Our first Shabbat in our new space in Wilton Manors will be
on Friday, July 11, at 8pm. Please join us for this special event and help us celebrate our new home!
Special guests will include Gary Resnick, Mayor of Wilton Manors, and
Rev. Tita Calzada, of Unity Church, our hosts.
Our new address will be 1501 NE 26th St, Wilton Manors. Ample parking is available in the back of the building.
Congregation Etz Chaim
We are a unique congregation in South Florida committed to building a spiritual home for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Jewish community and our partners. At CEC you will find a love for the Jewish people, rituals and traditions we have come to know, a passion for Tzedakah and Tikkun Olam (charity and repairing the world), and a devotion to prayer and study.
We are a community and a place to celebrate life together, both the happy and challenging. From an Oneg honoring the at long last marriage of a long term gay couple, to saying Kaddish (the memorial prayer) for a beloved parent with your partner standing by your side, CEC is a place of comfort and freedom. You may even meet your Bashert over the lox platter. We invite you to become a member of our family. We welcome your enthusiasm and your commitment. Together we can create a true home for ‘Jews of the Rainbow’ in South Florida.