Category Archives: Recent Events

A Jewish Perspective on Death and Dying

Talk Given at SFU End of Life Expo, Nov 4, 2017 Rabbi Hannah Dresner spiritual leader of Or Shalom: Vancouver’s East Side Shul I have just come from Or Shalom, the spiritual community I serve as rabbi, where I opened … Continue reading

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Or Shalom’s new cemetery

By Dodie Katzenstein Originally published in the Jewish Independent Or Shalom Synagogue celebrated a major milestone on Oct. 15 with the dedication of its new cemetery. In March, after four years of discussions with the City of Vancouver, the synagogue signed … Continue reading

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Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Celebration

Or Shalomniks brought in Cheshvan by laughing their heads off – practicing laughter Yoga and celebrating the new month.

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