OSSRI – Information and Inspiration Night for Or Shalom Syrian Refugee Initiative

On December 10, Or Shalom Syrian Refugee Initiative held  an evening of Support, Information, and Action: What can you do to help?

About 200 people attended, celebrated Human Rights Day, heard updates on the current state of affairs for refugees coming to Canada, listened to Syrian music and enjoy a nosh.

During Hanukkah a donor matching program doubled each donation to the Or Shalom OSSRI.

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OSSRI Concert Dec 6 OrShalom-Panel

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An Evening of Brazilian Klezmer


We had a delightful evening of Brazilian klezmer music with Mauro Perelmann and Or Shalom musicians. Mauro is a musician, arranger, composer and music producer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is much sought after as a lecturer and producer of Jewish and Israeli music shows.

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Save the Date – Come On Over Dinners

Save the Date! Or Shalom’s 2016 Come On Over Dinner
Feb 5,6,7, and Feb 12,13,14 2016


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A Taste of Girls In Trouble – Tamar at the Crossroads

“Tamar at the Crossroads” features a woman disguised as a prostitute who seduces her father-in-law.

TamarAtXRCan this biblical tale of ancient intrigue speak to women today?

Join Rabbi Hannah Dresner in studying Tamar through biblical text, midrash, song, and art historical images.

Each session will allow time for creating our own midrash to add to the cannon.

Free of Charge

Tuesdays, Nov. 10 and 17, 7:30-9 Or Shalom
710 E 10th Ave, Vancouver

programs@orshalom.ca or (604) 872-1614 to register


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