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Traditional, Egalitarian & Participatory Conservative Synagogue
127 East 82nd St, New York, NY 10028  |  Tel: 212.452.2310
Scott N. Bolton, Rabbi  |  Sara Stone, President
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Torah Reading

Although the typical synagogue has a professional Torah reader, or ba'al korey, all of the Torah reading at Or Zarua is done by its congregants. Several people will normally divide the weekly parashah (we always read the entire parashah, not just portions of it) amongst themselves and will read it on Shabbat morning.

Some of the readers learned to read Torah when they were in Jewish day schools or when preparing, in their youth, to become b'nei mitzvah. Others, having seen their fellow congregants read, have learned as adults to read in Or Zarua classes or with tutors and tapes. We're always seeking new Torah and haftarah readers and you, too, are invited to join those who already fulfill this essential role in the life of our congregation.

One of our regular Torah readers two years ago wrote "Rediscovering the Joys of Torah Reading", a short piece prompted by his first time reading Torah in more than 60 years. If you'd like to read what he's written, please click here.

If you'd like to lead services or read Torah during services, please fill out the following form:

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IMPORTANT CLASSES AND UPCOMING EVENTS:
• Movie: "The Women's Balcony": Monday, August 14, at 8:00 pm
• In the Belly of a Big Fish - Learning with Rabbi Bolton: Wednesday, August 16, at 7:00 pm
• Annual T'shuvah Lecture by Rabbi Dr. Dov Weiss:
     "Rabbinic Irreverence: Imagining a Repentant God": Sunday, September 24, at 6:00 pm
Details and complete list of events
This week at O"Z
Service Times
September 17 - 23, 2017
Morning Minyan:
Weekdays at 7:15 am
Musaf days at 7:00 am
Shabbat at 9:00 am
Sundays at 8:45 am
Check Calendar for changes
   to starting time, if any
Our Morning Minyan is
open to the Community
365 days per year!
SHABBAT:
SHABBAT SHUVAH
FRIDAY, September 22, 2017
Candlelighting 6:35 pm
Minhah and
Kabbalat Shabbat 6:15 pm
SATURDAY, Sept. 23, 2017
Shaharit at 9:00 am
This week's Torah reading:
Parashat Ha'azinu
   Deuteronomy 32:1 - 32:52
This week's Haftarah:
Hosea 14:2 - 14:10
Shabbat Ends
7:40 pm
High Holiday Services 5778
Service Locations:
OZ:
Congregation Or Zarua
127 E 82nd St
WH:
Wallace Hall
Park Avenue between 83rd and 84th Streets
Rosh HaShanah:
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Erev Rosh HaShanah

  Minhah/Ma'ariv
    O"Z only:  6:15-7:15 pm
  Candlelighting:  6:38 pm
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
First Day Rosh HaShanah
  Shaharit
  WH:  8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  Tashlikh, in
  Central Park:  6:00 - 6:30 pm
  Minhah/Ma'ariv
    OZ only:  7:00 - 8:00 pm
  Candlelighting: after 7:30 pm
Friday, Sep 22, 2017
Second Day Rosh HaShanah
  Shaharit
  WH:  8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  Minhah/Ma'ariv
    O"Z only:  6:15 - 7:15 pm
  Candlelighting: 6:35 pm
Yom Kippur:
Friday, Sep 29, 2017
Erev Yom Kippur
  Minhah at O"Z: 1:30-1:55 pm
  Kol Nidre
    WH: 6:15-8:45 pm
  Candlelighting: 6:23 pm
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017
Yom Kippur
  Shaharit thru Ne'ilah:
    WH: 9:00 am - 7:28 pm
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127 East 82nd Street
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