Mincha this Week 7:45 pm    Updated April 18th

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Congregation Ohr HaTorah Services

Friday - 11 Nissan • April 19:

• Morning Service - 6:30 am.

• Candle Lighting - 7:41 pm.

• Mincha - 7:45 pm. 

  Shabbat - 12 Nissan - April 20:

• Shabbat Morning Class - 9:00 am

• Shabbat Morning Services - 10:00 am.

• Shabbat Kiddush Luncheon after Morning Services.

• Mincha Immediately after Kiddush Luncheon. Reciting a portion of the Haggadah, right after Mincha.

• Maariv is at 8:55 pm.

Sunday Morning Service - 8:30 am. Search for Chametz after nightfall.

Monday, April 22, morning service at 6:30. Siyum for firstborn - right after the morning service. Eat Chametz until 11:07 am. Burn Chametz by 12:14 pm.

Morning Service M-T-F - 6:30 am. Holiday morning service on Tuesday and Wednesday is at 10:00 am.

Mincha this Week - 7:45 pm. 

Gemara Class 3:30 p.m.  (In Person at Chabad or Online with Zoom)
• Friday Gemara Class 1:00 p.m.  (In Person at Chabad or Online with Zoom)

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This Week's Note From Rabbi Cohen

This Shabbat - 12 Nissan, 5784 • April 20, 2024 we read the portion of Metzora which describes the purification rituals of the Jewish people. Some Sages refer to this portion as Parshat Tahara - The portion of Purification.

This Shabbat is also known as Shabbat Hagadol, the great big Shabbat, as it is the Shabbat before the Passover holiday. In the year of the original Exodus, a great miracle happened on this Shabbat while the Israelites were still in Egypt. The Egyptian firstborn, who knew of the impending plague that was to afflict them, protested and demanded that the Israelites should be set free. This was seen as the beginning of the great miracle of their liberation which culminated on the first day of Passover. We read a portion of the Passover Haggadah on this Shabbat to mark this special miracle.

This Shabbat we will be celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of Leo Taylor, at Ohr HaTorah. Leo will read from the Torah and deliver a Dvar Torah. A grand Kiddush celebration will follow the Morning service. The Kiddush is being sponsored by Leo's parents, Mike and Andie Taylor. All members and friends of Ohr HaTorah are welcome to join this festive event. Mazel to to the Taylors and the Cohens on this very special milestone.



Congregation Ohr HaTorah attracts community members from diverse backgrounds. 

Participants are not judged by their ability to take part, nor by their religious knowledge. 

All Shul services are warm, relaxing, haimish and easy to follow. 

Friday night, Saturday morning, Mincha and weekday services enjoy a great spirit and communal participation. When you enter Ohr HaTorah, you will be greeted with a warm welcome,  encouragement and support. Our Shul participants are actively involved in the services,  which are meaningful and inspirational.