Temple Ner Simcha : A Place to Renew Yourself, and Your Connection to Judaism

Welcome to Temple Ner Simcha!

Temple Ner Simcha is an inclusive and welcoming synagogue that provides services, education, and a complete opportunity for Jews of all backgrounds and worship traditions to have a true home. We are committed to make every experience integrate joy and depth, and strive to constantly make our ancient traditions meaningful through practices that are between classic Reform and Conservative Judaism in observance, with spatterings of Kabbala and Hasidic thought interwoven throughout. We offer a complete religious education program to prepare children for their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs (with no additional Bar/Bat Mitzvah fees); and with regular classes led by Rabbi Barclay, guest lecturers from around the world, and dynamic programming, our adult education programs are second to none.

Latest News & Announcements

Acorn Article on Benny Lipson; TNS new Cantorial Soloist/Songleader

The irony of hate | Opinion Typically, I try to keep politics off of the pulpit. I believe the job of clergy is to help people deepen their relationship with God, and I recommend only that everyone act ethically and become active and involved in their political passions.

Torah Portion: Angels & Dreams – Jewish Journal Dec., 2016

Angels and Dreams | Torah Portion “A dream which is not interpreted is like a letter which is not read” (Bavli, Berachot 55a). This week’s Torah reading begins with the dramatic image of Jacob, having just departed for Haran, having one of the most famous dreams in religious history: “And he dreamt, and behold!

Jewish Journal Celebrates Our Cantor, Sam Glaser!!!

Celebrating the ‘Stages’ of Sam Glaser’s songs | Culture In the 25 years that musician and singer Sam Glaser has been performing, he’s recorded more than 20 albums and played venues big and small around the world. The Pico-Robertson resident does an average of 50 shows a year, mainly for Jewish organizations, community centers and […]

Upcoming Events

Feb
22
Wed
2017
4:00 pm Religious School: Kita Bet 9-1... @ TNS Downstairs Classroom
Religious School: Kita Bet 9-1... @ TNS Downstairs Classroom
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Religious School for 8-11 year olds, students learn hebrew, prayers, and Jewish theology as they develop a love for the Jewish religion, people, and Israel.
Feb
27
Mon
2017
7:30 pm Judaism 101 Class @ Rabbi Barclay's House
Judaism 101 Class @ Rabbi Barclay's House
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Judaism 101 Class @ Rabbi Barclay's House | Westlake Village | California | United States
For Jews and non-Jews alike.  Come learn about Judaism in an enlightening and fun environment as we explore a survey of all of our tradition, beliefs, and practices from the beginning of Creation all the[...]
Feb
28
Tue
2017
4:00 pm Religious School: Kita Aleph 6-8... @ TNS Upstairs Classroom
Religious School: Kita Aleph 6-8... @ TNS Upstairs Classroom
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Religious School for 6-8 year olds.  The focus in this class is on learning basic Hebrew skills and prayers from the Siddur; as well as Jewish holidays and theology.
Mar
1
Wed
2017
4:00 pm Religious School: Kita Bet 9-1... @ TNS Downstairs Classroom
Religious School: Kita Bet 9-1... @ TNS Downstairs Classroom
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Religious School for 8-11 year olds, students learn hebrew, prayers, and Jewish theology as they develop a love for the Jewish religion, people, and Israel.
7:30 pm Talmud & Tobacco @ Bogies Westlake Village Inn
Talmud & Tobacco @ Bogies Westlake Village Inn
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm
 Join the Rabbi Barclay and the TNS Men’s Club for an evening of adult education as we explore Jewish thoughts and beliefs on a series of topics that are meaningful in the 21st century.  Complimentary[...]
Mar
3
Fri
2017
7:30 pm Friday Night Shabbat @ Center for Spiritual Living
Friday Night Shabbat @ Center for Spiritual Living
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm
Come join the TNS community as gather together in our sanctuary to celebrate the Shabbat.  With the wisdom of our Rabbi and the music of our tradition, these services always bring renewal and rest from[...]
Mar
5
Sun
2017
11:00 am Temple Ner Simcha’s Hamentaschen... @ Triunfo Canyon Park
Temple Ner Simcha’s Hamentaschen... @ Triunfo Canyon Park
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am
In honor of Purim: Sunday March 5 at 11am Triunfo Canyon Park in Westlake Village You do not need to be present to win The park will be gridded off into squares, which can be[...]
Mar
6
Mon
2017
7:30 pm Judaism 101 Class @ Rabbi Barclay's House
Judaism 101 Class @ Rabbi Barclay's House
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Judaism 101 Class @ Rabbi Barclay's House | Westlake Village | California | United States
For Jews and non-Jews alike.  Come learn about Judaism in an enlightening and fun environment as we explore a survey of all of our tradition, beliefs, and practices from the beginning of Creation all the[...]
Mar
7
Tue
2017
4:00 pm Religious School: Kita Aleph 6-8... @ TNS Upstairs Classroom
Religious School: Kita Aleph 6-8... @ TNS Upstairs Classroom
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Religious School for 6-8 year olds.  The focus in this class is on learning basic Hebrew skills and prayers from the Siddur; as well as Jewish holidays and theology.
Mar
8
Wed
2017
4:00 pm Religious School: Kita Bet 9-1... @ TNS Downstairs Classroom
Religious School: Kita Bet 9-1... @ TNS Downstairs Classroom
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Religious School for 8-11 year olds, students learn hebrew, prayers, and Jewish theology as they develop a love for the Jewish religion, people, and Israel.