Or Ami Updates Related to COVID-19:
Please check back here on our home page for up-to-date information regarding upcoming events/cancellations/closures.
Monday, March 31st – 11:00 am
8:00pm PST: Alumni Clergy Kickback! For post-high-school alumni ages 18-26. Hang out with Rabbi Julia and Rabbi Paul on Zoom. Link to participate: https://zoom.us/j/
1:30pm PST: Meditate with Rabbi Paul on Zoom and Facebook
8:00pm PST: Chorale Singalong with Cantor Doug on Zoom
5:30pm PST: Passover Prep Tot Shabbat on Zoom
7:30pm PST: Shabbat Services
10:00am PST: Pajama Pilates with Andrew, Rabbi Julia and Special Guest Olya!
Thursday, March 12th – 5:45 pm
Please stay tuned to our home page for up-to-date information regarding upcoming events/cancellations/closures.
Congregation Or Ami is a community of Jews and our loved ones who come together to study Torah, celebrate life’s beautiful moments, hold each other in difficult times, and strive together to repair our broken world. One of the most important Jewish values is how we care for one another – especially during our most vulnerable times. As COVID-19 continues to have a growing impact…
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By Rabbi Jonathan Fisch
I worked for ten years at Congregation Or Am between 2002 to 2014, only stepping away to study in Israel. In those Or Ami years, I diligently studied and admired all that made up this sacred community. There are no words to describe the gratitude I have for my rabbis, Rabbi Paul Kipnes and Rabbi Julia Weisz, and for Cantor Doug Cotler and all the professional staff at Or Ami, who helped me understand Judaism, the work rabbis do, and the various roles we play…