Families, Children & Youth

Children of all ages are welcome to participate, along with parents, in our engaging, fun, inclusive programs and activities, including free informal social activities, Shabbat and holiday programs, and our Children and Youth programs. Or Shalom offers a several programs for families of young children through to Bar/Bat/Simchat Mitzvah age:

Shabbat Sheli

For children ages 3 to 5, we offer a monthly Shabbat education program, Shabbat Sheli (by drop-in).

Bright Lights

If you have children ages 6 to 11, we invite you to register for our twice-monthly program, Bright Lights. By registration.


We welcome your children to experience their Bar, Bat, or Simchat Mitzvah with Or Shalom, and offer a complete Simchat Mitzvah program, B’yachad (together).

See each program link for more details and to register your child.

We welcome parent engagement and value your input. Please contact our program coordinator with questions at programs@orshalom.ca.


Everyday blessings that your family might enjoy practicing: