Congregation Wide

Israeli mini-series screening at OKC: "Our Boys"

December 11, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

 

Join our Sh’lichah Hagar for screenings of the Israeli-American mini-series, followed by a conversation.

FYI - Parking at Ohr Kodesh on (most) Thursday Nights

December 12, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Please be aware that, on most Thursday evenings, Ohr Kodesh serves as the host site for two outside groups; Kolot HaLev, a community choir of approx. 40 people that rehearses at our facility, and The Washington Bridge League, which regularly attracts approximately 300 bridge players.  Parking is therefore typically pressed and all are reminded of the need to obey local parking regulations and to be sensitive to the needs of the surrounding community. 

NEW Parashat Hashavua Class

December 13, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Facilitators:  Rabbi Avi Strausberg, the director of National Learning Initiatives at Hadar, & Rabbi Penina Podwol Alexander, assistant principal at B’nai Israel Cong Cost:  $150 for OKC members and $180 for non-members

Learner's Luncheon: "Maccabees: Heroes or Extremists?"

December 14, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The program for December 14: Maccabees: Heroes or Extremists?

Gary Simms will chair this Hanukkah-themed Learners’ Lunch

Kiddush

December 14, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Ohr Kodesh Congregation offers a kiddush each Shabbat afternoon following the conclusion of the Shabbat morning services.

Yiddish Film Series (2019-20)

December 14, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Ohr Kodesh Salzberg Family Library

7th Annual Lewis Rushefsky Yiddish Film Series

Featuring films of the Yiddish Theatre

Nov. 16, 2019

Dec. 14, 2019

Jan. 11, 2020

(snow cancellation backup date: Jan. 25)

March 7, 2020

All films will begin at 7:30 pm

                   

Rosh Chodesh Program

December 15, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Rosh Chodesh programs are generally scheduled one Sunday each month in proximity to the actual date of Rosh Chodesh.  They typically take place in private homes.  All are welcome!

 

Cooking/Food Prep for Shepherd's Table (Monthly)

December 16, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The Ohr Kodesh Social Action Committee will be helping to address hunger and homelessness. Once a month, a team of volunteers will prepare pans of side dishes to be delivered to Shepherd’s Table.  All food preparation will occur in OKC’s kitchen. Below is a list of the Monday evenings that have been designated for this; the start time for each session can be flexible depending on the availability of those involved each evening.

September 23, 2019

October 28, 2019

November 18, 2019

FYI - Parking at Ohr Kodesh on (most) Thursday Nights

December 12, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Please be aware that, on most Thursday evenings, Ohr Kodesh serves as the host site for two outside groups; Kolot HaLev, a community choir of approx. 40 people that rehearses at our facility, and The Washington Bridge League, which regularly attracts approximately 300 bridge players.  Parking is therefore typically pressed and all are reminded of the need to obey local parking regulations and to be sensitive to the needs of the surrounding community. 

NEW Parashat Hashavua Class

December 13, 2019 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Facilitators:  Rabbi Avi Strausberg, the director of National Learning Initiatives at Hadar, & Rabbi Penina Podwol Alexander, assistant principal at B’nai Israel Cong Cost:  $150 for OKC members and $180 for non-members

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Ohr Kodesh Congregation

8300 Meadowbrook Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 589-3880
Fax:  (301) 495-4801

Email: executivedirector@
ohrkodesh.org

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