Category Archives: Recent Events

Jelly & Jam – Don’t Let the Light Go Out!

Nothing combats the uncanny Vancouver cold we’ve been having like the warmth of the Or Shalom community celebrating together! We basked in the light of our 5th night candles as we sang, collaged, decorated candles and ate jelly doughnuts to … Continue reading

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OSSRI Press Conference

On Friday, December 9th, the Or Shalom Syrian Resettlement Initiative (OSSRI) Steering Committee and Vancouver East MP Jenny Kwan together with approximately 13 other community organizations across the Lower Mainland held a press conference in the sanctuary at Or Shalom Synagogue … Continue reading

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A Very Deep Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 5777. We apologized, we prayed, we sang, we forgave. We hope all of you have a spiritual community like we do at Or Shalom. Another year of amazing learning, teaching, davenning, singing and sharing has already started. Learn more here…

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Arrived: First of Our Long Awaited Refugee Families!

from Rabbi Hannah: Here is what I posted, this morning, on the Rabbis Without Borders Blog at MyJewishLearning.com. Let us allow Tisha B’Av to sensitize us, all the more, that the refugees we sponsor, and the new citizens we accompany as … Continue reading

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