Jewish Congregations of Ventura County

Jewish Center of Camarillo (Orthodox)
 Contact: Rabbi Aryeh Lang
Location: 5800 Santa Rosa Plaza, #112, Camarillo, CA 93012
Telephone: (805) 383-7882
Info: Chabad of Camarillo is a center where all Jews, regardless of affiliation or level of observance are welcome to experience the Joys of Judaism in a warm, friendly and non-judgmental environment.

Chabad of Moorpark (Orthodox)
Contact: Rabbi Shimy & Mrs. Devorah Leah Heidingsfeld
Location: 4225 A Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark, CA, 93021
Telephone: (805) 242-2232
Info: Chabad of Moorpark is dedicated to serving all Jews with Ahavat Yisrael – an unconditional love and concern for every Jew, regardless of background and affiliation. We offer a wealth of Jewish learning and scholarship through our fresh, relevant, meaningful, compelling (and fun!) programs, events, and education.

Chabad of Newbury Park (Orthodox)
Contact: Rabbi Schneur Schneerson, Co-director
Location: 350 Via Las Brisas Suite 110, Newbury Park, CA 91320-7001
Telephone: (805) 499-7051
Info: Chabad Jewish Center of Newbury Park serves Newbury Park Jewish Community needs. Designed as a Jewish Community Center we strive to provide services and programs to serve the needs of the entire spectrum of Jews, young and old, regardless of affiliation or religious observance levels. Chabad Jewish Center of Newbury Parks program and donor based with no membership fees. We offer Synagogue services, a comprehensive Hebrew school and youth program, adult education, and holiday and social programs.

Chabad of Oxnard (Orthodox)
Contact: Rabbi Dov Muchnik
Location: 112 Los Altos Street, Oxnard, CA, 93035
Telephone: (805) 382-4770

Chabad of Simi Valley (Orthodox)
Contact: Rabbi Noson Gurary
Location: 4464 Alamo Street, Simi Valley, CA, 93065
Telephone: (805) 577-0573
Fax: (805) 577-0573
Info: Chabad of Simi Valley is one of 2000 branches of today’s largest international organizations involved with Jewish education and outreach programs. Embracing the philosophy of the Lubavitch movement, which originated in the town of Lubavitch in White Russia during the 18th century, Chabad’s underlying doctrine is “Ahavat Yisrael” (love for a fellow Jew).

Chabad of Ventura (Orthodox)
Contact: Rabbi Yakov Latowicz
Location: 5040 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA, 93003
Telephone: (805) 658-7441
Fax: (805) 659-9657
Info: Chabad Community Center invites Jews of all denominations to participate and explore their Judaism, irrespective of their affiliation or background.

Congregation Am HaYam (Conservative)
Contact: Rabbi J.B. Sacks
Location: 4839 Market Street, Unit “C”, Ventura, CA, 93003
Telephone: (805) 644-2899
Info: The only Conservative Jewish Congregation between Thousand Oaks and Santa Barbara and affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

Congregation B’nai Emet (Reform)
Contact: Rabbi Michele Paskow
Location: 9 West Banita Dr, Simi Valley, CA, 93062
Telephone: (805) 581-3723
Info: Congregation B’nai Emet is a Reform congregation with a warm approach to tradition, which seeks to make Jewish life meaningful and significant by traditional Jewish practices with contemporary perspectives. Affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism.

Jewish Community of Ojai
Contact: Rabbi Michael Lotker
Location: 530 W. El Roblar Dr., Meiners Oaks, Ca 93023
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 172, Ojai, CA, 93024
Telephone: (805) 646-4464
Info: K’hilat Ha’Aloneem, started in 1994, is a Center for the expression of Jewish life in the Ojai Valley.

Temple Adat Elohim (Reform)
Contact: Rabbi Andrew Straus
Location: 2420 East Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91362
Telephone: (805) 497-7101
Info: Affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism.

Temple Etz Chaim (Conservative)
Contact: Senior Rabbi Richard Spiegel
Location: 1080 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360
Telephone: (805) 497-6891
Info: Temple Etz Chaim, established in 1960, is a vibrant Jewish community committed to a full Conservative Jewish lifestyle\, and affiliated with United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

Temple Ner Ami (Jewish Families of Camarillo) (Reform)
Location: 515 Temple Ave, Camarillo, CA, 93010
Telephone: (805) 388-3824
Fax: (805) 383-1011
Info: JFC-Temple Ner Ami is a reform congregation which invites newcomers to join them in the “memories and mitvot” that Jews share together. Affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism.

Temple Beth Torah (Reform)
Contact: Rabbi Lisa Hochberg-Miller
Location: 7620 Foothill Road, Ventura, CA, 93004
Telephone: (805) 647-4181
Fax: (805) 647-8438
Info: VCJC-Temple Beth Torah, founded in 1938, is the original Jewish organization of Ventura County. Its vision is to inspire people to lead meaningful Jewish Lives. Temple Beth Torah is affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism.