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Congregation Or Shalom Events

Weekly Services

Minyan Services

  • Sunday 9:00 AM
  • Monday 7:30 AM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM

Healing Circle

  • Wednesday 7:30 AM

Shabbat Services

  • Friday 7:30 PM(for summer)
  • Saturday 9:30 PM

Wednesday, July 10, 11:00 am. – Summer Movie! “Shtisel”

As strange as it sounds, “Shtisel”, a show about people who are governed by strict Jewish law, has been the go-to entertainment of millions this past year!  “Shtisel” is an Israeli made-for-TV drama that follows a widowed ultra-Orthodox man and his bachelor son who are both trying to find romantic love within the confines of their religious life.  Why are so many people of all faiths talking about this show?  Come and find out!  “Binge-watch” its first two episodes at Or Shalom!  Then, consider staying for a brief discussion with Rabbi Wainhaus, who grew up in a “Shtisel-world.”

“…This is groundbreaking television!  ‘Shtisel’ is a beautiful, intelligent saga that just happens to be about an ultra- Orthodox family!”   NY Times

“…Squint a little, and Elisheva could be a character out of Jane Austen— Which is one of the pleasures of watching this generous show…“Shtisel” casts a kind of spell!”   The New Yorker

English Subtitles, Languages: Yiddish, Hebrew & English.

Wednesday, July 31, 9am – 630 pm, Or Shalom’s Annual Blood Drive

Help ensure blood is available for patients in need this summer by giving blood through the American Red Cross.  To donate, download the Blood Donor App (3cu.be/blood), visit the redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.  Each donor will receive 2 tickets to Six Flags New England.  Please register as walk ins do not always get taken.

Friday, August 16th, 7PM, Gulf Beach, Milford

Join us at our annual Shabbat service on the beach!  (Drive to the corner of Cherry Street & Gulf Street in Milford, turn left onto Gulf Street, proceed till you arrive at the beach!  (Set your GPS for #460 Gulf Street.)  Look for us immediately on the right, alongside the inlet.  Men’s Club members will welcome you and point to our makeshift “sanctuary” on the sand!  Please dress casually!  (The Rabbi will be shoeless!)  IMPORTANT:  PLEASE BRING A BLANKET OR BEACH CHAIR, AND PLEASE BRING HATS! (yarmulkas fly away!)  Lastly, feel free to come early, with a picnic for supper.

Tuesdays, Social Mah Jongg

Looking to learn or play Mah Jogg?  We play on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm.  Call the office if you are interested 203.799.2341.

YAHAD Is Starting!

The start of the school year is just around the corner.  We’re delighted to begin our third year of YAHAD, a Sunday morning community Hebrew School for grades Pre-K through 7.  YAHAD, the result of months of collaboration between Congregation Or Shalom and Congregation B’nai Jacob, will take place Sunday mornings, alternating at each Synagogue.  On Wednesdays, our Hebrew school will be held, as usual, at Congregation Or Shalom.  Contact our office at 203.799.2341.

ZUMBA Gold At Or Shalom

Congregation Or Shalom announces the continuation of ZUMBA Gold on Tuesday nights at 7 PM.  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 zumbarobin@gmail.com or call 203-314-8176 or temple office at 203-799-2341.

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