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Dedication of the Arnold & Barbara Shapiro Social Hall and Fundraising Dinner

The Congregation Etz Chaim Board of Directors invites you to a special evening.

Dedication of the Arnold & Barbara Shapiro Social Hall and Fundraising Dinner to honor their years of dedication to our synagogue community.

Thursday, August 18th at 6pm

Congregation Etz Chaim, 36 Bacon Street, Biddeford.

Dinner: $25 per person
Children under 10 years of age: $12.50
by Destination Catering

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Shalom and Welcome!  

Congregation Etz Chaim is a non-denominational synagogue located in Biddeford, Maine.  Our members are from all over York county, and even beyond.  Check out our website to learn about our vibrant community and our synagogue offerings:

  • High Holiday Services
  • Shabbat Morning Services Twice A Month
  • Jewish Holiday Celebrations
  • Community Friday Night Potlucks
  • Weekly Hebrew School for School Age Children
  • Sunday School for Young Children & Families
  • Adult Education and Community Programming
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah Training

“We use gender sensitive prayer books in a warm, friendly atmosphere. We are also the home of the Samuel Osher Memorial Library, which offers Jewish books, music, education materials, and a wide selection of videotapes/DVDs.”

– David Strassler, President

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Member Spotlight:

Member Spotlight – Ethan Levy

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If you want to know about the Etz Chaim/York County Community Hebrew School, you should ask our new alum, Ethan Levy. Ethan, a 16-yr-old Junior at Thornton Academy, has been part of the Etz Chaim community – and the Hebrew School – for over half his life. “I think my family started going to Temple Read more >

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Announcements:

Watches I Have Known – Book Review, Part 1

By Maureen King

“First, a disclaimer — I’ve known Julie Campisi and her dad “Papa Barry” (both Etz Chaim members!!) for over 15 years. I’ve sat at Julie’s Seder table and Hanukkah feast and birthday parties and kitchen counter and listened to Papa Barry’s stories. When she told me that he was writing them down, I was an enthusiastic supporter. And now that I’ve read their book, Watches That I Have Known, I’m encouraging you to give it a read. Read more >

April 2016 Edition of The York County Jewish Community Newsletter

Want to know more about our community?  Read the latest edition of The York County Jewish Community Newsletter here.


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