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 

A letter from Our President, Bob Spaulding 4/1/2020

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


Hebrew School Tefilah- Wednesday with the Rabbi

Please read the letter from the Rabbi. [ more ]


Spiritual Closeness in a time of Social Distancing

Please check your emails for information about streaming and listening to our Friday Night Shabbat and Saturday Morning Services.  [ 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 ]


Vote For Your Voice In Israel

Elections have consequences, both in Israel, and here in the United States. As Americans, we have very little opportunity to affect the trajectory of our religious tradition in Israel. [ more ]


Mitzvah Day 2020

Mitzvah day has been postponed.  Please look back for new date. [ more ]


TASTE A SEPHARDIC PASSOVER!

TASTE A SEPHARDIC PASSOVER! Has been postponed. Please look back for new date [ more ]


March- April 2020 Newsletter

Mitzvah Day, Taste of Sephardic Passover, Purim, Golf Tournament and [ more ]


Men's Club Events

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