jewish synagogue
Your Temple in the Ojai Valley
A contemporary congregation serving the entire Ojai Valley.  Offering a wide array of services to Jews of all denominations.

Interested in membership?...application available here

Thursday, July 31
Walk with Sheila, 8am

Friday, August 1
No Shabbat service

The weekly Torah portion can be found at the Union for Reform Judaism here

or, get another point of view at the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism...
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Interested in the dates of the Jewish Holidays? Click here
A message from our Membership Committee tells you how you can help expand our Jewish presence in the greater Ojai Community.   Your invitation can be found by clicking here.... 
Wanna go for a Walk with Sheila?

Start a beautiful Ojai morning with an invigorating group walk!  Our group starts and finishes with light stretching and walking time is 45 minutes.  We meet every Thursday rain or shine at 8:00AM inside the Ojai Museum Courtyard. For more info, send an e-mail to Sheila.

Board Members:

Bob Birk, Vice President
David Cohn
Naida Cohn
Alan Greenberg, Treasurer
Valerie Greenberg
Sandy Grotzky, Secretary
Susan Mirbach
Phil Moncharsh
Jackie Sherman
Jeff Weinstein, President

This page was last updated: July 26, 2014
Location and Phone
530 West El Roblar
Meiners Oaks, California
P.O. Box 172
Ojai, California 93024
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Your donations are always appreciated.  If you wish, you can use your credit card to pay your membership dues, purchase commemorative plaques, enroll in our special classes, or just make a contribution to our general fund.  Click here for more information...
Sid Cohn continues his interviews with current Temple members.  Click here to read about his conversation with Rachel Pratt...
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Rabbi Lotker was invited by the United States House of Representatives to offer the opening benediction on Wednesday, June 18th.  After that date, you can see a video repeat of his appearance at
Or, you can click here to see a YouTube video...
It's Dues Time!

Please click here to make your payment with your credit card.
Our new Temple board met on June 16.
You can read the minutes of their meeting here...
Until September we are on our summer Shabbat service schedule. Rabbi Mike will conduct services on July 25, August 8 and August 29.   If you have a special need for a service on any other Friday night, please e-mail Sheila 
Our new Temple president, Jeff Weinstein, has some thoughts to share.  Click here to read them and get a peek at his handsome face.
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Our summer special Shabbat Under the Stars will be on Friday, August 8th at 6pm at the home of Jeff Weinstein and Wendy Wilson, 353 Montana Road.

We will be honoring Sheila Cohn for her service to the Temple as President.  Questions? Please E-mail Naida
And please bring chairs for you and your family as well as food to share during the potluck.