Shalom!


Congregation Or Shalom of Orange, Connecticut, invites you to celebrate Judaism in our friendly, family-oriented synagogue.

Experience our “services-in-the-round” which enhance our sense of community and inclusiveness.  Stand beside us in our commitment to social action--Tikun Olam--repairing and healing the world.  Join us as we discover the ancient texts of our heritage and the light they shed on the issues of today.

Congregation Or Shalom is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue, drawn to tradition as well as aspiring to innovation.  We welcome interfaith families and our religious school welcomes interfaith families raising Jewish children. Our members reside in the greater New Haven area Eastern Fairfield County, and the Naugatuck Valley, and encompass a spectrum of ages, political orientations and levels of Jewish observance.  Yet, we all feel connected! 

At Congregation Or Shalom you will truly find open doors, open minds and open hearts.

What's New 

March - April 2021 Newsletter

Passover Services & Zoom Seder, Magic Show, Book Discussions and Virtual Tour [ more ]


Our Hebrew School Cards to YNNH

Watch a video of our kids cards of HOPE! [ more ]


Join A Book Discussion in 2021!

Join one of our book discussion groups over Zoom! [ more ]


Zoom and Learn with Rabbi Wainhaus- Recorded lessons

Just in csae you missed a session of Zoom and Learn. Here are the links to the recorded sessions. [ more ]


Recording- “WHY AMERICAN JEWS ARE INDEBTED TO BLACK CULTURE”

Sunday, February 21, 11:30am.  In Celebration of Black History Month. Guest Speaker: Dr. Steven Mintz, Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and renowned author and lecturer. Dr. Mintz will speak to us via Zoom. [ more ]


Adult Ed- “Were the Israelites really in Egypt?”

Join us for an Adult Ed Program via Zoom, "If the Eqyptians Drowned in the Red Sea Where the Pharaohs Chariots". [ more ]


Zoom Seder Second Night of Passover 2021

"ZOOM" 2ND SEDER WITH RABBI WAINHAUS! Sunday, March 28, 6:00 p.m. till 6:45 p.m. [ more ]


Passover Services 2021

Passover "Zoom" Services 2021, Congregatnts please check your email or call the office for detials. [ more ]


Blood Drive

The Red Cross encourages eligible donors to be-come hometown heroes and answer the call of patients inneed by donating blood.Or Shalom Blood Drive, Thursday, April 8, 2021 9am-6:30pm. [ more ]


Enjoy the Magic! (Zoom)

Magic Show Fundraiser April 11, 2021 @ 8pm (Zoom) with Ari Novick [ more ]


Back to Shul- Updated

Back To Shul [ more ]


Now on ZOOM, Minyan Services!

Now on Zoom, our Sunday, Monday and Thursday Services. [ more ]


You Can Join Us For Zoom Shabbat Services, Friday Night and Saturday Morning

One of our biggest challenges these days is balancing our need for physical distance with our need for emotional closeness. [ more ]


Men's Club Events

Here is a list of our current Men's Club activities: [ more ]


Mask Maker, Mask Maker, Make Me A Mask!

A number of our neighbors are simply unable to obtain proper masks. [ more ]


Sisterhood Events

We cordially invite you to become a member of Or Shalom's vibrant Sisterhood. We are comprised of young moms, empty nesters, working women, stay-at-home moms and volunteers. [ more ]


Our Holocaust Memorial Scroll

Jews have lived in the region of the modern Czech Republic for more than a thousand years. [ more ]


YAHAD COMMUNITY RELIGIOUS SCHOOL IS HERE!

 We're delighted to announce the third year of YAHAD, a Sunday morning community Hebrew School for grades Pre-K through 7. [ more ]


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