Welcome to Congregation Or Zarua

Join Us!

Congregation Or Zarua, now in its 30th year, creates joyous Jewish life in a multi-generational, egalitarian, traditional and full-participatory setting. Or Zarua is intimate and caring, and welcomes people – regardless of their knowledge or previous level of involvement in Jewish life. OZ creates community through study, prayer and a variety of programming led by the rabbi and congregants. We also engage in the pursuit of acts of kindness (hesed) within and beyond our congregation and in support of the State of Israel.

Service Times

Friday Night

Friday Night

August 23, 2019
Candlelighting - 7:24 pm
Minhah/Kabbalat Shabbat - 6:30 pm



August 24, 2019
Parashat Ekev - Birkat HaHodesh
Sat. Shaharit - 9:00 am
Shabbat ends - 8:19 pm

Morning Minyan

Morning Minyan

Weekdays at 7:15 am
Musaf days at 7:00 am
Shabbat at 9:00 am
Sundays at 8:45 am

Upcoming Events

Movie night showing “Keep the Change”

August 26, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Or Zarua Book Discussion

September 15, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Rabbi's Corner

Israel’s Ability to Integrate

Posted on July 9, 2019

What’s so special about “Special in Uniform”? This innovative program, founded in 2008, was the answer to young men and women with special needs and disabilities in Israel who wished give back to their country, like their siblings and neighbors.… Read More »

Water Solutions

Posted on May 23, 2019

During this period of the Omer just after celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut let’s focus our learning and tzedakah action on our homeland. Today, work on water solutions in Israel is funded through the Jewish National Fund. For the good of the… Read More »