is a traditional, participatory, and egalitarian Conservative synagogue. Visit us for Shabbat services, on Yom Tov, or at our weekday morning minyan, 365 days per year!
Call 212.452.2310 to set up a meeting or to ask questions.
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Executive DirectorHelene Santo
Education DirectorIlana Burgess
Or Zarua Gallery Exhibit:
"Additional Meanings - The Art of Summantics"
In the Or Zarua Social Hall
Artist Karen Shaw explores the intersection of visual imagery, allusive words, and numeric systems.
Complete list of events
Oral Law Seminar - Though He May Tarry:
Messianism in Jewish Thought
Four Sundays between Pesah and Shavu'ot - May 4, 18, 25, and June 1 at 10:00 am
In this year's Oral Law Seminar we will examine Jewish sources and perspectives on the messiah and messianism.
No prior knowledge is required; everyone is encouraged to attend.
Registration is not required.
Grades K through Teen
Contact Ilana Burgess, Youth Education Director,
Email or call 212.452.2310, Ext. 15.
Meet Rabbi Scott N. Bolton
Or Zarua's Rabbi
Exploring the Siddur:
History, Meaning and Commentaries on the Jewish Prayerbook
Study the siddur with Rabbi Scott Bolton
Explore the meaning & experience of prayer, and the rituals & laws of prayer.
Thursday mornings at 8:30 am following morning minyan.
Complete list of events
Learn, Pray, Participate, Connect
Song permeates Or Zarua - during prayer services, before and
after meals, and at celebratory
events. The spirit we generate through
singing together can be enhanced through familiarity with some of the tunes we frequently use;
click here to listen.
Saturday, April 5 and May 3
Open sessions for all to join!
Or Zarua A Capella
Contact Aliza Kaplan if you'd like to join Bir'nanah, Or Zarua's a capella group.
Enjoy the transition from the work week to the beauty of Shabbat by attending Minhah and Kabbalat
Shabbat services. The experience can be truly transformative - but only
if you're present!
Make the commitment to attend by signing up, even
if just for one time.
Shabbat Morning Youth Programs
Upcoming Guest Speakers at O"Z
Mark your calendars!
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Is It Ever Too Late? Should We Still Be Fighting About Holocaust-Looted Art?
Owen Pell, Esq., a partner in the firm of White & Case LLP, is a world renowned expert on the issue of Holocaust art. Mr. Pell will be in conversation with Rabbi Scott Bolton on the topic of art stolen during the Holocaust.
ORAL LAW SEMINAR
4 Sundays between Passover and Shavuo't
May 4, 18, 25 & June 1
Though He May Tarry: Messianism in Jewish Thought
Marc Ashley teaches and leads discussion on Jewish sources and perspectives on this sometimes controversial topic.
IMPORTANT CLASSES AND UPCOMING EVENTS:
Details and complete list of events
East Side Torah Learning Coalition - Pirkei Avot Sessions
: 6 Thursdays - April 24 through May 29
Oral Law Seminar - The Messiah and Messianism in Jewish Thought
: 4 Sundays at 10am - May 4, 18, 25 & June 1
Owen Pell Speaks on the Holocaust and Stolen Art: Thursday, May 1
L'ag BaOmer - An evening of community, study, song and l'chayim: Saturday, May 17 at 9:00 pm
Exploring the Siddur with Rabbi Bolton: Thursdays at 8:30 am
April 20 - 26, 2014
Weekdays at 7:15 am
Musaf days at 7:00 am
Shabbat at 9:00 am
Sundays at 8:45 am
Check Calendar for
to starting time, if any
COUNT the OMER!
April 15 - June 2
FRIDAY, April 25, 2014
Candlelighting 7:27 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat 6:15 pm
This week's Torah reading:
Leviticus 19:1 - 20:27
This week's Haftarah:
Amos 9:7 - 9:15
Rosh Hodesh Iyyar
yihyeh b'yom r'vi'i