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, November 27
Walk with Sheila, 8am

Friday, November 28
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...
click here

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
Susan Mirbach, Co-Secretary
Phil Moncharsh
Jackie Sherman, Co-Secretary
Jeff Weinstein, President

This page was last updated: November 25, 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...
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On September 14 we celebrated the beginning of the Social Hall remodeling.  We noshed on frozen yogurt, endured 100+ degree heat and had a great time.  Click here for pictures of the gutted social hall and the smiling faces...

You can also read the May Strategic Planning Committee report to the Temple Board here...

And you can read even greater detail and see the schematic drawings of the Social Hall renovation in the Committee's May Report to the Congregation patient, it's a large file.
The Temple Board of Directors met on November 10.
Click here to read about what went on...
The 2015 Ojai Valley Winter Shelter Program

The Ojai Valley Winter Shelter is manned by us on the first Monday of each month, December through March. Our first serving will be on December 1.

If you want to volunteer this year, please contact John Gottesman so he can schedule you in.  

P.S.  Please click here to make a donation to help defray the Temple's cost of supporting the program.
On Saturday, December 6 at 7:30pm we will be screening the movie, The Jewish Cardinal.  Click here for more info...
Rabbi Mike has some thoughts about how the Jews invented Thanksgiving.  Gobble, gobble here...