Time You Shop!

Did you know it is possible to financially help Temple Etz Rimon without it costing you a cent? There are several programs available that provide donations in your name to TER activities as a side product of your normal spending.  Go to Other Giving Opportunities to see how!

Be A Big Part of Our Celebrations…Sponsor A Holiday!

Which is your favorite holiday? Put your name on it! For $360 per holiday, we are offering the opportunity for you to sponsor S’lichot, Sukkot, Tu B’Shevat, Chanukah, and Purim. You will be recognized with gratitude in our weekly newsletter. Go to our Giving page or download a Donation form.