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RABBI AVI FRIEDMAN

A message from the Rabbi

Welcome to Ohr Shalom. We are a community of families and individuals who draw strength from one another and from our tradition. No matter where you're coming from, there's a place for you here. Please join us.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR RABBI

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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT COS-SJCC
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WELCOME BACK SHABBAT
Joe Buchanan
LIVE at COS-SJCC

This is going to be a fantastic weekend not to be missed!

Click here to watch the video Joe made especially for COS-SJCC!!!
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UPDATE - Synagogue Reopening

Operating LIVE and Virtually 

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SERVICES ARE NOW LIVE IN PERSON AS WELL AS VIRTUAL

MINYANS AND MEETINGS ARE STILL ONLINE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Virtual Evening Minyan, Sundays through Thursdays at 8:00pm. Please join us via zoom -

Zoom Link here, Meeting ID: 908 273 8130

Password: NJ07901

Friday evening Shabbat services at 5:30pm

Happy Holy Hour at 5:30pm, followed by Shabbat Services at 5:45pm IN PERSON and via zoom

Zoom Link here, Meeting ID: 908 273 8130

Password: NJ07901

Click here for the Friday Prayer Book (you may not download it, but you can view it).

Saturday morning services begin at 9:30am

Zoom Link here, Meeting ID: 908 273 8130

Password: NJ07901

Click here for the Saturday morning prayer book.  (you may not download it, but you can view it). 

Sunday Morning Minyan at 9:00am (updated time!)

Zoom Link here, Meeting ID: 908 273 8130

Password: NJ07901

ALL ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES ARE VIA ZOOM.  Rabbi's Tuesday 10:30am Parashat Hashavua class

Zoom Link here.

Thursday classes:

10:30am - Talmud Class with Rabbi - Zoom Link here.

 

Bar/Bat Mitzvah lessons will be arranged individually with the Cantor and the Rabbi.

 

The office is open by appointment only - please email Lauren directly should you need to get into the office for any reason and she will arrange with you.

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HANUKKAH - All Week Long

Starting November 28th!

HANUKKAH IS COMING!!!! We have a week long of amazing events!!!

**Sunday 11/28 at 4:30pm - Community Menorah Lighting on Summit Village Green

Monday 11/29 at 5:30pm - Zoom Story Time with Ms. Allison followed by Menorah Lighting

Tuesday 11/30 at 5:30pm - Zoom Story Time with Ms. Faith followed by Menorah Lighting

**Tuesday 11/30 at 7:00pm - Interfaith Menorah Lighting at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence

**Wednesday 12/1 at 4:00pm - JLC/ELC Family Hanukkah Celebration 

Thursday 12/2 at 5:30pm - Zoom Story Time with Ms. Amy followed by Menorah Lighting

Friday 12/3 at 5:30pm - Zoom Sing-along with Cantor Janet followed by Menorah Lighting

Saturday 12/4 at 5:30pm - Zoom Story Time with Rabbi Avi followed by Menorah Lighting

Sunday 12/5 at 5:30pm - Zoom Story Time with Karen Rosenberg followed by Menorah Lighting

 

All Zoom events take place on regular synagogue Zoom 908-273-8130 password: NJ07901

**These three events are live and in-person

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Country Western Tot Shabbat

Friday, December 10th at 4:30pm

Join Cantor Janet, Rabbi Avi and our special guest Joe Buchanan
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Women's Group Book Club

Sunday, December 19th at 7:30pm

In person, in the Social Hall - please contact Jill Harris if you would like to attend!
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Honor Journal - Honoring the Goldbergs

Deadline 12/4

Share a story or good wishes for a wonderful couple!
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Our NEW TORAH!

Check it out - progress updates!

Check out how the writing of our new Torah is coming along. Check back here periodically for updates from our Scribe Linda Coppleson. She is doing some amazing work!

Click here to check out the progress so far!

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COS-SJCC Caring Connections

We are all in this together!

We have assembled a superb group of Congregant volunteers who are 'here' to provide ANYTHING you need - whether it's a trip to the grocery store or post office to links for virtual classes just a funny joke. We are all here to help and all in this together!
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Sponsor a Kiddush!

Contact the Office for more info!

Please contact the Main office for more details or assistance. 
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Membership Inquiry

Congregation Ohr Shalom-The Summit JCC is a dynamic center of Jewish life for over 300 families from Summit and surrounding towns in Union, Morris, Essex and Somerset Counties. We are more than a synagogue. We are a true community, offering a wide range of ritual, social, cultural, recreational, educational, preschool and youth activities that engage our membership and nurture a community built on lasting relationships. We are committed to sharing the joys of our simchas together, as well as supporting one another during life’s challenges.

 

We are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our warm and welcoming culture, where all our members can learn, pray and become an integral part of our extended family. For more information on membership, you may email Stacey Sacks by filling out the form below or fill out our Prospective Membership Form here. We look forward to meeting you!

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