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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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Harley Rothstein’s Psukei D’zimrah and Shacharit online

Missed out on Harley’s Intermediate Davenning class? Want to learn to lead Shabbat services at Or Shalom but don’t know where to start? Harley has kindly made available the recordings of Or Shalom’s traditional Shabbat morning prayers and songs, and … Continue reading

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From the Rabbi – Parashat Trumah

“V’asu li mikdash, v’shachanti b’tocham.“ “Make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them.” Menachem Mendel of Kotzk asked: “Where does God dwell?” His Chassidim answered: “The whole world is filled with God’s glory!” Menachem Mendel corrected them saying, “God dwells anywhere … Continue reading

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