Welcome to Or Ami

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Welcome to Or Ami

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Congregation Or Ami is a sanctuary of kindness, a safe Jewish community for today, your second home.

Come visit to:

  • Bask in our welcoming, inclusive, musical, innovative Jewish community.
  • Connect with warm, accessible, insightful clergy. 
  • Be spiritually inspired.
  • Discover deep connections with Torah, Israel and the Holy One, and 
  • Partner with others who seek justice to change the world.

If this kind of community feels exciting to you, then stop by to schmooze (talk) or grab a cup of coffee with our rabbis. We know you will feel the warmth.

Come home to Judaism. Come home to Congregation Or Ami.

Facts

  • Established in 1997 as a Reform synagogue serving the west San Fernando and Conejo Valleys.
  • Won 14 national awards for social justice, inclusion, use of social media, creative worship, lifelong learning, outreach and more.
  • Devoted to the enhancement of Jewish life.
  • Amazing clergy team: Grammy-award winner Cantor, best-selling author Rabbi, nationally recognized teen-engaging Rabbi

 

Join us in enriching the Jewish life and identity for young and old, newcomers and veterans. 

We are a partnership. Because in a partnership, we each bring to the communal enterprise our talents, our time, our experiences, our talents, and our presence. Like a marriage or other relationship, partnership is more than just a co-mingling of financial assets; it is about creating a shared life.

 

Upcoming Events

17Oct
10.17.2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kesher 3.0 Judaica & Hebrew Language
17Oct
10.17.2017 4:10 pm - 4:20 pm
Kesher 3.0 Judaica & Hebrew Earthquake Drill
17Oct
10.17.2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Officers Meeting
17Oct
10.17.2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Board Meeting
17Oct
10.17.2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class
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

17Oct
10.17.2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kesher 3.0 Judaica & Hebrew Language
17Oct
10.17.2017 4:10 pm - 4:20 pm
Kesher 3.0 Judaica & Hebrew Earthquake Drill
17Oct
10.17.2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Officers Meeting
17Oct
10.17.2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Board Meeting
17Oct
10.17.2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class