Welcome to Congregation Etz Chaim

star of david We are a Reform Jewish Congregation in the Rochester, New York area.  We welcome a diverse appreciation of our shared synagogue traditions.  We are a small, progressive congregation that fills a unique niche in the Rochester Jewish Community.

We have an open-door policy and enjoy having guests for services and special events, and we always welcome new members.  Our community is based on inclusiveness, where everyone is welcome, regardless of age, marital status, sexual orientation, or being a Jew by birth or by choice.

Our Rabbi and our members provide a warm reception whether you are joining us for an evening of faith or you wish to become a member.  You are always welcome at Etz Chaim.    

Congregation Etz Chaim, 2 Mountain Rise, Fairport, New York 14450,  (585) 223-5344

e-mail: admin@congregationetzchaim.org

 

Upcoming Events!

Click here to see Etz Chaim’s Upcoming Events!

HIGH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Date Day Time Service Location
9/18/2020 Friday 7:30 PM Erev Rosh Hashanah Zoom Online Service
9/19/2020 Saturday 9:30 AM Rosh Hashanah Zoom Online Service
9/19/2020 Saturday 1:00 PM Tashlich casting of sins Boat Launch, Fairport, Ayrault Rd
9/27/2020 Sunday 7:30 PM Erev Yom Kippur Zoom Online Service
9/28/2020 Monday 9:30 AM Yom Kippur Zoom Online Service
9/28/2020 Monday  4:00 PM Yom Kippur Yizkor Zoom Online Service

Please note that all services will be held via Zoom this year due to the pandemic.

In order to prevent uninvited guests who might cause disruption, you will need to request an invite to join.

If you would like an invite, the best method is to email admin Ben Slomovic at benetzchaim@gmail.com

You can also call 585-223-5344

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

I Have a Voice: A Cantor at the World Zionist Congress

I Have a Voice: A Cantor at the World Zionist Congress kbkaput October 27, 2020 Religious Pluralism in Israel Imag...

A Letter of Gratitude to My Local Synagogue: "I Was Filled with Hope"

A Letter of Gratitude to My Local Synagogue: "I Was Filled with Hope" kbkaput October 22, 2020 Yom Kippur Image ...

The Sanctity of Voting: A Jewish Analogy for “Secrecy Sleeves”

The Sanctity of Voting: A Jewish Analogy for “Secrecy Sleeves” kbkaput October 21, 2020 Voting Rights Image ...

Looking for a Virtual Dove: My Experience as a Delegate in the 38th World Zionist Congress

Looking for a Virtual Dove: My Experience as a Delegate in the 38th World Zionist Congress kbkaput October 20, 2020 Israel ...