UPCOMING AT OR CHADASH

IMPORTANT - PICK UP YOUR HIGH HOLY DAYS PRAYER BOOK

On the High Holy Days we will NOT be showing the prayers during the Zoom service. Individuals are encouraged to stop by Or Chadash and pick up a copy of Gates of Repentance, our High Holy Day Machzor (prayer book) this weekend:
  • Saturday, Sept. 12th - 3:00 to 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, Sept. 13th - 3:00 to 5:00 PM
If you need to make alternative arrangements, please contact Or Chadash via email (admin@orchadash-nj.org) as soon as possible so we can help you get a prayer book.

IMPORTANT - PICK UP YOUR HIGH HOLY DAYS PRAYER BOOK
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Prayer for the Start of a Pandemic School Year

Mishebeirach doroteinu, may the one who blessed the generations before, bless us - students, parents, teachers, administrators, and staff - as we begin this strange school year.

May we be blessed with fast Internet connections and access to functional technology.

May we be blessed with fast friendships and well-earned learning.

May we be blessed with muscle memory for curiosity and collaboration.

May we be blessed with muscle memory for compassion and cooperation.

May we be blessed with excitement over seeing familiar faces and reconnecting with friends.

May we be blessed with the excitement over meeting new friends and teachers.

May we be blessed with patience, for slow internet speeds, and frozen Zoom screens.

May we be blessed with patience, for teachers, friends, and parents learning new technologies and new concepts.

Above all, may we be blessed with the ability to make connections and community, growing as teachers and learners - no matter our role or title.

- Betsy Zalaznick - Educator

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SCHEDULE

THIS WEEK
Friday, Sept. 11th

7:00 PM
Zoom Only Shabbat Service (not in-person @ OC)
with Rabbi Forman and Cantor Kathy Gohr
Meeting ID
753-020-067
Password
149149

Join us as we welcome Shabbat with song and prayer. On this Shabbat, join us exactly as you feel most comfortable. A few things to note about our service:
  • Feel free to light your own Shabbat candles, share in drinking the wine/juice from your own Kiddush cups and taste the sweetness of challah at your house
  • Please email me (josephforman@gmail.com) no later than 5:00 PM on Friday the names you would like me to read during Mi Shebeirach
  • If you need support or assistance using Zoom, please reach out to me or Betsy no later than 3:00 PM on Friday
  • THIS LINK CAN ALWAYS BE FOUND ON OUR OC WEBSITE HOMEPAGE
I hope each of you is well. We look forward to seeing our Or Chadash community for our Zoom Shabbat.
 

Yahrzeits to be observed:
Stanley Frankel
Annette Crystal
Barbara Wasserman
Janet S. Loewy
Carol Isaacs

Saturday, Sept. 12th

3:00 - 5:00 PM
High Holidays Prayer Book Pickup at Or Chadash
Masks and social distancing please!

If you need to make alternative arrangements, please contact Or Chadash via email (admin@orchadash-nj.org) as soon as possible so we can help you get a prayer book.

Sunday, Sept. 13th

3:00 - 5:00 PM
High Holidays Prayer Book Pickup at Or Chadash
Masks and social distancing please!

If you need to make alternative arrangements, please contact Or Chadash via email (admin@orchadash-nj.org) as soon as possible so we can help you get a prayer book.


View our full calendar here.
THIS WEEK'S ELUL CHALLENGEElul_Challenge


HHD_ScheduleClick HERE to complete the High Holy Days Information Form.

Everyone (INCLUDING MEMBERS) needs to fill out this form in order to assist us in preparing for the High Holy Days.

ZOOM SCHEDULE

Friday, September 18th -
6:00 PM -
EREV ROSH HASHANAH
A Rosh Hashanah Celebration Seder
We welcome you to join us for this 2000 year-old Sephardic custom which will take place prior to your holiday meal.
Saturday, September 19th -
10:00 AM -
3:00 PM -
ROSH HASHANAH
Morning Service
Children's Service - This service is geared toward families with children ages 10 and younger.
Sunday, September 27th -
8:00 PM -
EREV YOM KIPPUR
Kol Nidrei Service
Monday, September 28th -
10:00 AM -
2:00 PM -

3:00 PM -
4:00 PM -
YOM KIPPUR
Yom Kippur Morning Service
Children's Service - This service is geared toward families with children ages 10 and younger.
Study Program
Yizkor-Neila-Break the Fast

OR CHADASH TEMPLE YOUTH GROUPOCTY_Calendar
HOLIDAY MEAL CATERINGProvence

Provence Catering is Back!
Order Your Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Meals
and Support a Small Business
Provence Catering served up some fantastic Passover meals for members of Or Chadash back in April of this year and they are now working on a menu for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Pamela Horowitz, sister of congregant Cindy Stoter, is the owner and Executive Chef of Provence Catering. Once again she has decided to offer take-out meals to ease the stress of the holiday, at an already stressful time. She is utilizing her commercial kitchen and taking all the necessary safety measures. Provence Catering has been in business for 18 years and is located near King of Prussia, PA.

We hope to have the details on the menu, ordering and pickup shortly - we will share them as soon as we get them. We do know the pickup date for Rosh Hashanah will be Thursday Sep 17th and for Yom Kippur it will be Sunday Sep 27th.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Pamela at chefpamela@provencecatering.com.
COMMUNITY OUTREACHCommunity_Outreach



Family Promise of Hunterdon provides shelter for temporarily homeless families in Hunterdon County  through a network of congregations in the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Hunterdon County, as there are no homeless shelters in our county.

COOKINGCooking_Classes

Online Demo: Pumpkin Challah and Moroccan Tagine w/Zingerman's

Sept 9 - 7:30-9:30pm EST

Whip up some fall goodness with me and Zingerman's! I'll demo a North African seven vegetable tagine from Modern Jewish Cooking, and a sunset-colored Sephardic pumpkin challah (pan de calabaza) from The Jewish Cookbook. Feel free to cook and bake along (recipes will be provided in advance), or just enjoy the demonstration. Register here.


Virtual Talk: Home for the (High) Holidays with South Philly Shtiebel

Sept 10 - 7:30-8:30pm EST

Join me and my amazing sister-in-law, Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter while we chat cooking tips and food rituals for this year's very different Rosh Hashanah table. Registered attendees will receive a bonus Rosh Hashanah menu! Event is free, but please register here.


The Temple Emanu-el Streicker Center
Fall 2020 Cooking School

FREE Virtual Classes!

September 7th through 11th

Featuring:
Melissa Clark (from the New York Times)
Joan Nathan
Claire Saffitz (from Bon Appetit)



Monday, September 14th @ 8:00 PM

FREE Virtual Class!

LET'S GET COOKING!

Learn to make Kale, Apple, Walnut and Sumac-Onion Tabbouleh, Honey Glazed Chicken, and Apple Cake from Executive Chef and Co-owner of Zahav, the 2019 James Beard Foundation award winner for Outstanding Restaurant. Michael Solomonov will dazzle in this virtual cooking event. Moderated by James Beard award-nominated food journalist Gabriella Gershenson.

Event password, recipes and ingredient list will be sent before the event.

Register using this link:

SafetyRules
Safety Rules for In-Person OC Services

Here are the safety precautions that must be followed for all who attend Services in person:
  • Clinically high risk people, or anyone who is sick, should continue to attend via Zoom
  • Everyone must wear a mask covering their nose and mouth for the duration of the service
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently
  • Social distancing (6 feet minimum)
  • We are not allowed to serve food, so there will be no Oneg Shabbat. Reminder during "mingling" that social distancing rules are still in effect
  • Bathrooms WILL be open, but please "go before you go" to minimize use
  • Prayer books have not been touched in months, so are OK to share
  • Please bring your own chair and observe the seating areas designated on the lawn
  • If you answer "YES" to any of the screening questions below, we ask that you do not attend the service in person:
    1. Have you or anyone in your household had any of the following symptoms in the last 21 days: sore throat, cough, chills, body aches for unknown reasons, shortness of breath for unknown reasons, loss of smell, loss of taste, fever at or greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit?
    2. Have you or anyone in your household tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 21 days?
    3. Have you or anyone in your household visited or received treatment in a hospital, nursing home, long-term care, or other health care facility in the past 30 days?
    4. Have you or anyone in your household traveled to one of the states on the NJ Travel Advisory List in the past 21 days?
    5. Have you or anyone in your household cared for an individual who is in quarantine or is a presumptive positive or has tested positive for COVID-19?
    6. Do you have any reason to believe you or anyone in your household has been exposed to or contracted COVID-19?
    7. To the best of your knowledge have you been in close proximity to any individual who tested positive for COVID-19?
Here are a few things our congregation can do now, as well
as information about upcoming resources, announcements, and other opportunities from the URJ and our partner organizations. 

Click the link: 
Mishkan T'filah for Shabbat  - A Reform Siddur

A Kindle version of our prayer book is available on Amazon for only $4.99.

Click on the image of the book or this link:


Also, a FREE online version is available from CCAR Press:

Click here for the FREE online version.
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 smile.amazon.com link when you go to shop.

To learn more about AmazonSmile, click HERE.

HOW TO REACH US

Rabbi Joseph M. Forman (Rabbi)
Cantor Kathy Gohr (Cantor)
Betsy Zalaznick (Educator)
Glenn Wasserman (President)
Victor Sloan (1st Vice President)
Dan Freedman (2nd Vice President )
Jeff Berg (Treasurer)
Laura Senator (Secretary)

OR CHADASH OFFICE
Phone: 908-806-2122

OFFICE HOURS - Please call to schedule an appointment.
 
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