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Links to the Zoom megillah readings - Rabbi Hershel Schachter has ruled that those truly in quarantine who have no other option may listen to Megillah through live hook-up or phone. Note that is normally not an acceptable way of fulfilling the Mitzvah. For those to whom this applies, Rabbi Rosenberg will read the Megillah at his home, and you may join with the links below - which will start promptly - so access the links ahead of time:

Evening Megillah reading at 8:30pm 
Morning Megillah reading at 9:30am

Click here for a recording of the entire Megillah, read in sections of about 3 pesukim. If you have a kosher megillah, and are able to do so, you can listen to the megillah at your own speed, and sing the words along, fulfilling your obligation in a very satisfying and complete way. Note: if there is no minyan present, the end blessing is not recited.


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Come join us for some Limud Torah!

Masora and Me
R. Rosenberg
Sunday On Break
Daf HaShavua
Moshe Ben Habib
Sun/Mon Sunday after mincha. 
Monday – 8:15pm

Parsha & Parshanut
R. Rosenberg


On Break

Parasha b'iyun
Barry Gavarin
Shabbos 8:00AM before Shacharis
Etz Chaim is a vibrant congregation known for the passion and decorum of its prayer, the breadth and creativity of its programming, its devotion to Israel, and its warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Congregation Etz Chaim is, first and foremost, a makom tefillah, a shul where davening with fervor is complemented by an absolute insistence on proper decorum. Whatever the background, dress, or level of knowledge of worshippers, all feel welcome in a joint effort to create a heartfelt and harmonious tefillah. Yet we recognize that this attitude is a goal for which we must constantly strive, and whose achievements can never be taken for granted.

Etz Chaim is a congregation in which involvement of its members is always appreciated. With this in mind, we have a twice-monthly Torah publication with divrei Torah written by those who attend our shul, called 'Ma'amarai Etz Chaim,' 'Sayings of Etz Chaim.'  To read the latest one, click here.  To contribute to an upcoming addition, with no divrei Torah too small or large, please add your name and email to this document by the week in which you wish to submit.  All submissions should be received by Wednesday at 12 PM for that given week.  For questions, please email Gittela Harris:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Makom Ba-Lev project commemorating the lives of our kedoshim in Eretz Yisrael. Message from Rabbi Rosenberg: The inspiration for this project comes from the words of HaRav Yehuda Amital, Zt’l, the founding Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivat Har Etzion. When eight of the Yeshiva’s talmidim fell during the Yom Kippur War,

Rabbi Moshe Rosenberg has been Rav of Etz Chaim for more than two decades, before which he served as Associate Rabbi of the Riverdale Jewish Center. A musmach of Yeshiva University, Rabbi Rosenberg has also served as an officer of the Vaad HaRabbonim of Queens and the Rabbinic Alumni of Yeshiva University, as well as a member of the Executive Board of the Rabbinical Council of America.