CONGREGATION
LEARN • PRAY • PARTICIPATE • CONNECT
Traditional, Egalitarian & Participatory Conservative Synagogue
127 East 82nd St, New York, NY 10028  |  Tel: 212.452.2310
Scott N. Bolton, Rabbi  |  Sara Stone, President
a Conservative synagogue on the upper east side of nyc
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At the Heart of Or Zarua

Now in its 27th year, Congregation Or Zarua has distinguished itself as a vibrant, innovative and involved urban synagogue. Our congregation is centered on three fundamentals of Judaism: Torah (study and practice), Avodah (religious worship), and Gemilut Hasadim (doing good deeds). While traditional and authentic in our Torah study and religious observance, we are an egalitarian, Conservative synagogue, offering men and women equality in all aspects of religious worship, participation and leadership. Founded in 1989 by Rabbi Harlan J. Wechsler and a group of visionary lay leaders, Or Zarua is a small, caring and spiritual community eager to extend its love of Judaism and Jewish learning through our services, Hebrew School, adult education, community service and programming.

Meet Our Rabbi

We know you will enjoy meeting our congregation and getting to know Rabbi Scott Bolton. Rabbi Bolton is a scholar and a teacher, well versed in Talmud, Midrash and philosophy, and passionate about Israel and modern Israeli culture. Warm and outgoing, our Rabbi is a person of faith, approachable and accessible, intellectually curious, enthusiastic and affable. Rabbi Bolton invites you to call and meet with him to discuss your membership questions at 212-452-2310.

We Invite You to
Learn, Pray, Participate, & Connect

The Or Zarua community warmly invites you and your family to join us at services and events to learn more about us. Our staff and Board members also are pleased to speak with you-call the office to set up a convenient time. We can be reached at 212-452-2310 or by email. We also invite you to explore our website to discover the myriad activities, classes and happenings at our synagogue. You'll find news and service times right on our homepage, as well as more in-depth information. See you there!
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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
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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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CONGREGATION OR ZARUA
127 East 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028
Telephone 212.452.2310
Fax 212.452.2103
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