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Paint and Sip

April 13, 2016 7-9 pm Congregation Or Shalom Presents: Paint & Sip, Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 7-9pm.  205 Old Grassy Hill Road, Orange CT.  Everyone paints the same picture, Dragonfly Paradise.  Cost: $45.00 wine & light refreshments Included.  Log on to go to their event calendar, click CT events, scroll down to April 13, click on it and follow directions for signing up or call the office 203.799.2341 [ more ]

Purim's Coming!

And that means it's time again for Shalach Manot! Take part in the wonderful Mitzvah of sending Purim packages of sweets, treats and mitzvot to your Or Shalom friends. We've kept our pricing affordable with the hope that every member of our synagogue will be able to give and receive Shalach Manot. Purim is a great time to show community spirit ... [ more ]

Scholar in Residence Program

April 17, 2016 Sunday, 4:00 reception, 4:30 program.  The Orange Clergy Association welcomes you to the 2016 Scholar in Residence program: Orange Congregational Church. This year, our program will take the form of a Clergy Forum on: "MIXING RELIGION AND POLITICS: When Should Religious Leaders Speak out on Political Issues? "Are religious organizations best "seen but not heard" in the public sphere? Is there a place for a religious voice in a presidential election? Come, hear & discuss our religious leaders' perceptions concerning religion's role in the public sphere! [ more ]

September - October Newsletter

In this issue, High Holiday information,Taste of Rosh Hashanah, Second Annual Leave 'em Laughing [ more ]

Shabbat Across America

Friday, March 4, 2016, 5:45 pm- Join your Or Shalom friends, family and the rest of the Jewish Community For Shabbat Across America.  March 4, 2016 5:45pm Services to follow at 7pm.  Our Special Guests: Chapel Haven Shalom Group*.Dinner catered by Abel Catering. $15. per person/$45 for families up to 4 people RSVP by February 29 to the office 203-799-2341. * Jewish Disabled Adult Group -The Shalom Group [ more ]

Sisterhood presents- An Evening of Glass Blowing

Sunday, February 28, 2016 4:15 pm- An evening of glass blowing! Explore your creative side with the medium of hot glass!  Join us on Sunday, February 28 at Hot Spot Glass Studio in Fairfield, CT  COST: $50.00 (DINNER INCLUDED) TIME: We'll meet at Or Shalom at 4:15pm to carpool to the studio and we'll return to Or Shalom at @ 9:00pm RSVP: SISTERHOODORSHALOM@GMAIL.COM OR STACIA 203-298-9670 SPACE IS LIMITED TO 20 PEOPLE - PLEASE RSVP SOON! DETAILS: The evening includes an introduction to the studio and instruction on how to make your very own blown glass creation that you can take home. HOTSPOTGLASS.COM [ more ]

Sisterhood Shabbat Service

Friday, January 22, 2016, 7:00pm Be a part of this spiritually uplifting evening, led by members of our Sisterhood. Back by Popular Demand - Last year's Sisterhood Shabbat program included a joyously impromptu musical component which we'd like to continue to celebrate Shabbat Shira - The Sabbath of Singing [ more ]

The Kabbalah of Healing

Saturday morning, July 9, 10am-11am- This Shabbat morning, noted local Kabbalah teacher Justin C. Beck will lead a session devoted to "Kabbalistic Healing". The masters of the Kabbalah in every generation were known to have passed down methods for helping us access our deepest inner resources for wellness. Justin C. Beck, whose recent Kabbalah class at Congregation Or-Shalom enjoyed glowing praise, will teach us how we can employ these meditational methods for healing and recovery in oneself and in others. Following his one-hour session, all are warmly invited to remain for the final half hour of the traditional Saturday morning service, as well as the Kiddush-refreshments, which follow. [ more ]

The Kabbalah of Soul- Mates

June 11, 2016, 7:30 pm  We've all had the experience of encountering strangers who, inexplicably, made us feel as if we already "knew" them. Sometimes, such "chance" encounters have led to deep and lasting relationships, whether romantic or platonic. Kabbalah, the mystical branch of Judaism, teaches that these encounters may not have been "chance"
occurrences at all, but rather "Bashert", or meant to be. [ more ]

The Laughter Goes On: The Comedic Legacy Of The Catskills

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 7:30 PM - Three comedians with very familiar names will bring the comedic legacy of the Catskills to our community: Sheba Mason, daughter of Borsht Belt legend Jackie Mason, Reuven (“Bobby”) Russell, son of our own beloved Joey Russell and Marion Grodin (who still performs in the Catskills!), daughter of famed comedian Charles Grodin. The emcee for the evening will be our “professor of laughter” Joyce Saltman.  It promises to be a night to remember!  All are Welcome! ...more ]

The Or Shalom Annual Campaign FY2017 is on!

The Or Shalom Annual Campaign FY2017 is on! The Annual Campaign is one way we help keep dues lower than other local congregations. It allows us to distribute the financial burden voluntarily to those that may be better able to afford it, in so doing, lessening the burden on those who may be less able to do so. Participating is indeed a mitzvah. The Annual Campaign Committee asks that you search your hearts and your souls to please contribute as you see fit. Every contribution is important. Every contribution helps bring use closer to our goal, which this year is $35,000. [ more ]

Tu B'Shevat Seder

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 7:30pm -Co-sponsored by Wepawaug-CT Valley-West Rock Hadassah. Hadassah Connecticut Area Vice President, Roz Etra and fellow musician Faye Ringel will lead our Seder. Please RSVP to:Edina Oestreicher, [ more ]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Safe Stance- 6 week FREE program

Stay on your feet! Take a Stance with fall prevention and learn how you can avoid the risks associated with falls.  Be proactive and join Tower One/Tower East for a free six-part educational series to include. [ more ]

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