Monday, Oct 05
Communal Simchat Torah Dinner
Simchat Torah services in the evening on Monday, October 5 will be followed by dancing and a free communal dinner. To reserve your place at the dinner, please click on the event title and use our online registration tool.
Monday, Oct 05
Early-Bird Hakafot & Dinner for Kids
Time: 6:00 pm
You don't have to stay up late to enjoy Simchat Torah dancing! Join Torah Tours for a lively Youth Hakafot followed by a Mac 'n Cheese dinner for kids.
Tuesday, Oct 06
Simchat Torah Youth Leyning & Edible Torah-Making
Time: 10:30 am
All kids will have the opportunity to receive an aliyah at our Simchat Torah Youth Leyning. Kids will also have the opportunity to make their own edible Torah out of pretzels, graham crackers, and more.
Weekly on Thursdays Between: Thursday, Oct 08 and Thursday, Dec 17
Shorashim Torah Enrichment Program (Fall 2015 Session)
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
It's like Camp Kibbutz all year long! Join Sarah Shapiro, Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld, and Maharat Ruth Balinsky Friedman on Thursday afternoons as we strengthen our children's knowledge and connection with Jewish learning in a fun and engaging environment. Featuring Torah study, art, drama, sports, and recreation. Click on the event title to register your child!
Weekly on Tuesdays Between: Tuesday, Oct 13 and Tuesday, Dec 15
Hebrew Reading Class with Rabbi Jonathan Hack
Time: 7:45 pm
Join Rabbi Jonathan Hack for an intensive Hebrew and Siddur fluency class. We will study the Shabbat Shacharit service in depth and gain both fluency and understanding with reading the tefilot.
Saturday, Oct 17
Book Talk with Michelle Brafman at Seuda Shelishit
Michelle Brafman will discuss her novel, "Washing the Dead: The Story of a Woman Confronting a Lifetime of Painful Family Secrets," during Seuda Shelishit. We hope you can join us. For more information about Brafman's book, please click on the event title.
Tuesday, Oct 20
Synagogue Board Meeting
Time: 8:00 pm
Open to all who want to attend.
Saturday, Oct 24
David & Sarah Portnoi 6th Annual Memorial Lecture
Featuring Guest Lecturer Dr. Daniel Rynhold
Dedicated by the children of Barbara Zakheim in memory of her parents, David & Sarah Portnoi. For more information about Dr. Daniel Rynhold as well as David & Sarah Portnoi, please click on the event title.
Sunday, Oct 25
OSTNS Book Club
Time: 7:30 pm, Location: OSTNS / Hebrew Library
Friday, Oct 30
Ohev Young Professionals Friday Night Dinner & Oneg
Time: 5:55 pm
Join us for a Carlebach-style Kabbalat Shabbat (5:55 pm) followed by a communal dinner (7:15 pm) and an oneg with lively singing, discussion, and words of Torah from Maharat Ruth. Open to the entire community for $18; $10 for young professionals under 35. Please click on the event title to use our online registration tool.
Sunday, Nov 08
Lecture with Rabbi Joseph Friedman: The War Against King David and Saul
Time: 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Please join us for brunch and a lecture from Rabbi Joseph Friedman. Please click on the event title for more information about our guest speaker.