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MLK Shabbat - Friday, Jan 13th

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Religious School

Bar/Bat Mitzvah



Thursday, Jan. 19th

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Religious School: Grade 7

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Religious School: Grades 8, 9, 10

Friday, Jan. 20th

Celebrate Shabbat at Home with Friends and Family

Sunday, Jan. 22nd

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Religious School: Grades 3, 4, 5, 6

10:15AM - 12:00 PM

Religious School: Grades K, 1, 2

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Kup O Joe - Adult Education [In-person and Zoom]


Thursday, Jan. 26th

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Religious School: Grades 7, 8, 9, 10

Friday, Jan. 27th

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Shabbat Services with Rabbi Joe Forman and Cantor Kathy Gohr

On this Sabbath, join us exactly as you feel most comfortable in-person or on Zoom. A few things to note about our service:

  • Please email Rabbi Forman ( no later than 5:00 PM on Friday with the names you would like her to read during the Mi Shebeirach.

We look forward to sharing Shabbat with our Or Chadash community no matter how you attend.

Yahrzeits to be observed:

Betty Levison

Don Behrstock

Max Eisenberg

Harry Mayer Hirsch

Pearl Marder

Gisela Lynch

Noemi Tuschak

Anton Lidinsky

Leonard Weiss

Beth Gold Soodik

Albert Leon

Maureen Turner

Sunday, Jan. 29th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Religious School: Grades 3, 4, 5, 6

10:15AM - 12:00 PM

Religious School: Grades K, 1, 2


Friday, Feb. 3rd

Yahrzeits to be observed:

Marilyn H. Hillman

James Abis

Albert Goldstein

Isaac Sacks

Ralph Moutner

Saul Marder

Myra Rascover

Herbert Theile

Friday, Feb. 10th

Yahrzeits to be observed:

Anthony Mazzocchi

Sidonia Wolf

Robert Tuschak

Roslyn Ringel

Margaret Mazzocchi

Ralph Sacks

Julie Speizer


Save the date!

Sunday, February 5 @OC

We're looking to raise a glass of something healthy together for a Healthy Drinks event!

More about Sisterhood...


NEXT EVENT: Sunday, January 29 - 12noon to 1:30pm @ OC

Make a mini terrarium to take home!

  • Bring a donation to contribute to OCTY planting trees in Israel ($5 suggested donation)
  • Pizza, green tea

Thanks for supporting OCTY!

OCTY co-presidents:

Noah Metelitsa (

Jasmine Likier (

For more on OCTY, click HERE...


The Reform Movement's 2023 Social Justice Campaign

Across our Movement, we have worked together to protect our freedoms, empower leaders, and pursue racial justice. We continue to strive to create a world of peace and wholeness (shalom), justice and equity (tzedek), and belonging and joy (shayachut and simcha). Our work is not yet done. Learn more about how you can act to shape the future of the Reform Movement’s Social Justice Campaign.

Learn More...

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Best wishes for a healthy and happy 2023 from the Scrip Program! Thank you for your great support throughout 2022!

We closed the year with 23 orders in December and earned $422 for Or Chadash. Thanks so much! That includes orders for plastic cards as well as eGift Card orders placed throughout the month.

Next deadline for ordering plastic gift cards

is Wednesday, February 15th.

Read more about the Scrip program...

Did you know that your Amazon purchases can benefit Or Chadash with a charitable donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation when you shop at AmazonSmile? Just use the link when you go to shop.

To learn more about AmazonSmile, click HERE.

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How to Reach Us

Rabbi Joseph M. Forman (Rabbi)

Cantor Kathy Gohr (Cantor)

Betsy Zalaznick (Educator)

Dan Freedman (President)

Victor Sloan (Vice President)

Jeff Berg (Treasurer)


Phone: 908-806-2122


OFFICE HOURS - Please call to schedule an appointment.

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