Welcome to Congregation Etz Chaim

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  • Shana Tova

    Rosh Hashanah is how Jews celebrate the birthday of the world. Ten days later we spend 24 hours in reflection and prayer for a better year and improved self in the year ahead. Erev Rosh Hashanah services begin at 8pm on Sunday, September 13th, and continue at 10am on Monday, September 14th. Kol Nidre services begin at 7:30pm on Tuesday, September 22nd, and continue at 10am on Wednesday, September 23rd. We will have a Healing & Music service at 5pm on Wednsday afternoon, and the concluding Ne'ila services begin at 6:30pm.

  • Shabbat Shalom

    Join us every Friday night at 8pm for a spirited and social Shabbat experience.

Who We Are

 Etz Chaim first opened our doors in 1974, so that gay and lesbian Jews could find a safe and nurturing place of worship and community. Now located in Wilton Manors, Etz Chaim has been the spiritual home for hundreds of people in the four decades since our founding, and continues to be an adult community that proudly welcomes gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual singles, couples, and families.


Jewish Resources

Here you will find a variety of resources and information about the local, national, and international Jewish community.


Join Us

Our new location is 1501 NE 26th St., Wilton Manors, FL 33305. We believe that every individual is important, and is both strengthened by and is strengthened through membership in a community. For this reason Etz Chaim offers several membership options, so you may be a part of our community.


Upcoming Events

Friday Night Shabbat services

Every Friday night at 8pm



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