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Community events

Blood Drive

Semi-annual Red Cross Blood Drive in the sanctuary 8:30 am - 1:00 pm. Contact is Jon Shapiro.

Martin Luther King Program

January 21, 2019 - 10:00am

It's a day ON at OH.  On January 21.

MLK Day of Service Learning at Or Hadash.  

Do something. Learn something. ALL are welcome. 

AND It's Tu B'Shvat with 7 Species of Israel snacks and art.

Tu B'Shvat challah with Challah for Hunger Social Action Bakery - proceeds benefit Broad Street Ministries.

Questions, contact Barbara Weisman, school@orhadash.com

Preschool Playgroup

January 27, 2019 - 9:30am

PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUP at Or Hadash for kids 3-4

$50 for 7 sessions OR $10/class, non-members welcome!
9:30-11:00 am, downstairs classroom #5

Inclusion Art Workshop

January 27, 2019 - 11:15am

In cooperation with our Education Committee, the Inclusion Committee is participating in a new opportunity to engage in an exciting project about disability inclusion from a Jewish-values perspective. Or Hadash students, parents, and members of the Inclusion Committee will have the opportunity to become voices in their communities by advocating for inclusion for themselves and their peers with visible and invisible disabilities.

Sleeping Mat Project meeting

January 30, 2019 - 10:30am

The Sleeping Mat Project has begun at Or Hadash, thanks to Eileen Kupersmith and Barbara Weisman. Join the group at OH 10:30 am – 12:00 noon on select Wednesdays to make sleeping mats for homeless people out of recycled plastic bags.  These lightweight mats provide insulation from the wet and cold ground.  At the same time you are practicing the values of Bal Tashchit (do not waste) and Tikkun Olam (repair the world).  Please bring friends with you!  Questions:  Eileen Kupersmith 267-664-3050.

Israeli Dancing

February 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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

Once a month, Sunday afternoons, 4 to 5:30 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 amybaby18@msn.com.

Mah Jongg Game Night

February 11, 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.

Sleeping Mat Project meeting

January 30, 2019 - 10:30am

The Sleeping Mat Project has begun at Or Hadash, thanks to Eileen Kupersmith and Barbara Weisman. Join the group at OH 10:30 am – 12:00 noon on select Wednesdays to make sleeping mats for homeless people out of recycled plastic bags.  These lightweight mats provide insulation from the wet and cold ground.  At the same time you are practicing the values of Bal Tashchit (do not waste) and Tikkun Olam (repair the world).  Please bring friends with you!  Questions:  Eileen Kupersmith 267-664-3050.

Preschool Playgroup

January 27, 2019 - 9:30am

PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUP at Or Hadash for kids 3-4

$50 for 7 sessions OR $10/class, non-members welcome!
9:30-11:00 am, downstairs classroom #5

Super Sunday, a Jewish Federation event

February 24, 2019 - 10:00am

Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for their largest annual day of community fundraising. Your support ensure that they will be able to continue serving vulnerable populations, convening our communities, and inspiring Jewish life and learning locally, in Israel and around the world. Last year the Jewish Federation was able to raise $35M to meet the needs of our communities. Here are just two items that these dollars provided for:

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