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January - February 2022 Newsletter

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

November- December 2021 Newsletter

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

Hanukkah Cookies and Treats!!!

Hanukkah Latkes & Treats... [ more ]

Sukkot Services

Join us for Sukkot Services [ more ]

September - October 2021 Newsletter

Book Discussions, Community Yizkor, Cemetery Service and [ 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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July - August 2021 Newsletter

Shabbat at the Beach, Book Discussions, Onegs Return, Golf Tournament and [ more ]

President's Message October 20, 2020 (updated)

Please read the latest news from our President [ more ]

September/October 2020 Newsletter

High Holidays, Kristallnacht, Annual Campaign [ more ]

Joyce Saltman " Professor of laughter"

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

Shavuot 2020

May 28- May 30, SHAVUOT: Shavuot is the "Birthday" of the Torah!  It commemorates the night, 50 days after Passover, when the Ten Commandments were revealed by our ancestors, and then communicated to the world. Please call the office for details. [ more ]

Comedy night via Zoom May 31 @ 7:30 pm

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

Celebrate Tu B’Shvat!

Celebrate with Rabbi Marisa James, Director of Social Director of Social Justice Programming Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, NYC.  January 28th, @ 7:00 pm.  [ more ]

May- June 2020 Newsletter


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 ]

A letter from our President, Bob Spaulding 4/22/2020

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

A letter from our President, Bob Spaulding 4/19/2020

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

A letter from our President, Bob Spaulding 4/8/2020

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

Letter from our President, Bob Spualding 4/1/2020 we are, now firmly entrenched in the next phase of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Our politicians, the media, business owners large and small and, indeed, we in Congregation Or Shalom are asking the same questions. [ more ]

Letter from our President, Bob Spaulding 3/24/2020

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

Hebrew School-Tefilah with the Rabbi on Wednesday's

We have finalized our plans to offer your daughter/son a remote Wednesday Hebrew School Program through the miracle of "Zoom" technology! [ more ]

Adult Education Movie- THE INFIDEL

SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 1:30PM,  THE INFIDEL:"The Infidel" is a comedy featuring Mahmud Nasir, a dyed-in-the-wool Muslim who lives in London's East End. Mahmud's world is turned upside down when he discovers that he was adopted at birth - and that he is actually a Jew! [ more ]


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 ]

How Can You Help Or Shalom While Shopping? Shop with SCRIP!

Did you know that you can purchase Stop and Shop, Shoprite and Whole Foods gift cards through the synagogue office at face value and the synagogue earns a percentage? Specifically we earn 5 % of the face value while you pay face value and can use the card to buy your weekly groceries! Last year Or Shalom earned $2697.00 with an average of 20 members participating monthly. [ more ]

Shop Amazon Smile!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Congregation Or Shalom every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Congregation Or Shalom. [ more ]

May - June 2019 Newsletter

Annual Meeting, Shomrei Or Recipient, Landwith Memorial Lecture, Annul Golf Tournament, Family Game Night, Service for High School Graduates and [ 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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March - April 2019 Newsletter

Night of Mentalism, Golf, Purim, Membership Raffle, YAHAD and [ more ]

25th Annual Or Shalom Golf Tournament!

Monday, August 31, 2020; 8:00 AM -  Register Today for the 25th Annual Or Shalom Golf Tournament at the Orange Hills Country Club! [ more ]

Family Game Night! Erev Cinco De Mayo!

May 4th, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, Family Game Night! Erev Cinco De Mayomore ]

A Night of Magic & Mentalism

Saturday, April 6, 2019- A Night of "Magic & Mentalism" Doors open at 8:00 pm, Show: 8:30-10:00 pm, Tickets: $36.00 per person "BYOD" (Bring Your Own Drinks!) NOTE: wine & champagne need a KOSHER label, light snacks provided. [ more ]

Taste of Shabbat

Friday, March 8th, 7pm, Join us on Friday evening, for our third annual "Taste of Shabbat", [ more ]

Person of the Year 2018

We believe we found just that in a group of young people who, when targeted by a spate of antisemitic attacks, stood up, spoke out and resolved to play a leading role in confronting an issue that is becoming more and more prevalent in our schools. [ more ]

January - February 2019 Newsletter

Annual Campaign, Adult Eduation Winter Movies, Sisterhood Shabbat, Men's Club Whisky Tasting and [ more ]

Adult Education Movie - Wonder

Sunday, January 13, 2018, 12:30 pm - Our Adult Education Committee will be showing WONDER, August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. [ more ]


Friday, November 2, 2018, 7:00 pm, SHABBAT OF SOLIDARITY & HEALING- As we grapple with the disaster that befell us all last Shabbat, let us come together as Americans and as Jews, to send a message: We refuse to surrender to evil; we refuse to be intimidated by hate. [ more ]

A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To ...

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - Mark your calendars for our Fourth Annual Comedy Night! Doors Open 7:00 PM  - Cocktail Reception: 7:15 PM - Comedy Show at 8:30PM. General admission tickets are $39per person. Premium seating tickets are $54 per person. [ more ]

November- December 2018 Newsletter

Kristallnacht, Interfaith Service, Coffee & Learn, Annual Campaign, Hanuakah and [ more ]

Latkes and Magic

Friday, December 7, 2018 -  Join us on for a fun-filled evening for Hanukah celebration. [ more ]

July- August Newsletter

Shabbat on the Beach, Rummage Sale, Annual Blood Drive and [ more ]

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