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May- June 2018 Newsletter

Shavuot, Membership Raffle, Gold & Tennis Tournament and [ more ]


23rd Annual or Shalom Golf Tournament!

Monday, June 11, 2018; 8:00 AM -  Register Today for the 23rd Annual Or Shalom Golf Tournament at the Orange Hills Country Club!  Not a Golfer? Come play Tennis! ... [ more ]


Shabbat on the Beach

Friday, July 27 at 7:00 pm.  Come to our third annual Shabbat service on the beach! The service will begin at 7pm. Feel free to arrive earlier - & bring a picnic if you like! This service will take place at Gulf Beach, Milford. (Coming from the Synagogue, drive to the former ShopRite on the corner of Cherry St & Gulf St ...turn left onto Gulf St... Proceed till you arrive at the beach. Set your GPS for #460, Gulf St) Look for us on the beach alongside the inlet, to the right of the Goody's concession. Men's Club members will welcome you and point to where we'll be. (Men's Club is coordinating the event). If you'd like to join a carpool to the beach please be at the Synagogue by 6:15 pm, or call Allen Cohen, President of Men's Club at 203.288.5011. Please dress casually! (The rabbi will be tieless and shoeless!) IMPORTANT: PLEASE BRING A BLANKET OR BEACH CHAIR! AND PLEASE BRING HATS! (Yarmulkas fly away!) [ more ]


Shabbat at the Gazebo

Friday, August 31, 2018 at 7:00 pm - Join us as we hold our annual outdoor Friday night Shabbat Service in the Gazebo at High Plains Community Center! The Rabbi will bring his guitar and lead us in a joyful "sing-along" service. This is a wonderful opportunity to introduce prospective members to Or Shalom and to Rabbi Wainhaus. Approximately 100 people attend this popular Service. Chairs are provided but we encourage you to bring your own lawn chair. (Note the grounds and pavilion will be available prior to the event, if you would like to bring a picnic.) We will also be recognizing our new members during the Service. We look forward to seeing everyone! In addition, we will honor Taylor Gourdier, the Warren Weisswasser Social Action Fund scholarship recipient. We could use volunteers to help set up and clean up, please call the office 203.799.2341 [ more ]


Adult Education Movie- " Raise The Roof"

Sunday, April 15, 4pm, "RAISE THE ROOF!",  On Holocaust Memorial Sunday, April 15th @ 4:00 pm , we'll honor the Jews of Europe as they lived, with the showing of the award-winning and much acclaimed film, "Raise the Roof". [ more ]


Baseball, BBQ & Beer

Thursday, May 10th, 6:30 pm, Baseball, BBQ & Beer!  Men's Club invites you to come and watch the Yankees & Red Sox game on a large screen tv.  [ more ]


Or Shalom Rummage Sale

Thursday July 12 from 6-8 p.m.Friday & Sunday July 13, 15 , 20, & 22 from 9:00 am-2:00pm, Rummage Sale! We need you to please start collecting clean and usable household items and gently worn clothing for our sale.

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The Godfather’s Meshuggener Wedding

Saturday, March 24th 8:00 pm ~ doors open @ 7:30 pm ~ The Godfather has invited you to his daughter's wedding - and you don't want to refuse! Get your tickets now! ... [ more ]


Mens Club Shabbat

March 23, 7:00 pm Men's Club Shabbat. Come Join us this Shabbat HaGadol, the Shabbat before Pesach. Come participate in recognizing Israel's 70th Birthday.
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Our Annual Landwirth Memorial Lecture/ THE JAZZ SINGER SINGS ON!

Sunday, March 18th, 3:30pm,THE JAZZ SINGER SINGS ON!  Celebrating the 90th Birthday of a Jewish-American Classic.   [ more ]


Shabbat Across America "A Taste of Kugal"

Friday, March 9, 2018, 7pm, Shabbat Across America, All Are Welcome to Celebrate Shabbat Across America "A TASTE OF KUGAL !"In the course of the service we'll nibble on a variety of kugels in the Social Hall,as the rabbi explains their history! [ more ]


March- April 2018 Newsletter

Fundraising,Landwirth Lecuture, Yellow Candle, Rummage Sale and [ more ]


Music With the Next Generation

Sunday, January 28. 10:00 am.  Music With the Next Generation. Greater New Haven area Hebrew schools will come together on January 28 at 10 am (snow date February 4) to celebrate the power of Jewish music with a very special concert. Congregations Mishkan Israel, Bnai Jacob, Or Shalom, BEKI, Temple Beth David, Temple Beth Tikvah and Temple Emanuel will bring their Hebrew school students together to perform at this once a year musical extravaganza held at the Towers.
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January - February 2018 Newsletter

In this issue: Fundraising events, Adult Ed Movies, Blood Drive, Purim and  [ more ]


Latkes and Magic

Friday, December 15, 2017 -  Join us on for a fun-filled evening for Hanukah celebration. [ more ]


November & December 2017 Newsletter

In this issue: Annual Krystallnacht Program, Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service, Coffee & ...Learn and  [ more ]


ORANGE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE!

Orange Community Thanksgiving Service- Where: Congregation Or-Shalom! When: Sunday November 19th, 7pm (service is under 1 hour) Who: Local Houses of worship, led by all Orange clergy [ more ]


THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF KEEPING KOSHER AT CONGREGATION OR SHALOM

1) Use of our kitchens must be scheduled in advance with the Synagogue office.

2) Only unopened foods displaying a recognized Kosher symbol, or foods prepared by a recognized Kosher caterer are allowed into the Synagogue. [ more ]


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