Welcome to Or Ami

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Welcome to Or Ami

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Summer Youth Activities

Our goal is to strengthen Jewish identity, continuity, and our youths' relationships to the people and land of Israel. Whether is it through a trip to Israel or a session at a Jewish residential camp, Congregation Or Ami encourages all teens to "Do Jewish" during the summer!

Rabbis Paul and Julia (and their families) lead a delegation of 40 people each summer to Camp Newman, a Jewish summer in Santa Rosa, CA. We believe that Jewish summer camp is one of the best ways to build self-esteem, create new friendships and inspire children to love being Jewish. Additionally, Or Ami sends young people to many area camps including Camp Hess Kramer, Gindling Hilltop Camp, Camp Alonim, JCA Shalom, and Camp Ramah. We guide families to scholarships that help underwrite the costs of camp.

For more information, or for recommendations of summer programs, please contact our office.

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