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From the Rabbi – Parashat Ki Tisa (Shabbat Para)

Full with Emptiness Over the past few weeks, our Torah readings have amplified the problem of human longing. Just as we are wont to do, the People of Israel looked to the tangible to fill their emptiness, re-forming their personal … Continue reading

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Purim 2017 – Wasn’t That a Party?

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From the Rabbi – Esther, Hidden One

Esther, Hidden One Rabbi Hannah Dresner Purim 5777 The name “Esther” means “hidden one,” and our Chassidic Masters interpreted the theme of concealment and revelation in the Purim Megillah as pointing to God’s own hidden-ness from us, and God’s desire … Continue reading

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Come On Over 2017

Over the past two weekends, about 75 Or Shalomniks attended 9 various dinners and brunches, raising several thousand dollars to support our shul, and building new connections and friendships. Here are some pictures of the various festivities.

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