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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 for 2018-19 is open!  

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.  

Upcoming Events

Murder Mystery Night

February 23, 2019, 7:30pm  Join us for this entertaining event brought to you to by the shul, Men's Club and Sisterhood. This Murder Mystery has a Western theme centered around a murder on a ranch. But we have a limited number of hitchin' posts, so mosey on over to the link below and get registered!     
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Shabbos Mevorchim Birthday/Anniversary Kiddush

March 2, 2019/25th of Adar I  If you, a family member or a friend will be celebrating a birthday or anniversary in the coming month, you can contribute $36 per birthday or anniversary to co-sponsor a kiddush in their honor. Fill out this online form, or email or call the office (973-669-7320 extension 1). Sponsorships are due by Tuesday night before Shabbos Mevorchim (Feb 26).


Featured Speaker: Jonah Ottensoser

Technology and the Orthodox Jew

February 24, 2019, 7:30pm  Ohr Torah is pleased to have Jonah Ottensoser of the Star-K speak at Ohr Torah, Sunday evening, February 24, 7:30pm on the topic Technology and the Orthodox Jew. Mr. Ottensoser has been an engineering consultant with the Star-K for over 20 years. He has consulted with many of the large appliance manufacturers and it is partially thanks to him that we have the availability of so many “Sabbath Mode” appliances. Light snacks will be served at the end of the presentation. 

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Featured Speaker: Nechama Price

The Humanity of Halacha: Through the Perspective of a Yoetzet

Shabbat, March 2, 2019, after services  Nechama Price, our community Yoetzet, will speak after shul on the topic "The Humanity of Halacha: Through the Perspective of a Yoetzet." Nechama Price has been on the faculty at Stern College in the Bible and Judaic Studies departments since 2004. Prior to that, she completed the Stern College Graduate Program for Advanced Talmud Studies, received her Masters in Jewish Education from Azrieli Graduate School, and Masters in Bible from Bernard Revel Graduate School. She is also a graduate of the inaugural class of the American branch of Nishmat’s Yoetzet Halacha Program. She is serving as a Yoetzet in the communities of Englewood, Tenafly, Livingston, West Orange, Long Branch NJ, and Georgetown, Washington DC. She is also the Director of Yeshiva University’s Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies.

Sat, February 16 2019 11 Adar I 5779