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Welcome to Congregation Ohr Torah 

Congregation Ohr Torah is a vibrant and diverse Orthodox synagogue located in the northwest section of West Orange, New Jersey. Our shul, established in 1992, continues to develop as its membership increases. The constant influx of Jewish families also supports local kosher restaurants, day schools, eruvim, mikvaot, and Judaica shops. The warm and welcoming atmosphere of Ohr Torah ensures that congregants of all ages feel at home.

We invite you to come for a Shabbat and experience our friendly and heimishe atmosphere.

Membership 2022-23

Click here to apply as a new member of Ohr Torah.
Click here if you are an existing member to pay your annual dues online.  

Rabbi Spivak's Living a Happy & Satisfying Life Workshop

Please join zoom, Wednesday's at 8 pm by clicking on this link:

Virtual Tzedakah Box

 Please support Congregation Ohr Torah by donating to our Virtual Tzedakah Box.


Ohr Torah is seeking an experienced, dynamic and creative youth director to join our community. This person will serve our children from toddler through teenage with consistent Shabbat programming and creative events throughout the year. 

The Youth Director job responsibilities include:

Overseeing Shabbat youth groups: Creating and overseeing a dynamic curriculum for Shabbat mornings for our youth. This will include training a team of youth leaders to lead engaging tefilah, age-appropriate programming, and free play.

Teen Engagement: Building relationships with our teenagers to allow for the creation of interesting and captivating teen programming. 

Programming: Planning and advertising a calendar of meaningful activities, both large scale and small, that address the social, cultural, and religious needs of the youth of our community. Programs should have a range of themes from understanding the holidays, participating in chesed, building social values, as well as events that are just for fun. 

Coordination: Planning often requires careful coordination with other groups in the shul and the community as a whole. We hope to be able to cooperate with outside organizations that have similar goals.

Organization: Training youth leaders for programming as needed. Paying youth leaders and managing our youth budget. Keeping track of when youth leaders worked and submitting that info in a timely manner to our Treasurer.

The job of Youth Director will be overseen by the Youth Committee Chairs. It is considered a part-time role with a competitive salary.

Please send applications and inquiries to


                   Grebenau Dedication

Please join us for a Night to Celebrate the Memory of

Mark Grebenau z”l

date to be determined.

The funds raised from this event will be used to dedicate the Children's Wing of Ohr Torah in Dr. Mark Grebenau's memory.

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Yahrtzeit Donations  

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Thu, June 30 2022 1 Tammuz 5782