Shana Tova from Or Shalom

We hope the new year brings you many sweet moments with your family and friends, and that some of those moments happen here at Or Shalom.

If you’re looking for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, please join us at the JCC. Join us for Tashlich on Monday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. at Queen Elizabeth Park. And be sure to read the Rosh Hashanah 5779 edition of the Keren Or newsletter for Rabbi Hannah’s new year’s message and more stories from members.











We can’t wait to see you later this month in Vancouver for Sukkot during which we will kick off our kids program, Shabbat Sheli, and B’Nei Mitzvah program, B’yachad. The whole community is invited to contribute to the stone soup. We’ll also have a young adult night in the sukkah with craft beer and cider.

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Sweet service to start the High Holidays

Shana Tova! Before you head off to Rosh Hashanah dinner plans you may have with friends and family, join Rabbi Hannah for a sweet Kabbalat Chag service in our Bayit to start off the 5779 High Holy Days on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 5:15 p.m.

No tickets or membership required and we will have childminding available.

Explore our full schedule of High Holy Day services, including children and youth programming.

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Introducing Or Shalom’s New House of Study

Zusia, Or Shalom’s new house of study, is your chance to deeply engage in Jewish history, text, and custom. Open to the community at large, Zusia is an invitation to profound learning in a liberal context – non-dogmatic, egalitarian, and inclusive.

Each course is taught by an instructor with specialized knowledge and a passion for expressive and deep thought. Courses range from four to 10 weeks in length. Most courses are perfect for the curious beginner as well as intermediate learners while others offer an opportunity for more advanced knowledge seekers to dig a little deeper.

Download the course catalogue.

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