Shedding New Light on Jewish Traditions


Three-Part Harmony will be held this Friday evening, beginning at 6:00 pm with Tot Shabbat. Then Rabbi Alanna will follow, on the same link, at 6:30 pm with a Community Candlelight & L'Chaim - a chance to come together and light Shabbat candles and share the light and what's on your table and what's in your heart. Join in by using this link - or call in: +1 646 558 8656, Meeting ID: 920 047 859

The Family Service at 7:00 pm will be led by Rabbi Alanna with Dave Levinson on guitar, live-streamed via YouTube. Use this link to go to our OH YouTube page - and you then click on the LIVE icon.

Torah study & services will be held this Saturday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 am via Zoom. Use this link - or call in: +1 646 558 8656, Meeting ID: 218 329 489



Friday Night Shabbat Havurah

April 24, 2020 - 6:30pm

Get in on the Spirit of Shabbat at Or Hadash

It's great to take a deep breath at the end of a long week and create a separation between the week and the weekend.  That's what Friday night Shabbat rituals help us do, create a Shabbat frame of mind.  How we get to that frame of mind is probably different for each of us, but for many it may include some version of a relaxed evening meal with friends, lots of talking and kibitzing, and some Shabbatrituals.

The Friday Night Shabbat Havurah continues to be a hit!  Between 25-35 Or Hadashers come together to get that "Shabbat Feeling" during the year.  We relax, we eat, we drink, we schmooze, we sing, we pray, and we discuss.  We hope you'll join us for one or more of this year’s gatherings and join the fun!   All ages are welcome and it's just around the corner.  We start with happy hour (20 minutes), followed by dinner (we order in, about $10 per person), a short Shabbat service, and then have oneg (dessert) and a discussion/program.  RSVP requested to Alisa Belzer,

Please join with your fellow Or Hadashers on any (or all) of five Friday nights this year when we will come together to create a Shabbat frame of mind.  All Friday Night Shabbat Havurah meetings will begin at 6:30 pm.  The dates are: Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Jan. 24, March 27 and April 24. Empty-nesters, school-age families, and everyone in between, are encouraged to participate.

To RSVP for the gathering, please contact Alisa Belzer.

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