Shedding New Light on Jewish Traditions

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

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 -  https://zoom.us/j/920047859 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 - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY_La3dLQVQUIba7qLIhfgg 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 - https://zoom.us/j/218329489 or call in: +1 646 558 8656, Meeting ID: 218 329 489

 

 

Siyyum/Megillah

Rabbi Kevin Hale laying out the Megillat Esther scrollOn Purim 2008, the congregation dedicated its own Megillat Esther. A first of its kind, the Megillah combines 21st century digital technology and traditional scribal techniques. This kosher scroll, enhanced by illustrations created by children of Or Hadash congregants, has achieved international recognition.

Click on the links below to read what The Forward, The Jewish Exponent, and Haaretz had to say about Or Hadash’s Megillat Esther:

 

Here are the first and second sections of our beautiful Megillat Esther: