Congregation Or Shalom of Orange, Connecticut, invites you to celebrate Judaism in our friendly, family-oriented synagogue.

Experience our “services-in-the-round” which enhance our sense of community and inclusiveness.  Stand beside us in our commitment to social action--Tikun Olam--repairing and healing the world.  Join us as we discover the ancient texts of our heritage and the light they shed on the issues of today.

Congregation Or Shalom is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue, drawn to tradition as well as aspiring to innovation.  We welcome interfaith families and our religious school welcomes interfaith families raising Jewish children. Our members reside in the greater New Haven area Eastern Fairfield County, and the Naugatuck Valley, and encompass a spectrum of ages, political orientations and levels of Jewish observance.  Yet, we all feel connected! 

At Congregation Or Shalom you will truly find open doors, open minds and open hearts.

What's New

High Holy Services at Congregation Or Shalom

Please join us in celebrating the sweetness of the Jewish New Year 5776. During the High Holidays come and feel the joy and connection of our community as we celebrate with a variety of services. [ more ]

Or Shalom to Feature Open Community Yizkor

September 23, 2015, 4:00 PM - Congregation Or Shalom, the only Conservative synagogue in Orange, is offering all non-members an opportunity to come to a free community-wide Yizkor Memorial Service on Yom Kippur Day. This service, which will last under an hour, is open to the public ... [ more ]

The Laughter Goes On: The Comedic Legacy Of The Catskills

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 7:30 PM - Three comedians with very familiar names will bring the comedic legacy of the Catskills to our community: Sheba Mason, daughter of Borsht Belt legend Jackie Mason, Reuven (“Bobby”) Russell, son of our own beloved Joey Russell and Marion Grodin (who still performs in the Catskills!), daughter of famed comedian Charles Grodin. The emcee for the evening will be our “professor of laughter” Joyce Saltman.  It promises to be a night to remember!  All are Welcome! ...more ]

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