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
  • Chanukah candlelighting
  • We strive to make Judaism meaningful through study, prayer, and artistic expression
  • Adult education draws diverse groups
  • At Phillies
  • A Progressive, Engaging and Creative Community
  • Klezfest, a celebration of klezmer, was enjoyed by Or Hadash and the Philadelphia community!

Shabbat Services

Upcoming Events

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.

Taste of Gan

April 28, 2019 - 9:00am

Try a Taste of Gan for FREE for the remainder of this school year!

◆ Sunday, April 7 ◆ Sunday, April 14 (Stay for the Chocolate Seder!) ◆ Sunday, April 28 ◆ Sunday, May 5
◆ Sunday, May 19

9:00 – 11:30 AM

Or Hadash is a warm, inviting, egalitarian community with many lovely families. We welcome EVERYBODY with open arms. If your family is interfaith, you will find wonderful connections within our community.

Yom HaShoah Program

May 5, 2019 - 10:30am

Or Hadash Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Sunday May 5th - 10:30 am to Noon

·  Rita Ross, a survivor of the Holocaust, will tell the story of her family’s journey across Europe during the rise of the Nazi regime, fleeing her home in Austria to reach America.  Rita is the author of two books, "Running from Home: A Memoir" and "Journey into Happily Ever After".

·  We will unveil the plaque for our new Holocaust Memorial.

OHOP Explained

OR HADASH has OHOP – The Or Hadash Online Portal!

OHOP gives Or Hadash members an easier and more convenient way to meet their membership needs from the comfort of their own computers.

 Using OHOP you can: