Welcome to Or Ami

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Welcome to Or Ami

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Hesed (Loving Kindness)

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Hesed (Loving kindness)

Our mission is to enhance and nurture the spirit of community within our growing congregation by addressing the emotional and/or special needs of all our congregants throughout their individual life cycle events.  Every member is a Hesed Haver and may be called upon to help celebrate, support and/or comfort others in need within our congregation.

Programs & Community Links

The Shiva Minyan: How to Attend, How to Lead... NOVEMBER 17th in the evening.Take the mystery out of what it means to attend shiva. Learn how you can be a compassionate visitor and neighbor in your community.

Support Network

Our Congregation is creating informal networks for people to lend support, an ear or meet up for a coffee, starting with the topics of bereavement, cancer and raising kids with special needs.

Business Boosters

If you need some work done, look no further than your Community. Click on the Business Booster Directory to find a list with members who may just have that skill or product you need. Need a Ride to Services?  Email us. Also check out  On the Go , the JFS senior transportation program.

BE A HESED HAVER

Help us grow our community of loving kindness. Hesed Haverim help congregants by visiting those who are ill or homebound, making Shiva calls, attending a Minyan, sending a card, preparing a meal and so much more.  Whatever your talents, we always need more help.  For more info contact Sam, Hesed Chair at (555) 555.1234.

HESED VISION STATEMENT

Our vision is to inspire and engage all Congregation households to participate in mitzvot of mutual support and loving kindness for the benefit of the entire congregation.

IF SOMEONE IS ILL OR NEEDS HELP

If you or someone you know is ill, recovering from surgery, or homebound and would like a visitor, please let us know so we can help by contacting us.If you are involved with Bikkur Holim - visiting the sick - click on some of our suggestions to help make it a good visit: Bikkur Holim Hesed Guidelines What Do I Say?

 

Upcoming Events

20Nov
11.20.2017 - 11.24.2017
LVUSD Thanksgiving holiday
21Nov
21Nov
11.21.2017 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class
23Nov
22Nov
Livestream High Holy Day Services
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Watch Services Online

Worship with us from the comfort of your home. Find strength in prayer while in your hospital room or convalescent home. Connect spiritually while away. Services live streamed twice monthly. Our calendar lists times of live streamed services.


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Photo Gallery

Take a look at different events, occasions, and ‘happenings’ here at our synagogue. Our Mitzvah Day celebrations, Tikkun Olam, simchas and special occasions!


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Social Justice

Our community is actively involved with social action, fulfilling the mitzvah of tikkun olam, repairing the world.


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Youth Groups

Combined social, educational, religious and social action programs to create opportunities for the synagogue’s children to create lasting friendships.


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Rabbi Kipnes' Blog

Our Rabbi explores Jewish spirituality on the journey through life. Delve into refreshing perspectives on Judaism, contemporary issues and Congregation Or Ami. Interactive commentary that lets you read and be part of a discussion.


Newsletter

Or Ami News

Read more about what's going on in our synagogue and community this week and this month. 


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Tree of Life, Yahrzeit Memorial and Noah's Ark

Honor and remember your loved ones. Our Tree of Life celebrates simchas (joyous times). Our Yahrzeit Memorial Plaques remember loved ones. Our Noah's Ark honors or remembers beloved pets.

Upcoming Events

20Nov
11.20.2017 - 11.24.2017
LVUSD Thanksgiving holiday
21Nov
21Nov
11.21.2017 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class
23Nov
22Nov