Temple Ner Simcha : A Place to Renew Yourself, and Your Connection to Judaism

Welcome to Temple Ner Simcha!

Temple Ner Simcha is an inclusive and welcoming synagogue that provides services, education, and a complete opportunity for Jews of all backgrounds and worship traditions to have a true home. We are committed to make every experience integrate joy and depth, and strive to constantly make our ancient traditions meaningful through practices that are between classic Reform and Conservative Judaism in observance, with spatterings of Kabbala and Hasidic thought interwoven throughout. We offer a complete religious education program to prepare children for their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs (with no additional Bar/Bat Mitzvah fees); and with regular classes led by Rabbi Barclay, guest lecturers from around the world, and dynamic programming, our adult education programs are second to none.

Latest News & Announcements

Acorn Covers Backgammon Points

The Acorn published a very nice article today on our upcoming Temple Ner Simcha Backgammon tournament. Check it out: Backgammon Contest Benefits Synagogue

Backgammon Tournament – Feb 22

Join us for our next exciting and fun fundraising event, a Backgammon Tournament to be held on Feb 22, 2015 at Bogie's Visit: www.backgammonforcharity.org for full details and to register. Click here to download the full Backgammon Event Flyer PDF

First Annual Charitable Plop

The First Annual Charitable Plop, our first fundraiser of the year, was a great success! With your help we involved over 125 people in online donations, raised over $8000, and had a fun time! The Ventura County Star wrote: Charo, the goat, wasn’t in a particularly cooperative mood at Temple Ner Simcha’s fundraiser Sunday. Fortunately, [...]

Upcoming Events

Judaism 101
Mar 2, 2015
7:30 pm
A class for those interested in learning more about Judaism (including those interested in exploring conversion).  Come learn with Rabbi Barclay with this free series of classes [...]
Talmud & Tobacco at Bogie’s
Mar 4, 2015
7:30 pm
Join Rabbi Barclay for a fascinating exploration of Torah and Talmud accompanied by the aroma of fine cigars provided by the TNS Men’s Group. [...]
Friday Night Shabbat
Mar 6, 2015
7:30 pm
Meet & Greet
Mar 8, 2015
11:00 am
Please come and meet our warm and friendly Jewish Community and have a Nosh on us! Temple Ner Simcha Membership’s Committee, would like to invite [...]
Judaism 101
Mar 9, 2015
7:30 pm
A class for those interested in learning more about Judaism (including those interested in exploring conversion).  Come learn with Rabbi Barclay with this free series of classes [...]
Sisterhood Meeting
Mar 10, 2015
7:00 pm
Join us for a Planning Meeting to discuss upcoming Sisterhood functions and activities.
Saturday Morning Shabbat
Mar 14, 2015
9:30 am
Men's Club Sunday Breakfast
Mar 15, 2015
9:30 am
Come join us for our first monthly breakfast! This will be a fun outdoor breakfast including bagels, lox spread, creamed herring, and eggs with [...]
Judaism 101
Mar 16, 2015
7:30 pm
A class for those interested in learning more about Judaism (including those interested in exploring conversion).  Come learn with Rabbi Barclay with this free series of classes [...]
Book Club Meeting
Mar 17, 2015
7:00 pm
Come join us for a fun evening discussing WHEREVER YOU GO by Joan Leegant. Call for meeting location.

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