Rabbi Katie
Introduces Or Shalom

Come Join Us!!

Upcoming Events/Services

Friday, March 27
Mindfulness Meditation
8:30am - 9:30am

Friday, March 27
Chant & Drum with BIJ
7:30pm

Sundays & Mondays
March 29 & 30 and
April 5 & 6
Spring Break NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, April 1
Kitchen Kashering 
12:00pm

Friday, April 3
Mindfulness Meditation
8:30am - 9:30am

Saturday, April 4
Shabbat Service
10:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday, April 5
Community Seder
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday, April 7
Faith, Doubt, Blame, & Blasphemy
Study Series with Rabbi Katie
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friday, April 10
Mindfulness Meditation
8:30am - 9:30am

Friday, April 10
Shabbat Series & Second Shabbat Program
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sunday, April 12
Bet Sefer School
10:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday, April 12
Sing Shalom
10:00am - 11:00am

Sunday, April 12
Tanakh Study
10:00am - 12:00pm

Monday, April 13
Bet Sefer School
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Monday, April 13
Bet Sefer: Writing Workshop
4:15pm - 5:15pm

Monday, April 13
Teen Havurah
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Monday, April 13
OS Book Group
Member home, call office for info.
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Tuesday, April 14
Faith, Doubt, Blame, & Blasphemy
Study Series with Rabbi Katie
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friday, April 17
Mindfulness Meditation
8:30am - 9:30am

Friday, April 17
Traveling Shabbat
Home of Tom Herz & Saralie Pennington, call office for address.
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sunday, April 19
Bet Sefer School
10:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday, April 19
News Minyan
Member home, call office for address.
10:00am - 12:00pm

Monday, April 20
Bet Sefer School
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Monday, April 20
Bet Sefer: Writing Workshop
4:15pm - 5:15pm

Monday, April 20
Community Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Monday, April 20
Teen Havurah
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday, April 21
Faith, Doubt, Blame, & Blasphemy
Study Series with Rabbi Katie
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friday - Saturday
April 24 - 25
Teen Havurah Retreat

Friday, April 27
Mindfulness Meditation
8:30am - 9:30am

Friday, April 24
Chant & Drum with BIJ
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, April 25
Shabbat Service & Bat Mitzvah of Malkia Williams
10:00am - 12:30pm


 

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House of Prayer Healing the World Gathering Place House of Learning

625 Brotherhood Way   San Francisco   CA   94132   415-469-5564

Parking is available in the lots adjacent to the synagogue. Public transit options are about a 15-20 minute walk away. Click here for walking directions from various public transit stops.
For a map, see Directions under About Or Shalom menu.

 

About Or Shalom

Get a small glimpse into what makes Or Shalom special.  If you want to know more, contact the office, or join us at one of our services or events. We'd love to see you!

 

Passover is just around the corner and Or Shalom is hosting a variety of activities to help you prepare for and observe the holiday. Chag Sameach! 
 
Pesach Seder Matching
Are you looking for a First Night Seder to attend this year? Or are you willing to host someone? Or Shalom member Melinda Ruchames is match-making. Contact Melinda for more information.
 
What Foods Are Kosher For Passover?
Click here for our handy guidelines to post on your fridge. Remember these guidelines for your pot-luck dish at the Or Shalom Community Seder (see below). 
 
Kitchen Kashering with the Rabbis
Wednesday, April 1
12:00 pm

After a private "chometzdik" lunch with Rabbis Katie and Danny, we will learn the "ins & outs" of kashering, as we prepare the kitchen for the festival.
To volunteer for this fun, hand-on, experience with the Rabbis, sign up here on ivolunteer.  
 

Or Shalom Community Seder

Sunday, April 5, 2015
5:00 pm at Or Shalom

Gather around the table with Or Shalom for our Community Seder on the third night of Pesach. 
 
Each household should bring: 
  • A Vegetarian/Kosher dish to share with 8-10 people.   
  • One cup of charoset 
  • Beverages for your household (wine and juice)
Or Shalom will provide tableware for all.
RSVP by March 31 to rsvp@orshalom.org.
 
 
Matzah Making Workshop at Mission Pie
Wednesday, April 8
Time TBA - We will post as soon as we know
Location: Mission Pie, 2901 Mission Street in San Francisco
 
Join us for this hands-on workshop with Rabbi Katie Mizrahi and Krystin Rubin, co-owner of Mission Pie and fellow Or Shalom member. We will learn about the meaning of matzah, make a batch, and learn how to do it at homoe. Numbers are limited and sign-up is required. Please RSVP to assistant@orshalom.org to sign up.

Faith, Doubt, Blame and Blasphemy: Responses to Suffering in the Book of Job

 

Why do the innocent suffer?  How should this impact our theological beliefs?  What are the most useful or damaging ways we can respond to the suffering of others?  Explore how these timeless and troubling questions underlie the poetry and storyline of the ancient Book of Job. 

 

Seven Tuesday evenings 7:30-9:00, April 7 - May 19th

at 625 Brotherhood Way with Rabbi Katie Mizrahi of Or Shalom Jewish Community. 

  

Class is free and open to the public. 

 

Please pre-register by emailing assistant@orshalom.org.   

Register now for Or Shalom’s Community Retreat

June 5-7, Walker Creek Ranch

Head to the beautiful coastal hills of West Marin for a weekend of fun, relaxation, and spirituality. Join your Or Shalom friends for our 7th annual weekend retreat.

If you can’t come for the whole weekend, join us for just one night or make it a day trip.

Scholarships and subsidies are available, so don’t let lack of funds deter you.

Click here for more information, rates, and registration forms. Register by April 10 and save 10%.

See you in Marin in June!

 

Volunteering at Or Shalom

We are always looking for volunteers to help enrich our programs and services here at Or Shalom.  Now, we have made it even easier for you to volunteer your time!  For a list of our current projects and tasks we need help with, go to our ivolunteer website and sign up! We look forward to working with you!!