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General congregational events

Outdoor Havurah Hike

March 24, 2019 - 2:00pm

First hike of 2019!  Meet at Valley Green Inn with hiking shoes and water.  Moderate hike led by Ted Apple.  If there is inclement weather, we will decide whether to change venue.

For questions and to RSVP, contact Debbie Levin  (anytime) or 610 955-3300 (after 3/15)

Mah Jongg Game Night

March 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join us to play Mah Jongg - all experience levels welcome (we even teach)! Please bring a refreshment to share, if possible. Also, spread the word and/or bring a friend, or two. RSVPs are a must so that we can arrange for enough tables, sets, and cards. Questions should be directed to Michelle Smithman or Nadine in the office.

Mens' Night Out

April 7, 2019 - 5:00pm

5-7:00 pm at the Axe Throw House at 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19150 - Cost: $40

7:30 pm Dinner at The Drake Tavern - 304 York Rd, Jenkintown, PA 19046

Questions to Scott Loev. RSVP by April 1st online through OHOP "Events" and pay by credit card or ACH or to Scott and mail in a check to the office.

Please click on the attachment below for an event flier.

Special Congregational Meeting

April 14, 2019 - 5:00pm


Purpose: Congregational vote for new Rabbi

Please RSVP to ensure we have enough pizza and babysitters by April 10 to or call.

Yom HaShoah Program

May 5, 2019 - 10:30am

Event is open to the public. Our speaker is Holocaust survivor Rita Ross.

Dan Schwarz is the contact.

Israeli Dancing

May 19, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

FIRST GENERATION ISRAELI DANCING  (All the classic Israeli dances you love, but are hardly ever done any more.)

Once a month, Sunday afternoons, 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Or Hadash. Led by Donna Hendel. Lots of instruction, beginners welcome. No partners needed. Great exercise to unforgettable music. Please wear soft-soled shoes. Just $5.00.

For more information, contact Amy Gross at

Farewell Rabbi Josh Culminating Event

June 2, 2019 - 5:30pm

Save the Date: Sunday, June 2nd: Farewell Rabbi Josh Culminating Event 5:30-8:00 pm - details to come.

Janet Karp ,Farewell Committee for Rabbi Josh Chair