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January - February 2022 Newsletter

Fundraising Activity, Cancellation Policy, Coffee & Learn, Book Discussion, Purim and [ more ]

Orange you glad Purim is 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 and fellow congregants! [ more ]

Bucks for Bricks

The Orange Chamber of Commerce will offer a Commemorative Brick Project as part of the Town of Orange Bicentennial Celebration. The bricks, which can contain any message you choose, will be installed around the Gazebo at the High Plains Community center. Congregation Or Shalom will earn $5.00 from each brick sold!  [ more ]

Join a Book Discussion in 2022!

Book discussion, [ more ]

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Sunday, November 21, 7pm [ more ]

Recordings of Winter 2021 Coffee & Learn

If you missed a class of Coffee & Learn, you can watch the recording here. [ more ]

Recording of the 15th Kristallnacht Program

Please enjoy the recording of our 2021 Kristallnacht Program [ more ]

Coffee & Learn with the Rabbi(in person and on Zoom)

Will begin on December 1, 11am- Noon [ more ]

November- December 2021 Newsletter

Kristallnacht, Hanukkah, Scholarstream, Annual Campaign and [ more ]

Hanukkah Cookies and Treats!!!

Hanukkah Latkes & Treats... [ more ]


Please join us for our 15th Annual Community-Wide Kristallnacht Commemoration. Sunday, November 14, 2021 9-11 a.m. IN-PERSON & ON ZOOM [ more ]

Rosh Hashanah Day One Sermon

Rabbi Wainhaus' Rosh Hashanah Day One Sermon [ more ]

Rosh Hashanah Day Two Sermon

Rabbi James Sermon [ more ]

High Holidays 2021/2022

Members, please see the email that was sent on 9/2/21 with all the Zoom links and information for the High Holidays.  There are not paper tickets this year. Call the office with questions.  [ more ]

New Mask Policy

New Mask Policy effective AUGUST 2, 2021.  We have determined that to protect our community, including the young children and vulnerable adults who frequent our building, it is necessary to reintroduce additional protective measures. We do this reluctantly and with the hope that as more people get vaccinated that this will be a temporary setback.

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Welcome Back!

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 ]

High Holidays 2021- 5782

What to expect this year for the High Holidays [ more ]

Onegs are returning to Or Shalom!

Onegs are returning to Or Shalom! Please consider being an Oneg Shabbat Sponsor. [ more ]

Minyan Services!

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

Shabbat at the Beach

Friday evening, July 23rd, 7PM, Gulf Beach, Milford.  Join us at our annual Shabbat service on the beach! [ 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 ]

Shabbat at the Gazebo

Shabbat at the Gazebo Friday, August 20, 2021 7:00pm: Join us as we hold our annual outdoor Shabbat Service under the Gazebo at High Plains Community Center [ 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 ]

May-June Newsletter 2021

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

Shavuot Services 2021

Shavuot Services 2021 [ 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 ]

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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Enjoy the Magic!

Magic Show Fundraiser,April 11, 2021 @ 8pm [ 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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President's Rosh Hashanah Message

A Rosh Hashanah Message From Our President [ more ]


Some great ideas for a Rosh Hashanah Seder

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 ]

Mask Maker Mask Maker Make Me A Mask

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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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