Shedding New Light on Jewish Traditions
  • The annual Purimspiel musical comedy is written, performed, and produced by congregants
  • The kids enjoy playing outside
  • Havurah - we have many groups with varied interests
  • We strive to make Judaism meaningful through study, prayer, and artistic expression
  • Adult education draws diverse groups
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  • A Progressive, Engaging and Creative Community

Or Hadash Welcomes You!

Or Hadash, a Reconstructionist congregation, is a progressive, engaging and creative community that welcomes people of all backgrounds, including interfaith families, LGBTQ individuals, as well as people of all races, ethnicities and disabilities. We strive to make Judaism meaningful through study, prayer, cultural, musical and other artistic expression. Social action and acts of tikkun olam are also important ways to engage at Or Hadash. We want all people to know that they are completely welcome and that they can quickly become an integral part of our friendly community.

Shabbat In the Park

April 29, 2017 - 10:00am

     Shabbat in the Park has become a biannual event at Or Hadash, and it will take place this spring on Saturday morning, April 29 at Robbins Park on E. Butler Pike in Upper Dublin. Robbins Park is a beautiful wooded park with many trails winding through the woods, as well as a stream and a pond.

A TASTE OF ISRAEL TO CELEBRATE HER BIRTHDAY: A PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM BY OR HADASH AND JKID PHILLY

May 1, 2017 - 4:00pm

PLYMOUTH METING WHOLE FOODS MARKET  ---  COMMUNITY ROOM, FREE

Or Hadash Education Director, Barbara Weisman, will provide an interactive class about Israel and the 7 Species of crops grown and harvested in Israel, followed by a scavenger hunt through the Whole Foods Market to find items containing the 7 Species. Event will conclude with a delicious 7 Species salad which participants could make at home to commemorate Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day). This and other recipes will be provided.

Spring New & Prospective Member Open House and Teacher Appreciation Service

May 5, 2017 - 6:00pm

You’re Invited to Or Hadash’s Spring Open House!

Come to all or some parts of our Three-Part Harmony:
     6:00 pm Tot Shabbat
     6:30 pm Potluck Dinner (dairy/vegetarian)
     7:00 pm Family Service
Come join us for a warm and friendly Shabbat dinner and service, and help us honor our Teachers. Meet congregants, the Rabbi and the religious school director. For additional information or to RSVP, call the office at 215-283-0276.