Jewish Holiday Services & Programs

Congregational Shavuot Picnic (2021)

May 17, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

All families are invited to the Congregational Shavuot Picnic following services! Please bring your own dairy/pareve brown bag lunch.

Picnic blankets are encouraged! Ohr Kodesh Congregation will provide beverages and ice cream from the ice cream truck. 

Shavuot Services

May 17, 2021 - 8:45am - 11:00am

Yizkor Service (2nd Day Shavuot)

May 18, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Shacharit: Shivah-Asar B’Tammuz-2021

June 27, 2021 - 6:45am - 8:00am

The fast day of Shivah-Asar B’Tammuz (the 17th day of Tammuz) commemorates calamities in Jewish history, according to Mishnah Ta’anit chapter 4, among them the breaking of the first set of tablets and the breaching of Jerusalem’s walls by the Babylonians.  The fast for Shivah-Asar B'Tammuz is observed from dawn to nightfall. Minchah will be at ___ pm, and will include the fast-day Torah and Haftarah readings. Arvit will follow around ____ pm.

Arvit & Reading of Megillat Eikhah (2021)

July 17, 2021 - 9:20pm - 10:20pm

Ma’ariv & Reading of Megillat Esther (2022)

March 17, 2022 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Tikkun Leil Shavuot (2022)

June 4, 2022 - 9:30pm - June 5, 2022 - 5:30am

Ohr Kodesh will again have a Tikkun Leil Shavuot, the traditional all-night Torah study session on the first night of Shavuot, commemorating the Israelites’ anticipation of the giving of the Torah the next morning. The Tikkun will be Saturday night, June 4.  

Shavuot Services

June 5, 2022 - 8:45am - 11:00am
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