Traditional, Egalitarian & Participatory Conservative Synagogue
127 East 82nd St, New York, NY 10028  |  Tel: 212.452.2310
Scott N. Bolton, Rabbi  |  Diane Okrent, President
a Conservative synagogue on the upper east side of nyc

Or L'Atid -
Meet our Director

Sigal Hirsch, Director of
Youth Education & Programming
Tel.: 212.452.2310, Ext. 15
To the OZ Community -
I am proud to introduce "Or L'Atid," which translates to "Light for the Future," our new comprehensive program for youth education and engagement. "Or L'Atid" is an umbrella banner that includes our new Hebrew School 2.0 for elementary school students, our Bnei Mitzvah Scholars program for 6th and 7th grade students and Teens @OZ, a newly developed weekly program for 8th-12th grade students. Also part of "Or L'Atid are two opportunities to participate in Arts and Action mini-courses for 6th-12th grade students, in addition to our Kadima (6th-8th grade) and USY (9th-12th grade) Youth Group Chapters. Finally, this year "Or L'Atid" will offer extensive family programming and regular Shabbat services for youth of all ages.
We have developed a comprehensive program that considers the development of our children from birth, through their later years. Our goal is to instill Jewish knowledge, confidence and a powerful and informed connection to our culture and heritage.
Looking towards the future, I ask you to be my partners in growing and developing our youth community so that it can reach its full potential.
Looking forward to learning with you!
Sigal Hirsch
Director of Youth Education and Programming
Sigal Hirsch is the Director of Youth Education and Programming at Or Zarua. Sigal has previously worked at O"Z as one of the Youth Directors, and is excited to expand her work to include children and youth of all ages. Sigal is passionate about cultivating meaningful connections to the Jewish past and present, allowing learners to create a vibrant Jewish future. Sigal's experience in a variety of formal and informal Conservative Jewish educational settings-including Camp Ramah in the Berkshires and the Schechter School of Long Island-enable her to build a community of learning that creates knowledgeable, skilled and passionate Jewish youth.
Sigal recently earned an MA in Jewish Education from the Davidson School of Jewish Education and an MA in Jewish History from The Graduate School at The Jewish Theological Seminary of America and earned a BA in Middle Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies from Tufts University.
For more information, please contact Sigal Hirsch, Director of Youth Education and Programming.
By email or
Call at 212-452-2310, Ext. 15
• Weekly Talmud Class with Rabbi Bolton - Fasting, Praying, Planting, and Walking Through the Rain
     Masekhet Ta'anit: Wednesdays at 7:30 - 9:00 pm
• Weekly Siddur Class with Rabbi Bolton: Thursdays from 8:40 - 9:40 am, in the Library following minyan
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This week at O"Z
Service Times
May 12 - 18, 2019
Morning Minyan:
Weekdays at 7:15 am
Musaf days at 7:00 am
Shabbat at 9:00 am
Sundays at 8:45 am
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   to starting time, if any
Our Morning Minyan is
open to the Community
365 days per year!
FRIDAY, May 17, 2019
Minhah, Kabbalat Shabbat
& Ma'ariv
   6:30 pm Candlelighting 7:50 pm
SATURDAY, May 18, 2019
Shaharit at 9:00 am
This week's Torah reading:
Parashat Emor
Leviticus 21:1 - 24:23
This week's Haftarah:
Ezekiel 44:15 - 44:31
Shabbat Ends
8:49 pm
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