|Chavurat Aytz Chayim is a community of approximately 60 families committed to sharing
Jewish life and the study of Torah together.
The word "chavurah" is commonly translated as
"fellowship," and is derived from the Hebrew root that means "friend"
or "friendship." In this spirit, individuals and families who comprise Chavurat
Aytz Chayim also strive to support each other in times of difficulty and to celebrate with
each other in times of joy.
Who joins the Chavurah? Chavurat Aytz Chayim is for anyone looking to
gain a greater appreciation of the richness of the Jewish tradition. There is a haimish
atmosphere that reflects pesonal warmth and an extended family feeling.
Our Chavurah, with its strong sense of
community, is especially appealing to those who wish to gain an adult understanding of
The Chavurah also attracts parents who want to
provide their children with a positive sense of Jewish identity and a love of being