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Black History Month

Black history isn't a separate history. This is all of our history, this is American history, and we need to understand that.
—Karyn Parsons, writer, actor, and lead in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, 2014.  See what we have planned for this month.  [ more ]


Happy Purim! Order Your 2023 Shalach Manot

Celebrate Israel's 75th Birthday! Join us this year and purchase Shalach Manot for Purim. [ more ]


Coffee & Learn

Wednesdays, 11:00 - Noon-  Enjoy this class lead by the Rabbi Wainhaus.  [ more ]


LEARN HOW OUR COMMUNITY IS WELCOMING UKRAINIAN REFUGEES

5TH ANNUAL REFUGEE SHABBAT [ more ]


January- February 2023 Newsletter

Yahad, Book Discussion, ScholarStream, Annual Campaign, Purim and [ more ]


Join a Book Discussion in 2023!

Book discussion,on ZOOM [ more ]


Mah Jong is Back

All skill levels are welcome.  Thursdays 1:30pm- 3:30pm in the social hall [ more ]


Shabbat Happy Hour & Service

Friday Evening, January 13th, hors d'oeuvres, desserts & drinks ~ 6:00-6:50pm [ more ]


"Pop the Trunk" Food 2 Kids

The Congregations of Orange Collaborative is sponsoring a Food Drive to Support Food 2 Kids. [ more ]


Hanukkah Bake Sale

Turn the Festival of Lights into a festival of treats with a Sweet Seidner's Hanukkah basket [ more ]


Matza Ball - Wonton Fundraiser/Art Auction

Preview Bidding Now Open!!!!! [ more ]


Pictures from Rabbi's Party & Burn the Mortgage

If you joined us on November 19th for the party, we hope you had a great time.  [ more ]


November- December 2022 Newsletter

Kristallnacht, Book Discussion, Sisterhood, Yahad, Annual Campaign and [ more ]


Kristallnacht Program 2022

Please Join Us For Our 16th Annual Kristallnacht Program on Zoom, November 13th 9-11am [ more ]


Kristallnacht Program Donations

If you would like to make a donation to one of the organizations affiliated with this year's Kristallnacht program, you can at these links.  [ more ]


Recording of Kristallnacht Program 2022

Please enjoy the recorded Kristallnacht Program 2022 [ more ]


A Blessing for Our Pets

Sunday, October 23rd at noon, We invite the community to join us for a "Blessing of the animals in our lives." [ more ]


Keeper of the Flame

Come Honor Rabbi Alvin Wainhaus as one of the Keeper of the Flame recipients on November 26, 2022 [ more ]


Israeli Dance Classes

Israeli Dance Classes- Join the fun on Tuesday afternoons, 4:00pm-5:00pm(November 15, 29, December 6,13) [ more ]


Yom Kippur 2022/5783

Come to Yom Kippur Services [ more ]


Break the Fast

Join us to Break the Fast, October 5 at the conclusion of services [ more ]


Red Cross Blood Drive

October 13, Tuesday, 9am-2pm.  [ more ]


Sukkot Services 2022

2022 Sukkot Services [ more ]


OKTOBERFEST IN THE SUKKAH! October 13th

JOIN US FOR OKTOBERFEST IN THE SUKKAH!

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September - October 2022 Newsletter

Rabbi's Party, Book Dicussion, Annual Campaign, High Holiday Information and [ more ]


Join Us At the Gazebo!

Friday, September 2, 7:00pm: Join us as we hold our annual outdoor Shabbat Service under the
Gazebo at High Plains Community Center. ( [ more ]


Rummage Sale

Don't forget our rummage sale starts tomorrow, Thurs. July 7, 6-8pm, Fri. July 9, 9am-2pm. Sun. July 10, 9am -2pm. [ more ]


Rosh Hashanah 5783

Please join us in celebrating the sweetness of the Jewish New Year 5783. [ more ]


Community Yizkor Service

Community Yizkor Service - In-person and on Zoom [ more ]


Honey New Year!!

Congregation Or Shalom is having a honey of a fundraiser! [ more ]


Operation Isaiah

Each year, on Rosh Hashanah, we hand out brown paper shopping bags for Operation Isaiah, our annual Kol Nidre food drive appeal. [ more ]


Celebrate PRIDE Month with COS! Be Joyful. Spiritual. Proud

Celebrate PRIDE Month with COS! Be Joyful. Spiritual. Proudmore ]


July- August 2022 Newsletter

Shabbat on the Beach, Rummage Sale, Mazel Tov to our Graduates, High Holiday Info, and [ more ]


YOUTH SERVICE & SAFETY WEEK 2022

Youth Service & Safety Week* Only open to Orange Residents. [ more ]


Annual Golf Tournament August 1, 2022

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


Social Action Committee

Our Social Action Committee is multi-faceted with one-time and ongoing activities to support various communities in our greater New Haven and Connecticut region. [ more ]


May-June 2022 Newsletter

Shomrei Or Recipient, Shavuot, Book Discussion, Social Action, Golf Tournament [ more ]


15TH ANNUAL Kristallnacht COMMEMORATION

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 ]


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