Sha'arei Orah Announcements

Parashat Vaetchanan - 11 Av 5780 - July 31-Aug 1, 2020

Shabbat Schedule

Candle Lighting - 7:56 pm

Shacharit - 9:00 am (at the Hamermesh home, 141 North Highland Avenue, ONLY FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SIGNED UP BEFORE SHABBAT)

Shabbat Ends - 8:56 pm

This week's D'var Torah will be given by Rabbi Adam Mayer.

Shabbat Shalom!

In The News...

THIS WEEK! Join us for a Family Feud Night and Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 5 at 8:00 pm! Teams of 2-4 players will compete virtually in a Family Feud style game while enjoying the frozen treat. Please register by emailing Arielle Landau.

Parsha Class: Our weekly parsha class continues THIS Thursday, August 6 at 8:00 pm! Come and learn with Yael Keller about parashat Eikev.

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Please join us for our next virtual Kabbalat Shabbat, which will take place NEXT Friday, August 7!

Daf Yomi Siyum: Join us as we make a siyum on masechet Shabbat, led by Yael Keller, on Sunday, August 9 at 8:00 pm! If you are completing the masechet and would like to participate, please bring a short thought or passage to share. Zoom info forthcoming.

Save the Date! Our annual General Membership Meeting will be held virtually on Sunday, August 30 at 8:00 pm! Voting will take place regarding the slate of new Board nominees, and we will discuss the general State of the Shul. All shul members are encouraged to make every effort to attend.

Virtual Programming: We are looking for additional ways to close the distance! If you have any ideas for virtual socializing or learning, please be in touch with Arielle Landau.

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Kiddush and Sponsorships

Basic - $60

Enhanced - $100

Simcha - TBD

If you are interested in sponsoring Kiddush, please contact Alisa Dayanim (

If you are interested in sponsoring other items or events, please contact

Approved list of Kosher Agencies

Leining and Divrei Torah

The next available date to give the D'var Torah is 8/8/2020 (Eikev) - Google Sheet

The next available date for leining is 8/15/2020 (Re'eh) - Google Sheet


If you have not already done so, please renew your membership for the coming year. Those who wish to join as members for the first time can also do so from the same page on our website (payment plans are available). Our growing community depends on support from its members to ensure the continuation and expansion of the services that we currently enjoy. Thank you!