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OVS Chai Lites - May 6, 2021

05/06/2021 05:01:47 PM

May6

Dear  {{first_name}},

Ego is an easy thing to bog us down. It is easy to allow our egos to stand in the way of us seeing other people, and seeing thRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - April 29, 2021

04/29/2021 05:03:48 PM

Apr29

Dear  {{first_name}},

We are all aware of the tradition associated with New Year’s Eve (the secular one) when we count down the seconds until the Read more...

OVS Chai Lites - April 22, 2021

04/22/2021 05:02:02 PM

Apr22

Dear  {{first_name}},

According to the midrash, when the Egyptians were drowning in the Red Sea after we were safe on the other side, the angels in Read more...

OVS Chai Lites - April 15, 2021

04/15/2021 05:01:48 PM

Apr15

Dear  {{first_name}},

עוד לא אבדה תקותנו, we have not lost our hope. The Israeli national anthem is by far one of the most meaningfulRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - April 8, 2021

04/08/2021 05:02:26 PM

Apr8

Dear  {{first_name}},

Jewish humor has always been a dark and sarcastic brand of humor. Only a Jewish audience could truly appreciate the humor behiRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - April 1, 2021

04/01/2021 05:02:19 PM

Apr1

Chag Pesach Sameach
and Shabbat Shalom!
Please join us for the programs and services listed below.


Click here to sign up!
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OVS Chai Lites - March 25, 2021

03/25/2021 05:02:39 PM

Mar25

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

The time has arrived. Passover is no longer “coming up…”. It begins this weekend. Tomorrow will be theRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - March 18, 2021

03/18/2021 05:30:56 PM

Mar18

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

What is חמץ/Chametz?  It is anything made from certain grains that have risen. The definition becomes moRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - March 11, 2021

03/11/2021 05:03:24 PM

Mar11

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

When going through the Hagaddah each year, we tend to develop our own traditions and rituals that become sacRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - March 4, 2021

03/04/2021 05:21:01 PM

Mar4

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

As Purim is now safely in the rearview mirror, we turn our attention to the next holiday, Passover. As this Read more...

OVS Chai Lites - February 25, 2021

02/25/2021 05:02:26 PM

Feb25

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

On Purim each year, we choose to put on disguises and wear masks for the day. The origins of the costumes weRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - February 18, 2021

02/18/2021 05:02:56 PM

Feb18

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

“Remember what Amalek did to you on your journey, after you left Egypt — how, undeterred by fear of God,Read more...

OVS Chai Lites - February 11, 2021

02/11/2021 05:02:57 PM

Feb11

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

This week we begin the month of Adar. The month of Adar is a special month for the Jewish people because itRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - January 28, 2021

02/04/2021 05:03:34 PM

Feb4

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

Parshat Yitro is packed with some of the most profound words ever uttered and ever transmitted. Those words Read more...

OVS Chai Lites - January 28, 2021

01/28/2021 05:04:09 PM

Jan28

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

A number of years back a group of my father’s university students wanted to honor and thank him.  They loRead more...

OVS Chai Lites - January 21, 2021

01/21/2021 05:02:14 PM

Jan21

Welcome (back) to OVS Chai Lites! 
We decided to bring the old name back to "Chai Lite" the differences between our two weekly emails.

Each ThurRead more...

This Week at OVS - January 18, 2021

01/18/2021 12:00:53 PM

Jan18

Tomorrow


Final Session!

Wednesday, January 20

Click here for Hebrew Class

Click here for Introduction to Judaism

PasscodeRead more...

The OVS Weekly - January 14, 2021

01/14/2021 05:03:27 PM

Jan14

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

There are times when writing is not the easiest thing to do. Normally it comes from one of two places: eitheRead more...

This Week at OVS - January 11, 2021

01/11/2021 01:31:21 PM

Jan11

Wednesday, January 13

Click here for Hebrew Class

Click here for Introduction to Judaism

Passcode for both classes is Bureka1914




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The OVS Weekly - January 8, 2021

01/07/2021 05:03:45 PM

Jan7

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

I have been working from home this week since Carrie is back at school teaching and Ayelet is in virtual claRead more...

This Week at OVS - January 4, 2021

01/04/2021 01:01:27 PM

Jan4

Sisterhood Check-In on Zoom
Tuesday, January 5 at 11:00 am
Join Zoom Call
Passcode Bureka1914


Classes are Back
Wednesday, January Read more...

The OVS Weekly - December 31, 2020

12/31/2020 12:01:23 PM

Dec31

Happy New Year!
Wishing everyone an outstanding 2021 filled with good health, family & friends and in-person gatherings (as soon as we are able)!
Read more...

This Week at OVS - December 28, 2020

12/28/2020 01:01:27 PM

Dec28

Office Hours
The Congregation Or VeShalom office will be closed from
Thursday, December 31 until Monday, January 4.

For after hour emergencies,Read more...

The OVS Weekly - December 24, 2020

12/24/2020 12:31:08 PM

Dec24

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

Do you remember the first movie that you ever saw? I bet it isn’t the easiest question to answer. I grew uRead more...

This Week at OVS - December 14, 2020

12/21/2020 12:31:55 PM

Dec21

Thank you to everyone who placed a Chinese Food order to support the JF&CS Kosher Food Pantry!
JF&CS is still seeking support for the
following HRead more...

The OVS Weekly - December 17, 2020

12/17/2020 05:06:12 PM

Dec17

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

As we move past Hanukkah, which ends as Shabbat begins this week, it is time to reflect on our weekly Torah Read more...

This Week at OVS - December 14, 2020

12/14/2020 05:02:28 PM

Dec14

Help OVS While You Shop!
You can make an impact while you shop for Hanukkah gifts and more!
Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/58-0899565 and AmaRead more...

The OVS Weekly - December 10, 2020

12/10/2020 05:03:16 PM

Dec10

Rabbi's Message
Dear {{first_name}},

I hope this note finds you well and in good health and spirits. It’s hard to believe that this year has paRead more...

The OVS Weekly October 22, 2020

10/22/2020 05:02:50 PM

Oct22

Perashat Noach
Lessons & Prayers
Dear {{first_name}},
 
This week we read the words of Perashat Noach. We often spend a great amount of time talkiRead more...

The OVS Weekly October 15, 2020 - Erev Shabbat Services at 5:00 pm & Upcoming Events

10/15/2020 05:02:16 PM

Oct15

In the Beginning - All Over Again
Dear {{first_name}},


We are officially past the Jewish holiday season and into the “regular year.” CeleRead more...
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