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Welcome to our RSVP page, where you can register for many (but not all) of our events, meals and programs.
To register for an event not listed here or for more information, please contact office@orami.org or call 818-880-4880.

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What’s Coming Up:

High Holy Days 5783
Yom Kippur October 4/5

Visit orami.org/HHD for tickets, schedules and more info.

Mitzvah Day 2022
Sunday December 11  – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Helping Young People Going into Emergency Foster Care by assembling 500 comfort bags. Open to the community!

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4th-6th Graders: GoMPTY PJ Party
Saturday October 8 – 5:00 to 8:00 pm (In-Person)

4th, 5th & 6th graders! Join your new friends of GoMPTY (Glimmer of My People Temple Youth) for a PJ party at Congregation Or Ami! There will be fun games (who doesn’t want to play hide and seek in the temple?), karaoke, yummy food and hanging with new friends.

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Sova Sunday Toiletries Drive
Sunday October 9 – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm PT (In-Person)

Jewish Family Services LA SOVA depends on your donations to meet the ongoing hunger crises in our community. Donations directly benefit the thousands of people who visit our pantries — people of all backgrounds and identities. Please be as generous as you can — the need is great.

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Wisdom Wednesday with Rabbi Paul
Wednesday October 12 – 8:30 to 9:30 am PT (In-Person)

Rabbi Paul brings timeless Jewish wisdom to the realities of our day-to-day lives. Drop by Or Ami for 60 minutes of spiritual sustenance to anchor the rest of your week. Bring yourself, your breakfast, and/or your questions; we’ll provide coffee, community, and great conversation.

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Rabbi Paul’s Spiritual Journey: Will You Join Him?
2 Wednesday Sessions left, October 12 & 19 – 12:30 to 1:00 pm PT (On Zoom or In-Person)

Rabbi Paul’s going on a spiritual journey to prepare for the High Holy Days. He seeks 10 individuals to accompany him. Will you join him?

Traditionally, Jews read and explore Psalm 27 between the beginning of the Hebrew month of Elul and the end of Simchat Torah. Psalm 27 provides a heart-opening journey of reflection, offering heartfelt insight and an invaluable framework for meaningfully explore our inner spiritual landscape. Rabbi Paul feels the need for soulful centering, and he seeks partners on the journey.

Meeting online (or drop by Rabbi Paul’s office), participants commit to 7 half-hour sessions on Wednesdays, 12:30-1:00 pm (8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/12, 10/19.

Participants receive a gift copy of the book, Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27: A Spiritual Practice for the Jewish New Year, a zoom link, and an opportunity to help Rabbi Paul renew and refresh.

RSVP by August 23rd.

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Cantor-in-Residence Weekend with Cantor Shayna De Lowe
Friday October 14 & Saturday October 15 (In-Person)

Fri 10/14 | Shabbat Music Lab | 7:30 pm PT at COA
Explore the expanse of Jewish Music as we envision Or Ami’s musical future.

Livestreams: oramiLIVE.com — Facebook Live — YouTube

Sat 10/15 | Havdala by Candlelight | 6:30 pm Potluck Dessert | 7:30 pm PT Havdala Service at COA
Music, Meditation, and Meaning. Prepare for our Evolving Musical Journey

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The How-To’s of Being the Best You That You Can Be with Or Ami Village
Monday October 17 – 7:00 pm (on Zoom)

Are you important enough to take charge of your own health and wellbeing and be the best “you” as you age?? How you live and take care of yourself will determine how healthy, joyful and pain free you can be. Come join Or Ami Village and learn how the importance of what you put in, on and around your body can effect your emotional, mental and physical wellbeing.

Or Ami partner, Carol Polevoi, has practiced for over 30 years as a licensed psychotherapist working with individuals, families, couples, groups, and businesses. She is certified as an Integrative Body Psychotherapist (IBP) and teacher, biofeedback and stress management specialist, and a professional, wellness, and mind/body/eating coach. Ms. Polevoi is also a C-suite advisor with CSQ Magazine, writing many articles on Health and Wellness.

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Family Retreat at Camp Alonim
Friday October 21 to Sunday October 23

A retreat for the whole family! We’ll celebrate Shabbat together and enjoy a weekend of hiking, sports, arts, relaxing, and connecting with friends and clergy.

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Mishpacha Meetup #1
Saturday October 22 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (In-Person)

Mishpacha means family, and at Congregation Or Ami we celebrate families of all sizes and structures. Join us for our first Mishpacha Meetup of the year so families and the entire community can socialize and connect in a fun atmosphere. Together we will pray, explore nature at Camp Alonim, and participate in mitzvah club activities to repair the world as a family. Even if you can’t join us for the entirety of our Or Ami Family Retreat, we hope you will join us for our Mishpacha Meetup from 9am-1pm on Saturday, October 22nd at Camp Alonim.

Cost is $15 per person (anyone over the age of 2 yrs old) and includes lunch, snacks, and access to Camp Alonim facilities.

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Wisdom Wednesday with Rabbi Paul
Wednesday October 26 – 8:30 to 9:30 am PT (In-Person)

Rabbi Paul brings timeless Jewish wisdom to the realities of our day-to-day lives. Drop by Or Ami for 60 minutes of spiritual sustenance to anchor the rest of your week. Bring yourself, your breakfast, and/or your questions; we’ll provide coffee, community, and great conversation.

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Or Ami Book Group
Tuesday October 25 – 9:30 to 11:00 am PT (In-Person)

Discussing Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

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Men’s Night Out with Rabbi Paul
Wednesday October 26 – 7:30 pm PT (In-Person)
at Dan Germaine’s Tarzana Home
$10/person 

Hang with Rabbi Paul and men of all ages. Dine, discuss, deepen connections. Bring friends!

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ANU – Museum of the Jewish People with Or Ami Village
Sunday November 13 – 11:00 am (on Zoom)

JOIN OR AMI VILLAGE FOR BRUNCH IN TEL AVIV! Grab a bagel and coffee, turn on your computer and be transported to the spectacular ANU – Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv. With a live tour guide, Or Ami Village will explore highlights of the spectacular new museum to learn about the unique and ongoing story of the Jewish People. You’ll make stops on each of 3 expansive floors of the new building, where the diversity of the Jewish world is revealed through extraordinary artifacts, state-of-the-art displays, immersive video and world-class art.  Topics include: modern Jewish identity and culture, the historical journey of the Jewish people from Biblical times to the present, and the foundations of Jewish life.

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