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Past Events

December 2, 2021

April 25, 2021

Youth Lag Ba'Omer Event

Lag B’omer youth event was blown up at Ohr Torah with its Archery tag, bounce house, and 30 ft target practice soccer goal. We were on fire with our local fire firefighters as they came with the fire trucks and let us spray the fire hose. We got fire hats and special fire safety activity sets and had a blast!

December 4, 2020

Sisterhood's Shabbat Bake Swap

Cooking for your family week after week is a chore, but cooking for a community member can add a little inspiration to your dish. Since we haven’t been able to have our neighbors over during this time, the Ohr Torah sisterhood hosted a “Bake Swap” where families baked Shabbat dessert for each other. It was a chance to break out our finest Bundt pans and fancy dessert recipes. The results looked amazing, tastes better and the sense of community couldn't come at a more needed time.

September 22, 2019

Men's Club Insight Breakfast Series: Power Prosecution

The Men’s Club as part of the Insight Breakfast Events, hosted Glenn D. Goldberg who gave an informative, emotional, and fact-based presentation on the topic of “Power Prosecution." Glenn spoke about a few of the high profile, public interest cases he tried over the course of his 30 years as a Prosecutor. The presentation contained dramatic examples of Courtroom events, such as when a defendant jumped out a third-floor window upon being pronounced Guilty of First Degree Murder by the Jury. We want to thank Glenn for his impressive presentation that kept all of the attendees on the edge of their seats.

May 19, 2019

Ohr Torah Ice Skating Event

Clary Anderson Arena in Montclair was the scene for the Ohr Torah Second Annual Ice Skating Event. Click here to see the photos on everyone having a blast on the ice. 

May 5, 2019

Auto-Reliance: Car Maintenance Class for Women

The shul sisterhood held a class taught by Meira Bukiet to enable women drivers of all ages to understand the working of their cars, from tire pressure to checking and adding fluids and general maintenance. Click here for details of what they learned and to see photos of the event. 

March 20-21, 2019


Congregation Ohr Torah in West Orange celebrated Purim with three events: a pre-Megillah reading event for children; food and games for the grownups, and a  master juggler put on a show for the younger children during the third Megillah reading. Click here to see the smiles on the faces of children and grown-ups alike!

February 23, 2019

Murder Mystery Night at the Ranch

The crowd came to solve the murder of billionaire rancher Nathan Dockerfeller, but only one person solved the mystery! Click here to find out who it was and to see the pictures of this event. 

February 24, 2019 

Featured Speaker: 
Jonah Ottensoser
, "Technology and the Observant Jew"

On Sunday evening, February 24, Ohr Torah hosted a talk by Jonah Ottensoser of the Star-K 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.

To view pictures of the event and download a PDF of Mr. Ottensoser's slides, click here.

Wed, February 8 2023 17 Shevat 5783