Saturday 18 August 2018 :: 7 Elul 5778
Welcome Synagogue Life Our Values
Our Values

Etz Chayim is a warm and friendly congregation that aims to nurture spirituality, learning and continuity within the Jewish community. We embrace diversity, welcoming people from many walks of life. We believe in the ever-developing progressive evolution of Judaism as a way of life.

We are committed to:

  • Providing an inclusive and meaningful environment for learning about and living progressive Judaism.
  • Creating opportunities for all of our members to participate actively in the congregation and its programs
  • Making the voice of our community heard on issues of social significance
  • Educating children in Judaism’s rich heritage and in its contemporary significance
  • Caring for others with humility and compassion
  • Providing a centre for sharing with others in the social joys of good fellowship

Mission Statement

To provide an open, inclusive friendly community in which all families, of any shape or form, can observe and develop their Progressive Judaism.