Due to the weather, Thursday Morning Minyan at Congregation Or Shalom, Old Grassy Hill Road, is canceled.
Administrators at Congregation Or Shalom, 205 Old Grassy Hill Road announced the following upcoming events:
Sunday 9:00 AM
Monday 7:30 AM
Thursday 7:30 AM
Wednesday 7:30 AM
Friday 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 PM
Coffee and Learn with the Rabbi
Every Wednesday (please call the office for schedule) Rabbi Alvin Wainhaus teaches an hour-long class devoted to the ancient texts of our heritage and the light they shed on the current issues. The class begins at 11:00 am and ends at 12 noon sharp. All Welcome. Please call the office to confirm class is meeting. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Shabbat Across America, Friday, March 9, 7 p.m. focusing this year on: A TASTE OF KUGEL!
In the course of the service we’ll nibble on a variety of kugels in the Social Hall, as the rabbi explains their history! Why is Kugel eaten on Shabbat? Why is it called “Kugel”? Do you call it “Kigel” or Kugel? Why the different pronunciations? Did you grow up with a “Galicianer” kugel or a “Litvisher” kugel? What’s “Jerusalem” kugel? Why are some kugels sweet, while others are savory? It’s all food for thought!
Come & taste & learn! Must RSVP to our office 203-799-2341 by March 2.
Come, Celebrate and… Laugh! The Godfather’s Meshuggener Wedding! Presented by New York Dinner Theater The Godfather has invited you to his daughter’s wedding; (you don’t want to refuse!) Saturday March 24, Guests arrive at 7:30 pm Ceremony begins promptly @ 8:00 pm Singing, Dancing & “Viennese Dessert Table” BYOB (wine must be Kosher) Come, join the celebration!!… Get your tickets now Tickets $39 RSVP online at www.orshalomct.org or call the office at 203.799.2341
Our Annual Landwirth Memorial Lecture: THE JAZZ SINGER SINGS ON! Celebrating the 90th Birthday of a Jewish-American Classic Sunday, March 18, 3:30 pm. Did you know that the original “Jazz Singer”, starring Al Jolson, was Hollywood’s first talking motion picture? Did you know that Danny Thomas, Jerry Lewis and Neil Diamond starred as “Jazz Singers” as well? What is the enduring allure of this story? What was its origin? How does it speak to us today? Watch Jerry Lewis’ 1959 50-minute NBC performance of the Jazz Singer, as well as clips from other incarnations of this Jewish American classic. Discuss its significance with our guest speaker! Guest Speaker: Dr. Eric Goldman
Dr. Eric Goldman, who received a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from New York University, is a much sought-after lecturer on Jewish film. Dr. Goldman has served as a member of the Educational
Advisory Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and is currently an adjunct professor of cinema at Yeshiva University. He co-hosted on the Turner Movie Classics television network and is the film critic for “The Jewish Standard.” His most recent book is The American Jewish Story through Cinema (University of Texas Press). Come, Learn, Reminisce & Enjoy!
ZUMBA GOLD AT OR SHALOM
Congregation Or Shalom announces the continuation of ZUMBA GOLD on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. ZUMBA Gold is an easy to follow dance movement program that incorporates music from every decade to create an upbeat and fun exercise class. Burn lots of calories, meet new friends, and have a blast. No experience needed and classes are on a drop-in basis. Contact Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-314-8176 or temple office at 203-799-2341
Congregation Or Shalom, 205 Old Grassy Hill Road, will host the Service this year.
All are welcome to attend.
Clergy from all local churches and synagogues participate in the service.
Stick around at the end for refreshments and fellowship.
All three of this year’s candidates, Democrat Margaret Novicki, Republican James Zeoli, and Independent Alex DeAngelo will participate.
This event is free and open to the public. Please join us and hear where the candidates stand on the most pressing issues this year.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Coffee and cake will be served.
Treehouse Comedy Productions Funny 4 Fund$ Present the “…3 Guys Walk Into A Bar…” Third Annual Comedy Night at Congregation Or Shalom, 205 Old Grassy Hill Road, Orange, on Saturday, Oct. 14.
Doors open at 7 p.m., Cocktail Reception is at 7:15 and the show, starring Joey Novick, Pat Oates, and Goumba Johnny, begins at 8:30 p.m.
The event features a 50/50 raffle and silent auction.
Tickets are $36, VIP seating is $54 and include Hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, choice of (2) beer, wine or soft drink.
Tonight’s service will take place in the sanctuary, 205 Old Grassy Hill Road at 7 p.m.
Here’s hoping for better weather next week.
Rabbi Alvin Wainhaus will present “A Jewish Believe It or Not!” In cooperation with the Institute for Learning in Retirement.
Come, Learn, Discuss… ALL ARE WELCOME!
The program will include the following facts: