• WELCOME
    WELCOME Bruchim habaim
  • Happy Purim
    Happy Purim
  • Together
    Together WE WORSHIP AND STUDY
  • Chag Pesach sameach
    Chag Pesach sameach from Or Hadash Synagogue
  • Sefirat HaOmer
    Sefirat HaOmer DON'T JUST COUNT THE DAYS, MAKE THE DAYS COUNT
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  • חג שבועות שמח
    חג שבועות שמח Celebrating SHAVUOT and Our Commitment to Torah
  • Listen to the Sound of the Shofar
    Listen to the Sound of the Shofar Celebrate with us Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
  • Celebrate
    Celebrate HHDs with CANTOR BRIAN REICH, RABBI

Following the morning service on the first day of Rosh HaShanah, (Thursday, September 21st), we will hold our traditional Tashlich Service, a ceremony during which we ask God to “cast away our sins in the depth of the sea” (Micah 7:19). By tossing breadcrumbs and seeds into a body of flowing water, we will symbolically cast away our sins or wrongdoings from the past year.

This picture shows the idyllic place at Fairy Lake where we will be holding Tashlich this year. (Exact location and additional directions will be communicated at the conclusion of our morning service).

Cantor/Rabbi Brian Reich will lead us in song and prayer during this short ceremony.

Doing Tashlich with children is a wonderful teaching opportunity. The weather forecast for this coming Thursday is excellent and we are looking forward to enjoying together some meaningful time outside.

As many of you have also been asking about a more detailed time table regarding the Yom Kippur afternoon services, please find below the updated schedule of events. If you have not yet purchased your HHD ticket and would still like to do so, please get in touch with us immediately (contact@orhadash.org).

L’Shanah tova and may you all be inscribed in the Book of Life!

SCHEDULE OF HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICES:

 

ROSH HASHANAH

 

YOM KIPPUR

Thursday, September 21, 2017 (1st Day)

 

Friday, September 29, 2017

Morning Service

10:00 a.m.

 

Kol Nidre

6:30 p.m.

TASHLICH

starts between
1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

 
 

Friday, September 22, 2017 (2nd Day)

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Morning Service

10:00 a.m.

 

Morning Service

10:00 a.m.

 

 

Shema Koleinu (Healing Service)

4:30 p.m.

 

 

Afternoon Service

5:00 p.m.

 

 

Yizkor

6:00 p.m.

 

 

Neilah

6:30 p.m.

 

 

Havdalah

7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

The Break-the-Fast meal (included in your ticket) will be provided by Or Hadash at the conclusion of Havdalah.

Our Mission

This Synagogue is to support and enrich the Reform Jewish community by cultivating a love and understanding of the Jewish heritage, stimulating fellowship in the Jewish community and strengthening the bonds of loyalty with the Jewish people everywhere.
In all endeavors, members shall strive to treat each other with dignity and respect, and to conduct the affairs of the Synagogue in an open and transparent manner.
In order to advance the cause for liberal Judaism in Canada and throughout the world, this Congregation shall maintain its affiliation with the Union of Reform Judaism and the World Union for Progressive Judaism.

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Events

SHABBAT SERVICE (preceded by breakfast)
24 Feb 2018
10:00AM - 12:30PM
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25 Feb 2018
10:00AM - 11:45AM
PURIM: MEGILLAH READING
28 Feb 2018
07:00PM -
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02 Mar 2018
06:30PM -
SHABBAT SERVICE (preceded by breakfast)
03 Mar 2018
10:00AM - 12:30PM
HEBREW SCHOOL
04 Mar 2018
10:00AM - 11:45AM
SHABBAT SERVICE (preceded by breakfast)
10 Mar 2018
10:00AM - 12:30PM
SHABBAT SERVICE (preceded by breakfast)
17 Mar 2018
10:00AM - 12:30PM
SHABBAT SERVICE (preceded by breakfast)
24 Mar 2018
10:00AM - 12:30PM
HEBREW SCHOOL
25 Mar 2018
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Growing Our Jewish World

At the core of Or Hadash is a deep commitment to participatory Judaism. We offer a wide range of social, educational and religious programs and activities for anyone who is looking for community, personal spiritual growth, and opportunities for Tikkun Olam.