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It has been a long time coming but it's here...the opportunity to significantly relax the COVID-19 rules our synagogue has been operating under for the last 14 months. [ more ]


May-June Newsletter 2021

In-person services, Shavuot, Golf tournament, High Holidays and [ more ]


Minyan Services!

Join us for In person Minyan Services on Sunday Mornings!  (also on Zoom)  Monday and Thursday Services are Zoom only.  [ more ]


Shavuot Services 2021

Shavuot Services 2021 [ more ]


In-Person Services & Zoom Starting in May 2021

In-Person Services & Zoom Starting in May 2021
In-person Friday evening services will be held every Friday of the monthat 7:30 pm (along with Zoom).
Saturday morning in person services will be each week at 9:30 am (along with Zoom). [ more ]


Join a Book Discussion in 2021!

Thursday May 20th at 7:00 pm. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn-Discussion led by Ileane Kaczynski

Thursday June 17th at 7:00 pm. Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity and Love, by Dani Shapiro- Discussion led by Toby Zabinski. [ more ]


Zoom & Learn with the Rabbi- May

"JEWISH LEGENDS OF THE SUPERNATURAL"3 Wednesday: May 12 &19, 11am - 12 noon (sessions will be recorded, check back on our website later on the same day)
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Zoom & Learn- "JEWISH LEGENDS OF THE SUPERNATURAL" recorded sessions

Recordings [ more ]


SHAVUOT STUDY/LANDWIRTH MEMORIAL LECTURE

SUNDAY EVENING, MAY 16th, 7:30PM-9PM, SHAVUOT STUDY/LANDWIRTH MEMORIAL LECTURE: "TOWARD THE CREATION OF NEW JEWISH FOOD RULES: PRINCIPLES OF A CONTEMPORARY JEWISH FOOD ETHIC" led by Diane Litwin. In person and on Zoom.  [ more ]


Annual Golf Tournament August 2, 2021

Get ready to tee off and have a great time!  Annual Golf Tournament. 18 holes @ Orange Hills. [ more ]


“MAY THEIR MEMORY BE A BLESSING”

זכרונם לברכה

On May 30, Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, at 10am, a unique and moving ceremony will take place on the front lawn of our Synagogue. [ more ]


Commemorate Yom Hashoah and Let Us Never Forget!

April 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Please join us as we commemorate the Shoah. This year's event will feature special archival video footage of local survivors and a liberator from the Fortunoff Archive at Yale University. We are honored by the many community leaders who will participate in this year's program. [ more ]


March - April 2021 Newsletter

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


Enjoy the Magic!

Magic Show Fundraiser,April 11, 2021 @ 8pm [ more ]


Adult Education Movie- Nina's Children

April 11, 10:00 am. IN COMMEMORATION OF YOM HASHOAH,HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY, Congregation Or Shalom will screen, via "Zoom," the acclaimed 1-hour film: [ 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. [ more ]


Zoom and Learn with the Rabbi -recordings

Just in csae you missed a session of Zoom and Learn.  Here are the links to the recorded sessions. [ 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 Second Seder 2021

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


Blood Drive

Tueday July 20, 9am- 2pm. The Red Cross encourages eligible donors to be-come hometown heroes and answer the call of patients inneed by donating blood. [ more ]


Shabbat at the Beach

Friday evening, July 23, 7PM, Beach , TBA  [ more ]


Woman's League For Conservative Judism Spring Conference

"We Effect Change April 18, 2021.Please join women from North Atlantic and Southern Regions for a day of connection, learning, and fun.  [ more ]


January - February 2021 Newsletter

Adult Education Programs, Annual Campaign and [ more ]


Passover Services 2021

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


14th Annual Kristallnacht Program - Recording

Thank you for taking the time out of your Sunday morning to participate in such an important community program. At our annual Kristallnacht Commemoration, we focus on the unsung heroes whose life-saving acts defied the moral darkness of the Holocaust. We hope that you left feeling hopeful and uplifted. [ more ]


November/ December 2020 Newsletter

Kristallnacht, Hanukkah, Annual Campaign, and [ more ]


Pop The Trunk Food Drive

TO BENEFIT THE ORANGE TOWN PANTRY, Sunday, December 6th, 2020, 1-3pm, At the High Plains Community Center,525 Orange Center Road, Orange

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Updated Back To Shul Document 10/21/2020

Back to Shul [ more ]


President's Message October 20, 2020 (updated)

Please read the latest news from our President [ more ]


President's Rosh Hashanah Message

A Rosh Hashanah Message From Our President [ more ]


ROSH HASHANAH SEDER HAGGADAHS

Some great ideas for a Rosh Hashanah Seder


Back To Shul

Back to Shul 7/9/2020 [ more ]


Membership Raffle

Membership Raffle has been extended. The winner will be announced @ the Golf Tournament on Monday August 31.

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Live & Online, The Elderly Brothers

August 2, 7:30 pm, Join the Elderly Brothers on-line for their upbeat, move-it-or-lose-it 50's and 60's bandstand repertoire.  [ more ]


Latest News From Our President 6/17/2020

Please read the letter to our Congregation regarding the coronavirus and our community [ [ more ]


Joyce Saltman " Professor of laughter"

Congregation Or Shalom Presents: Via ZOOM, Sunday, June 14 @ 7:30 pm, PANDEMIC PANDEMONIUM! [ more ]


Comedy night via Zoom May 31 @ 7:30 pm

Please help support our Synagogue with the event below. [ 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 ]


Mask Maker Mask Maker Make Me A Mask

MASK-MAKER, MASK-MAKER MAKE ME A MASK!...JUST ONE OR TWO,THAT'S ALL WE ASK!
  [ more ]


Abel Catering

We understand that these are uncertain times and we are all experiencing challenges associated with COVID-19. On a recent trip to the grocery store, I saw first-hand the empty shelves and anxious faces of people shopping for their families. [ more ]


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